Huskies and Reds earn weekend sweeps in men's hockey action

Huskies and Reds earn weekend sweeps in men's hockey action

The Saint Mary's Huskies and UNB Reds both earned weekend sweeps in AUS men's hockey action, allowing them to pull ahead in the AUS men's hockey standings.

The Huskies topped the Acadia Axemen 3-2 in overtime action on Wednesday evening, with Alex Peters winning the game for the Huskies with a wrist shot over the shoulder of Axemen goalie Logan Flodell. The Huskies then visited the Universite de Moncton Aigles Bleus on Saturday night, playing to another overtime victory. A goal from Jake Coughler at 3:59 of the overtime period on the power play enabled the Huskies to defeat the Aigles Bleus 6-5.

The Reds visited the StFX X-Men on Friday night, playing to a 5-1 victory, then topped the Dalhousie Tigers on Saturday evening with another 5-1 win. The Reds remain undefeated and now have a 12-0-2 record on the season, putting them at the top of the standings with 26 points, while the Huskies have a 10-3-1 record to sit in second with 21 points. 

On Saturday night, the UPEI Panthers topped the X-Men 5-3 in Antigonish. 

Friday night action between the Panthers and Tigers and Acadia Axemen and Aigles Bleus were both postponed due to weather conditions.


Week Scores:

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Acadia 2 at Saint Mary's 3 (OT)


Friday, Nov. 16

UPEI at Dalhouse (postponed)

Acadia at Moncton (postponed)

UNB 5 at StFX 1


Saturday, Nov. 17

UPEI 5 at StFX 3

UNB 5 at Dalhousie 1

Saint Mary's 6 at Moncton 5 (OT)



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