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It will go down as the busiest playoff week in McGill sporting history this week as the University could be hosting as many as eight playoff games in a six-day span.
CIS MEN'S HOCKEY TOP 10 (#16): No.2-Redmen set to battle No.9 UQTR in OUA East conference final series
The McGill men's hockey team remain the No.2 team in the CIS men's hockey rankings this week. UNB, the reigning national champions, top the for the 13th time in 16 polls this season, and for the third week in a row.
Mélodie Daoust of Valleyfield, Que., and Hubert Morin of St. Georges de Beauce, Que., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Feb. 19, 2012.
Marc-André Dorion, a native of St. Hubert, Que., and a senior on the McGill men's hockey team, has been named player of the year and defenceman of the year in the OUA East, as well as earning all-star status for the third straight season. It marks the third consecutive year that a member of the Redmen has earned League MVP honours.
Nicolas Biniek, a sophomore centre from Montreal, tallied the game-winner at 6:35 of the second period as the No.2-ranked McGill men's hockey team skated to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees at the uOttawa Sports Complex, Friday, to sweep their OUA East best-of-three semifinal series 2-0.
Please note the Ottawa-McGill women's hockey playoff game scheduled for 7 pm tonight has been delayed for about 20 minutes due to weather conditions, which delayed the arrival of Ottawa's team bus.
The No.2-ranked McGill men's hockey team spotted Ottawa a 3-0 lead but rallied with five unanswered goals for a 5-3 victory over the Gee-Gees in their OUA East semifinal opener at McConnell Arena, Wednesday. McGill can clinch the best-of-three series in Game 2 on Friday in Ottawa at 7 p.m. If a deciding game is needed, it is scheduled to be played at McConnell Arena on Sunday at 7 p.m.