MOUNT ROYAL COUGARS 5
MANITOBA BISONS 3

(MRU wins series 2-0.)

Links:

LeagueStat: [Summary] : [Report]
CW Hockey Tech: [Summary] : [Report] : [Text]
Boxscores: [US/CIS] : [CW] : [Coach's View] : [UofM]
Stories: [UofM] : [rp @CW] : [rp @MRU]

This was a frustrating end for the Bisons. They dominated the 2nd and 3rd periods, yet fell behind 4-0. They then mounted an impressive rally which was ultimately stunted by an empty-net goal. The teams aligned the same as the did on Friday night's Game 1. Here's who scored:

1st 01:38 MRU Josh Bly (SH)
2nd 03:38 MRU Tanner Olstad
2nd 12:08 MRU Jamal Watson
2nd 15:07 MRU Austin Adamson
2nd 19:20 Man Justin Augert
3rd 03:22 Man Brett Stovin
3rd 18:08 Man Brett Stovin
3rd 19:47 MRU Jamal Watson

The shots on goal described perfectly how the flow of the game changed throughout. The Bisons outshot the Bluegars every period, by 10-9, 17-9, and 10-3. Cam Lanigan made the saves needed for a win, and Byron Spriggs did not.

So that's another quarter-final exit, something the program will want to address in coming seasons. Next week the 1st place Bison Broads will be at home in the semi-finals. They would also host the conference final if they win.

Next week, MRU will be off to Edmontown to visit the Evil Monkeys in the semi-final round.



OUT-OF-TOWN SCOREBOARD


CALGARY DINOSAURS 6
U.B.C. THUNDERBIRDS 3

(Series tied 1-1.)

Links:

LeagueStat: [Summary] : [CWHT Summary]
Boxscores: [US/CIS] : [CW]
Stories: [UBC] : [rp @CW] : [rp @UofC]

In a twist of fate, Riley Sheen led the way with two goals for the Dinos. It was his illegal participation in the first six games of the season which led this series to be played in British California instead of the Town of Bedrock. Matthew Greenfield got the win, and Matt Hewitt took the loss, in a game where Bedrock had a 31-30 edge in shots. Game 3 goes Sunday night at 5:30 PST, or 7:30 CST and is available on CanadaWest.tv.

OUT EAST

Ontario
Feb 17 Guelph 3 Windsor 4 (series tied 1-1)
Feb 17 Lakehead 2 York 4 (series tied 1-1)
Feb 17 Laurentian 1 McGill 9 (McGill wins 2-0)

Atlantic
no games

NEXT UP

Note: All of these games are Game 3 in a tied series.

Canada West
Feb 18 Calgary at U.B.C. 5:30 PST

Atlantic
Feb 18 U.P.E.I. at Saint Mary's 7:00 AST

Ontario
Feb 18 Lakehead at York 7:00 EST
Feb 18 Ottawa at Carleton 7:00 EST
Feb 18 W. Ontario at Ryerson 7:15 EST
Feb 18 Windsor at Guelph 7:30 EST

Links:
[US/CIS Playoff S&R]
[CW All S&R]
[OUA LS S&R]
[AUS Playoff S&R]


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