Men's hockey closes season against Mount Royal at home

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, February 9-10
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('12) SSK leads 17-8
   Home SSK Leads 10-2
   Current Streak SSK 7 W
   Last Meeting Nov. 25, 2017
           SSK 4 @ MRU 1

5 Things

  1. The Huskies have clinched a CW home playoff spot, and need one point to clinch a bye to the semifinal round. 

  2. The Huskies swept the first meeting between the teams in November in Calgary - 3-2 & 4-1 and are on a 7 game win streak against the Cougars including a semifinal victory in the 2016-17 season. 

  3. Saskatchewan will look to find the win column again after losing four straight. 

  4. The Huskies are 11-1 in Rutherford Rink in 2017-18. 

  5. Josh Roach at 33 points and Logan McVeigh at 28 are both in the confer- ence's top five in scoring. 

By The Numbers

2 - The Mount Royal Cougars have won just twice in Rutherford - once in 2014 and again in 2015.

8 - The Huskies ahve lost just eight games in Rutherford since the 2015-16 season.

58 - Career wins by goalie Jordon Cooke, just two away from the Huskies' record of 60 by Jeff Harvey.

62 - Total goals against for the Huskies this season, the second-lowest in the Canada West.

Scouting The Dinos

  • Mount Royal's 7-5 record on the road this season has the Cougars headed to the CW quarter-finals next weekend. The second-highest win percentage on the road is partly thanks to just 33 goals against away from home, second-fewest in the CW.

    Defenceman Jesse Lees has 24 points on the season, tied for ninth for all skaters in the CW. Two of Lees' eleven goals have come shorthanded, tied for first in the CW.

    Forward Connor Rankin has 5 power-play goals this season, tied for third in the CW.