Date October 7 & 8, 2016
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('74) SSK Leads 131-73-4
Current Streak SSK W 2
Last Meeting Jan. 23, 2016
SSK 6 @ UBC 2
- The Huskies return to the ice to defend thier 2015-16 Canada West title.
- Saskatchewan will celebrate its newly hung conference championship banner on Friday night.
- The Huskies took three out of four meetings with the Thunderbirds last season with their only loss coming at home.
- In the past eight meetings between the two schools, the Huskies have ended up on the winning side six times.
- The Huskies welcome back thier leading goal scorer (Levi Cable), points man (Kohl Bauml), starting goalie and conference MVP (Jordon Cooke) and their captain (Kendall McFaull) from last year's championship squad.
By The Numbers
10 - The Huskies claimed their 10th Canada West title last season (since 1972), defeating the Alberta Golden Bears in the Finals.
19 - Reigning Canada West MVP and CIS Goaltender of the year, Jordon Cooke returns after setting a program benchmark with 19 wins.
22 - Last season was one for the history books. The Huskies matched a program record in 2015-16 with 22 wins.
33 - CIS All-Rookie teamer Kohl Bauml returns for his second season with the team after leading the Huskies with 33 points a season ago.