2016-17 Women's Hockey News

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    February 18, 2017
    Bisons shut Cougars out 1-0; win the Canada West Quarterfinal series 2-0 WINNIPEG – The #5 University of Manitoba Bisons shutout the Mount Royal Cougars in women’s hockey, Saturday, February 18 at Wayne Fleming Arena in game two of the Canada West Quarter-final best-of-three series. With the home win, Manitoba sweeps the series after winning 5-1 in game one on Friday.
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    February 17, 2017
    Bisons strike first in best-of-three series; taking game one 5-1 WINNIPEG – On Friday Feb.17, the #5 Manitoba Bisons and Mount Royal Cougars took to the ice at the Wayne Fleming Arena for their first game of a three game series in the Canada West quarter-finals. The Bisons took game one by a score of 5-1 and lead the quarter-final series 1-0.
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    February 13, 2017
    Cougars make first postseason appearance on the road in Winnipeg The Cougars qualified for the postseason for the first time in program history and have been on a roll down the stretch. The Cougars lost 1-0, then defeated the No. 1 UBC Thunderbirds 2-0 last weekend, showing the entire national that they compete with anyone.
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    February 12, 2017
    Cougars shutout Canada's top team 2-0; ready for first playoff run VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds (20-4-3-1) suffered a rare home-ice loss to close out the regular season falling 2-0 to the visiting Mount Royal Cougars (10-13-1-4) on senior’s night at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre Saturday.
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    February 11, 2017
    Thunderbirds shut Cougars out 1-0 on home ice VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds (20-3-3-1) took 53 minutes to find the back of the net but Logan Boyd’s eighth of the season was all that was needed for a 1-0 win over the visiting Mount Royal Cougars (9-13-1-4) Friday night at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
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    February 07, 2017
    Mount Royal travels to Vancouver to take on the top team in the nation The Cougars will conclude the regular season on the road against Canada’s top team, the UBC Thunderbirds. Mount Royal will likely finish in sixth spot in the conference, regardless of the weekend’s outcome. That means if the Cougars were to win their first round series, they would head right back to play the Thunderbirds again in the Canada West semifinals.
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    February 03, 2017
    Calgary avenges Saddledome loss with 2-0 shutout over Mount Royal CALGARY – Rachel Paul with the help of Kelsey Roberts carried the mail for the University of Calgary Dinos, winning 2-0 over the Mount Royal University Cougars, earning the weekend split, Friday evening, at the Father David Bauer Arena in Calgary.
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    February 03, 2017
    Women's Hockey Crowchild Classic Highlight Package Women's Hockey Crowchild Classic Highlight Package
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    February 02, 2017
    Cougars take down Dinos 3-1 at the Dome CALGARY – The Saddledome was rocking as the Mount Royal Cougars defeated the University of Calgary Dinos 3-1, in front of a raucous crowd on Thursday night. Nicolette Seper, Shawni Rodeback and Rachel Piitz scored for Mount Royal. Cheyann Newman scored the lone goal for the Dinos in the loss.
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    January 30, 2017
    Cougars and Dinos clash for fifth straight season on Saddledome ice The fifth annual Saddledome game goes Thursday night when the Dinos and Cougars square off. The Dinos have won three of four games on Saddledome ice but this season they have struggled and will likely finish last in the conference. Mount Royal is firmly cemented in a playoff spot for the first time in their Canada West career.
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    January 27, 2017
    Mount Royal falls 1-0 to Alberta in double overtime EDMONTON – Sophomore defenseman Cayle Dillon scored the only goal of the game two minutes into double overtime, as the University of Alberta Pandas hockey team earned their sixth-straight win with a 1-0 decision over the Mount Royal Cougars, Friday night at Clare Drake Arena.
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    January 26, 2017
    Cougars to play a home and home with the Pandas beginning in Edmonton Mount Royal got their first ever program victory over the Pandas on Oct. 29 at Clare Drake Arena. That win turned the tide on their season and the squad has nearly secured a playoff spot. The Cougars have three weekends to go, matching up with Alberta, Calgary and UBC.
