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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:10 pm

WEEKEND LINKS

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SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 4
LAKEHEAD THUNDERWOLVES 3

(in a shoot-out)
|> [L.U. STORY] ~ [TB NEWSWATCH STORY WITH SUMMARY]

The TB Newswatch link is new, and it includes a game summary at the bottom.

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REGINA COUGARS 5
BRIERCREST CLIPPERS 2

|> [CISBLOG.CA]

This week's CW round-up at CISBlog.ca is the only soutce for even a score on this one. Briercrest is from the ACAC and are last in the conference. A loss to them would have really destroyed the puddy-tats confidence.

The CIS site has been hit-and-miss but has posted a summary of the UBC-Calgary game from Saturday night [HERE]. Here's hoping the site gets regular updates and game stories like it had last year.
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Dec 11, 2009 7:30 pm

hollywood wrote:I have double-checked the CIS standings and compared it to the individual records for each team and there are three discrepancies. These are the links and the record of each team as listed in the official standings. Each of these three teams may have an OTL which is recorded as a regulation time loss on the CIS team standings/results pages.

[CIS STANDINGS - pdf]

Lakehead 11-3-2 [SCHEDULE/RESULTS] - only OTL was vs UOIT.

Guelph 6-9-2 [SCHEDULE/RESULTS] - only OTL was vs Laurier.

Dalhousie 3-8-3 [SCHEDULE/RESULTS] - two OTLs vs St. Mary's and St. Thomas.
OK, I double-checked the CIS game results by comparing to conference scores and it turns out that Guelph's loss to York was an OTL, Lakehead's loss to RMC was an OTL, and Dalhousie has two (not just one) OT: t St. Mary's.

The OHT34 is being updated with those corrections.

In other news, The Banjodogs and Banjocats will team up to play the Team Canada Juniors on December 15th. Then on December 22nd the Banjodogs will face Team Slovakia. The Sask press release is [HERE]. And the CISblogs story is [HERE].

Also, the schedule for the SAIT tournament has been released:

Jan 2 Calgary v Lethbridge, 2:00 PM
Jan 2 Regina v SAIT, 6:00 PM
Jan 3 Lethbridge v Regina, 2:00 PM
Jan 3 Calgary v SAIT, 6:00 PM
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:58 pm

CATS AND DOGS COMBINE TO NIP JUNIOR NATS

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CIS HUSKY-COUGARS 4
TEAM CANADA 2

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|> [NATIONAL POST STORY] ~ [CISBLOG.CA STORY]


The CIS side was comprised of 10 Saskatchewan Huskies, 10 Regina Cougars, and spare goaltenders from the Team Canada camp. In recent years, the Manitoba Bisons split a pair of such games and a Calgary-Lethbridge combined side won 5-4 ([CW STORY] and [CIS STORY]).

It is hard to know what to call these combined sides. So I called them the Husky Cougars. But that prompted an ugly image.

Image That's enough to scare any young man.

For those of you wondering whether to attend a Bison game (or another CIS game if you live outside Manitoba), just bear in mind that a team of some of the best players in Major Junior has a tough time beating the #4 and #7 teams in Canada West. Actually, I wonder if a complete team like the Evil Monkeys or the Bisons would have done better.

The Saskatchewan Huskies (on their own) will play Team Slovakia in another pre-tournament game.

The holiday season will also see Manitoba at Lakehead for two games (December 29-30), McGill is at Alberta for two games (December 28-29), and Calgary Lethbridge, Regina, and SAIT (ACAC) will play a toiurnament in Calgary.
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:14 pm

MORE AFTERMATH ...

CP STORY: [CIS] ~ [U OF S]

FAN COMMENTS: [TSN.CA] ~ [CISBLOG.CA] - It is interesting to see how fans across the country view the result.

LEADER-POST: [Team Canada's head coach Willie Desjardins has 'tough decisions' to make] - The home town paper had little to say about the game:
The national team's brass is slated to unveil its 22-man roster this morning for the 2010 world junior hockey championship in Saskatchewan. That means eight players will be cut from the group that was trying to make a final impression during Tuesday's exhibition contest against a team of Saskatchewan university all-stars, who skated to a 4-2 win over Canada before 3,329 fans at the Brandt Centre.

