Huskies battle MRU Cougars in battle of Top 10 teams

The second half of the Canada West men's hockey season kicks off with a meeting of the top two teams in the conference standings.

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, Jan. 6/7
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink

5 Things

  1. The second half of the Canada West men’s hockey season kicks off with a meeting of the top two teams in the conference standings.
  2. Saskatchewan won back-to-back games over Alberta before the break, while Mount Royal enters the weekend winners of four straight contests.
  3. The Huskies moved up to No. 2 in the U Sports Top 10 after taking down Alberta 4-1 and 4-0.
  4. Goaltender Jordon Cooke celebrated a gold medal with Team Canada at the Spengler Cup. Cooke was the first active Canada West player to be on the Spengler Cup roster in more than 30 years.
  5. Saskatchewan’s Jesse Forsberg leads all Canada West defencemen with 15 points this season.

By The Numbers

5 -Saskatchewan was a perfect 5-0 at home last season in the months of January and February.

6 – Each team took its turn scoring 6 goals the last time the two schools met back in November.

8 – Saskatchewan has been strong on the penalty kill this season, sitting second with just 8 goals allowed.

928 –Jordon Cooke leads all conference goaltenders (with more than 6 GP) with a .928 save percentage.

Other Huskie Happenings

Wednesday, January 4
 
Men’s Basketball – 5:30 p.m., PAC
 
Women’s Basketball – 6 p.m., PAC
 
Men’s Hockey Practice – 4:45 p.m., Rutherford Rink
 
Women’s Hockey Practice – 2:30 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Track & Field Practice – 4:30 p.m., Saskatoon Field House
Men’s Volleyball Practice – 4 p.m., PAC
 
Women’s Volleyball Practice – 4:30 p.m., PAC
 
Wrestling Practice – 5 p.m., Education Playroom
 
Thursday, January 5
 
Men’s Hockey Practice – 4:30 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Women’s Hockey Practice – 1 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Track & Field Practice – 4:30 p.m., Saskatoon Field House
Wrestling Practice – 5 p.m., Education Playroom
 
Friday, January 6
 
Men’s Basketball – vs UBC Thunderbirds, 8 p.m., Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC
 
Women’s Basketball – vs UBC Thunderbirds, 6:15 p.m., Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC
 
Men’s Hockey – vs Mount Royal Cougars, 7 p.m., Rutherford Rink
 
Women’s Hockey – @ Mount Royal Cougars
 
Men’s Volleyball – @ TWU Spartans
 
Women’s Volleyball – @ TWU Spartans
 
Saturday, January 7
 
Men’s Basketball – vs UBC Thunderbirds, 8 p.m., Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC
 
Women’s Basketball – vs UBC Thunderbirds, 6:15 p.m., Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC
 
Men’s Hockey – vs Mount Royal Cougars, 7 p.m., Rutherford Rink
 
Women’s Hockey – @ Mount Royal Cougars
 
Men’s Volleyball – @ TWU Spartans
 
Women’s Volleyball – @ TWU Spartans
 
Wrestling – @ Golden Bear Open, Edmonton
 
Sunday, January 8
 
No events scheduled.
 
Monday, January 9
 
Men’s Basketball – 4:30 p.m., PAC
Women’s Basketball – 3:30 p.m., PAC
Men’s Hockey Practice – 4:45 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Women’s Hockey Practice – 6:30 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Track & Field Practice – 4:30 p.m., Saskatoon Field House
Men’s Volleyball Practice – 6 p.m., PAC
Women’s Volleyball Practice – 5 p.m., PAC
Wrestling Practice – 5 p.m., Education Playroom
 
Tuesday, January 10
 
Men’s Basketball – 4:30 p.m., PAC
Women’s Basketball – 3 p.m., PAC
Men’s Hockey Practice – 4:15 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Women’s Hockey Practice – 5:45 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Track & Field Practice – 4:30 p.m., Saskatoon Field House
Men’s Volleyball Practice – 5 p.m., PAC
Women’s Volleyball Practice – 4 p.m., PAC
Wrestling Practice – 5 p.m., Education Playroom
 
Wednesday, January 11
 
Men’s Basketball – 5:30 p.m., PAC
Women’s Basketball – 6 p.m., PAC
Men’s Hockey Practice – 4:45 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Women’s Hockey Practice – 2:30 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Track & Field Practice – 4:30 p.m., Saskatoon Field House
Men’s Volleyball Practice – 4 p.m., PAC
Women’s Volleyball Practice – 4:30 p.m., PAC
Wrestling Practice – 5 p.m., Education Playroom
 
Thursday, January 12
 
Men’s Hockey Practice – 3 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Women’s Hockey Practice – 1 p.m., Rutherford Rink
Wrestling Practice – 5 p.m., Education Playroom
 
Friday, January 13
 
Men’s Basketball – @ Lethbridge Pronghorns
 
Women’s Basketball – @ Lethbridge Pronghorns
 
Men’s Hockey – vs Calgary Dinos, 7 p.m., Rutherford Rink
 
Women’s Hockey – @ Calgary Dinos
 
Track & Field – Sled Dog Open, Saskatoon Field House
 
Saturday, January 14
 
Men’s Basketball – @ Lethbridge Pronghorns
 
Women’s Basketball – @ Lethbridge Pronghorns
 
Men’s Hockey – vs Calgary Dinos, 7 p.m., Rutherford Rink
 
Women’s Hockey – @ Calgary Dinos
 
Track & Field – Sled Dog Open, Saskatoon Field House
 
Sunday, January 15
 
No events scheduled.

 

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