Men’s Hockey News

The UNB Reds, who went through the regular season and playoffs undefeated, are the top seed heading into the 2024 U SPORTS University Cup. U SPORTS announced the seeding on Sunday for the 2024 men’s hockey championship, which runs from Thursday to Sunday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on the campus of Toronto Metropolitan University.

Championship website:

The complete field, in seeding order, is as follows:

  1. UNB Reds (AUS champions: 30-0 regular season, 5-0 playoffs)
  2. UQTR Patriotes (OUA champions, 21-7, 5-2)
  3. UBC Thunderbirds (CW champions, 22-6, 4-2)
  4. Toronto Metropolitan (OUA finalists, 19-9, 4-2)
  5. Calgary Dinos (CW finalists, 21-7, 3-2)
  6. McGill Redbirds (OUA bronze medallists, 21-7, 4-2)
  7. Moncton Aigles Bleus (AUS finalists, 16-14, 3-2)
  8. Brock Badgers (OUA semifinalists, host berth: 21-7, 3-3)

In men’s hockey, the three conference champions are seeded in the top three based on their final national ranking, while the OUA finalist is automatically placed in the No. 4 spot. The remaining teams are then placed to avoid intraconference matchups in the first round.

The quarterfinals will be played on Thursday and Friday, as follows: (all times Eastern)

  • Thursday, 1 p.m.: No. 8 Brock vs. No. 1 UNB
  • Thursday, 7 p.m.: No. 5 Calgary at No. 4 Toronto Metropolitan
  • Friday, 1 p.m.: No. 7 Moncton vs. No. 2 UQTR
  • Friday, 7 p.m.: No. 6 McGill vs. No. 3 UBC

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The semifinals will take place on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. On Sunday, the bronze medal game is set for at 11 a.m. with the championship game at 5 p.m.

Tickets for the event are currently on sale at

All eight games from the event will be broadcast live on CBC Sports digital platforms in English. In French, the games will be carried on Radio Canada’s digital platforms (French), with Sunday’s gold medal game being aired on TVA Sports. The full schedule will be available throughout the tournament at