Gaels ready for big weekend in men’s hockey and volleyball

Rob Baker (L) and Paul Langlois (R) of the Tragically Hip joined Coach Brett Gibson and the Queen’s Men’s Hockey team for a practice on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 to help pump the team up ahead of the Queen’s Cup on Saturday. Photos via Brett Gibson on Twitter.

It’s a big weekend ahead for the Queen’s Gaels and their fans, and both the Men’s Hockey and Men’s Volleyball teams host cup championships on Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019.

The Gaels Men’s Hockey team will host the Queen’s Cup for the first time in 30 years on Saturday, bringing the Guelph Gryphons to the Memorial Centre to compete for the second oldest ice hockey trophy still being awarded – second only to the Stanley Cup.

Ahead of this big game, Rob Baker and Paul Langlois of the Tragically Hip – both self-confessed Gaels fans – met with Coach Brett Gibson at the Memorial Centre on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019. The three men then joined the Men’s Hockey team practice to help boost morale and excitement on the way to the 108th edition of the Queen’s Cup.

“Congratulations, go get ’em, and stick together,” Langlois said in a message to the team following the meeting.

“Oh, and thanks for playing our tunes!” he added.

On top of that, the Queen’s Men’s Volleyball team will host the Forsyth Cup the same day at Queen’s ARC. With Queen’s boasting the top-seeded team in the East OUA, the day will bring the three next-seeded teams ( Toronto Varsity Blues, McMaster Marauders and Windsor Lancers) to Kingston for this championship conference.

Get out and support the Gaels this weekend, Kingston! Details and information on tickets (which are going fast) below.

MEN’S HOCKEY – Gaels and Gryphons set to clash for 108th Queen’s Cup

KINGSTON, Ont. (March 7, 2019) – Saturday night in Kingston the Queen’s Gaels (6-1) will battle the Guelph Gryphons (6-2) in the 108th edition of the Queen’s Cup at the Memorial Centre. Puck drop is set for 7:30 pm, tickets are available while quantities last at gogaelsgo.com/tickets and the game can be seen live on OUA.tv.

Full story here.

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL – Gaels welcome McMaster, Toronto and Windsor for Forsyth Cup Final Four

KINGSTON, Ont. (March 7, 2019) – The Forsyth Cup Final Four is set as the Gaels will welcome the Toronto Varsity Blues, McMaster Marauders and Windsor Lancers for the conference championship weekend at the Queen’s ARC. Tickets are going fast but available at gogaelsgo.com/tickets or you can catch all the action live on OUA.tv.

Full story here.

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