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This is the 2018-19 Canada West Universities Athletic Association Women's ice hockey season.

Teams[edit | edit source]

Team Centre Arena
Alberta Pandas Edmonton, Alberta Clare Drake Arena
Calgary Dinos Calgary, Alberta Father David Bauer Olympic Arena
Lethbridge Pronghorns Lethbridge, Alberta Nicholas Sheran Arena
Manitoba Bisons Winnipeg, Manitoba Max Bell Centre Winnipeg
Mount Royal Cougars Calgary, Alberta Flames Community Arenas
Regina Cougars Regina, Saskatchewan The Co-operators Centre
Saskatchewan Huskies Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Merlis Belsher Place
UBC Thunderbirds University Endowment Lands (Suburban Vancouver, British Columbia Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Standings[edit | edit source]

The league uses a 3 point system awarding 3 points for a regulation win (RW), 2 points for an overtime win (OW), 1 point for an overtime loss (OL), and no points for a regulation loss (RL).

Team GP RW OW OL RL GF GA Pts
Alberta Pandas 28 19 4 0 5 75 24 65
Manitoba Bisons 28 16 4 3 5 81 44 59
UBC Thunderbirds 28 14 4 5 5 61 35 55
Saskatchewan Huskies 28 11 5 2 10 46 43 45
Mount Royal Cougars 28 11 1 2 14 51 63 37
Regina Cougars 28 9 2 3 14 45 74 34
Lethbridge Pronghorns 28 6 1 4 17 33 71 24
Calgary Dinos 28 4 1 3 20 32 70 17

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

The top six teams qualify for the playoffs. The finalist qualify for the 2019 U-Sports Women's ice hockey championship being held at the MacLaughlin Arena in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island hosted by the UPEI Panthers.

All series best of 3.

Quarter-Finals[edit | edit source]

UBC Thunderbirds beat Regina Cougars 2-games-to-none

Saskatchewan Huskies beat Mount Royal Cougars 2-games-to-1

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

Alberta Pandas beat Saskatchewan Huskies 2-games-to-none

Manitoba Bisons beat UBC Thunderbirds 2-games-to-none

Final[edit | edit source]

Alberta Pandas beat Manitoba Bisons 2-games-to-none

Alberta Pandas (as conference champions) and Manitoba Bisons(as conference runner-up) advanced to the 2019 U-Sport Women's ice hockey championship tournament being held at the MacLaughlin Arena in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island hosted by the UPEI Panthers.

2019 CW women's champions Alberta Pandas

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