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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by gizmo fan 2 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 10:10 pm

I was actually at the Friday night UBC/Manitoba game, Hollywood; was at UBC for a student conference and decided to check the new rink out. Nice building.

UBC was full value for the win; they controlled the majority of the play. The Bisons had some flurries during which they scored both goals, but the Birds were definitely the better team in all facets.

Though judging by that game, neither of them hold a candle to the Bears (or probably Sask), especially on special teams.
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:50 am

BISON PREVIEW/UPDATE

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MANITOBA BISONS @
BEMIDJI STATE BEAVERS


The teams play Friday and Saturday nights. The Bisons' site does not have a preview. The teams play at least one game most years, always in Bemdji. In recent years Bemidji has moved to NCAA Division 1 and in that time are 3-2-1 against Manitoba. They knocked UND out of the playoffs a couple years back.

[BSU men's hockey team hosts Manitoba for exhibition series] - This is a preview from The Bemidji Pioneer. It is mostly about the Beavers.

Links from last week:

[Keeping the options open] - This is about the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) seeking admission to the CIS. It is based in Prince George and a hockey team would be a possibility.

[Canada West weekly roundup: UBC opens new home with sweep of Manitoba] - CIS link in html.

[WEEKLY RELEASE #9] - CW link in pdf.

[T-Bird men sweep Bisons at new hockey arena] - CW story on the series last weekend.

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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Nov 01, 2008 8:51 pm

HERD LOSE ANOTHER
... but this one was exhibition


October 31, 2008

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BEMIDJI STATE BEAVERS 7
MANITOBA BISONS 0

[STATS] <> [STORY] <> [GAME NOTES (pdf format)]

With the Bisons slumping, a non-conference weekend was definitely called for. A close game was blown open in the 2nd period when BSU scored 4 unanswered goals. Kip Workman made his return to the Bisons' D while Gavin McHale (kind of a combination of The Love Boat and McHale's Navy, I guess) got a chance to play goal.

Elsewhere ...

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UBC THUNDERBIRDS 2
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 7

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

This is UBC. They get a sweep of Manitoba (a main rival in the standings) one weekend and then get soundly thumped the next.

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 4
SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 2

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET] <> [CW STORY]

This was an upset, for sure. However, this goes to show you what a goaltender can to be an equalizer. The Puppies outshot Barney and His Friends 41-21.

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REGINA COUGARS 1
ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 2

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

The Evil Monkeys had to work hard for this one. They also had a big SOG lead, 41-22. Brant Hilton (former South Blue) was in the Regina goal.

Next up:
  • November 1, 2008
    UBC @ Lethbridge
    Calgary @ Saskatchewan
    Regina @ Alberta
    Manitoba @ Bemidji State (non-conference)

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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Nov 01, 2008 9:39 pm

ANOTHER SWEEP
... now back to league play


November 1, 2008

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BEMIDJI STATE BEAVERS 4
MANITOBA BISONS 2

[STATS] <> [GAME NOTES (pdf format)]

This was a tight one throughout. Tied 1-1 after 2 periods, there were 4 goals on only 12 3rd period shots. Rick Wood and Stewart Thiessen scored for Manitoba.

Elsewhere ...

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UBC THUNDERBIRDS 4
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 3

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

Another series, another split. I guess that stands to reason.

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 3
SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 5

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

The Puppies bounced back to gain a split at home. This also puts them in first place, however they have played 12 games and the rest have played either 8 or 10 games.

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REGINA COUGARS 1
ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 2

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

Second verse, same as the first. A pair of tight one goal losses for the Kittens, and not even an overtime game where they could salvage a point.

In fact, there were no overtime games on the weekend. So with a weekend off the Bisons don't lose too much ground. The Bisons are in a 4-way tie for 4th place at 8 points, tied with Calgary, UBC, and Lethbridge.

