Stingers mount late comeback to win Corey Cup (The Concordian)

The Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team beat the McGill Redmen 4-3 in a shootout to win the 31st annual Corey Cup on Feb. 9. Goals from Anthony Beauregard, Charles-Eric Legare and Philippe Hudon, along with the shootout winner from Beauregard sealed the win for the Stingers at the Ed Meagher Arena. It wasn’t an easy…

Growing the game and creating a legacy (The Concordian)

The sport has had its troubles growing, but Ahmad knows the momentum for women’s hockey is picking up. “There are more and more fans at the Canadiennes games, which is good to see, and there have been more mainstream media coming to our games,” Ahmad said. “It’s no longer about comparing women’s hockey to men’s…

Fighting for the Olympic dream (The Concordian)

Most kids play soccer growing up. For Concordia Stingers wrestler Jade Dufour, that didn’t really cut it. “My parents saw that I was kind of done with it, so they figured they had to find something else,” she said. “They looked into karate. Since then, I’ve always been involved in physical contact sports.” From mixed…

A chance to become role models for young players (The Concordian)

“We’re all here because we had great role models and people who got us into hockey,” Chu said. “When we can give our young players someone to look up to, someone to want to emulate, that’s huge. Having these players come out here and be engaged with these young skaters, whether they’re hockey fans or just…

Coaching team to play with purpose

Since becoming head coach of the men’s team just before the 2015-16 season, Marc-André Élement has established a new mentality for the team. “A lot of the guys believe that when you go play Canadian university hockey, it’s your last four, five years of competitive hockey,” Hudon said. “It’s hard to push every day because…

RMC rookie Brandt leads Paladins’ front line uprising (U SPORTS)

Riley Brandt was one of the hardest hitting forwards in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) as captain of the Vernon Vipers last season. Known as a tough, physical player, the first-year forward joined the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) Paladins this year, where he currently leads the team in points. “I never ever…

Pinning down a winning formula for 40 years (The Concordian)

Victor Zilberman has coached the Concordia Stingers wrestling team to six national championships When Victor Zilberman was 13 years old, he “just wanted to wrestle.” He joined a wrestling club in Moldova, then part of the former Soviet Union. Since then, his wrestling career has taken him across the world. He has also been the…

CSU branch pushing for fee levy increase (The Concordian)

Concordia Food Coalition seeks to make food services financially sustainable, student-run In May 2015, Concordia University awarded Aramark Corporation the school’s food services contract, which made the company the main provider of food services on campus. Aramark was brought on with the promise of providing more vegan and fair-trade options over five years, with the…