"To tell you the truth I wanted to win," lamented Canadian head coach Willie Desjardins, whose team outshot the CIS squad 39-23. "I didn't want the score that way but I did get the game I wanted. They're a real good team and they made us play hard. There will be stuff on the video that we'll see that can make us better."

TSN: [VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS]

MONTREAL GAZETTE: [Selects came to play]
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:48 am

BANJODOGS HOWL AFTER WIN OVER SLOVAKS

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TEAM SLOVAKIA 2
SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES 6

|> [C.W. STORY] ~ [U OF S STORY] ~ [2010 JUNIORS BLOG] ~ [S.P. PREVIEW]
|> [S.P. STORY ON SLOVKIA-AUSTRIA]


The Huskies chalked up another win for CIS teams over world junior competition with this decisive victory. Andrew Bailey notched a hat-trick for the winners.

The Slovaks open against Team USA on Boxing Day. They would be hoping for another top-4 finish, like last year. They, too, are in Canada's pool.

Meanwhile, Sask has the bye when CW play resumes January 9-10, and then will play Regina home-and-home January 16-17.

Here are the other pre-WJC results:
Dec. 9 Russia U-18 10, Austria 5
Dec. 11 Austria 7, Russia U-18 5
Dec. 15 Sask/Regina (CIS) 4, Canada 2
Dec. 19 USA 4, North Dakota (NCAA) 2
Dec. 20 Canada 6, Sweden 2
Dec. 20 Slovakia 4, Austria 0
Dec. 21 Switzerland 5, Austria 2
Dec. 21 Latvia 3, Russia 2
Dec. 22 Czech Rep 3, USA 2
Dec. 22 Saskatchewan (CIS) 6, Slovakia 2
Dec. 22 Canada 3, Finland 0
Dec. 23 Canada v Czech Rep.
Dec. 23 Austria v Latvia
Dec. 23 Sweden v Switzerland
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EDIT: LINK ADDED

Post by Hollywood2 » Mon Dec 28, 2009 9:40 pm

December 28, 2009

EVIL MONKEYS RALLY AGAINST MCGILLIGUTTIES

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MCGILL REDMEN 4
ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 5

|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [U OF A PREVIEW] ~ [U OF A STORY]

The Bears came out of hibernation down 3 goals then rallied for a win. The two teams meet again December 29th in Edmontown. The Bears owed a series to McGill after getting their helping hand to win the 2008 national title. In round-robin play Alberta opened with a loss to Moncton then crushed McGill. McGill had to then beat Moncton to allow Alberta to advance on goal differential. They managed the upset and Alberta then edged UNB for the title. I hope the Evil Monkey gave the McGilligutiies passes to the finest buffets, quality hotel rooms, and Tiger Woods' little black book.

The U of A story adds that McGill will play at UBC on January 2nd and 3rd.

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PREVIEW:
MANITOBA BISONS @
LAKEHEAD THUNDERWOLVES

DECEMBER 29TH AND 30TH @ THUNDER BAY
|> [L.U. PREVIEW] ~ [U OF M YEAR-IN-REVIEW]

The Bisons visit Lakehead most seasons. Last year Lakehead won 3-2 in overtime to reach the final of their tournament, which they won over Saskatchewan. The Bisons beat them the year before. This year they are having just a two game series instead of a 4 team tournament.

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To order a webcast [CLICK HERE].

BOOKMARKS:

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[SCHEDULE & RESULTS PAGE] ~ [LEAGUESTAT PAGE]
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:36 pm

December 29, 2009

HERD DROPS OPENER IN T-BAY

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MANITOBA BISONS 3
LAKEHEAD THUNDERWOLVES 6

|> [L.U. STORY]

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I caught as much of the game I could on the LU webcast. It was low quality but at least one could see the game. The Bisons started slow and were glad to be down only 3-2 after the 1st. They did turn things around in the 2nd. However Lakehead scored the only goal on a penalty shot. The teams exchanged 3rd period goals before an empty-netter sealed it for the 'Wolves.

Howarth, Beller, and Hellyer scored for the Bisons. There are no roster links but it appears that the Bisons are trying to give everybody a game. (Which makes sense.)

