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1050: Golden Bears Hockey Season Opener

1050 is a photo essay segment where we tell a story with photos (worth 1000 words) and captions of 50 words or fewer. 

The Golden Bears were at home last weekend to open their schedule at Clare Drake against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. Even though the Jays game was on, we were at the first half of the two-game series on Friday night, cameras in tow.

First-year forward Trevor Cox hustles for the puck against the Huskies’ Kendall McFaull.
Tyson Baillie rushes into the offensive zone for the Golden Bears.
Third-year Bears forward Riley Kieser protects the puck.
Baillie busting into the zone.
Bears assistant captain Stephane Legault waits for the puck along the boards.
Fourth-year Bear Jamie Crooks in open ice.
Baillie carves around the net.
The crowd reacts to Crooks tying the game 2-2 with under 10 seconds left in the third period. (On a side note, that is an impressive stack of beer cups)
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Baillie kills time while his teammates change in OT.
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Crooks just moments before finding the twine in double overtime.
3-2 Final (2OT)
The notorious Section H approves.

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