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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