No. 2 Men's Hockey Aims to Clinch Top Spot

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat Feb. 3/4
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series SSK Leads 103-54-11
  Home 64-22-5
  Current Streak MAN W 1
   Last Meeting Nov. 26, 2016
          SSK 2 @ MAN 5

5 Things

  1. The Huskies need one point or a Mount Royal loss to clinch a home date for a Canada West semifinal series Feb 24-26. The Huskies may also be able to lock up first place this weekend.
  2. Saskatchewan is 12-1 at home this season. The last home loss came October 22 to Lethbridge.
  3. Jordon Cooke remains tied for the Canada West regular season record with four shutouts in 2016-17.
  4. Logan McVeigh was named Canada West second star of the week after scoring five goals in last weekend's sweep of Regina.
  5. Manitoba is still looking to solidify its post-season berth. The Bisons are currently fifth in the standings with 26 points.

By The Numbers

3 - The Huskies have seen 3 hat tricks in 2016-17. Logan McVeigh, Kohl Bauml and Jesse Forsberg have all racked up 3 goal games this season. 

4 - The Huskies will clinch first place in the Canada West if they lead the second place Alberta Golden Bears by 4 points or more following this weekend's action.

9 - Goaltender Jordon Cooke has won 9 straight starts for the Huskies. 

10 - Friday night's 10-2 win over Regina marks the only time this season that a Canada West team has scored 10 goals in a game.