Acadia to play UPEI in first round of playoffs
Patrick O'Keefe had a goal and an assist to lead the Saint Mary’s Huskies to a 2-0 victory over the Acadia Axemen Saturday in Halifax.
With the loss the Axemen finish the university hockey regular season with a 16-10-2 record and finish fourth in the conference. They will play third-seeded UPEI in the opening round of the playoffs. A schedule was expected to be released early this week.
UNB and Saint Mary’s earn first-round byes while Moncton will play St. F.X. in the other opening round series.
In other action Saturday it was:
UPEI 5 St. Thomas 0
UNB 4 Moncton 1
St. F.X. 5 Dalhousie 4
The final standings for the year are:
Team Record Pts
UNB 20-5-3 43
Saint Mary's 18-7-3 39
Moncton 18-9-1 37
UPEI 18-10 36
Acadia 16-10-2 34
St. F.X. 10-14-4 24
Dalhousie 7-18-3 17
St. Thomas 5-18-5 15