Jason Pchajek

Bisons celebrate after winning the national championship on March 18 against the Western Mustangs in London, Ont.

Reflecting on the golden weekend

With a 1-0 victory over the University of Alberta Pandas in the Canada West semifinals Feb. 25, the University of Manitoba Bison women’s hockey booked their ticket to nationals.

Bison fifth year defender and captain Caitlin Fyten corrals the puck during game one of the Canada West Final on March 2 at the Wayne Fleming Arena in Winnipeg.

Fyten’s national championship finale

Next year there will be a hole in the team’s leadership core after Caitlin Fyten played her final games as a Bison at the national championship tournament in London, Ont.

Bison forward Lauryn Keen celebrates her opening goal against Western University in the U SPORTS Women's Hockey National final on March 18 in London, Ont.

Best in the nation

The University of Manitoba Bisons stampeded over the University of Western Ontario Mustangs 2-0 in the U SPORTS Women’s Hockey National gold medal game to win the first national championship in program history. 

Manitoba celebrates a goal against Queen's on March 16 in their 4-0 quarter final win at the Women's Hockey U SPORTS National Championships in London, Ont.

Game day preview: Bisons and Stingers

Following their lopsided wins Friday night, the University of Manitoba Bisons and Concordia University Stingers will collide Saturday night for a berth in the U SPORTS National Championship final.