No. 2 Men's Hockey Home to Mount Royal for Semifinal

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Game Information
Best-of-Three Semifinal Series

Date Fri/Sat/(Sun) Feb. 24/25/(26)
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series SSK Leads 15-8
  Home 8-2
  Current Streak SSK W 3
  Last Meeting Jan. 7, 2017
          MRU 3 @ SSK 4

5 Things

  1. This weekend's series marks the second time the two schools have met in the postseason.
  2. Mount Royal won a quarter-final series, 2-1, in 2015 over the Huskies in Calgary.
  3. The Huskies enjoyed a bye last weekend after locking up the top seed in the conference.
  4. Mount Royal defeated Manitoba 2-1 at home last weekend to advance.
  5. Logan McVeigh finished the season tied for second in the conference scoring race with 31 points. Jesse Forsberg led all defencemen by seven points after racking up a league high 27 this season.

By The Numbers

3 - The Huskies took 3 out of 4 meetings with the Cougars this season. Their only loss came in the first matchup of the season. 

7 - Defenceman Jesse Forsberg outscored all other Canada West blue-liners by 7 points with a total of 27 this year.

13 - After 28 regular season games, Logan McVeigh and Michael Sofillas each netted a team-high 13 goals for Saskatchewan. McVeigh led the team in points with 31. 

21 - The Huskies posted 21 wins during the regular season. It is the second straight year with 20 or more wins.