Crushers close in on Bearcats

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have narrowed the gap with the Truro Bearcats. Sam Meisenheiner scored the only goal in the shootout on Thursday as the fourth-place Crushers edged the Amherst Ramblers 3-2 in MHL action at the Pictou County Wellness Centre to move within three pints of the third-place Bearcats in the South Division....

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Peewee AAA Crushers post sweep

The Pictou County Peewee AAA Crushers will meet the Truro Bearcats this weekend in two Mainland Peewee AAA Hockey League games. The teams will meet on Saturday in Truro and on Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers swept a home-and-home series last weekend with the Cumberland Ramblers, winning 8-1...

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Jr. A Crushers assess trade prospects

It’s a matter now which Pictou County Weeks Crushers will resume the MHL season this week. Will it be the one with the 10-13-3 record over the season, or the one that has won five straight games and eight of its last 10? Crushers’ general manager says much will depend on how the team performs...

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Jr. A Crushers host Mariners

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will host the Yarmouth Mariners on Thursday in their next MHL home game. The puck is scheduled to drop at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers’ other game this week is against the host Amherst Ramblers on Saturday. The Crushers continued their losing streak with a...

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Crushers drop MHL Showcase games

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers ended the 2018 MHL Showcase with a 7-4 setback against the surging Summerside Western Capitals at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The teams were tied 4-4 before the Capitals scored three unanswered goals in the second period. A format consisting of two 25-minute periods was used for the showcase. Results...

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Crushers edge Wildcats in opener

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will follow their opening win of the MHL regular season over the Valley Wildcats by hosting the Amherst Ramblers at 7 p.m. on Thursday in their second home game at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers will visit the South Shore Lumberjacks on Friday and the Yarmouth Mariners on...

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Crushers face four MHL pre-season tilts

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will play four pre-season games in the Maritime Junior Hockey League. The Crushers will host the Summerside Western Capitals on August 30 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and visit the Capitals on September 1. Their other games will be against the Truro Bearcats on September 7 in Truro and...

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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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Peewee AA Crushers place third

The Pictou County Peewee AA Crushers have completed their regular season with a defeat and a tie against the Cumberland Ramblers in the Mainland Peewee AA Hockey League. The Ramblers defeated the Crushers 6-4 last Saturday in Amherst and tied the Crushers 2-2 on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Scoring for the Crushers...

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Peewee AA Crushers split games

ANTIGONISH – The Pictou County Crushers split their two Mainland Peewee AA Hockey League games with the Antigonish Bulldogs last weekend, salvaging the split with an 8-5 victory over the Bulldogs on Sunday in Antigonish. The Bulldogs defeated the Crushers 3-1 on Saturday in their league game at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Scoring the...

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