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Scotians prepare for first home game

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will host their Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League home opener on Sunday at 6 p.m. in Trenton. The Scotians are coming off a 9-6 victory over the Eskasoni Junior Eagles on Sunday in the second of two road games they have played so far this regular season. Tyler Long...

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Peewee AAA Crushers win banner

COLE HARBOUR – The Pictou County Peewee AAA Crushers captured the championship banner in their division this week during in the 37th annual Joe Lamontagne Memorial minor hockey tournament. Kaden Smith scored both Crusher goals with assists going to Moser and Kingsley Austin in their 2-1 victory over the East Hants Penguins on Monday in...

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Crushers bow in Peewee AAA final

YARMOUTH – The West Hants Warriors are Nova Scotia Mainland Peewee AAA Hockey League Champions. The Warriors edged the Pictou County Crushers 2-1 in overtime on Sunday in the final game of the league championship tournament. The Crushers, Warriors and host Yarmouth Mariners were among teams in the events that also included the Antigonish Bulldogs,...

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Scotians ousted from playoffs

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians’ hockey season had ended. The Junior Miners of Cape Breton defeated the Scotians 7-5 on Thursday in Membertou to win their Sid Rowe Division best-of-seven semifinal series four games to one. Jacob Pentz gave the Scotians an early 1-0 lead but the Miners led 2-1 after the first period...

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Peewee AAA’s clip Bearcats, test Bulldogs

PICTOU — The Pictou County Crushers will host the Antigonish Bulldogs at noon on Saturday at the Hector Arena in Pictou in their next home game in the Mainland Peewee AAA Hockey League. The teams will meet on Sunday in Antigonish. Kaden Smith, Landon Steele and Levon Walst scored as the Crushers won two games...

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Scotians test Miners twice

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will resume their new era in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League by visiting the Jr. Miners of Cape Breton on Saturday in Membertou and hosting the Miners on Sunday at 6 p.m. in Trenton. The Scotians split their first two games last weekend with the team under Greg...

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Jr. hockey Scotians make changes

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians are operating under new leadership and a new head coach. Greg Burrows, who owns Subway restaurants in Pictou County, expressed a desire to take over the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League team’s operations and named Mike Stewart the Scotians’ head coach. Burrows was not immediately available for comment but...

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Peewee AAA Crushers go 3-1

FREDERICTON, N.B. – The Pictou County Peewee AAA Crushers won their first three games before dropping their quarter-final match at the Buster Harvey Memorial minor hockey tournament last weekend in Fredericton, N.B. The Crushers opened the tournament against the Restigouche Red Wings with a 2-1 win.  Scoring for the Crushers were Wyatt Spence and Kaden...

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Burrows guards Crushers goal

NEW GLASGOW — A rare piece of hockey history has repeated itself with a female player on a male minor hockey team in Pictou County. Jorja Burrows was among goalies who survived the final cut for the Pictou County Peewee AAA Crushers and their only female team member. The Crushers completed the second weekend of...

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Peewee AAAs open hockey season

The Pictou County Crushers will open their regular season schedule in the Mainland Peewee AAA Hockey League with two games this weekend against the Antigonish Bulldogs. The teams will meet at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday at the Antigonish Arena. The Crushers registered a strong...

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