The Gee-Gees women’s hockey team had to step up their defensive game if they wanted to win their two road games against Concordia University and the University of Montreal on Nov. 15–16.

We need to rethink the way we understand and talk about the CBC. Its role isn’t to accrue profits. Its role is to provide a public service to Canadians, a role that in a democratic society is no less important than the upkeep of roads and rivers, the protection of our communities, and the provision of our healthcare.

TORONTO (CUP)—Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) will allow post-secondary schools to give female hockey players full-ride scholarships in an effort to keep more talent at home.

We expect ourselves to be the best nation at any competition, but must we tarnish the names of young athletes, some of which who just received their driver’s licence? Next time Team Canada does not perform well at the World Juniors, look at Twitter, web forums, and articles for comments about the tournament. The vitriol aimed at the young men who proudly represent us to the best of their ability is sickening.

Wayne Gretzky is often considered to be the best player in hockey history and at the head of the dynasty that was the 1979–88 Edmonton Oilers. However, the narrative might have been different if Grant Fuhr wasn’t in net during those Oilers championships.

Basketball and hockey teams lead into 2014 with success Men’s basketball Many Gee-Gees competed and trained throughout the holidays while the rest of us stuffed our bellies with turkey and chocolates. The men’s basketball team travelled to the cold of Winnipeg after Christmas to compete in the Wesmen Classic at the University of Winnipeg. Fourth-year …

Canadians should be outraged with this purchase. It signifies the end of competitive hockey programming in this country, furthers the monopolization of the entire Canadian sports and television industries, and effectively ends the relationship millions of Canadians have developed with HNIC since it began on the radio in 1931.

This week, the Fulcrum met up with Carling Nigul-Chown to find out more about the third-year social science student and power forward for the women’s hockey team. The British Columbia native stands at 5’10 with a presence that cannot be missed on the ice, regardless of which team you’re on.

Here is a rundown of how the Gee-Gees performed in their winter 2013 season, followed by the winners of the prestigious* Cavalry Awards.

*not actually prestigious

Three members of the men’s hockey team have been given the all-star nod, representing the University of Ottawa in all categories: the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East’s first, second, and rookie all-star teams.

THE U OF O women’s hockey team has ended their season in the first round of playoffs, losing two consecutive games to the Université de Montréal Carabins in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) semi-finals.

Global climate change is threatening this activity, and to play hockey or go for a skate on a frozen lake or pond may soon be a thing of the past.

“These players have been playing for fifteen or more years, so they’re aware of those dangers,” said hockey coach Yanick Evola. “We just try to talk to them and give them a couple of exercises here and there to help prevent [concussions]. It happens quite a bit.”

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