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    January 21, 2017
    Regina salvages a split with the shootout victory over Mount Royal CALGARY – Emma Waldenberger scored the shootout winner as Regina managed to earn a weekend split with Mount Royal. Lilla Carpenter-Bosch and Kylie Gavelin scored in regulation for Regina, while Gabrielle Seper and Reanna Arnold got on the board for Mount Royal.
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    January 20, 2017
    Mount Royal strikes first against Regina on Friday night CALGARY - The Mount Royal Cougars won their fourth in a row on Friday night at Flames Community Arenas, defeating the University of Regina Cougars by a score of 2-1.
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    January 19, 2017
    The battle of the Cougars gets underway at FCA on Friday night Mount Royal has a chance to catch and pass Regina in the Canada West standings. If Mount Royal is able to take all six regulation points from Regina they would move into fifth place in the conference. The Cougars have all but locked up a playoff spot and are now looking to improve their standing within the conference.
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    January 14, 2017
    Cougars create separation in playoff race with 3-1 victory over Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE – Facing a virtual must win game, the Lethbridge Pronghorn women’s hockey team couldn’t find the offensive spark they needed and dropped the first half of a home-and-home series with the Mount Royal Cougars by a score of 3-1.
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    January 14, 2017
    Arnold plays hero as Cougars win in double overtime CALGARY - It took multiple breakaways, shots off the posts and even double overtime before the Mount Royal Cougars were finally able to pull ahead of the Lethbridge Pronghorns Saturday night.
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    January 11, 2017
    Mount Royal and Lethbridge battle for playoff positioning Mount Royal and Lethbridge are separated by seven points for the final playoff spot. With six points up for grabs, Mount Royal could open up a big lead on the Pronghorns if they were to sweep this weekend. Lethbridge could get to within one point of Mount Royal if they were to claim two regulation victories.
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    January 07, 2017
    Huskies outlast Cougars to earn the weekend split CALGARY – Kaitlin Willoughby, Hannah Heisler and Rachel Johnson scored for the Saskatchewan Huskies as they defeated the Mount Royal Cougars 3-2 on Saturday night at Flames Community Arenas. Nicolette Seper and Tianna Ko notched goals for Mount Royal in the loss.
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    January 06, 2017
    Pincott steals the show as the Cougars blank the Huskies CALGARY – Emma Pincott made 20 saves for her first shutout of the season as the Cougars defeated the Saskatchewan Huskies 1-0 at Flames Community Arenas.
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    January 05, 2017
    Cougars host Huskies in crucial weekend series Mount Royal sits ten points back of the Huskies coming into this weekend’s action. Mount Royal is in sixth place, the final playoff spot, while the Huskies are in fifth. With regulation wins worth three points in the women’s conference, Mount Royal has the potential to close a big gap on Saskatchewan this weekend.
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    December 05, 2016
    Bisons shutout Cougars Winnipeg, MB- On Friday, December 2, the #7 University of Manitoba Bisons women's hockey team defeated the Mount Royal Cougars by a score of 4-0, at the Wayne Fleming Arena.
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    December 05, 2016
    Mount Royal gets one back against Manitoba in final game before the holidays Winnipeg, MB- On Saturday, December 3, the #7 University of Manitoba Bisons women's hockey team fell to the Mount Royal Cougars by a score of 5-3, at the Wayne Fleming Arena in the last game of the first half.
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    November 28, 2016
    Thunderbirds sweep Cougars in exciting matinee CALGARY- The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds (13-1) managed to take down the Mount Royal Cougars (4-10) by the score of 2-1 in an exciting Saturday matinee at the Flames Community Arenas.
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    November 25, 2016
    Thunderbirds beat Cougars for 11th straight win CALGARY- The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds (12-1) took down the Mount Royal Cougars (4-9) on Friday night at the Flames Community Arenas by a score of 3-0.
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    November 24, 2016
    Cougars host top team in the nation on Friday night UBC enters this contest as the No. 1 ranked team in the nation. They received 40 first place votes, four more than the Saint Mary’s Huskies (AUS). The Cougars have only beaten the Thunderbirds twice in program history and will be in tough this weekend against Canada’s top team.
