From teams trying to regain former glory to others trying to stave off a fall from grace, there are more than a few stories to watch from the Bisons this year.
Bison men’s hockey
At a press conference May 9, Winnipeg Ice president and general manager Matt Cockell announced $1.2 million in capital for renovations to the aging rink. The work will bring Wayne Fleming Arena up to WHL standards ahead of the inaugural Winnipeg Ice season.
Now, as hockey across the globe transitions to a speed- and skill-based game, the Bisons need to change with it. For inspiration, Sirant and company need only look west across the provincial border.
A difficult and disappointing season came to an end on the weekend, as the U of M Bisons men’s hockey team was swept by the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.
On a fittingly frigid afternoon, Greg Fettes and 50 Below Sports and Entertainment announced the imminent arrival of the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Winnipeg Ice.
Fans got a little bit of everything Saturday in a 5-1 U of M Bisons men’s hockey team win over the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns.
Normally, after a game the Wayne Fleming Arena hallways are loud with music and laughter, but after a heartbreaking 5-3 U of M Bisons men’s…
It is a must-win scenario for the U of M Bisons men’s hockey team this weekend when the club hosts the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns….
For students at the U of M, the first rays of spring sunshine signal the coming end to a long academic year. Their grind is…
After plying his trade at the university level for four seasons, U of M Bisons men’s hockey team captain Brett Stovin is ready for his next test.