2018-19 MRU Cougars Women's Hockey News

  • Willoughby breaks the ice as Huskies shut out Cougars in Game 1
    February 15, 2019
    The University of Saskatchewan Huskies women's hockey team opened up their postseason with a convincing 5-0 victory over the Mount Royal Cougars in game one of the best-of-three series on Friday, Feb. 19 at Merlis Belsher Place.
  • Rodeback, Cougars sweep the ‘Horns heading into playoffs
    February 09, 2019
    CALGARY-  An emotional but vital season-concluding game for Mount Royal on home-ice saw host the Cougars sweep provincial rivals Lethbridge Pronghorns Saturday night 6-2 at the Flames Community Arena to end their season.
  • De Beauville Shuts Out Pronghorns in Penultimate Regular Season Game
    February 08, 2019
    LETHBRIDGE — Despite a relatively close game on the shot clock, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns are held scoreless in their final home game of the season falling 2-0 to the Mount Royal Cougars, thanks to a successful shutout bid by Cougars netminder Zoe De Beauville on Friday.
  • Cougars emphatically snap losing streak with 6-1 win
    February 02, 2019
    CALGARY - Saturday night, the Mount Royal Cougars and Saskatchewan Huskies rematched at the Flames Community Arenas after a Huskies win the day prior. After a tough first period, the Cougars emerged with a major lead and weren’t shaken from the top, winning 6-1 and punching their ticket into the playoffs.
  • Cougars drop seven goal thriller to Saskatchewan
    February 01, 2019
    CALGARY - Friday night, at the Flames Community Arenas, the Mount Royal Cougars and Saskatchewan Huskies both sought to end their respective losing streaks. Following an early Huskies lead the Cougars evened the score, but the Huskies ultimately took it by a final score of 4-3.
  • Dinos squeeze past Cougars at Crowchild Classic
    January 29, 2019
    CALGARY- The fourth meeting between crosstown rivals Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary was not any regular setting for a Canada West showdown. For the seventh time, the Cougars and Dinos clashed inside the Scotiabank Saddledome where Calgary picked up a vital three points with just two weekends left to play with a 2-1 win in front of 1,826 fans.
  • Cougars fall in OT at Father David Bauer Arena
    January 25, 2019
    CALGARY – On the heels of the seventh annual Crowchild Classic, the University of Calgary Dinos took care of business on home turf, besting the Mount Royal University Cougars 2-1 in overtime, Friday evening at the Father David Bauer Arena.
  • Crosstown smackdown especially special for Cougar seniors
    January 23, 2019
    CALGARY - Not many athletes get to experience it, and not many memories can top it.
  • Pandas blank Cougars to split series
    January 19, 2019
    EDMONTON - Looking to rebound after a disappointing game the previous night in Calgary, the Alberta Pandas Hockey were able to do so in convincing fashion, shutting out the Mount Royal Cougars 3-0 Saturday night at Clare Drake Arena.
  • Cougars double up Pandas at FCA
    January 18, 2019
    CALGARY - Friday night, the Mount Royal Cougars’ women’s hockey team and the Alberta Pandas faced off at the Flames Community Arenas. The weekend before, the Cougars had been beaten by the Manitoba Bisons, so the Calgary-based team was looking for some redemption.
  • Strong start not enough as Cougars are swept by Manitoba
    January 12, 2019
    CALGARY – Saturday, at the Flames Community Arenas, the Mount Royal Cougars’ and the Manitoba Bisons’ women’s hockey teams played a rematch, following a 4-1 Bisons win on Friday. Despite the Cougars starting strong and gaining the lead early eventually the Bisons took over, winning 4-1 again.
  • Cougars fall to defending national champion Manitoba Bisons 4-1
    January 11, 2019
    CALGARY - Friday, at the Flames Community Arenas the Mount Royal Cougars Women’s Hockey team fell to the national defending champion Manitoba Bisons 4-1.
  • Cougars edge T-Birds for weekend split
    January 05, 2019
    VANCOUVER - In their second game of the 2019 calendar year, the UBC Thunderbirds (8-4-3-3) dropped a 1-0 decision to the Mount Royal University Cougars (7-9-1-1) on Saturday afternoon at Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
  • Cougars can't complete the comeback in Vancouver
    January 04, 2019
    VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds (8-3-3-3) were victorious in their first game of the 2019 calendar year, utilizing two second period goals and a defensively strong third period to get past the Mount Royal University Cougars (6-9-1-1) 2-1 on Friday night at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
  • Women's Hockey Mid-Season Review
    December 13, 2018
    Mount Royal comes into the winter break having had their three-game winning streak snapped by Regina who leapfrogged them in the standings however, there have been lots of positives for Scott Rivett and his team to take away from their first semester.
