McGill's men's hockey team captured the OUA East division pennant for the first time since 2018, closing out a stellar regular season with a 6-3 victory over Carleton. The Redbirds, ranked No. 4, outshot Carleton 46-24 and have secured a first-round playoff bye and home-ice advantage throughout the OUA East playoffs.

By the Numbers
  • McGill finished with a 21-5-2 regular-season record.
  • They won their last 12 home games and have a 13-2-1 overall record at McConnell Area.
  • McGill's power-play success rate was 34.0%, with 34 power-play goals in 28 games.
  • Their penalty kill operated at 89.1%.
  • Goaltender Alexis Shank had a regular season record of 17-6 in 24 appearances, with three shutouts, a 2.59 goals-against average, and a .908 save percentage.
State of Play
  • Playoff schedules are expected to be posted by each conference on Sunday.
  • The OUA East quarter-finals, all best-of-three series, are expected to begin on Wednesday.
  • McGill and UQTR will each have a first-round playoff bye.
Bottom Line

McGill's men's hockey team clinched the OUA East division pennant, showcasing impressive offensive and defensive performances throughout the regular season, and securing a first-round playoff bye and home-ice advantage for the OUA East playoffs.