5 Things To Know When Huskies host Dinos in weekend series

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Kaitlin Willoughby

5 Things

  1. Saskatchewan has split their first three series of the 2017-18 Canada West women’s hockey season.
  2. The Calgary Dinos have won just three games in Rutherford Rink since the team returned to the Canada West conference in 2009-10.
  3. The Huskies were 3-1 against Calgary in 2016-17 including two wins in Rutherford Rink.
  4. Fifth-year captain Kaitlin Willoughby continues to climb the Huskies all-time career lists sitting third with 44 career goals.
  5. Goaltender Chloe Marshall started both games against the Manitoba Bisons last weekend and posted her first Canada West shutout.

By The Numbers

1 Chloe Marshall posted her first Canada West shutout last weekend against the Bisons.

6 – Six different Huskies have scored in 2017-18.

15 – The Huskies have 15 of their 20 wins aginst the Dinos in Rutherford Rink.

2009 – The Calgary Dinos returned to the Canada West in women’s hockey in 2009-10.

Scouting The Dinos

  • The Dinos are 1-4-1 heading into the matchup with the Huskies, splitting their first series of the season with the Lethbridge Pronghorns, before being swept by the UBC Thunderbirds and Alberta Pandas.
  • Offence has been a problem early in the season for the Dinos with just three goals scored in six games. Two of the goals were on the power play.
  • Sage Desjardins has scored twice for the Dinos, while Kate Lumley adds the other goal.
  • Goaltender Kelsey Roberts has played all games for the Dinos in net with a 1.94 goals against average and a .949 save percentage.
  • The Dinos have committed 55 minutes in penalties so far this year, third highest, but have allowed just three goals on the penalty kill.

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