No, Canada: What’s happened to Canada’s game?

So here’s where we’re at: it’s April 12, the playoffs open tomorrow, and now is usually the time I grudgingly prepare to root for the Habs for two weeks before…

Selkirk Saints give Vikes the cold shoulder

In their first home game of the 2015-2016 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League season last Friday night, the Vikes lost 5-2 to the Selkirk College Saints. The Vikes were the…

Royals set for tough playoff road

Victoria finishes regular season in second, meet Prince George in round one

MRT: Episode 3 – Tanking in Sports

  It’s the third edition of the Martlet Round Table and we are here to talk about tanks, only not of the mechanical variety. We are joined  by Martlet contributors…

The 1972 Summit Series was actually about hockey

If you watched any games of the recent World Junior Hockey Championship over the holidays you were probably treated to an aggressive advertising campaign. The subject matter was the 1972…

Royals mid-season review

Plenty of transactions highlight a busy start to 2014-15 campaign

Vikes hockey team win a tight game over Eastern Washington

After such a physical 55 minutes, it was fitting that a display of pure skill made the difference in a matchup between the University of Victoria and Eastern Washington University.

Mighty Joe Hicketts: Victoria Royals’ diminutive dynamo reflects on a wild year

At 5-8 and 187 pounds, he is one of the smallest defenders in the WHL. However, what Hicketts lacks in size, he certainly makes up for in skill.

The right discussion for the wrong reasons

Fighting should—and in all likelihood will—be eliminated from hockey at all levels of the game. When that day comes, it will not be because Connor McDavid broke his hand, or…

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