Crushers out of MHL playoffs; Michael Dill reaches milestone

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have been officially eliminated from the MHL playoffs. The Crushers lost 4-2 to the visiting Truro Bearcats on Tuesday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They entered the game eight points behind the Bearcats with only a mathematical chance of claiming the fourth and final playoff spot in the league’s...

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Milestone for Michael Dill

Michael Dill has become the leading scorer in Pictou County Weeks Crushers’ history. Dill passed former Crusher Mitch Deruelle during the Crushers’ MHL game on February 16 against the South Shore Lumberjacks with 210 points in 161 games based on 84 goals and 126 assists. Dill is from Windsor, N.S. and has played parts of...

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Crushers’ Dill picks UMass

Pictou County Weeks Crushers team captain Michael Dill has committed to the UMass Lowell River Hawks for the 2018-19 season, the Crushers announced today. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is located in Lowell, Ma., 40 kilometres northwest of Boston and is on both sides of the Merrimack River. The River Hawks play in the Hockey...

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Crushers nip Ramblers in 2OT

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers heave already found out what a handful the Amherst Ramblers could be in their first MHL playoff series. The Crushers needed Dylan Riley’s goal in the second overtime on Thursday to pull out a 5-4 victory in the first game of the best-of-seven semifinal series at the Pictou County Wellness...

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Crushers host Wildcats, resume trade season

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will resume their regular-season schedule on Thursday when they host the Valley Wildcats at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers will also visit the Amherst Ramblers on Saturday. Transactions have also resumed for the Crushers and other MHL teams. They are suspended while the schedule shuts down for the...

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Jr. A Crushers face South Shore

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will close their pre-holiday schedule this week with two MHL games against the South Shore Lumberjacks. The teams will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and on Friday in Bridgewater. Alexis Roy scored twice and teammate Michael Dill added three assists as the Crushers...

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Jr. A Crushers test Mariners, Ramblers

The Pictou County Crushers will try to continue their domination of division teams when they host the Yarmouth Mariners on Thursday and visit the Amherst Ramblers on Saturday. The Crushers will take a virtual tie for first place in the MHL’s South Division into their game against the Mariners at the Pictou County Wellness Centre...

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