The Lakehead site has stories about their three second-half recruits. This will make them a free-wheeling, high-scoring team. The Bisons don't suit that style at all. Hopefully, the series will give the Bisons some familiarity with Thunder Bay since they will be hosting the nationals this year. The Bisons would love nothing more than to make two trips to T-Bay this year.

Game two goes Wednesday night.

ELSEWHERE:

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MCGILL REDMEN 5
ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 6

(in overtime)
|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [U OF A STORY]

As if the Evil Monkeys needed to pull another one out of the fire, they did it again. They scored in the last minute of OT to prevent a shoot-out. One has to think that McGill deserved a better fate over the series. They now face UBC over the weekend.

BOOKMARKS:

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[SCHEDULE & RESULTS PAGE] ~ [LEAGUESTAT PAGE]
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 8:50 am

December 30, 2009

T-WOLVES SWEEP BISONS IN T-BAY

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MANITOBA BISONS 2
LAKEHEAD THUNDERWOLVES 8

|> [U OF M STORY] ~ [L.U. SITE (currently down)] ~ [U-STREAM VIDEO]

The Bisons suffered a bad holiday season with this sweep. I guess it's fortunate that I was out and unable to watch this on the web. Jessie Deckert had a rough outing in goal, giving up 4 goals on 6 shots before getting the shoe. The Bisons rallied a bit and actually outshot Lakehead 35-34.

NEXT UP:

Non-conference games:
Jan 2nd Lethbridge @ Calgary
Jan 2nd Regina @ SAIT
Jan 2nd McGill @ UBC
Jan 3rd Lethbridge @ Regina
Jan 3rd Calgary @ SAIT
Jan 3rd McGill @ UBC

Conference games:
Jan 8th Calgary @ Alberta
Jan 8th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
Jan 8th Regina @ UBC
Jan 9th Alberta @ Calgary
Jan 9th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
Jan 9th Regina @ UBC

NEXT BISON HOME GAME:
UBC THUNDERBIRDS @ MANITOBA BISONS
January 15th and 16th ~ 7:00 pm ~ Max Bell

BOOKMARKS:

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[SCHEDULE & RESULTS PAGE] ~ [LEAGUESTAT PAGE]
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:57 pm

January 2, 2010

FOUR TEAMS PLAYING, THREE TEAMS RESTING

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MCGILL REDMEN 6
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 4

|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [UBC PREVIEW]

I have been following on-line and UBC appears to have the soft goaltending problem. They came on to tie the game at 3-3 early in the 3rd and then gave up 2 more. Maybe check the [UBC Site] for an update when you read this.

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 5
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 3

|> [SAIT SITE]

This was the opening game of a 4 team tournament hosted by SAIT. Their site has only the score posted.

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SAIT TROJANS 7
REGINA COUGARS 5

|> [SAIT SITE]

This was the second opening game of the SAIT tournament. And their site has only the score posted even of their own games. I see that Regina have signed three players for the second half. [LINK] They are forwards Jared Jagow (AJHL/WHL/CHL) and Devon LeBlanc (WHL) and defenceman Kevin Falloon (Dauphin - MJHL).

On Sunday SAIT will face Calgary for the tournament title while Regina and Lethbridge face off for 3rd. For an exhibition game, the Calgary-SAIT game should be intense. Both teams would like to lay claim to the "best school team in Calgary" title. (Although the Mount Royal Cougars may have something to say about that.) And SAIT (from the ACAC) would love nothing more than to defeat two teams from the CIS in one weekend. 9SAIT and Mount Royal are tied for 1st in the ACAC.)

With conference play resuming next weekend, one has to wonder if Lethbridge, Regina, or UBC can rally to make a playoff push.

NEXT UP:

Non-conference games:
Jan 3rd Lethbridge @ Regina
Jan 3rd Calgary @ SAIT
Jan 3rd McGill @ UBC

Conference games:
Jan 8th Calgary @ Alberta
Jan 8th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
Jan 8th Regina @ UBC
Jan 9th Alberta @ Calgary
Jan 9th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
Jan 9th Regina @ UBC

NEXT BISON HOME GAME:
UBC THUNDERBIRDS @ MANITOBA BISONS
January 15th and 16th ~ 7:00 pm ~ Max Bell

BOOKMARKS:

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[SCHEDULE & RESULTS PAGE] ~ [LEAGUESTAT PAGE]
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Post by Hollywood2 » Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:54 am

