Women's Hockey Aims Top No. 1 T-Birds Again on Play for a Cure Night


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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, January 20/21
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('99) SSK Leads 40-24-2
  Last 10 2-7-1-0
  Home 22-11
  Current Streak SSK W 1
  Last Meeting Oct. 8, 2016
          SSK 5 @ UBC 3

5 Things

  1. Saskatchewan's 5-3 win over UBC on the opening weekend of the season is one of only three losses suffered by the T-Birds all season.
  2. The last time the Huskies knocked off UBC at home was a Canada West semifinal in 2014, before the Huskies went on to win the conference title.
  3. After this weekend's games, Kaitlin Willoughby will join Team Canada for two weeks at the 2017 Winter Universiade.
  4. Friday night is the Huskies Annual Play for a Cure Night. The Huskies will don custom jerseys for the game.
  5. The jerseys will be sold via silent auction Friday's game with all proceeds going to Choc la Cure in support of the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

By The Numbers

17 - Lauren Zary continues to lead the Huskies in scoring with 17 points this season on 4 goals and 13 assists. 

20  - Goaltender Cassidy Hendricks has made at least 20 saves in 6 straight starts. Her .938 save percentage leads the conference. 

87 - Kaitlin Willoughby is second in the Canada West this season with 87 shots on goal. Willoughby leads the Huskies with 8 goals and has added another 8 assists. 

92.1 - Saskatchewan boasts the top penalty kill unit in the conference and the second best in U SPORTS at 92.1 percent.  The Huskies have allowed just 6 power play goals in 76 times short-handed. 

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