Women's hockey hosts UBC Thunderbirds


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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, Jan. 26-27
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('99) SSK leads 41-25-2
   Home SSK leads 23-12
   Current Streak SSK W 2
   Last Meeting Nov. 11, 2017
           SSK 2 @ UBC 1

5 Things

  1. With six games left in the Canada West season, the Huskies have clinched one of six playoff spots. Four points separate the top four teams, with UBC sitting in first.

  2. The Huskies are 43-26-2 overall versus the T-Birds. Earlier this season, the Huskies swept the then-No.1UBC in Vancouver.

  3. Jessica Vance has the second lowest GAA at .820 in the conference while her .961 save percentage has her tied for first.  

  4. The Huskies have surrendered 26 goals all year, the only mark in the conference below 30.

  5. The Huskies raised $5,760 for cancer research at their 2017-18 Play For A Cure game on January 5. 

By The Numbers

3 - The T-Birds have three forwards in the CW's top 10 for scoring. Only Alberta (4) has more.

6 - Shutouts in 2017-18 by Jessica Vance.

16 - Points by fifth-year Kaitlin Willougby, third-most in the conference.  

22 - Shots surrendered by Saskatchewan last weekend in Calgary, their lowest series total this year.

Scouting The Thunderbirds

  • Fifth-year Kristen Toth has 2.77 PIMs per game, second highest in the conference. 

  • Third-year Hannah Clayton-Carroll has 11 goals thus far, tied for first in the conference. 

  • Second-year Tory Micklash has 10 wins between the pipes, the only double-digit mark in the conference.

  • The Thunderbirds enter the weekend the hottest team in the conference at 8-0-2 in their last 10 games.