2012-13 Manitoba Bisons/CIS Thread
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07-07-2012, 07:34 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: New Brunswick
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Historically, Alberta and Saskatchewan were the top two teams and virtually never got a US team willing to play. Also, none of the US teams ever come here for a road trip. Bob Stauffer in past years posted about offers made by Alberta to US teams which were declined. I got into CIS hockey during the last NHL lockout and since then I believe Alberta and Sask have each played US teams once.
As far as road trips are concerned it costs a lot of $$$ to get NCAA team up here. UNB does it but they are the rare exception.
Still I'm surprised they don't go down to the US for some games. A good chance to get some games in against superior teams instead of playing against SAIT again.
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