Lancer hockey teams eager to put season on ice

The Lancer men’s hockey team will open its 2012-13 campaign with a pair of home games against the Ridgebacks of UOIT this weekend. Windsor defeated UOIT 6-1 during a pre-season exhibition game September 22 in Oshawa.

The squads will face off at Windsor Arena on Saturday, October 13, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 14, at 2 p.m. Windsor Arena is located at 224 Wyandotte Street East. Read “Lancer men’s hockey set to open season against Ridgebacks” on

The women’s hockey team, currently 1-1 on the year, will host the Guelph Gryphons on Saturday and the Brock Badgers Sunday. Both games start at 4:10 p.m. at South Windsor Arena, 2555 Pulford Street.

Admission to any of these games is $5 general admission, $3 for youths and seniors. UWindsor students admitted free with valid student ID.

Lancer football to hit air Saturday

The Lancer football team will play for a national audience for the first time this season when they meet the defending Vanier Cup champions McMaster Marauders, in Hamilton on Saturday, October 13.

University Rush will feature the game, which is also McMaster’s homecoming. Windsor gave the Marauders trouble the last time these two teams met and the maroon squad was lucky to come away with a two-point win.

Kickoff is at 1 p.m. The Score will televise the game cross-Canada; the network is available locally as channel 68 on Cogeco Cable. Read a full preview by Ontario University Athletics.