2017-18 StFX X-Men Hockey - News

  • Jagger Dirk signs one year contract with AHL’s Utica Comets
    May 18, 2018
    StFX X-Men hockey defenseman Jagger has signed a one year contract with the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League (AHL), as announced by the club this week.  
  • Chase Marchand named Subway AUS male athlete of the week
    March 21, 2018
    Chase Marchand of the U SPORTS silver medalist StFX X-Men is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending March 18, 2018.
  • Jagger Dirk signs amateur contract with AHL’s Binghamton Devils
    March 21, 2018
    StFX X-Men hockey defenseman Jagger has signed an amateur tryout with the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL), as announced by the club earlier today.  
  • Marchand and Dirk receive national hockey honours
    March 14, 2018
    Chase Marchand was named the U SPORTS goaltender of the year Wednesday night, along with being named as a U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadian. Teammate Jagger Dirk was also singled out as a U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadian on defense.
  • Men's hockey championship playoff series schedule set
    March 02, 2018
    The 2018 Subway AUS Men’s Hockey Championship best-of-three final playoff series schedule between StFX and UNB has been set.
  • Chase Marchand named AUS men's hockey MVP
    February 21, 2018
    The StFX X-Men received multiple AUS accolades for thier performances on the ice during the 2017-18 season. Goaltender Chase Marchand was named the conference most valuable player and was an AUS first team all-star, while head coach Brad Peddle received the AUS Coach of the Year award. Defenseman Jagger Dirk and forward Michael Clarke were honored as AUS first team all-stars, defenseman Cole MacDonald was an AUS second team all-star and Santino Centorame was named to the AUS all-rookie team on defense.
  • Subway AUS men's hockey playoff schedules set
    February 19, 2018
    The schedules for the 2018 Subway AUS Men’s Hockey Playoffs semi-final rounds have been set.
  • X-Men wrap up AUS regular season play
    February 11, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 3 ranked StFX X-Men wrapped up AUS regular season play with a 5-0 loss to the UPEI Panthers Saturday night.  
  • UNB clinch first place with win over X-Men
    February 10, 2018
    Tyler Boland (St.John’s, NL), Oliver Leblanc (Quebec City, QC) and Kris Bennett (Brampton, ON) each had two points as the UNB Varsity Reds defeated the StFX X-Men 5-2 Friday night, clinching first place in the Atlantic University Sport standings.
  • X-Men and X-Women hockey playoff tickets now on sale  
    February 09, 2018
    StFX Athletics is pleased to announce that tickets for Game 1 of the AUS men’s hockey semifinal playoff series and Game 1 of the AUS women’s hockey playoff series are now on sale.
  • X-Men best Aigles Bleus 5-2 in final regular season home game
    February 03, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 1 ranked StFX X-Men (22-2-4) bested the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus (3-22-2) by a 5-2 score Saturday night at the Charles V. Keating Centre. The crowd of over 500 were treated to a very fast paced and physical 60 minutes of play.
  • Tigers upset U SPORTS No. 1 X-Men 7-3
    February 02, 2018
    The visiting Dalhousie Tigers (9-18-1) extended their winning streak to five games with a 7-3 upset over the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked StFX X-Men (21-2-4) Friday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. Seven different Tigers found the back of the X-Men net.
  • X-Men hockey back on top of U SPORTS national rankings, X-Women hockey ranked No. 3
    January 30, 2018
    The StFX X-Men hockey team are back atop the U SPORTS Top Ten national rankings, while the X-Women hockey team move up a spot to No. 3 in the country.
  • X-Men edge Huskies 3-2 in overtime
    January 26, 2018
    The StFX X-Men (21-1-4) scored quickly in overtime to edge the Saint Mary’s Huskies (16-8-2) by a 3-2 score in a tight Friday night game at the Halifax Forum.
  • X-Men on three-game win streak after 4-1 victory over Axemen
    January 24, 2018
    In a battle of U SPORTS top ten ranked teams, the No. 2 StFX X-Men defeated the No. 7 Acadia Axemen by a 4-1 score Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre on Bell Let’s Talk night.