SAIT v Regina: [SAIT STORY]

UBC v McGill: [UBC STORY]
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:45 pm

January 3, 2010

TWEETY-BIRDS RACK UP WIN AS BREAK ENDS

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MCGILL REDMEN 2
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 3

|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [C.W. STORY] ~ [UBC STORY]

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Although it was a non-conference game, a win over an A-calibre team like the McGilligutties has to give the Tweety-Birds some confidence for the home stretch. AS on Friday night, UBC held an edge in shots (45-24). However they were down 2-1 until Brandon Campos scored twice in the last 9 minutes. Francois Thuot was back in goal for UBC. He had a good start (including his wins over the Bisons) and then tailed off. UBC plays Regina next week and then will be here to face the Herd.

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REGINA COUGARS 0
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 3

|> [SAIT SITE]

This was the 3rd place game in the SAIT tournament Their site has only the score posted as I write. I have a hunch that the Horny Ones will be stiff competition for the Bisons next weekend. Their backs are to the wall and they need some home ice sweeps.

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SAIT TROJANS 2
CALGARY DINOSAURS 5

|> [SAIT STORY]

This win gave Calgary the tournament title and bragging rights over their cross-town neighbour. The SAIT site has no game story or report as I write but I suspect that may have changed once you read this.

NEXT UP:

Jan 8th Calgary @ Alberta
Jan 8th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
Jan 8th Regina @ UBC
Jan 9th Alberta @ Calgary
Jan 9th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
Jan 9th Regina @ UBC

NEXT BISON HOME GAME:
UBC THUNDERBIRDS @ MANITOBA BISONS
January 15th and 16th ~ 7:00 pm ~ Max Bell

BOOKMARKS:

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[SCHEDULE & RESULTS PAGE] ~ [LEAGUESTAT PAGE]
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WEEKEND PREVIEW

Post by Hollywood2 » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:51 pm

SERIES PREVIEW: BISONS OFF TO LETHBRIDGE TO START SECOND HALF

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MANITOBA BISONS
(9-3-2, 20 points, 2nd place)
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS
(4-9-3, 11 points, tied for 5th place)


FRIDAY, JANUARY 8TH @ 8:00 CST
SATURDAY, JANUARY 9TH @ 8:00 CST
AT LETHBRIDGE


Well Christmas and New Year's are over now and so too are the exhibition hockey games. It is now back to the real thing as the Bisons travel to Lethbridge for a pair of games. The standings say it all. The Horny Ones need wins badly, especially on home ice. The Bisons are setting their sights on loftier goals, namely home ice advantage for the semi-final round and a berth in the nationals.

The Bisons are nicely situated in a 3-way fight for 2nd place with two games in hand on Sask and Calgary. However, their crappy weekend at Lakehead casts an element of doubt. I can only assume that they have been working hard all week in preparation for this series. It is hard to be lax at practice after such losses.

My thought is that Lethbridge will be tough on home ice. The Bisons should expect them to be at their best. They were robbed of a win over Alberta before the break and cannot be taken for granted.

The teams met in Winnipeg to start the season. The Bisons outshot the 'Horns severely both nights (39-25 and 40-22). Lethbridge is usually outshot and rely on good goaltending to steal points. However, this year they have surrendered 72 goals (most in the league), whilst the Bisons have only surrendered 33.

Of note, the 'Horns' Andrew Courtney has 13 goals in 15 games. Quite a stat!

On the out-of-town scoreboard, UBC and Regina are in the same boat as Lethbridge. Desperation rules for those two. I think a split would sink both. It is quite amazing that those 3 teams sunk whilst Manitoba and Calgary improved to contender status. Calgary's home-and-home series with the Evil Monkeys will be telling. Most expected Calgary to be in a fight with the lower 3 teams for 4th place. Alberta had some horsehoes to gain a sweep of McGill, who were then in tough against UBC. Their weekend series should tell us where those two are headed.

