Date Fri/Sat, Jan. 6/7
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('12) SSK Leads 12-7
Current Streak SSK W 1
Last Meeting Nov. 5, 2016
SSK 6 @ MRU 2
- The second half of the Canada West men's hockey season kicks off with a meeting of the top two teams in the conference standings.
- Saskatchewan won back-to-back games over Alberta before the break, while Mount Royal enters the weekend winners of four straight contests.
- The Huskies moved up to No. 2 in the U Sports Top 10 after taking down Alberta 4-1 and 4-0.
- Goaltender Jordon Cooke celebrated a gold medal with Team Canada at the Spengler Cup. Cooke was the first active Canada West player to be on the Spengler Cup roster in more than 30 years.
- Saskatchewan's Jesse Forsberg leads all Canada West defencemen with 15 points this season.
By The Numbers
5 -Saskatchewan was a perfect 5-0 at home last season in the months of January and February.
6 - Each team took its turn scoring 6 goals the last time the two schools met back in November.
8 - Saskatchewan has been strong on the penalty kill this season, sitting second with just 8 goals allowed.
928 -Jordon Cooke leads all conference goaltenders (with more than 6 GP) with a .928 save percentage.