On September 15, UBC men’s hockey faced the SFU Clan in the first game of the inaugural Captains Cup. They defeated their Lower Mainland rivals 8-3.
Sunday was a proud day for Alex Morrison and his family. The Thunderbirds wide receiver was drafted 29th overall at the CFL Entry Draft by the Montreal Alouettes. Morrison was the lone Thunderbirds player to be drafted in the eight-round draft.
For Mosher, the match was a good way for him to assess his squad’s needs for the upcoming campaign. “It’s a starting point for us building up to when the season starts,” said Mosher. “That’s the squad that we’re looking to build towards."
With an abundance of talented players coming in this season, Collings spoke a little bit about the team’s new acquisitions. “We got some really strong transfer students,” said Collings. “Lexie Brenneis came from Montana; we got Sydney Brown, a transf
With Butenschon at the helm, the ’Birds showed steady improvement. Although the results were still underwhelming, their late-season efforts were impressive. They played from behind numerous times throughout the season and somehow found ways to get
“We made some mistakes and [Calgary] made us pay,” said Butenschon. “They play a real patient, conservative system.” Despite the heartbreaking playoff exit, the Thunderbird head coach was very proud of the push they made at the end of the regular sea
Saturday was the Thunderbirds’ last home game of the season and the last for Joe Antilla at Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Arena. The forward has been with the varsity club for the past five years. “He’s exactly what you look for in a hockey player.”
After his departure from the Canucks, Butenschon returned to Germany and spent seven seasons playing for Adler Mannheim and the Thomas Sobo Ice Tigers. He also represented Germany at the 2010 WInter Olympic Games. Butenschon retired from profession
The game was physical and fast-paced from the get-go. Both teams were fighting for the sixth and final playoff spot in the Canada West, and the physicality demonstrated on the ice proved just how crucial the game was.
Is the UBC men's hockey team perenially cursed to be humiliated at home by a Canada West rival, or is this the year where they surpass all our low expectation and take their rightful place as the best men's hockey team on campus?
After a couple more competitions in Victoria and Boston, the teams headed to the Niagara Region in early November for the Canadian University Rowing Championships, which was held in the small city of Welland, Ontario. Men’s team coach Mike Pearce emp
The event featured a Canucks open practice for the first hour. At noon, players from the men’s and women’s Thunderbird teams joined the NHL squad for a skills competition. Contestants were split into two sides that were mixed with Canucks and UBC pla
Despite the Spartans’ immense pressure on the ’Birds in the first half, they were unable to find the score sheet. Put simply, the ’Birds were able to capitalize on the few chances they had. “[The Spartans] had a lot of weapons up front and I think o
Although the ’Birds were only able to find the back of the net twice, they undoubtedly dominated the game. They outshot the Bisons by an incredible margin of 31-1, forcing Manitoba keeper Madison Wilford to be on top of her game.
The fourth-year sociology major was signed to a one-day amateur contract with the professional club after it was announced early Tuesday that starting goaltender Ryan Miller was injured and had been ruled out of the Canucks lineup against the St. Lo