WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Graduating hockey Axeman Matt Pufahl will extend his hockey career with the Colorado Eagles this coming season. The Eagles will take over as the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche affiliate team. The AHL Board of Governors approved league expansion in July of 2017, with the Eagles set to come on board this season. The Eagles are located in Loveland, CO — about 100km north of Denver.
FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) - Stephane Legault had a five-point afternoon and Riley Kieser had two goals and two assists as the Alberta Golden Bears beat the Acadia Axemen 8-6 in the third quarter-final game of the 2018 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms University Cup.
FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) ? Concordia forward Anthony Beauregard was honoured with the Senator Joseph A. Sullivan Trophy as U SPORTS men?s hockey Player of the Year. Axeman Steve Harper was honoured as a second team All-Canadian.
The UNB Varsity Reds have been named University Cup favourites in the lead-up to an action-packed weekend of #CHAMPSZN. The No. 7 seeded Axemen will open on Friday, March 16 at 1pm AT against the No. 2 Alberta Golden Bears.
Congratulations to Hockey's Boston Leier and Basketball's Allie Berry who are this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week. Allie's Axewomen captured the AUS Championship and Boston's Axemen will battle it out this week for a chance to head to the U SPORTS Nationals in Fredercton next weekend.
Antigonish, NS – The StFX X-Men have advanced to the Subway AUS championship series with a 6-5 victory over the Acadia Axemen Thursday night at the Charles V. Keating Centre in Game 5 of the AUS semifinals. The X-Men won the series 3-2 in front of a sell-out crowd of 1800 fans.
ANTIGONISH, NS – The StFX X-Men evened up the Subway AUS best-of-five semifinal series with a 3-0 shutout victory over the Acadia Axemen Friday night in front of over 1000 fans at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
ANTIGONISH, NS – In a battle of U SPORTS ranked teams, the No. 3 StFX X-Men fell 4-2 to the No. 7 Acadia Axemen Thursday evening in front of over 800 hometown fans as the Axemen earned a key victory on the road in Game 1 of the Subway AUS semifinal best-of-five series at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2017-18 AUS men's hockey major award winners and all-stars as selected by the conference's seven head coaches following regular season play. Second year forward Stephen Harper was named to the AUS first team all-star squad. Teammate Boston Leier was named to the second team.
HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to Hockey's Boston Leier who was named the Subway AUS Athlete of the Week ending Feb. 18, 2018. Leier and the Axemen advance to the AUS semi-finals vs StFX after a quarterfinal sweep of the Dalhousie Tigers.
Congratulations to Basketball's Haley McDonald and Hockey's Boston Leier, this week's Acadia McDonalds Athletes of the Week. McDonald averaged 29.5 points in two games and Leier scored three goals and assist in a two-game sweep of the best of three quarterfinal series vs Dalhousie.
HALIFAX, N.S. – In game two of the best of three playoff series, the Dalhousie Tigers faced elimination at home against the Acadia Axemen. Despite getting outplayed in the first two periods, the Axemen put together a tremendous final frame with 4 unanswered goals to claim the 4-2 win, and 2-0 series victory.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 8 ranked Acadia Axemen gave the home crowd a Valentine’s Day to remember with a 5-2 win over the Dalhousie Tigers to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three AUS quarterfinal series.
Wolfville, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen ended their regular season on home ice on a high note, defeating the U SPORTS No. 6 ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies 3-0. Axemen goaltender and Subway First Star of the Night Robert Steeves turned aside all 24 shots by the Huskies for his second shutout of the season.