Men's hockey pushes for first place in Canada West

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, January 19-20
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('75) CGY leads 110-94-1
   Home SSK Leads 65-46-1
   Current Streak CGY 1 W
   Last Meeting Oct. 28, 2017
           SSK 2 @ CGY 4

5 Things

  1. Tied with Alberta for first in the Canada West, the Huskies are the hottest team in the conference with an 8-2 record over their last 10 games. 

  2. Huskie forwards Josh Roach and Logan McVeigh have been producing all season for Saskatchewan. Roach's 30 points & McVeigh's 26 sit first and third in the conference. 

  3. The last time Calgary beat Saskatchewan in Rutherford Rink was back in the 2014-15 season when they swept the Huskies, 6-3 & 5-2 final scores.

  4. The Dinos record shows six straight forfeit losses to start the season as a result of playing ineligible player(s) in those contests.

  5. You Can Play Night is this weekend. An official partner of the You Can Play Project, the Huskies join their mission of ensuring the safety and inclusion of all individuals in sports – including LGBTQ athletes, coaches and fans.

By The Numbers

5 - Points in the last three games by Michael Sofillas, longest current streak in the conference (4g, 1a).

16 - Points by Huskies rookie Alex Forsberg; fourth most among all rookies in the conference.

23 - Consecutive years in the Canada West playoffs.

56 - Career wins by goalie Jordon Cooke, just four away from the Huskies record of 60 by Jeff Harvey. 

Scouting The Dinos

  • The Dinos are 2-2 to start the 2018 calendar year with wins over the Alberta Golden Bears & UBC Thunderbirds

  • Dino goalie Jodan Papirny is in the top three in two goaltending categories; .920 SV% (2nd) with a 2.18 GAA (3rd). Papirny has been splitting time with Matthew Greenfield between the pipes for Calgary.

  • Forward Adam Kambeitz has spent 78 minutes in the penalty box this season. Kambeitz' 3.9 PIM per game is highest in the conference by an entire minute.