The University of Saskatchewan Huskies are moving on.
The university men’s hockey team beat McGill University 4-1 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the 2018 U Sports University Cup in Fredericton, N.B.
The win gives the Huskies another shot at the Alberta Golden Bears after being swept by University of Alberta in the Canada-West Final two weeks ago.
Saskatchewan led from start to finish, thanks to the return of Michael Sofillas. The standout forward hadn’t played since Feb. 3, marking his return with a 5-on-3 power play goal to open the scoring at 12:42 of the first period.
Connor Cox stretched the lead to two with a goal just over a minute into the second period.
Antoine Dufort-Plant scored a power play goal for the Redmen to make it 2-1 for the Huskies going into the third, but it’s as close as McGill would come.
Carson Stadnyk knocked home a rebound halfway through the third period before Kohl Bauml would add an empty netter for the 4-1 win.
The only other conference remaining in the national championship is the Atlantic University Sport, as the other semifinal on Saturday will feature Atlantic powerhouses St. Fx and the University of New Brunswick.