Next up:
  • November 7-8, 2008
    Manitoba @ Calgary
    Lethbridge @ Alberta
    Saskatchewan @ UBC
    bye: Regina

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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:23 am

NEW RECRUIT: TYLER DITTMER

[Bison men’s hockey team recruits WHL’s Tyler Dittmer for 08-09 season] - This is the link at the U of M site, which has all the stats. He was the leading scorer for the Wheaties.

[Bisons thrilled to land 'game-breaker'] - The Winnipeg Sun has a story, which includes this:
...

Good news for Don MacGillivray's program, who put forth a total team effort to land Dittmer.

"A big reason why is because some of the players we have who helped recruit him," the head coach said. "Mike Hellyer and Kip Workman, two Brandon guys did a real good job talking to Tyler about the pros and cons of coming to Manitoba.

"We're really excited. He's a game-breaker. I remember watching his last year in Prince Albert. I left feeling like he was the best player on the ice."

Dittmer will join the Herd Dec. 27. Manitoba (3-5-2) travel to Calgary this weekend to face the Dinos (5-3-0). ...
And beside the story are some awesome links to SUNshine Girls. [Wednesday] [Saturday] [Sunday] [Monday]
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:08 pm

BISONS SCORE BIG ROAD WIN
... tie Barneys for 3rd place

November 7, 2008

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MANITOBA BISONS 3
CALGARY DINOSAURS 0

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET] <> [C.W. STORY]

This was a key win for Herd tonight. After being swept by UBC they were down to 3-5-2 and in danger of being left to scramble for a lowly playoff berth in the 2nd half of the season. This big win gives them at least a temporary tie for 3rd place with the Dinos. However, the Dinos have two games in hand.

Bison goal scorers were Calin Wild, Kyle Howarth, and Cole Hunter. All 3 are MJHL grads! Howarth now leads the team in scoring with 5 goals and 7 assists. Cole Hunter's goal was also his 5th. He only has one assist! Steve Christie must have been impressive in net with a 33 save shut-out.

Elsewhere ...

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LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 1
ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 4

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET] <> [CIS STORY]

After two scares against Regina last weekend, the Evil Monkeys took care of the Horny Ones with three goals in the first period.

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SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 2
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 0

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

This game is in the 2nd intermission as I post and Sask leads 2-0. The game summary link has live updates and a radio link is [HERE].

UPDATE: The final score did not change.

Next up:
  • November 8, 2008
    Manitoba @ Calgary
    Lethbridge @ Alberta
    Saskatchewan @ UBC
    bye: Regina

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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:15 pm

BISONS SWEEP DINOS!
... and get help to solidify 3rd place

November 8, 2008

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MANITOBA BISONS 4
CALGARY DINOSAURS 3

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]
[U OF M] <> [U OF C]


This key sweep on the road could be a turning point in the Bisons' season. Especially after being swept at UBC two weeks ago. The Herd is now 5-5-2 and the Dinos are 5-5-0 in the race for 3rd place.

I was following the live updates available on the [LEAGUESTAT] page as the game progressed. It was a back-and-forth affair. Jered Walker scored the only goal of the 1st period to give the Bisons a 1-0 lead. In the 2nd period, Calgary took a 2-1 lead before Cole Hunter tied it up. (That's 6, count 'em, 6! goals for Hunter this year.) An early 3rd period goal restored Calgary's lead. However Riley Dudar and then d-man David Brown (with his 1st goal) gave the Bisons the win.

In a game in which the sides split 8 minor penalties throughout, the you-know-what hit the proverbial fan at 19:55 of the 3rd period. Three players on each side got themselves 10 misconducts. Once the recap links are updated I'll be interested to see just what happened.

Elsewhere ...

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LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 1
ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 9

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

Image The Evil Monkeys must have scared the 'Horns silly to beat them so badly. Like on Friday, they jumped on them early, this time scoring 4 goals in the 1st period. However, on Friday the 'Horns' held off future attacks and played them even in the 2nd and 3rd periods. The Evil Monkeys are now 8-2-0 and the 'Horns are 4-6-0.

