It was a big day for Bison football on Feb. 23, as the club announced the commitment of a new star defensive tackle, a new offensive coordinator, and a special teams coordinator.
With the win, the Bisons sweep the Cougars and move on to the Canada West semi-finals for the third straight year.
They were back on the ice Friday night to start their first round series against the Mount Royal Cougars. The game was a tight-checking affair that the Bisons were able to win 5-1.
The Bisons played hard throughout the weekend, but were swept by the hometown Pandas.
With a playoff spot locked and a matchup set, the path to a potential championship is becoming clearer and clearer.
Trouble appears to be popping up across the junior hockey landscape in Manitoba.
The Bisons blanked the Huskies 3-0 on Friday and won the rematch 3-1 on Saturday.
Former players from the WHL, the OHL, and the QMJHL are coming together to take on their governing body, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL).
The Bisons won 4-3 on Friday night but fell 7-6 in overtime on Saturday afternoon.
Manitoba won 4-2 on Friday night and edged the Dinos 2-1 on Saturday; the Bisons now sit in second place in the Canada West, eight points behind UBC.