Sports

Spartans face SFU Clan in opening round

A third-place finish for the Trinity Western Spartans means a date with the No. 2 Simon Fraser Clan in the best-of-three opening round B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League series.

The Spartans and Clan drop the puck in game one tonight (Thursday) at the Langley Events Centre. Game two is Friday at Burnaby’s Bill Copeland Arena and if necessary, the third and deciding game would be Sunday and also in Burnaby.

SFU was 19-3-0-2 on the season while Trinity Western was 10-13-0-1.

The Spartans closed the regular season over the weekend with a 3-2 overtime loss to the Selkirk Saints at the Castlegar Recreation Centre. The victory allowed the Saints to jump past SFU for top spot in the regular season.

The Spartans also lost 6-5 the night before in Cheney, Wash. against the Eastern Washington Eagles.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Optimism after meeting in Victoria to discuss Willoughby school challenges
 
Police tactics questioned in Canada Day bomb probe
 
Campaign trail tarred with ‘gay serum’ rumour
Surrey flooding minor, if at all–Delta watching areas of concern.
 
Surrey woman dies after being struck by car Oct. 11
 
Native art stolen in break-in
Military theme of Langley Rotary Club gala is very timely
 
ICBC pedestrian safety campaign
 
Most colonoscopies on time in Fraser region despite demand surge

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.