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SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 4
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 2

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

UBC fought back from a 2-0 1st period deficit to tie the game. However, a late goal by the Huskies gave them a lead and then an empty-netter salted the game away. Sask is now 9-4-1 and top of the table. UBC is 4-6-0 and in a 3-way tie for 5th with Regina and Lethbridge.

Next up:
  • November 14-15, 2008
    UBC @ Regina
    Lethbridge @ Calgary
    Alberta @ Manitoba
    bye: Saskatchewan
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:36 pm

LOOKING BACK:

There are lots of links pertaining to last weekend's sweep of the Dinos by the Bisons. Here they are: LOOKING AHEAD:

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Alberta Golden Bears @ Manitoba Bisons

Friday, November 14, 2008 @ 7:00 pm - Max Bell Arena
Saturday, November 15, 2008 @ 7:00 pm - Max Bell Arena


Links: Last meeting: 2007-08 semi-final: Outlook:
  • For anybody looking for a good game to watch this weekend, this is the series to choose. The Bisons are hosting the defending national champions. After I had to miss the Sask series due to having Moose tickets that Friday and a family Thanksgiving event that Saturday, it has been ages since I have seen the Bisons play live.

    The last time these two teams met was in last year's playoffs, at which time the Bisons put up a great fight but lost in 2 straight. The Evil Monkeys then went on to destroy Sask to win the conference and then won the national title.

    Alberta is the perennial Canada West leader. They are off to an 8-2-0 start this year and seem destined for another run at 1st place. Their only losses were to Calgary and Sask, both as part of a weekend split series.

    The Bisons are at 5-5-2 and have taken over 3rd place, which would likely be their goal for the end of the season.

    Of note, the Bisons have 4 scorers in the league's top 15 (Kyle Howarth, Mike Hellyer, Rick Wood, and Riley Dudar, all of whom have between 10 and 12 points so far).

    This could be a series where goaltending will be a factor. Aaron Sorochan of the Evil Monkeys has come back from an injury and is 5-0-0, having surrendered 5 goals in his 5 starts. Meanwhile, Steve Christie ranks 3rd in GAA and save percentage and just won Athlete of the Week.
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Nov 14, 2008 9:18 pm

HERD TRAMPLES EVIL MONKEYS
... in a shoot-out

November 14, 2008

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ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 1
MANITOBA BISONS 2

IN A SHOOT-OUT
[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]
[C.W. STORY] <> [U OF M STORY]


What a game!

My forecast on the goaltending proved to be bang-on. Aaron Sorochan (of the Evil Monkeys) and Steve Christie (of the Herd) each surrendered but one goal through 65 minutes and then combined to stop 9 of 10 shots on the shoot-out. The decider was scored by Bison Rick Wood.

Alberta carried the play for the 1st period and the beginning of the 2nd. Ben Kilgour had a goal early in the 2nd to give them a 1-0 lead. However, the Bisons controlled play fairly well for the end of the 2nd period and tyhe beginning of the 3rd period. David Brown scored in the last minute of the 2nd period on a point shot from just outside the circles. The play exposed an Alberta vulnerability which was almost exploited earlier in the game. As the play moves to one side the Evil Monkeys often leave a player wide open and unchecked just outside the slot and inside the blue line. Brown was able to get a shot away before Sorochan could get back to his side.

Whenever a team gets two points off the defending national champs and perennial powerhouse they have to be happy. At the same time, the four squads chasing the Bisons must be gnashing their teeth.

On the shoot-out, all but one Alberta shot was stopped by Christie with the middle of his pads. The shooters for them were #17 McDonald, #11 Rayn, #27 Klassen, #14 Mahovsky, and #19 Kilgour. Manitoba's first two shooters (#6 Spiller and #16 Walker) hit the post. #18 Kornelsen and #25 Hunter were then stopped before #27 Wood got the winner.

