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October 23, 2019 | Hockey (M)

Can the Stingers skate away with another victory over McGill?

Corey Cup to decide men's hockey bragging rights

The Signature Series is back with one of the most exciting events in all of U SPORTS. The 33rd annual Corey Cup showdown takes place this Saturday when the Concordia Stingers and McGill University battle for men's university hockey supremacy in Montreal.

This is the premier game for passionate hockey fans who thrive on the hyped, crazy atmosphere. You don’t want to miss the Stingers and their crosstown rivals going toe-to-toe for 60 of the most intense minutes in sports.

The teams play three times over the course of the season. Concordia won the opening game of the series on Oct. 5. Rookie left wing Tyler Hylland scored the winner at 2:35 of overtime to give the Stingers a 3-2 victory. He spearheaded a wild comeback that saw Concordia score three unanswered goals in the last half of the game.

The second game is set for Saturday night. The final meeting takes place Jan.10 at McGill.

The Stingers are currently in fifth place in the 10-team OUA conference with seven points and a 3-2-1 record, while McGill holds down the eighth spot with a 2-3-1 record and five points.

Hylland has been the Stingers’ biggest offensive threat so far this season. He has three goals and three assists for six points in six games.McGill’s veteran forward Guillaume Gauthier is also picking up significant points with three goals and two assists for five points in six games.

The Stingers are the defending champions. They skated off with a 4-3 victory in the previous Corey Cup clash last February.

The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. at Concordia’s Ed Meagher Arena, 7200 Sherbrooke St. W.

Check out the schedule and results for the 2019-20 Signature Series brought to you by McKibbin’s Irish Pub.

Event 1

Sept. 21 – Football – Homecoming

Concordia 37, Sherbrooke 35

Event 2

Sept. 29 – Women’s Rugby – Kelly-Anne Drummond Cup

Concordia 74, McGill 0

Event 3

Oct. 18 – Soccer – Erica Cadieux Games

Women’s game – Concordia 1, Montréal 1

Men’s game – Concordia 1, Montréal 1

Event 4

Oct. 26 - Men’s Hockey – Corey Cup

Concordia vs. McGill - 7:30 p.m.

Event 5

Nov. 20 – Men’s Rugby – Nationals Opening Game

Concordia vs. TBA

Event 6

Jan. 11 – Women’s Basketball – Shoot for the Cure

Concordia vs. UQAM

Event 7

Feb. 8 – Women’s Hockey – Pink in the Rink

Concordia vs. McGill

Event 8

Feb. 15 – Men’s Basketball – George Lengvari Cup

Concordia vs. McGill