Furies season ends but the future is exciting

By: Ella Bonaldi On March 10th, Toronto’s CWHL team, the Toronto Furies, played the Calgary Inferno in the Clarkson Cup semifinals. In a best-of-three games matchup, three full games were needed to decide a winner. Although the Furies were unable to advance, Toronto fans do have a lot to be proud of from the 2018-19 season. The trio of games really could’ve gone either way, … Continue reading Furies season ends but the future is exciting

Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

By: Matthew Rodrigopulle The crowd roared as Ryerson goaltender Fanny Vigeant made a tremendous third period save during a 5-on-3 penalty kill. But it wouldn’t be enough for the Rams in a must-win game. The Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team fought hard but ultimately suffered a 1-0 loss to the Guelph Gryphons in Game Two of the McCaw Cup semifinals on Friday, putting an end … Continue reading Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

Three reasons Ryerson Hockey remains a must-watch in 2018-19

(By: Jackson Farough and Emile Riga) As the Rams’ hockey season kicks off with the men’s season opener on October 3rd, fans should be very optimistic about both teams this season. After two exciting seasons that featured postseason appearances from both teams last year, it’s no surprise that Ryerson hockey provides tons of intrigue in 2018-19. Here’s why: 1. The Coaches John Duco, the head … Continue reading Three reasons Ryerson Hockey remains a must-watch in 2018-19

Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice

(By: Stephanie Liu) On Feb. 13, the Toronto Maple Leafs held an open practice at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to kick off their second annual Winter Week, a celebration of hockey. There was a sea of blue and white at the Ryerson recreation facility, with more than 230 fans in attendance. Not only were Ryerson students present at the event, but there were also attendees … Continue reading Toronto Maple Leafs hold an open practice on Ryerson’s home ice

Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

(By: Stephanie Liu and Sarah Do Couto) The National Hockey League (NHL) is celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2017. The league has reflected on its history through a series of centennial-themed events happening since January, with Wayne Gretzky serving as their official ambassador. The NHL will conclude its centennial celebration on Dec. 19 in Ottawa, where the first ever NHL game was played in 1917. … Continue reading Celebrating NHL 100 with top hockey moments

Rams beat Laurier in shootout on five year anniversary of Rams sports at the MAC

(By: Nicholas Baxter and Thomas Debost) Ryerson’s men’s hockey team celebrated five years of Rams sports at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in style, beating the Laurier Golden Hawks 4-3 in a shootout Wednesday night. Though this was just another regular season game for the players, it was highly anticipated by the university, its students, and all Rams fans. The arena nearly reached full capacity for … Continue reading Rams beat Laurier in shootout on five year anniversary of Rams sports at the MAC

Opinion: International students forced to cope with lack of worldwide sports coverage

(By: Thomas Debost) Imagine not being able to watch the big game. The feeling one gets when their favourite team wins the championship is phenomenal. Not being able to find the game on TV, not so much. This is a struggle that I, along with other international students at Ryerson face on a daily basis. Whether it’s a time-zone issue, or simply a lack of … Continue reading Opinion: International students forced to cope with lack of worldwide sports coverage

Maple Leafs beat Capitals in double overtime win

(By: Nick Baxter) Game 2 of the first round series between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Washington Capitals went to double overtime Sunday night ending with a 4-3 win for the Leafs. Leaf Nation could barely watch as they knew a loss and a 2-0 deficit in the series would be near impossible to overcome against the Capitals. If they had any chance of … Continue reading Maple Leafs beat Capitals in double overtime win

The Toronto Maple Leafs in the playoffs? Yeah, right

(By: Nick Baxter) If someone had told me at the beginning of the season that the Leafs would make the playoffs one year after finishing dead last in the NHL, I would have laughed in their face. Don’t get me wrong, I am a Leafs fan, but I’m also a realist. There’s no doubt that there was some serious excitement surrounding the team at the … Continue reading The Toronto Maple Leafs in the playoffs? Yeah, right

Marlies pull one win over IceCaps in Weekend Back-to- Back

(By: Hilary Punchard) The Toronto Marlies faced the St. John’s IceCaps at home this past weekend in a back-to- back finishing with a 3-1 win on Saturday March 4 and falling short to the IceCaps 0-3 on Sunday, March 5. The Marlies played a strong first game with 21 shots on net while IceCaps goalie, Charlie Lindgren, defended rigorously. Sunday’s game finished with both the … Continue reading Marlies pull one win over IceCaps in Weekend Back-to- Back