  • X-Men skate to 5-1 victory over Aigles Bleus
    January 20, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Men skated to a 5-1 victory over the Univesité de Moncton Aigles Bleus Saturday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. A three-goal second period helped pace the X-Men to the win.
  • X-Men shut out Tigers 3-0
    January 17, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Men shut out the visiting Dalhousie Tigers 3-0 on a stormy Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. Despite play being postponed 15 minutes due to the inclement weather affecting the arrival of the games officials, both teams came ready to play a very active 60 minutes of hockey.
  • X-Men hockey and X-Women hockey ranked No. 2 and No. 4 in latest U SPORTS Top Ten
    January 16, 2018
    The X-Men hockey team drops one spot to No.2 in the latest U SPORTS Top Ten rankings, while the X-Women hockey team retains their No. 4 ranking.
  • X-Men fall to Varsity Reds in shootout
    January 13, 2018
    The battle of top ranked U SPORTS men’s hockey teams did not disappoint as the No. 3 UNB Varsity Reds defeated the No. 1 StFX X-Men 2-1 in a shootout at the Charles V. Keating Centre in front of over 1200 fans Saturday night.  
  • X-Men top visiting Panthers 5-2
    January 12, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 1 ranked StFX X-Men topped the visiting University of Prince Edward Island Panthers 5-2 in AUS play Friday night at the Keating Centre. The X-Men avenged a shootout loss to the Panthers last weekend in Charlottetown.
  • X-Men hockey ranked No. 1 in nation, X-Women hockey No. 4
    January 09, 2018
    The StFX X-Men hockey team is ranked No. 1 in the first U SPORTS top ten rankings of 2018. The X-Women hockey team holds onto their No. 4 ranking.
  • X-Men take over top spot in AUS with win over UNB
    January 06, 2018
    The StFX X-Men handed the UNB Varsity Reds their first regulation loss of the season, beating the host V-Reds 5-2 on Saturday evening. With the win, the X-Men take over top spot in the Atlantic University Sport standings.
  • Panthers defeat X-Men in shootout
    January 05, 2018
    In the first game of AUS regular season play in 2018, the UPEI Panthers skated to a 3-2 shootout victory over the U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men.
  • December winners announced for X-Men hockey dream draw
    January 04, 2018
    The December, 2017 winners for the X-Men hockey dream draw were recently announced.
  • U SPORTS all-stars win second game over juniors with late third period goal
    December 15, 2017
    Alberta Golden Bears forward Jason Fram put home a rebound with 6.5 seconds left, clinching a 4-3 victory for the U SPORTS All-Stars over Hockey Canada’s World Junior Prospects at the Meridian Centre on Thursday afternoon.
  • U SPORTS all-stars shut out Canada 3-0
    December 14, 2017
    Alberta Golden Bears forward Luke Philp scored early in the first period, and the U SPORTS All-Stars shut out Team Canada’s World Junior prospects 3-0 at the Meridian Centre Wednesday, in a tight opening game of the 2017 U SPORTS All-Star series.
  • Eric Locke honored as U SPORTS Top 8 Academic All-Canadian by Governor General
    December 08, 2017
    The U SPORTS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians for the 2016-17 season, including former X-Men hockey captain Eric Locke, were honoured in Quebec City on Friday morning. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, the newly-apppointed Governor General of Canada, presented the fifth annual Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation to the eight recipients, during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec, her official residence in Quebec City.
  • November winners announced for X-Men hockey dream draw
    December 07, 2017
    The November, 2017 winners for the X-Men hockey dream draw were recently announced.
  • Holden Cook named Subway AUS male athlete of the week
    December 05, 2017
    Holden Cook of the U SPORTS No. 4-ranked StFX X-Men hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Dec. 3, 2017.
  • Dirk, Cook and Clarke to represent Canada on U SPORTS all-star team
    December 04, 2017
    Three X-Men hockey athletes have been selected to the U SPORTS all-star team that will play an upcoming two-game series against the Canadian national junior team. Forwards Micheal Clarke and Holden Cook and defenceman Jagger Dirk will join their head coach Brad Peddle who is also the head coach of the all-star team. Peddle was an assistant coach with the all-star squad last year and Cook will be making his second consecutive appearance on the team.
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