I was reminded of the unobtrusive beauty of NHL pre-season hockey when my roommate, Martlet hockey goaltender Brittany Smrke, sent me a text reading: “Hey Nic, super spontaneous, but do you want to go see the Habs vs. Capitals game tonight?” On a limited budget, we figured pre-season NHL action[Read More…]
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McGill Athletics Fall 2014 team previews: Part III
Redmen Hockey The Redmen, who went 4-3-1 in the pre-season against a combination of teams from the CIS and the NCAA, have gotten off to a middling start in OUA competition. The first two weekends have been marked by a win and a loss each, hardly the form that the[Read More…]
Martlets gear up for playoff race
The McGill Martlets (4-3-2) soccer team converted on a myriad of offensive opportunities in the second half to best the UQTR Patriotes (1-4-2) 2-0 at Molson Stadium Thursday evening. The first half of the game was dominated by the Martlets as they continuously out-ran the UQTR defence to create scoring[Read More…]
Point counterpoint: O captain my captain or The more the merrier
Head Coach Michael Therrien ruffled a few feathers in the hockey world this offseason when he announced that the Canadiens would be dividing the team’s leadership duties among four alternate captains. The wisdom behind having a sole captain is that it provides a veteran presence for the team to rally[Read More…]