Downed by Bears

The Dinos suffered a heart-breaking loss Fri., Mar. 4 to put them down 1-0 in their three-game playoff series against the University of Alberta Golden Bears, and were unable to push the series to three. Sat., Mar. 5 they fell apart, losing 7-1 and destroying any opportunity to move on to the final round of… Continue reading Downed by Bears

That’s all folks!

In the hierarchy of nature, a bear isn’t supposed to be able to bend over a dinosaur. Nature freaks will be startled to learn, then, that this implausible scenario happened–yet again–in Edmonton Mar. 5-6. A masterful pair of performances over the southern rival hockeysaurs have the University of Alberta Golden Bears moving on to face… Continue reading That’s all folks!

Picking feathers from their teeth

Jack Frost’s excursion to Hades has been called off for yet another year, as the nation’s tenth-ranked University of Calgary hockeysaurs narrowly thwarted the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds, advancing to the second round of the Canada West playoffs Feb. 26-28. After a close call Friday night, the ‘Birds flew in to steal game two… Continue reading Picking feathers from their teeth

T-Birds walk home with broken wings

If the 25 minute intermissions and snail speed zamboni were any indication of the excitement of the Dinos men’s hockey team’s matchup with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds Feb. 20-21, what few fans were at the games would have surely stayed home. Fortunately for the die-hards in attendance, the slow start to the weekend… Continue reading T-Birds walk home with broken wings

Loncan’s scoring frenzy

Already in his fourth year, hockeysaur Adam Loncan has dutifully filled the role of a strong two-way forward who occasionally found the back of the net. After his offensive eruption against the University of Regina Cougars, however, he may be expected to replace the torched twine. Loncan, a native of Dawson Creek, British Columbia, notched seven… Continue reading Loncan’s scoring frenzy

Hockeysaurs dole out beatings like candy

We’re #9, which is better than not being ranked at all to those of you snickering. After a 5-4 win coupled with a 7-0 romp the following night, the Dinos vaulted to ninth spot in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport top ten rankings, and moved into sole possession of second place in Canada West’s Mountain Division. Led… Continue reading Hockeysaurs dole out beatings like candy

Dinos bag some Cougars

Go from dud to stud in three weeks. If this sounds like the beginning of every bad infomercial concerning balding men and spray-on hair, it should. It might also sound like a hockey team that was 2-4-0 only three weeks ago, that has now rattled off four straight wins earning themselves seven votes, ranking them… Continue reading Dinos bag some Cougars