After finishing his final year of major junior hockey in his hometown of Cranbrook, B.C., 21-year-old goaltender, Payton Lee, is now playing his rookie season with the SAIT Trojans. Lee played six years of hockey in the Western Hockey League (WHL), starting with four years with the Vancouver Giants, one year with the Edmonton Oil Kings before being traded to the Kootney Ice for his final year.
Time off can be a team’s worst enemy as momentum can be put to a halt, making it difficult to pick up where they left off.
Mason Krueger made the trip from New Hampshire to Calgary to pursue a career in graphic communications, and to continue his collegiate hockey career. Krueger previously played collegiate hockey for Robert Morris University in Pennsylvania.
The SAIT Trojans women’s hockey team have struggled to four straight losses to open the 2016-2017 season, but will look to their experience and maturity to bounce back. The Trojan’s have recruited multiple players from different institutions, with experience playing at a high level.
The SAIT Centennial, taking place on Oct. 16, is a time for residents and off-campus students alike to celebrate SAIT, and its 100 years of history. The community assistants of both campus residences have been hard at work, planning events for the students who live on-campus.