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Stingers prepare for playoffs

by Archives February 15, 2006

After dropping Wednesday night’s game against McGill 2-0, and Friday night’s game in Trois-Rivieres 4-2, the Stingers got back in the win column with a 5-4 victory on Sunday against the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees.

It all began with a home game last Wednesday night when the Redmen came in to face the Stingers in their last meeting of the year. After a disappointing loss the previous Friday night against the Trois-Rivieres team, Stingers head coach ,Kevin Figsby, called a meeting with the team who had been executing a rather undisciplined style of play of late. However, only 18 seconds into the McGill match sophomore, right-winger Bruno Champagne was given 2 minutes for interference.

The Stingers, who were without the services of veteran forward and assistant captain Fred Faucher, who is coming off an upper body injury and resting up for the playoffs, as well as defenceman Ronnie Smith who missed the match for family reasons. The two teams were at each other’s throats as usual, and the Redmen beat Stingers goalie Pat Lepage with a power play goal while Karl Gagn

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