Athletics in the news
Six former captains of the McGill University men's hockey team got together for an impromptu Redmen reunion at the NHL Entry Draft, Thursday. Standing from left to right are Mike Babcock (head coach, Detroit), Guy Boucher (head coach, Tampa Bay), Jamie Kompon (asst. coach, Los Angeles), Martin Raymond (asst. coach, Tampa Bay), Kelly Nobes (head coach, McGill) and Dan Jacob (asst. coach, McGill).
Par Pierre Loiselle Le Magazine Saint-Lambert En 2008, au poste de quart-arrière, Jonathan Collin de Greenfield Park a mené les Cavaliers du collège Champlain de Saint-Lambert à une saison parfaite de 13 à 0, couronnée au Bol d’Or collégial AA en 2008. En 2009, il a été titré recrue de l’année au football universitaire québécois avec les Redmen de McGill.
For all the time Dad spends with the tractor tire, five-year-old Luke wanted a spin, too. When McGill football grad Randy Chevrier works on the tire, though, he’s not getting rolled around in it like Luke was Sunday morning at McMahon Stadium.
Ryan McKiernan stood shoulder to shoulder with Guy Lafleur last week at the Bell Centre in Montreal, and what a way it was for the unlikeliest of hockey seasons to end. McKiernan, a Yonkers native who grew up in White Plains, took a road less traveled to a dream season.
The McGill varsity sports program had one of their most successful campaigns in 2011-12, capturing seven league championships and qualifying a single-season school record 18 of their 28 teams to compete in various national championships.
When Los Angeles defeated New Jersey 6-1 on Monday to win the Stanley Cup, Kings assistant coach Jamie Kompon became the 14th former McGill University hockey player to capture the Cup and only the fourth to do so as a coach. Kompon follows in the coaching footsteps of other McGill hockey greats Mike Babcock and the legendary Patrick brothers, Frank and Lester.
HAMPDEN, Maine — Maine’s Mr. Basketball is crossing the border to continue his basketball career at the collegiate level. But he’s not headed south. Christian McCue, who led Hampden Academy to this year’s Eastern Maine Class A championship, will attend McGill University in Montreal this fall.
Dalyce Emmerson and Katie Miyazaki each pulled off a "double-double" as the sixth-seeded Saskatchewan Huskies rallied from a 16-point deficit to defeat No.7-McGill 58-53 in the consolation round of the CIS women's basketball championship tournament at the Jack Simpson gymnasium in Calgary, Sunday.
When the Los Angeles Kings eliminated Phoenix 4-3 in overtime Tuesday, it paved the way for a fourth former McGill University hockey player to coach in the Stanley Cup finals. Kings assistant coach Jamie Kompon, a 45-year-old native of Thunder Bay, Ont., follows in the footsteps of other Redmen McGill hockey grads, Mike Babcock and the legendary Patrick brothers -- Frank and Lester.