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    November 19, 2016
    Mount Royal scores four in the second to sweep away Horns in Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE – Exploding for four second period goals, the Mount Royal Cougars completed the home-and-home weekend sweep of the Lethbridge Pronghorns with a 4-2. With the win the Cougars improve to 4-6-0-2 and now hold a four point cushion on the Pronghorns for the final playoff spot. The loss drops the ‘Horns record to 2-7-1-2.
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    November 18, 2016
    Cougars down Pronghorns on home ice CALGARY - The Mount Royal Cougars (3-6-0-2) dominated play and picked up their third win of the year on Friday evening, defeating the Lethbridge Pronghorns (2-6-1-2) by a score of 2-1 at the Flames Community Arena in Calgary.
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    November 16, 2016
    Horns come to town Friday night for the first half of the home and home The Cougars are coming off two straight losses to the Huskies. The losses dropped them out of the sixth and final playoff spot for the time being. Fortunately, Lethbridge, the team they are chasing, is in town Friday night with some big points on the line.
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    November 05, 2016
    Huskies outlast Cougars on home ice SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan Huskies scored three straight goals to earn a 3-2 win Friday night over the Mount Royal Cougars Friday night at Rutherford Rink.
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    November 05, 2016
    Huskies Score Three Third Period Goals to Top Cougars SASKATOON – The No. 10 ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies scored three straight third period goals to top the Mount Royal University Cougars 3-1 Saturday night at Rutherford Rink.
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    November 02, 2016
    Cougars travel to Saskatoon for two with the Huskies The Cougars enter this series on a high after taking four of a possible six points off the Alberta Pandas. Their win on Saturday night was also the first in program history against the Pandas, snapping a 17-game losing streak.
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    October 29, 2016
    Cougars defeat Pandas for first time in regular season play EDMONTON – Gabrielle Seper scored the game winner with two minutes left in regulation, vaulting the Mount Royal Cougars to a 1-0 win over the U Sports No. 10 Alberta Pandas, Saturday night at Clare Drake Arena.
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    October 28, 2016
    Cougars make late-game comeback but fall short in shootout to Panda CALGARY –Kennedy Ganser scored the shootout winner to lift the Alberta Pandas to a 4-3 shootout victory over the Mount Royal Cougars. Gasner, along with Amy Boucher and Hannah Olenyk scored in regulation for the Pandas. Sarah Weninger, Channia Alexander, and Shawni Rodeback were the goal scorers for Mount Royal.
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    October 27, 2016
    Cougars begin home and home series with Alberta at home on Friday night Mount Royal earned their first points of the season last weekend with a win and an overtime loss against the Dinos. For the time being, the Cougars hold a playoff spot in the Canada West conference.
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    October 22, 2016
    Weninger nets winner, Cougars win first game of the season CALGARY- The Mount Royal University Cougars defeated the University of Calgary Dinos, 2-1, nabbing their first victory of the season, Friday night, Oct. 21, at the Father David Bauer Arena in Calgary.
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    October 19, 2016
    First Crowchild Classic matchup goes Thursday night at FCA The Cougars and Dinos square off in the first hockey game of this year’s Crowchild Classic series. Both sides enter the game winless but that will be no indication of the intensity level Thursday night at Flames Community Arenas. The Dinos are 11-5 against the Cougars over their first four seasons of competition.
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    October 18, 2016
    Weekend M & W Hockey Highlights vs. Manitoba Weekend M & W Hockey Highlights vs. Manitoba
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    October 15, 2016
    Bisons score twice to defeat Mount Royal for the second day in a row CALGARY – Lauryn Keen and Erica Rieder scored for the Bisons to secure the sweep over Mount Royal on Saturday afternoon. Erin McLean scored her first goal as Cougar in the loss. After a scoreless first period, it was Mount Royal who opened the scoring just 1:34 into the second. After a mad scramble in front of the Manitoba goal the puck squirted out to the point where Erin McLean was waiting for it.
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