Date Fri/Sat/Sun, February 17/18/19*
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('99) REG Leads 50-37-2
Current Streak REG W 1
Last Meeting Jan. 28, 2017
REG 1 @ SSK 0
- The fourth-seeded Huskies host the fifth-seeded Cougars in one of two Canada West quarter-final matchups. Manitoba hosts MRU in the other.
- The provincial rivals meet in the postseason for the first time since an epic conference finals in 2014.
- The 2014 Finals featured eight extra periods after games of two, four and two overtimes.
- Saskatchewan's 2-1 series win in 2014 is the only conference championship the Huskies have won.
- Regina took three of four meetings in 2016-17, including both contests at Rutherford Rink. The Huskies lone win came in overtime in Regina.
By The Numbers
2 - Huskie forward Kaitlin Willoughby has returned her scoring touch to the lineup with 2 goals last weekend. Willoughby missed 4 games while at the FISU Games.
4 - Regina recorded just 1 win in its last 4 games of the season.
9 - Saskatchewan can look forward to playing at home in Rutherford Rink where they posted 9 wins this season.
15 - The series could turn into a battle of who gets out to the early lead. When leading after 20 minutes, the two teams have combined to win 15 games, while losing just 3 times.