Ice Hockey (M) news
Four McGill varsity sports teams find themselves among the CIS national rankings this week.
Francis Verreault-Paul of Mashteuiatsh, Que., and Jordanna Peroff of Keswick, Ont., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub, for the period ending Nov. 27, 2011.
Francis Verreault-Paul of Mashteuiatsh, Que., netted a hat-trick, including the game-winner with 11 seconds remaining in the final period as the No.2-ranked McGill Redmen escaped with a 4-3 road victory at Ryerson in men's university hockey at George Bell Arena, Sunday.
Team captain Evan Vossen scored once and added a helper on the winning tally as the McGill Redmen pulled away with a pair of third period goals to sink the Nipissing Lakers 4-1 before 1,631 at Memorial Gardens, Saturday night.
The reigning national champion University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds top the CIS men's hockey rankings for the sixth time in as many polls this season, but they are starting to feel the heat from the team they beat in last year's University Cup final, the McGill Redmen.
Leslie Oles of Beaconsfield, Que., and Francis Verreault-Paul of Mashteuiatsh, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub, for the period ending Nov. 20, 2011.
Francis Verreault-Paul of Mashteuiatsh, Que., tallied twice and added a helper as the No.2-ranked McGill Redmen struck four times in less than five minutes during the opening period and waltzed to a 6-0 whitewash over visiting Queen's in OUA men's hockey at McConnell Arena, Saturday.
Evan Vossen, team captain of the McGill University men's hockey team, will be adding to a longevity record when his No.2-ranked Redmen host the Queen's Gaels at McConnell Arena Saturday night. A near capacity crowd is expected for the game which is slated to start at 7 p.m.
Evan Vossen of Swift Current, Sask., scored shorthanded, midway through the third period to give the McGill men's hockey team a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Queen's in Kingston, Ont., Saturday.
OTTAWA (CIS) - The McGill Redmen continue to be listed second among the top the CIS men's hockey rankings for the fourth time in fifth polls this season.
The UQTR Patriotes connected on a pair of first-period power play opportunities and then rode the back of rookie netminder Guillaume Nadeau of St. Jean Chrysostome, Que., en route to a 3-1 upset over No.2 ranked McGill in men's university hockey at Trois-Rivieres on Wednesday. McGill had an incredible 33-13 advantage in shots on net, including a lopsided 17-2 margin in the final period.
The McGill Redmen remained at No.2 in the CIS men's hockey rankings despite a loss by UNB, the reigning national champions. The Varsity Reds top the charts for the fourth time in as many polls this fall, despite suffering their first loss of the regular season.
Justin Ducharme, a freshman forward from Quebec City scored in a post-overtime shootout as No.2-ranked McGill rallied from a three-goal deficit for an unlikely 4-3 victory over the No.10-Nipissing University Lakers in men's hockey at McConnell Arena, Saturday.
A shorthanded goal by Maxime Langelier-Parent of Lery, Que., held up as the game-winner as No.2-ranked McGill skated to a 3-2 win over the visiting University of Toronto Varsity Blues in men's hockey at McConnell Arena, Friday.