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Jenkins and Williams both named to OUA All-Star teams

Third-year defencemen Kyle Jenkins and rookie Goaltender Matt Williams were both honoured by the OUA this past weekend, as the league announced their post-season award winners and divisional All-Star teams. After another stellar year in the purple and gold, defenceman Kyle Jenkins was recognized by the OUA and named to the OUA West Division’s second All-Star team for the second […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Hawks v.s. Gryphons in round 1 rematch

It’s playoff time in the OUA and the Laurier Golden Hawks enter the post-season this year playing as good of hockey as they have played in almost a decade. The Guelph Gryphons await the Golden Hawks as the playoffs will get underway starting this Thursday. The Golden Hawks were able to clinch a playoff spot with a statement win over […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Coach Paton remains optimistic despite winless home season

Heading into their final two home games of the season this past weekend, Coach Kelly Paton and her players were still in search of their first home win. In 10 previous games at the Waterloo Memorial Recreational Complex, the Golden Hawks team could not get a win, losing several tightly contested games. Laurier entered this final weekend with games against […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Women’s hockey team splits weekend games

In what has been a tough season for the Golden Hawks, Coach Paton finally believes the team is hitting their stride. Two big upsets in two weeks have the team members feeling great as they return home for the final stretch of the season. With two road wins against two nationally-ranked programs in the last two weeks, the Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Points in six straight games for Golden Hawks hockey

Coach Puhalski and his Golden Hawks men’s hockey team have started the new year with a bang! Laurier came out of this weekend’s games with two dominating home wins, and have won six of their past seven games dating back to the end of 2019. On Friday night against their rivals, the Western Mustangs, Laurier was able to win on […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team in a bit of a slump

After starting the season with five straight losses, the Golden Hawks women’s hockey team has picked up points in four of their last six games including their first two wins of the season in that span.  Coming off of two wins in a span of three games, Head coach Kelly Paton believed that her team had been playing an improved […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team still looking for its first win

Laurier’s women’s hockey team is still in search of their first win of the season after two home losses this weekend.  A 5-3 loss against Nipissing on Friday night as well as a 2-0 loss to Laurentian on Saturday afternoon has Coach Paton’s team sitting at the bottom of the OUA with a 0-0-1-3 record. The first four games of […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Retired Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne recipient of OUA John McManus award

On May 15, 2019, former Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne was awarded the OUA’s John McManus award, an honour that recognizes a retired OUA coach who has exemplified sportsmanship and service to the greatest extent during their tenure coaching in university sport. Osborne took over the women’s hockey team midway through the 2003-2004 season, and in his time as […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Colin Furlong signs professional contract with European team

Long time Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawk goaltender Colin Furlong has joined HC Pustertal Wolfe, a professional European hockey team that’s part of the Alps Hockey League. Furlong signed a professional contract with the Italian side earlier this summer after spending four years with the Golden Hawks. For Furlong, playing at a professional level was always the ultimate goal ever since […]

by Pranav Desai· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team announces Kelly Paton as new head coach

A new era has dawned upon us for Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s hockey.  Kelly Paton will be the Golden Hawks’ new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations taking over as the successor to Rick Osborne, who held the position for 15 years.  Despite the struggles of the last two years, having finished last in the OUA both seasons, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·