Date Fri/Sat, Nov. 24/25
Time 7 p.m. / 5 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('12) SSK Leads 15-5
Current Streak SSK W 1
Last Meeting Jan. 7, 2017
SSK 3 @ MRU 2
Saskatchewan returns to Rutherford Rink for the first time in three weeks. The Huskies had a bye before visiting UBC and Alberta.
The Mount Royal Cougars have won just three games in Rutherford Rink since they joined the Canada West in 2012.
The Huskies were 3-1 against Mount Royal in 2016-17 including two wins in Rutherford Rink.
Fifth-year captain Kaitlin Willoughby reached 100 points in her career during the Huskies road trip.
By The Numbers
1 - The Huskies are first in the Canada West with 401 shots in 2017-18.
8 - The Huskies have 8 of their 15 wins aginst the Cougars in Rutherford Rink.
10 - 10 different Huskies have scored in 2017-18.
2012 - The Mount Royal Cougars joined the Canada West in women's hockey in 2012-13.
Scouting The Cougars
Mount Royal (3-9-0) enters the weekend on a two game losing streak after being swept at home by the UBC Thunderbirds.
The Cougars have struggled to find offence in 2017-18 scoring just 15 goals in 12 games and have only capitalized three times with the man-advantage. The 15 goals have come from 11 different players.
Megan Carver leads the team with three goals, followed by Kate Hufnagel and Nicolette Seper with two each.
Goaltender Zoe De Beauville has started 11 games for the Cougars posting a 2.61 GAA and a .883 save percentage.