In Game 1 of the Subway AUS semifinal series, the Saint Mary's Huskies shutout the StFX X-Men 1-0 at the Forum. The Huskies had two second period goals and one in the third, as they took a 1-0 lead in the best of five series.
The Cape Breton Capers outlasted the StFX X-Men 104-99 in an exciting Saturday night matchup at the StFX Oland Centre. The X-Men are still looking to clinch a spot in the AUS championship while the Capers have already punched their playoff ticket.
The Cape Breton Capers overcame a resilient StFX X-Women squad to earn a 71-52 victory Saturday evening. It marked the second straight won for the Capers over the X-Women, having previously won at home Thursday night.
The Acadia Axemen extended their season with a 3-2 overtime win over the StFX X-Men on Friday night in Game 2 of the best of three quarterfinal series. The deciding Game 3 of the series will be played Sunday night at StFX.
The StFX X-Men fell 4-1 to the UPEI Panthers Saturday night in the final regular season game of the AUS season. With the win the Panthers (15-12-3) captured fourth place and home ice advantage in the opening quarter-final round of the playoffs, upcoming next week.
The visiting Saint Mary’s Huskies picked up an 85-77 win over the StFX X-Women on Saturday evening. The Huskies led by a wide margin for most of the game, but X showed great determination to reduce the lead to four points in the game’s final minute.
The StFX X-Men emerged victorious 75-72 over the Acadia Axemen in a thrilling mid-week matchup at the StFX Oland Centre. Jayden Smith (Halifax, NS) made a buzzer beating three-point shot from the corner to give StFX a three-point win and earn a precious four points in the AUS standings in their battle to secure a playoff spot.