Friday, February 10, 2012

AUS Update

In other AUS action tonight: Moncton defeated St. Thomas 4-3 in OT in the final game at the LBR, St. FX beat Saint Mary's 5-4 in a shootout, and Acadia beat Dalhousie 4-2.

Here are how the standings look with one game left in the regular season for every team: UNB - 41 points, SMU - 37, Moncton - 37, Acadia - 34, UPEI - 34, St. FX - 22, Dalhousie - 17, and STU - 14.

UNB has clinched first place overall and St. FX has clinched the final playoff berth. However, the all-important 2nd place and 4th place positions are still up for grabs. Moncton and Saint Mary's are tied for second place, with the winner receiving a first round bye and home ice advantage in the second round. Meanwhile, UPEI and Acadia are tied for 4th place, with the victor receiving with home ice advantage in the first round. SMU and UPEI hold the tiebreakers.

Tomorrow night the season wraps up with UdeM at UNB, UPEI hosting STU in Summerside as part of CBC's Hockey Day in Canada, Acadia traveling to Saint Mary's, and St. FX visiting Dalhousie,