Downed by Bears

By Carly Benson

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!

By Ian Waldbauer

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

By Ian Waldbauer

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

By Ian Waldbauer

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

Skating circles around the ‘Horns

By Ian Waldbauer

Seeing that the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns couldn’t play nice Feb. 6-7, the hockeysaurs made them sorry they even played at all. The Dinos rolled into the barn in Lethbridge on Friday night and, much to the disappointment of the antelope loving yokels in attendance, the Dinos laid tracks back to Calgary with a 4-2… Continue reading Skating circles around the ‘Horns

Hockeysaurs dole out beatings like candy

By Ian Waldbauer

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

Loncan’s scoring frenzy

By Ian Waldbauer

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