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08-07-2012, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Oilers Chick View Post
Simon Fraser University, based in Burnaby, BC, becomes the first international school to be accepted by the NCAA. SFU will make their NCAA debut as a D-II school and among the varsity sports participating, ice hockey will not be one of them (since DII ice hockey doesn't exist, at least as far as competing for a National Championship is concerned). However, it does pave the way for SFU to eventually field ice hockey, as well as possibly expanding into other sports in the coming years.

You can read more about this HERE and HERE.
They've been gone for 2 years already!

UBC was the school the NCAA wanted but in the end UBC stayed put. Hockey was one sport that did not want a move.

SFU plays in the BCIHL along with one other NCAA team, two BCCAC teams, and three CIS teams.

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