St. FX Hockey X-Men win second consecutive AUS title

Posted at 10:14 am on March 9, 2017 | Filed Under: Sports

St.FX did the improbable and came home with the AUS champion banner after sweeping the number 1 team in the country in a best of three match up. Adam Stevens scored the game winning goal midway through the second period on the power play to capture the championship at home 5-4 over the UNB Varsity Reds.

 

After the hockey game, head coach Brad Peddle spoke of the the fan support throughout the season, but this game in particular:

 

 

Both teams will compete in the 2017 University Cup, which will take place from March 16-19 at the Aitken Centre in Fredericton. When asked about preparation for the trip to Fredericton, Brad Peddle said “we’re going to celebrate tonight before we think about the Nationals”.