Here are the links you need: WEEKEND SCHEDULE:
  • Jan 8th Calgary @ Alberta
    Jan 8th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
    Jan 8th Regina @ UBC
    Jan 9th Alberta @ Calgary
    Jan 9th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
    Jan 9th Regina @ UBC
    bye: Saskatchewan

STANDINGS:

Code: Select all

2009-10        G 	  W 	 L 	OL 	 F 	 A 	+/- 	Pt
Alberta        16 	14 	 1 	 1 	89 	40 	+49 	29
Manitoba       14 	 9 	 3 	 2 	45 	33 	+12 	20
Calgary        16 	 9 	 5 	 2 	50 	54 	 -4 	20
Saskatchewan   16 	 9 	 6 	 1 	63 	41 	+22 	19
Lethbridge     16 	 4 	 9 	 3 	44 	72 	-28 	11
UBC            16 	 5 	10 	 1 	40 	66 	-26 	11
Regina         14 	 4 	10 	 0 	26 	51 	-25 	 8 
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:11 pm

January 8, 2010

HERD RACK UP A BIG WIN

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MANITOBA BISONS 1
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 0

|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [CIS BOXSCORE]

Talk about role reversal!

Usually the 'Horns are outshot and try to eek out a point or two. However, tonight they outshot the Bisons 44-20 only to lose by the slimmest of margins. Steve Christie racked up 44 saves (18 in the 3rd period) for the well-earned shut-out and Mike Hellyer's late 2nd period goal was all the Bisons needed.

ELSEWHERE:

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 3
ALBERTA GOLDEN BEARS 6

|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET]

The scoreline may flatter the Evil Monkeys. The Barneys outshot them (33-27) and were tied in the 3rd period. When a team scores 6 times on 27 shots (albeit with one into an empty net) it has to be implied that the goaltending was just not there. The non-contenders have been bouncing between goaltenders and Calgary has started doing likewise. Dustin Butler (who looked good against the Bisons earlier this year) was in net tonight. Saturday night's rematch is in Calgary.

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REGINA COUGARS 6
UBC THUNDERBIRDS 2

|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [CITR ONLINE RADIO]

I heard the 3rd period of this one on-line after watching the Moose game tonight. UBC was down 4-1 despite a 29-19 shots advantage. Regina scored on the opening play of the 3rd period and it was over the Tweety-Birds. Amazing score. Regina had only 26 goals in 14 games heading into this one.

According to the UBC radio guys, the UBC move to the NCAA is looking more likely. I know that their AD has always wanted the move, but the school itself was opposed.

Tonight's results make it seem unlikely that there will be a race for the 4th playoff spot. I guess if Regina can win Saturday and then sweep Sask they would be only 3 points with 10 games left. Could they do it?

NEXT UP:

Jan 9th Alberta @ Calgary
Jan 9th Manitoba @ Lethbridge
Jan 9th Regina @ UBC
bye: Saskatchewan

Jan 15 UBC @ Manitoba | 7:00 pm Max Bell UMFM radio
Jan 15 Calgary @ Lethbridge
Jan 16 UBC @ Manitoba | 7:00 pm Max Bell
Jan 16 Lethbridge @ Calgary
Jan 16 Saskatchewan @ Regina
Jan 17 Regina @ Saskatchewan
bye: Alberta

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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:43 am

SATURDAY MORNING UPDATE

This morning I found that several links have been updated from Friday night's games. It took a while for them to uploaded from the various locations. Here are the links:

Manitoba @ Lethbridge:
|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [CIS BOXSCORE]
|> [U OF L STORY] ~ [U OF M STORY] ~ [C.W. STORY] ~ [CIS STORY]


The Lethbridge story points out that the 'Horns added two new players for the second half of the season. Winston Day Chief from Alaska-Anchorage was stopped on a partial breakaway and Brian Matte from Prince George.

Calgary @ Alberta:
|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET]
|> [U OF A STORY] ~ [C.W. STORY]


The Alberta story was a basic recap with a good photo:
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Regina @ UBC:
|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [CITR ONLINE RADIO]
|> [UBC STORY]


The UBC story quoted the coach:
"We know what's at stake. We knew we had to win nine out of 12 games (to make the playoffs) and now we have to win nine out of 11," said Dragicevic. "The pressure is high and we didn't respond well tonight."
I think the math may be accurate, which is bad news for them.

