Alberta seeded No. 1 for PotashCorp University Cup


March 10, 2013, Ottawa (CIS) – The University of Alberta Golden Bears have been established tournament favourites for the 51st CIS men’s hockey championship.

Championship website:

The University of Saskatchewan plays host to the PotashCorp University Cup, presented by Co-op, from March 14 to 17 at the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon.

Sportsnet has live coverage of the last two pool play contests, on Saturday, as well as Sunday’s national final at 5:30 p.m. Central Time.

All seven games from the tournament will also be webcast live on

New CIS champions will be crowned next Sunday as the 2012 titlist McGill Redmen fell last month in the OUA playoffs.


1. University of Alberta Golden Bears

2. University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds

3. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Patriotes

4. Saint Mary’s University Huskies

5. University of Saskatchewan Huskies

6. University of Waterloo Warriors


Pool A

1. Alberta

4. Saint Mary’s

6. Waterloo

Pool B

2. UNB


5. Saskatchewan


Wednesday March 13, 2013

1:00 pm Media Conference (Credit Union Centre)

6:30 pm – 7:15 pm SaskTel All-Canadian Awards Presentation & Celebration (TCU Place)

7:15 pm – 10:00 pm SaskTel Awards Gala (TCU Place)

Thursday, March 14

1:00 pm Game 1 – Alberta (1) vs. Waterloo (6)

7:20 pm Game 2 – UNB (2) vs. Saskatchewan (5)

Friday March 15

1:00 pm Game 3 – Losers game 1 vs. Saint Mary’s (4)

7:00 pm Game 4 – Losers game 2 vs. UQTR (3)

Saturday, March 16

1:30 pm Game 5 – Winners Game 1 vs. Saint Mary’s (SPORTSNET)

7:00 pm Game 6 – Winners Game 2 vs. UQTR (SPORTSNET)

Sunday, March 17

5:30 pm Game 7 – Gold Medal (SPORTSNET)

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