Game log: Friday, January 4 – 2 assists, +2 in 5-2 home win vs. UBC / Saturday, January. 5 – 2 goals on 3 shots in 6-1 home win vs. UBC.
In a crucial matchup, MRU standout Jamal Watson played a big offensive role in the Cougars sweep of the UBC Thunderbirds at Flames Community Arena in Calgary. The former Swift Current Bronco finished with two goals and two assists on the weekend.
Friday night, Mount Royal came out to a 3-0 lead in the first period thanks to two assists from Watson on Mount Royal’s explosive first line. Saturday afternoon he continued his strong start to 2019, tallying two power play goals in six minutes.
The wins vaulted MRU into fourth in the CW standings, jumping two points ahead of the T-Birds.
Watson, a Business student, returns to action this Friday and Saturday when the Cougars travel to Winnipeg to take on the Manitoba Bisons.