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I usually don't add much from out east but there some interesting match-ups, so here's the scores from the OUA and AUS:

Saint Mary's 4 @ Acadia 5
Dalhousie 5 @ StFX 2
St. Thomas 3 @ UNB 4
Moncton 2 @ UPEI 3
Ottawa 2 @ Carleton 4
Toronto 7 @ Queen's 3
Lakehead 2 @ Western 7
Nipissing 6 @ RMC 3
Guelph 5 @ UOIT 1
Laurier 4 @ Brock 2

UNB keeps rolling (which is not news). But the AUS weak-sisters all performed well, with Dalhousie knocking off St FX.

In Ontario Lakehead once again looks like dynamite at home and then get spanked on the road, this time by the Urban Cowboys.

When you check out all the scores it seems that teams were able to switch from holiday mode to season mode. UBC looked good against McGill then got spanked against Regina. Lakehead skunked Manitoba then got plastered by UWO, who lost to so-so Brock and Guelph teams in a holiday tournament. Manitoba couldn't check their way out oif a wet paper bag against Lakehead then shut-out Lethbridge. Hmmmm. Anyhow, I'll bne checking to see that Lakehead-UWO score in tonight's rematch.
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BUFFALO BILLS 21
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Re: 2009-10 Manitoba Bisons Hockey Thread

Post by Hollywood2 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:16 am

January 15, 2010

PAIR OF UPSETS TIGHTEN STANDINGS

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UBC THUNDERBIRDS 3
MANITOBA BISONS 0

|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET]
|> [U OF M STORY] ~ [UBC STORY]


This was an old-fashioned goaltenders' duel at the U of M Friday night. It was a well-played game. UBC needs to be given credit for putting up a good fight in a desperate bid to get back in the playoff race.

After a scoreless 1st period, the 2nd period was the worst one for the Bisons. On balance, I would say they controlled the bulk of the 1st and 3rd. After dodging bullets, Scott Wasden of UBC stick-handled in the slot without getting nailed and notched his 2nd goal of the year. It was 1-0 for UBC headed into the 3rd period.

After the Bisons had several shifts where they came close to tying the game, Cam Brodie of UBC scored his 1st of the season on a floater from the blue line which eluded Steve Christie. A long distance empty-netter then salted it away.

So far Jordan White has played goal in 10 games for UBC while Francois Thuot has been there for 13. I would guess they will stick with the hot hand in Saturday's re-match.

Here's how they lined up:
  • MANITOBA BISONS

    Goal:
    Christie (Deckert)

    Defense:
    Mealy - Workman
    Erb - Thiessen
    Brown - Lockerby

    Forwards:
    Hellyer - Wood - Duval
    Macaulay - Walker - Dittmer
    Beller - Benias - Crowley
    Moggach - Wild - Waker

    UBC THUNDERBIRDS

    Goal:
    White (Thuot)

    Defense:
    Yeo - Gordichuk
    Lineker - Kakoske
    Pepe - Brodie

    Forwards:
    Lynch - Ruel - Schneider
    Campos - McCrae - Grassi
    Inglis - Wasden - Hamilton
    Bauer - mostly played the point on PP
    May - filled in on odd shifts
    Voytechek - Sonne - I never noticed those two but they show up on LeagueStats and if both dressed they had 21 players rather than 20!
ELSEWHERE:

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CALGARY DINOSAURS 3
LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS 4

(in overtime)
|> [LEAGUESTAT SUMMARY] ~ [SCORER'S SHEET] ~ [CIS SUMMARY]
|> [U OF C STORY] ~ [U OF L STORY] ~ [C.W. STORY]


This is the 3rd straight extra time game for these teams this year. A last-minute goal by the Horny Ones forced the OT and then they collected the victory 3+ minutes in. The game story is pretty good and can be reached at any of the story links.

Combined with UBC's win, Lethbridge and UBC both move with 4 points of Sask, although Sask now has 3 games in hand. The bonus point also moves Calgary into a 2nd place with Manitoba, although Manitoba has 2 games in hand.

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REGINA COUGARS -
SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES -


These two had Friday night off and play a Saturday-Sunday home-and-home series.

NEXT UP:

Jan 16 UBC @ Manitoba | 7:00 pm Max Bell
Jan 16 Lethbridge @ Calgary
Jan 16 Saskatchewan @ Regina
Jan 17 Regina @ Saskatchewan
bye: Alberta

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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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