Manitoba Bisons Hoping to Take 1st Spot this Weekend

Bisons Hoping to Take 1st Spot this Weekend

WINNIPEG, MB - The Manitoba Bisons women's hockey team, who is ranked at number 2 this season, is on the road this weekend in Regina.

Heading into the weekend the Bisons are in a battle for first place in the Canada West conference. The Bisons have already clinched a spot in the conference playoffs, which makes this the sixth consecutive season in the playoffs.

This is the second weekend series between the two teams this conference season. Earlier in 2017-18, the Herd played at home on November 10-11, 2017 and won 4-0 (Nov. 10) and won 2-1 (Nov. 11).

Manitoba has two players in the Canada West Top 10 scoring. For the Bisons, third year forward Jordyn Zacharias (ten goals, five assists) is tied for fourth place with 15 points. Fourth year forward Alanna Sharman (3g, 10a) is tied for seventh with 13 points. In conference defenceman scoring, fourth year Erica Rieder (6g, 3a) is fifth while fourth year Alexandra Anderson (1g, 7a) and rookie Lauren Warkentin (1g, 7a) are tied for sixth at eight points.

David Marshal, Manitoba Post

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