Bisons Hockey Advances to Host Mount Royal in Playoffs

Bisons Hockey Advances to Host Mount Royal in Playoffs

University of Manitoba BisonsThe Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team clinched fourth place over the long weekend to advance to hosting Mount Royal later this week.

The Bisons (12-12-4) finished the regular Canada West season after a 2-0 shutout win over the UBC Thunderbirds on Saturday.

Manitoba now hosts one of the two 2014 Canada quarterfinal best-of-three playoff series at Wayne Fleming Arena against the Mount Royal Cougars from February 21-23.

Last season in the conference playoffs, the Bisons swept Regina 2-0 at home in the quarterfinal best-of-three series and then lost 2-1 in semifinal best-of-three series at Saskatchewan.

Game 1 is Friday at 7 p.m., following by Saturday at 7 p.m. Should the teams split the series, a third game will be played Sunday at 3 p.m.

— Staff


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