After dropping the opening weekend set of 2016 without scoring a goal, the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team broke their cold spell at Mount Royal on Friday afternoon. In a relentless display at the expense of the Cougars, the herd managed a 4-1 win – their first victory against Mount Royal this season.
Following their 2-0 defeat on Friday night, the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team were hoping to redeem themselves on Saturday in game two of the weekend series. To their disappointment, the Pandas inflicted a second consecutive shutout on the visitors, sweeping the series with a 3-0 home victory. Up until this past weekend, the herd hadn’t been shutout in consecutive games since the 2013-14 season.
The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team didn’t get their new year running on all cylinders on Friday night. The herd dropped a 2-0 decision at the hands of the Alberta Pandas, now the league-leaders in Canada West. With a shutout loss, Manitoba suffered their first scoreless performance since an October 16 home matchup hosting Mount Royal.
The 2016 World Junior Hockey Championships (WJHC) will go down as a tournament Team Canada would much rather forget. After only five games, the reigning champions were eliminated at the quarterfinal stage by hosts Finland in a contest that was heart-pounding and heartbreaking.
Heading into the holiday break, this team deserves to be included in the CIS Top 10 conversation.
The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team hosted the Regina Cougars last weekend recording a 2-1 loss and 1-0 win on Friday and Saturday respectively. The victory improved the Bisons’ record to 2-2 against the Cougars in the season series while Rachel Dyck’s shutout notched the team’s fourth of the campaign thus far.
The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team had their five-game winning streak snapped on Friday night by the Saskatchewan Huskies in double overtime, but they are heading home on a positive note.
After losing four games in a row dating back to last month, the Bisons have turned their season around. Head coach Jon Rempel’s squad has now captured five straight wins, improving their record to 7-5 on the season.
At only 15 years old, the second goaltender taken in the 2013 draft took one step closer to the NHL. His numbers during his final year of midget hockey were outstanding, producing a 1.40 goals against average and 0.947 save percentage in 21 games for the 2013-14 season.
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