Women’s hockey in last place midway through season

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team is in a tough spot heading into the winter break as they sit last in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) with a record of 3-7, losing their last five straight games. The Ravens find themselves below the McGill Martlets in the standings who have a two point lead with one less game played. With only 10 games left in the season, the Ravens are going to have to stage a comeback in the second half of the season with renewed strength if they hope to make it to the playoffs. The team finished the 2016-17 season in last place, with a record of 4-14. At this point in the season, the Ravens […]

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Leaving the Nest: Kene Onyeka talks about going pro

Ravens football player Kene Onyeka wrapped up his fourth and final season with the team this past October while also studying engineering. While playing for Carleton, Onyeka recorded 87 tackles, 65 assisted tackles, and achieved 77 yards in 24 games as a Raven. At the conclusion of the 2017-18 season, the defensive end was awarded the J.P. Metras Trophy as the Ontario University Athletics lineman of the year as well as being named to the U Sports All-Canadian team.  Onyeka is currently ranked eighth on the Canadian Football League’s 2017 scouting list of the top 20 prospects.  He spoke to The Charlatan about his time at Carleton and his thoughts leading up to the CFL draft in spring 2018.   The […]

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Women’s hockey drops two games over weekend

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team fell to the Université de Montreal Carabins 6-0 on Nov. 25 and then were defeated by the Concordia Stingers 2-0 on Nov. 26, completing a tough losing weekend. Against the Carabins, the Ravens defence were able to hold off Montreal’s strong offensive pressure allowing no goals in the first period and keeping the score tied at 0-0. Montreal came out with speed in the second period and were able to convert when on the power play. Carabins forward Annie Germain fired the puck past Ravens goaltender Katelyn Steele one minute into the second period. The Carabins scored their second goal of the period, as defenceman Kim Poirier beat Steele and put the puck into […]

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Former NHLer Shaun Van Allen leading Ravens men’s hockey

Following the departure of Carleton Ravens men’s hockey coach Marty Johnston over the summer, former assistant coach Shaun Van Allen stepped up as the interim head coach for the team’s 2017-18 season. Hockey has been a part of Van Allen’s life for years, having played 855 career games in the National Hockey League (NHL) during a career spanning 13 years, before becoming a coach. Throughout his career as a hockey player, Van Allen played for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Ottawa Senators, Dallas Stars, and the Montreal Canadiens. Before his lengthy NHL career, Van Allen first laced up his skates on the rinks of Saskatchewan. “I grew up in a small village in Saskatchewan and in the winter time we played […]

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Men’s hockey extends win streak to six

The Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team extended their winning streak to six games as they beat the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees 4-2 on Nov. 10, and then defeated the Queens Gaels 4-1 the following day. The Ravens offence got off to an early start against the U of O, as Ravens forward Ryan Van Stralen fired the puck into the back of the net past Gee-Gee’s goalie Graham Hunt just two minutes into the game. Only seconds later, Ravens forward Fabian Walsh took a pass from teammate Brett Gustavsen and wired the puck past Hunt to take a 2-0 lead. Before the first period could end, Ravens forward Dalen Hedges put a backhand shot through Hunt’s legs, […]

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