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To get you set for this weekend's Canada West women's hockey action, here are some storylines from around the conference in the latest edition of Ice Chips.
Eight and counting for the Thunderbirds in final home stand of 2016
VANCOUVER — Riding an eight-game win streak, the UBC Thunderbirds women's hockey team (7-1-2-0) returns to action following a bye week hosting the Regina Cougars (5-4-1-0) Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18th and 19th respectively, at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre. This weekend features the final home games for UBC before the mid-season Christmas break.
Horns come to town Friday night for the first half of the home and home
CALGARY — The Cougars are coming off two straight losses to the Huskies. The losses dropped them out of the sixth and final playoff spot for the time being. Fortunately, Lethbridge, the team they are chasing, is in town Friday night with some big points on the line.
No. 9 women's hockey takes on Dinos
SASKATOON — In their last six meetings at Rutherford Rink, the Huskies have earned victories five times.
#6 Bison women’s hockey team hosts Alberta
WINNIPEG — Heading into the two game weekend series, Manitoba sits in second place in the Canada West standings entering the weekend with a 7-2-1-0 record for 23 points (three points given out for regulation win) and only two points out of first spot held by UBC. The Bisons have won four of last six consecutive conference games. Alberta is fifth in the eight team conference as they hold a 2-3-2-3 record for 13 points and lost two of last three games.