The teams lined up like this:

Manitoba:
Goal:
Christie (McHale)

Defence:
Lamoureux - Lenoski
Thiessen - Rumsey
Spiller - Brown

Forwards:
Waker - Benias - DeLaronde
Howarth - Hellyer - Wood
Walker - Wild - Olafson
Hunter - Kornelsen - Dudar

Scratches:
G: Lobb
D: Workman - Lindsay
F: Beller - Hotson - Cara -Mistelbacher

Alberta:
Goal:
Sorochan (Cyr)

Defence:
Fransoo - White
Szaszkiewicz - Price
Agnew - Fecho

Forwards:
Gimblett - McDonald - Kilgour
Zalasky - Hunter - Gardner
Pess - Mahovsky - Metcalfe
Klassen - Rayn - Woolger

Image Moments before the goal!

Elsewhere ...

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UBC THUNDERBIRDS 0
REGINA COUGARS 2

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

Brant Hilton (former South Blue) got the 27 save shut-out. The Cougars had their 2 goals on a mere 19 shots. Chalk one up for the goaltender. The Tweetybirds are now in sole possession of last place. Had the Bisons even split their series in British California, the Tweetybirds would really be in a hole.

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LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 2
CALGARY DINOSAURS 1

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

This one completed the set of low-scoring, tight hockey games in the CW this weekend. And other where the winning goaltender came up big. The Dinos outshot the H0rny Ones 38-36 but could only score once. The two sides are now level at 5-6-0 and are tied with Regina at 10 points each.

Next up:
  • November 15, 2008
    Alberta @ Manitoba
    Calgary @ Lethbridge
    UBC @ Regina
    bye: Saskatchewan
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by gizmo fan 2 » Fri Nov 14, 2008 10:31 pm

Geez, we moved Szaszkewicz back to defence? That's interesting.

I figured it would be low-scoring (like you, I said as much in the UA paper yesterday, emphasizing the goalies)...will take a shootout loss, I suppose. They better get two points out of tomorrow, though.
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Nov 15, 2008 10:08 pm

EVIL MONKEYS GET SPLIT
... in severe blow-out

November 15, 2008

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ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 9
MANITOBA BISONS 1

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]
[U OF M STORY] <> [CIS STORY]


I had to miss this one because my son had an evening game Saturday night. I missed a stinker, unlike anything the Bisons have had on home ice in my memory. They outshot the Evil Monkeys 9-6 in the 1st period but were behind 1-0. Then things fell apart. Alberta scored 4 times in each of the 2nd and 3rd periods on an onslaught of shots (14 in the 2nd, 17 in the 3rd).

To keep things in perspective, it is still a weekend split. Alberta is 1st in the conference and ranked #1 in Canada. So 2 points here is very much an enviable weekend. The Bisons have 14 points in 14 games and are in 3rd place. However, Regina and Lethbridge each have 12 points through 12 games.

Image Not every shot went in!

Elsewhere ...

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UBC THUNDERBIRDS 1
REGINA COUGARS 2

IN A SHOOT-OUT
[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

Two close games ober the weekend, but still a 4-1 points edge to the Cougars. UBC has now fallen firmly into 7th place.

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LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 4
CALGARY DINOSAURS 3

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

Similar to the UBC-Regina series, this one produced two close games but, in the end, one side was swept. Calgary, however, never managed even a bonus point for an OTL. Calgary is only 2 points behind the log-jam of .500 teams but are only 1 point ahead of UBC.

