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Photostory: Golden Bears hockey wins first playoffs series against UBC

After losing their first, the Bears won their next two games in the playoffs series.

The Golden Bears hockey team won their first CanadaWest playoff series of the 2022-23 season against the University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds. After taking a bye in the first week of playoffs, the Bears and Thunderbirds faced off at Clare Drake for a three-game series.

The first game on Friday, February 24, saw UBC win 3-4. The next game on Saturday, February 25, had the Bears win 4-3, including two goals from Bears captain Matt Fonteyne. In the last game of the series, on Sunday, February 26, the Bears won once more, with a final score of 6-3, with Bears Adam Hall scoring twice. Having won two of their three games in the series, the Bears will continue on in the playoffs with another three-game series against the University of Calgary, beginning March 3.

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Amanda Sparks

Amanda Sparks was the 2022-23 Staff Reporter for The Gateway. She is in her final year of a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English. When she has time, you can usually find her under a pile of blankets crying over fictional characters, baking, hiking, or spending time with her cat.

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