  • Cougars held scoreless in loss to Regina
    December 01, 2018
    CALGARY- Saturday, at the Flames Community Arenas, the women’s hockey Mount Royal Cougars and Regina Cougars played for the last time this regular season
  • Cougars win double overtime thriller over Regina
    November 30, 2018
    CALGARY – Friday night, the Mount Royal Cougars women’s hockey team defended their territory from the Regina Cougars at the Flames Community Arenas. While Mount Royal had just won their last two games, Regina had lost theirs. The game came out to a score of 3-3 after a struggle. While Regina lead the game initially, the Cougars steadily caught up and in the second overtime won the game.
  • DeBeauville backstops Cougars to sweep of Pronghorns
    November 24, 2018
    LETHBRIDGE - Following a loss last night in Calgary in the front half of the home-and-home series, home ice didn’t treat the Lethbridge Pronghorn any better, falling in a heartbreaking 1-0 to the Mount Royal Cougars in Canada West women’s hockey action. 
  • Mackenzie Butz's first U SPORTS goal seals win for Cougars
    November 23, 2018
    CALGARY – On Friday the Mount Royal Cougars Women’s Hockey team took on the Lethbridge Pronghorns at the Flames Community Arenas for the first part of a home-and-home. Both Albertan teams were coming in from a loss, after the Cougars took the lead, the Pronghorns were left behind unable to catch up. The game came out to a final score of 2-1 for the Cougars.
  • Cougars edged out in Saskatoon
    November 17, 2018
    SASKATOON – Second-year Huskie Chloe Smith broke a scoreless tie with 8:44 left in the third period to help the University of Saskatchewan bounce back with a 1-0 victory over Mount Royal on Saturday at Merlis Belsher Place.
  • Cougars fend off Huskies to capture victory
    November 16, 2018
    SASKATOON – The Mount Royal Cougars snapped a three-game losing skid against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies women's hockey team, with a 3-2 victory, on Nov. 16, at Merlis Belsher Place.  
  • Amy's late goal lifts Cougars past Dinos
    November 10, 2018
    CALGARY – On Saturday, the Mount Royal Cougars and the Calgary Dinos women’s hockey teams met for the second half of their Crowchild Classic at the Flames Community Arena, following a 3-2 win for the Dinos the day before. After a slow start, the Cougars gained the lead in the second period, failed to hang onto it, then earned it back in the third period to win 2-1.
  • Cougars fall 3-2 at Father David Bauer Arena
    November 09, 2018
    CALGARY – The losing drought is over as the University of Calgary Dinos nabbed their first win of the season, dropping the Mount Royal University Cougars 3-2, Friday evening at the Father David Bauer Arena.
  • Cougars narrowly defeated in Winnipeg
    October 28, 2018
    WINNIPEG — Rookie Erin Fargey registered her first career U SPORTS win and shutout on Sunday afternoon at Wayne Fleming Arena, stopping 16 shots as the No. 2 ranked Manitoba Bisons got past the Mount Royal Cougars 2-0. 
  • No. 2 ranked Manitoba defeats Cougars
    October 27, 2018
    WINNIPEG — An Alexandra Anderson goal with 4:15 to go in the third period was the difference-maker on Saturday night at Wayne Fleming Arena, as the No. 2 ranked Manitoba Bisons got past the Mount Royal Cougars 3-1 in a fast-paced battle.
  • Cougars take down Pandas 3-1
    October 20, 2018
    CALGARY - The Mount Royal Cougars and University of Alberta Pandas, played the second half of a home-and-home Saturday at the Flames Community Arena. Yesterday the game in Edmonton resulted in a 7-0 win for the Pandas.
  • Alberta sinks Cougars to open home and home series
    October 19, 2018
    EDMONTON - The Alberta Pandas won their fourth-straight with a 7-0 victory over the Mount Royal Cougars, Friday night at Clare Drake Arena
  • Thunderbirds shut Cougars out 3-0
    October 13, 2018
    CALGARY - The Mount Royal Cougars’ and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds’ women’s hockey teams played a rematch on a snowy Saturday afternoon just seventeen hours after their last game concluded in double overtime. Thunderbirds defender Mikayla Ogrodniczuk said going into the game “we definitely have room for improvement in this game, but we’re looking to secure another win and play another solid game.” At the end of the day, they did just that, earning themselves a 3-0 victory.
  • Cougars fal in double overtime to T-Birds
    October 12, 2018
    CALGARY - Mount Royal University’s women's hockey team, the Cougars, played their first home game of the season which turned out to be a riveting game against the University of British Columbia’s Thunderbirds on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Flames Community Arena. Both teams came in with one loss and one win under their belt, and both rocketed off as soon as the puck dropped. The two teams were tense and evenly matched throughout the game, with the 1-1 tie established in the first period carrying on until overtime, and the teams went into a second overtime. The Thunderbirds eventually scored a goal and won the game. MRU’s Daria O’Neil called it “one of the tougher games,” the fourth-year defenceman went on to say “We are obviously disappointed with the result but were are proud of how we’d played.” 
  • Mount Royal survives a late Regina onslaught
    October 06, 2018
    Anna Purschke’s two goals led Mount Royal to a 3-2 victory over the University of Regina women’s hockey team at The Co-operators Centre on Saturday afternoon.
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