After a rookie season where the Bisons goalie from Langdon, Alta. suited up in just four games as backup to Lauren Taraschuk, the 2019-20 season will be Fargey’s time to shine.
With a pair of national championship appearances in the rear-view, the Bisons welcomed the 2019-20 season with fresh new faces and a two-game sweep at the hand of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns.
The club went from a fourth-place finish in the conference standings and hosting a playoff series, to seventh-place and out of the playoffs. A massive graduating class hurt the herd even more, but according to fifth-year Bisons defender Adam Henry, the team will be just fine heading into the 2019-20 season.
There was no love lost as the U of M Bisons men’s hockey team locked horns with the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns on the weekend. The series was tough, physical and full of goals as both sides earned a win.
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.
After a short stint playing professionally overseas, a veteran Bison is coming home to the Prairies.
Now with the dust settling from a whirlwind of moves in the blue paint there are some questions to be answered.
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.
While most Canadian university students have turned their attention to final exams and term papers, a few of their peers have something else in mind. A select few young men have signed contracts to become professional hockey players.
With multiple international medals, a national championship and numerous individual accolades to her name, Hovi is now a professional champion.