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Tremblay scores twice in men’s hockey quarterfinal win

On Feb. 16, the McGill men’s hockey team (17-11) defeated the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Ridgebacks (14-14) in an exciting 6-2 win to advance to the OUA semifinal round. In the rough-and-tumble affair, 12 players—including both teams’ goalies—received penalties. McGill dominated the game from the start. Just 38 seconds into the opening… Keep Reading

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Bold trades that could happen at the deadline

Recent National Hockey League trade deadlines have proved massive disappointments, with few trades despite weeks of speculation and hours of television coverage. However, with several big-name players on the trade block, this year’s deadline promises to be more eventful. As the deadline approaches, both buyers and sellers could find value in less obvious options. Columbus… Keep Reading

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Changing concussion policy in youth sports

With growing amounts of research on the occurrence of concussions in contact sports, conversations about how to keep young athletes safe in organized sporting environments have expanded. At his Feb. 14 talk, “The Games We Play: What Should Law and Policy do About Playing Collision Sports?,” Jason Chung, an attorney and senior research scholar at… Keep Reading

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Tremblay scores overtime winner in comeback win

On Feb. 1, the McGill men’s hockey team (16-11) defeated the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) (13-13) Ridgebacks in an exciting 3-2 overtime win. Despite a slow start to the game, McGill opened scoring in the first period with a goal from second-year defenceman Nikolas Brouillard assisted by fourth-year defenceman Dominic Talbot-Tassi and… Keep Reading

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McGill men’s hockey falls to Concordia in overtime

On Jan. 11, an overtime thriller ended in dismay for the McGill faithful and their men’s hockey team (12-5-4). The Carnival hockey showcase against the cross-town rival Concordia Stingers (12-7-1) ended in a 5-4 loss after a wrap-around shot cemented the Stingers’ three-goal comeback. This year’s Carnival game was the first in McGill history to… Keep Reading

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Left shoe, right shoe: Superstition in sport

In 1982, only one game stood between the Cameroonian national soccer team and its first-ever trip to the FIFA World Cup. The night before the big game, Head Coach Jean Vincent decided to visit the team captain in his hotel room. He walked down the hall and knocked on the captain’s door. No one answered.… Keep Reading

10 things: Powerful sports moments of 2018

North and South Korea enter Pyeongchang under a united flag For the first time since the Korean War, athletes from North and South Korea entered the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Games together under the Korean Unification flag. Despite its purely symbolic value, the act was a strong gesture of peace—providing the world with a… Keep Reading

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Know Your Athlete: Tricia Deguire

Goaltenders have one of the most important roles in hockey: They are the last line of defence against the opposing onslaught. They need a level head and quick feet—two traits which McGill Martlets goalie Tricia Deguire has in spades. Deguire, a native of Sherbrooke, Quebec, is in her third season backstopping the McGill Martlets. Growing… Keep Reading

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