Men's hockey

Gaels get their shot at the NHL with rookie invites

While the level of University hockey is exceptional, the choice to play it often signals the final stages of a player’s career.Continue...

Hanging up the skates

I can still vividly picture my first day of class. While pulling out my note pad, a fellow classmate approaches me, a 22-year old bearded sophomore and asked “are you the professor?”Continue...

Abraham nets second NHL shot

Although Hockey Canada listed the odds of making it to the NHL as a Canadian-born prospect as 4000-1, Queen’s defenceman, Spencer Abraham, hopes to bend the trend in his favour.Continue...

Gibson named to Canada’s U17 National Team

After spending over a decade building the men’s hockey program from the ground up, Brett Gibson has become one of the most respected coaches at the university level. Nationally, Hockey Canada has noticed Gibson, giving him opportunities he used to dream of.Continue...

National run ends short for men's hockey

While the Gaels went into the U Sports Championship in Fredericton with a confidence attained from their successful regular season, their national playoffs stint was cut short. The Gaels lost 5-1 in the first game to the tournament host, the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds. The game brought the Gaels’ 2016-17 run to an end, and the team finished fifth in the country.Continue...

An unexpected road trip to the U Sports Cavendish University Cup for men's hockey

While most of the Queen’s community might be upset at the snow this late into March, the men’s hockey team is relishing the situation it has left them.Continue...

Thirty-six years in the making for men's hockey

This Saturday, the Gaels will travel to North York to battle the York University Lions for the 106th Queen’s Cup — a competition the Gaels haven’t had the opportunity to take part in since 1981.Continue...

Gaels sweep McGill for berth to OUA finals

The men’s hockey team earned a place in the OUA finals with an emphatic 4-2 win over the McGill Redmen on Friday night, claiming the OUA East title in the second leg of a two-game sweep over the division leaders from Quebec.Continue...

Gearing up for the playoffs

By every standard, it’s been a legendary season for the men’s hockey team. On Saturday, after beating the Carleton Ravens in overtime, the Gaels clinched a third seed playoff spot and a new program record for wins in a season with 18.Continue...

Which varsity team will go farthest in the playoffs?

The Journal’s sports editors argue which Gaels team will go deep in the OUA playoffsContinue...

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