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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Scotians focus on playoffs

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians have trained their sights on the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League playoffs. Head coach Mike Stewart said the Scotians have moved past trying to climb the standings in the Sid Rowe Division as it became more likely they would finish in fourth place. The Scotians split their games last...

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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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Scotians test Pirates twice

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will face their biggest test of the season this week. The Scotians will visit the Strait Pirates on Friday and host them on Sunday starting at 6 p.m. in Trenton in their next Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League games. The Pirates lead the Sid Rowe Division standings with 14...

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Scotians host Blazers after clipping Colts

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will host the Sackville Blazers on Sunday in their next Nova Scotia Junior Hockey league game in Trenton. The Scotians will visit the Liverpool Privateers on Saturday and visit the Strait Pirates on November 30 to complete this month’s schedule for them. Colin Holmes and Jacob Pentz each collected...

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Scotians host Maple Leafs Sunday

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will host the Valley Maple Leafs on Sunday at 6 p.m. in their home game in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League at Treton rink. The Scotians split two games last weekend before their scheduled visit to Brookfield to play the Elks on Tuesday. They edged the host Junior...

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Scotians post weekend sweep

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians could hardly have asked for a better start to their season. The Scotians, who are idle this Sunday, opened their regular season in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League by defeating the host Cole Harbour Colts 8-5 on Friday and posting a 5-4 overtime victory over the visiting East...

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Scotians keep hopes alive

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians have a rare comeback in their sights. The Scotians have rallied from three straight losses against the Antigonish Bulldogs with two wins to force a sixth game in their best-of-seven Sid Rowe Division semifinal series in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. Their latest win was by a 5-3...

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Scotians extend hockey season

TRENTON – Just as the floor was falling out from under the Pictou County Scotians’ hockey season, they’ve found a way to keep playing. The Scotians used a four-goal third-period rally to reverse a 4-2 deficit on Tuesday as they defeated the host Antigonish Bulldogs 7-5 in the fourth game of their Nova Scotia Junior...

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