Thursday, March 15, 2012

UNB At The University Cup

When the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds take to the ice one week from tonight against the UQTR Patriotes it will mark the 12th time since 1963-64 the V-Reds have appeared at Nationals. Here is a look at how they have fared in their 11 previous appearances:

1963-64 in Kingtson, Ontario
  • Lost to Alberta 5-3 in semi-final
  • Defeated Montreal 8-6 in consolation final
1983-84
  • Lost to Toronto 2 games to 0 in Eastern Canadian Regional (3-2, 5-2)
1996-97 in Toronto, Ontario
  • Defeated Alberta 4-3 OT in semi-finals
  • Lost to Guelph 4-3 in CIS Gold Medal Game
1997-98 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Defeated Waterloo 3-2 OT
  • Defeated Alberta 5-2
  • Defeated Acadia 6-3 in CIS Gold Medal Game
1999-2000 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Defeated Western Ontario 3-2 OT
  • Defeated Saskatchewan 5-4 2OT
  • Lost to Alberta 5-4 2OT in CIS Gold Medal Game
2002-03 in Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • Defeated Lakehead 4-3
  • Lost to UQTR 4-3
  • Lost to Alberta 8-2 in CIS Bronze Medal Game
2003-04 in Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • Defeated Ottawa 5-2
  • Defeated Alberta 6-5 OT
  • Lost to St. FX 3-2 2OT in CIS Gold Medal Game
2006-07 in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • Defeated Saskatchewan 2-1
  • Defeated UQTR 6-0
  • Defeated Moncton 3-2 OT in CIS Gold Medal Game
2007-08 in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • Defeated Brock 6-1
  • Defeated Saskatchewan 4-0
  • Lost to Alberta 3-2 in CIS Gold Medal Game
2008-09 in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Defeated Alberta 6-3
  • Defeated Lakehead 3-1
  • Defeated Western Ontario 4-2 in CIS Gold Medal Game
2010-11 in Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • Defeated Calgary 2-1
  • Defeated Western Ontario 4-0
  • Defeated McGill 4-0 in CIS Gold Medal Game

Overall, UNB has a record of 21-9, including 4-3 in Gold Medal Games. Under current head coach Gardiner MacDougall the V-Reds are an even more impressive 14-4. They have won CIS Gold 3 times and CIS Silver 2 times in their previous 5 appearances, all within the last 8 seasons.


All stats courtesy of ReDSEa database