While other leagues are all right calling it a year, the NHL will explore every option to crown a Stanley Cup champion — because it’s already gone through this once before.
The coming of spring means one thing is for certain. No, not the slush and muck, and no, not the start of patio season, but…
With its two other picks, Saskatchewan looked within its provincial borders, selecting Chan De Ciman in the first round and Alexander Dewar in the third. Both are products of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.
With a 38-24-1 record at the time the WHL went on hiatus in response to the COVID-19 virus, the Ice had locked up a playoff spot for the first time since 2014-15, when the club was still in Cranbrook, B.C. as the Kootenay Ice.
Both entered the tournament with exceptional careers behind them and had plenty of reasons to be excited. Instead, with an 11th-hour cancellation the night before the pair was slated to square off at Investors Group Athletic Centre, the two were left disappointed.
In its first game at nationals, the club gained its first win and advanced to the U Sports national women’s hockey championship semifinals.
Hours after Bison Sports announced that the 2020 U Sports men’s volleyball national championship would go on as scheduled — though without fans in attendance — U Sports itself convened an emergency meeting.
It was a quiet and intimate affair. Perfect for the man at the centre of it all, Bisons men’s volleyball head coach Garth Pischke.
For Bisons Sports sports information and digital media co-ordinator John Gaudes, it’s been a marathon that’s felt like a sprint.
The CDL is a masterclass in the future of sport. While the structure underneath, everything built on top of that structure is fresh and new.