Next up:
  • November 21-22, 2008
    Manitoba @ Lethbridge
    Saskatchewan @ Regina
    Calgary @ UBC
    bye: Alberta

    NEXT BISONS' HOME GAMES: NOVEMBER 28th & 29th v REGINA
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Post by gizmo fan 2 » Sat Nov 15, 2008 11:09 pm

That's more like it. :D
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:20 am

HERD LOSES SHOOT-OUT
... at least they have a point

November 21, 2008

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MANITOBA BISONS 2
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 3

IN A SH0OT-OUT
[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]
[U OF M STORY] <> [U OF L STORY] <> [C.W. STORY]


I was at the Moose game so I just picked up the score of this one after the fact. The H0rny ones are on a roll and are now over .500 at 7-6-0. Jered Walker and Rick Wood each scored for the Bisons. Oddly, each team scored a goal in the last minute of the 2nd period on a Lethbridge PP.

Elsewhere ...

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SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 2
REGINA COUGARS 1

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET] <> [C.W. STORY]

After a pair of 2-1 losses to Alberta two weeks ago, the Cougars lose another nail-biter to a top contender.

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 0
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 4

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

This series is a battle of two sides in desperate need of some wins. UBC answered the bell on home ice Friday night. I have to wonder what's up with Calgary this year.

Next up:
  • November 22, 2008
    Manitoba @ Lethbridge
    Saskatchewan @ Regina
    Calgary @ UBC
    bye: Alberta

    NEXT BISONS' HOME GAMES: NOVEMBER 28th & 29th v REGINA
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:25 pm

H0RNY ONES WIN AGAIN
... another sweep

November 22, 2008

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MANITOBA BISONS 1
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 3

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]
[U OF M STORY] <> [U OF L STORY]


Calin Wild had the only goal for the Herd. The 'Horns are just barely winning but still have a major streak going as they vault into 3rd place.

Elsewhere ...

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SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 5
REGINA COUGARS 1

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

A decisive loss for the Cougars after a stretch of one goal losses. The Huskies are definitely the top squad in Banjoland!

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 4
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 1

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

Calgary had to get this one. A loss and they would have been in trouble.

Next up:
  • November 28-29, 2008
    Regina @ Manitoba
    Calgary @ Lethbridge
    Alberta @ UBC
    bye: Saskatchewan
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Re: 2008-09 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:45 pm

BISONS WHIP COUGARS
... the gap is widening!

November 28, 2008

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REGINA COUGARS 1
MANITOBA BISONS 4

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]
[U OF M STORY] <> [U OF R HOCKEY PAGE]


I was at the Moose game on Friday night so I missed this one. My son has a game Saturday night so my attendance at that one is also in doubt. Maybe I'll make the 3rd period. One can get in for $2 and a contribution to Winnipeg Harvest. [STORY]

Anyhow, the Bisons built a lead (3-1) heading into the 3r dperiod and then were bailed out by goaltender Steve Christie, who made 17 saves in the 3rd period. Travis Kornelsen, Rick Wood, and Stephane Lenoski scored to give the Bisons the lead and then Jered Walker scored an empty-netter. Of note, Mike Hellyer was stopped on a 2nd period penalty shot.

The result leaves the Bisons 4 points ahead of Calgary, 5 points ahead of Regina, and 6 points ahead of UBC. All of those squads have 2 games in hand.

Elsewhere ...

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 3
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 4

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

In a game where the power plays were working (2 goals each), Lethbridge took this one in OT. That's 5 straight wins for the 'Horns, which includes a 2 game sweep of Calgary 2 weeks ago.

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ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 6
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 2

[BOX SCORE] <> [RECAP] <> [GAME SUMMARY] <> [GAME SHEET]

The Evil Monkeys rack up another big win. Despite being down, UBC only managed 5 shots in the 3rd period on home ice. Alberta is now within 2 points of idle Sask, with 3 games in hand.

Next up:
  • November 29, 2008
    Regina @ Manitoba
    Calgary @ Lethbridge
    Alberta @ UBC
    bye: Saskatchewan
Bookmarks:
August 8, 1961
HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 38
BUFFALO BILLS 21
The Tiger-Cats are the reigning champions of CFL/NFL football.

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