The 2016 NHL entry draft has produced some of the greatest prospect classes in recent times. Fittingly, the selections made on June 23-24 lived up…
Goaltending is perhaps the most elaborate position in the NHL with players, coaches, and the crowd hanging upon every save. As if it isn’t a hard enough task, the NHL is attempting to make the job more difficult.
For two young franchises with extended periods of mediocrity in recent years, a series honouring some of the NHL’s greatest players and histories of all time could prove to be beneficial for the developing stars of the modern generation.
From time to time, the CIS is blessed with the presence of international stars in women’s hockey. In 2011, Canadian heroine Hayley Wickenheiser kicked off her CIS career with Calgary, while Russia’s Iya Gavrilova also joined the Dinos three years ago. This season, Venla Hovi joined the University of Manitoba Bisons from Finland.
elow are a few of the highlights from the 2015-16 campaign for each team.
After two consecutive upsets in subsequent weeks, the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team saw their dream run come to an unfortunate end in the conference finals this past weekend, falling two games to one on the road against the UBC Thunderbirds.
The Minnesota native’s dominant display on the ice and experience as a member of the Thrashers-Jets franchise warrants team captaincy. The choice appears a no-brainer. However, general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff may want to hold off on the decision.
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will have to wait until the summer to decide his future.
For the second consecutive season, the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team advanced to the Canada West conference championship, this time upsetting the 10th-ranked Alberta Pandas in three games this past weekend.
The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team came back from a game down to defeat the Saskatchewan Huskies 2-1 in their quarterfinal series, including a wild fifth-overtime win in the decisive third game.