Crushers’ owners eye hockey season

New members of the Pictou County Weeks Crushers brain trust say they can’t wait for the season to start. Head coach Mike Danton and co-owners Scott Burden and Bruce Ryan were introduced on July 2 during a meet and greet session at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. “It’s exciting,” Danton said. “I’m very grateful for...

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Deals boost Crushers’ hopes for 2019-20

NEW GLASGOW – It’s early, but the Pictou County Weeks Crushers management is feeling upbeat about their prospects for next season. That optimism stems from draft choices and trades that the Crushers Feel will help restore them to prominence in the MHL after the league’s draft weekend in Edmundston, N.B. The Crushers acquired six players...

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Crushers Name Mike Danton Head Coach

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers of the Maritime Hockey League have hired Mike Danton as their new head coach The Crushers announced his appointment on Wednesday. Danton, born in Brampton, Ontario, played three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) winning a league championship and competing in the finals of the 2000 Memorial Cup hosted...

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Jr. A Crushers search for head coach

NEW GLASGOW– The Pictou County Weeks Crushers are looking for a head coach after Doug Doull announced his resignation. Doull said in a press release that he arrived at his decision after careful consideration and reflecting with his family. Doull spent four seasons behind the Crushers’ bench and led the franchise to its only MHL...

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Peewee AAA Crushers claim bronze medals

The Pictou County Crushers have secured bronze medals at the Atlantic Peewee AAA hockey championship they hosted at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers did not win the medals the easy way as they fashioned a 6-5 comeback victory over the Kings County Kings from P.E.I. on Sunday. Third-period goals by Kaden Smith, Amias...

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Crushers host Peewee AAA Atlantic tourney

STELLARTON – The Pictou County Peewee AAA Crushers are prepared to be strong hosts of the Atlantic Peewee AAA hockey championship. The Crushers will host the event beginning on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Head coach Jeff Green said the Crushers faltered a bit by losing all four games they played at the...

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Peewee A Crushers post 41-0 mark

The Pictou County Peewee A Crushers have completed a winning season and have earned another big game in their 2018-19 season. The Crushers edged the Glace Bay Miners 3-2 on Saturday for their 41st win in as many games. The win will send the Crushers to Hockey Nova Scotia’s annual Day of Champions tournament next...

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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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Crushers out of MHL playoffs

The MHL playoffs have eluded the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. The South Mustangs defeated the Crushers 7-4 before nearly 1,200 fans at the Pictou County Wellness Centre to clinch third place in the league’s South Division. The results meant the idle Truro Bearcats can claim the fourth and final playoff berth, regardless of the outcome...

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Peewee AAA’s edge Hawks

PICTOU – The Pictou County Peewee AAA Crushers edged the visiting Halifax Hawks 2-1 on Saturday in a Peewee AAA hockey game at the Hector Arena. The game was the Crushers’ last one before their participation this weekend in the Nova Scotia Mainland Peewee AAA Hockey League Championship to be played in Yarmouth. It was...

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