Tag: Hockey

Highlights from the NHL Bubble

As the 2019-2020 NHL season comes to a close, it is worth reflecting on lessons from a playoff season that will surely be remembered for years to come.  Other professional sports leagues, such as the MLB, demonstrated that without a “bubble” to compete in, professional sports seasons would never last[Read More…]

Martlet Hockey season recap

The 2019-20 season was a resounding success for the McGill Women’s Hockey team, as the Martlets clinched their 15th RSEQ championship en-route to a second successive U Sports National Championships qualification. Despite a rocky start to the season, the Martlets’ confidence grew game after game, and they finished their 2019-20[Read More…]

Impactful female athletes you may not know

Allyson Felix You may be familiar with American world-class sprinter Allyson Felix, but she remains incredibly underrated. At 34 years old, Felix holds 18 IAAF World Championships medals and nine Olympic medals, and is tied for first place in IAAF career medals in any discipline and the leader in Olympic[Read More…]

NHL midseason awards

The NHL has passed the halfway point of the 2019-20 season and is steadily moving toward the postseason. Although there are many months of hockey still left to play, the top skaters and goaltenders have already elevated their franchises and are separating themselves from the field for the annual NHL[Read More…]

Martlet hockey falls to crosstown rivals

McGill women’s hockey (3–6) fell 1–2 to top-ranked Concordia (8–1) in a fast-paced game on Nov. 24. Concordia gained the upper hand early, scoring just 55 seconds into the first period. The Martlets allowed a second goal on a power play later in the period, after third-year centre Marika Labrecque[Read More…]

Martlet hockey triumphs over top-ranked Carabins

The McGill Martlets (4–5) faced cross-town rival and RSEQ top-ranked Université de Montréal (UdeM) Carabins (5–2) at McConnell Arena on Nov. 16. From the sound of the opening buzzer, the Martlets dominated, maintaining the lead with the help of third-year forward Lea Dumais’ decisive hat-trick and ultimately securing a 4–1[Read More…]

How to be a sports fan

So, you want to be a sports fan. If you were not born wearing the jersey of the team that your family has followed for decades, beginning to follow sports can be intimidating, but it’s not as daunting a task as you may think. To help you on the journey,[Read More…]

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