Men’s hockey team opens with blow-out

The Cord’s Jamie Neugebauer reports that the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey team kicked off their 2010-11 season with an 8-0 win last night at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex. The Hawks downed the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Ridgebacks to start the season 1-0 for the third straight year. The win also marks the first under […]

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2010-11 Laurier hockey preview

Women’s The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s hockey team is beginning another season looking to defend the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Championship after obtaining their seventh consecutive banner last year. Led by five-time OUA coach of the year Rick Osborne, the Golden Hawks are determined to conclude the 2010-2011 season on top. “We don’t want to be the ones not […]

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NHL preview 2010-11

It has been 119 days since that jubilant June evening when the Stanley Cup was last awarded. The concealed nature of Patrick Kane’s game-winning goal discreetly won the Cup for the Chicago Blackhawks. Since then, many NHL teams have undergone dramatic changes, including the champions themselves. It’s a little too windy in Chicago. The Great Lake breeze sweeps away titles […]

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Wickenheiser joins CIS

It’s a pretty safe bet that the University of Calgary women’s hockey team will win more than seven games this year. Last week, the UC Dinos — who finished 7-15-2 last season — announced that Hayley Wickenheiser, arguably the most accomplished and celebrated women’s hockey player of all time, would be joining the team for the coming season. The three-time […]

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Former Hawk joins coaching ranks

Laurier’s men’s hockey team has a new man at the helm for the 2010-11 season. Greg Puhalski was named head coach at a press conference on June 17. Puhalski is a Laurier alumnus who once wore the Golden Hawk crest himself, helping the team win back-to-back Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships in both 1989 and 1990. Puhalski was a scoring […]

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Knox up for another award

2009-10 has definitely been a season to remember for Laurier goal tender Liz Knox. The fourth-year has already been named the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) player of the year for women’s hockey, as well as a first-team all-star on both the provincial and national levels. On top of that, Knox has dominated athletic awards […]

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Knox, Heap dominate Laurier athletic awards

The Wilfrid Laurier Department of Athletics and Recreation held their annual year-end banquet on Monday evening at the Athletic Complex. The event honours student-athletes excelling in their athletic endeavours, as well as in the classroom. This year first team All-Canadians Liz Knox of the women’s hockey team and Dillon Heap of the men’s football team, earned two of the ceremonies’ […]

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Knox named Outstanding Woman of Laurier

Fourth-year hockey goaltender extraordinaire Liz Knox has been named the Outstanding Woman of Laurier for the 2009-10 school year. Knox was one of four finalists in the running for the fifth annual award, celebrated with a luncheon at the Waterloo Inn on Wednesday. Megan Gilmore of the volleyball team, Dannielle Inglis of the curling team, and Brittany Shaw of the […]

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Bradley moves on to pro career

When Paul Bradley stepped onto the ice for his first game with the Royal Military College Paladins in 2005, there was little evidence that he would wind up where he did this season: pursuing a master’s degree in history and playing hockey for the Golden Hawks. In his fifth and final season playing university hockey this past year with the […]

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Knox named CIS player of the year

ANTIGONISH, NS — As part of last week’s Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) women’s hockey championship, the top players in Canada were recognized through the announcement of the major award winners as well as the national all-star selections. Laurier goalie Liz Knox took home the biggest prize of the evening, being named CIS player of the year, becoming the first Golden […]

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