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Spears among X-Men banished after brawl

ANTIGONISH – A former member of the Pictou County Weeks Crushers is among members of the St. Francis Xavier X-Men who were suspended after a recent hockey brawl. Third-year student Regan Spears was suspended for one game as an instigator and one game for fighting after the brawl broke out during the third period of...

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Military Appreciation Night being hosted by Crushers on November 8

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers are hosting a Military Appreciation Night during their Maritime Junior Hockey League game against the Valley Wildcats on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. It’s an opportunity for fans to take part in the game that starts at 7 p.m. and for the Crushers to honour Canada’s...

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MHL Regular Season begins today

The MHL regular season gets underway tonight. For its 51st campaign, the league will once again feature twelve teams in two divisions – Eastlink North and Eastlink South – playing a 50 game schedule. Each team will play 24 home games, 24 road games and two games at the MHL Showcase in Summerside, PEI on...

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Crushers ride emotional win

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers got a double dose of energy last week before and during their home game. The Crushers’ captains and alternates were officially presented with their Kent Cup banner to hoist up at the Pictou County Wellness Centre last Thursday during pre-game ceremonies and followed with a thrilling 6-5 overtime triumph against...

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