Bombers net three points

It was a rare treat for fans to experience as much buzz after a game as before it. But that’s what they got as the Pictou County Wear Well Bombers rekindled memories of past glory by taking three of a possible four points in home games on Saturday and Sunday in the Nova Scotia Major...

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Crushers’ Riley rookie finalist

Pictou County Weeks Crushers forward Dylan Riley is the MHL’s finalist for the Canadian Junior Hockey League rookie of the year. The diminutive 18-year-old from Falmouth, N.S., scored 25 times and registered 69 points leading all MHL rookies in both categories. A back-to-back winner of the MHL Rookie of the Month Award in January and...

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Cormier helps lead Wildcats

Lane Cormier was between two worlds on Boxing Day, glad to be home and looking ahead to his return to playing major junior hockey with the Moncton Wildcats. Cormier was among former Weeks Major Midgets who played on the alumni roster against the current edition during the annual Boxing Day alumni game at the Pictou...

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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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Bombers fall 5-2 to Hurricanes

Achieving success in increments appears to be a goal for the Pictou County WearWell Bombers. The Bombers are looking ahead to the rest of the regular season in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League after completing their fall schedule with a 5-2 loss to the powerful Western Hurricanes last Saturday at the Pictou County...

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Major Bantam Bombers host Gulls

Victory remains elusive but the Pictou County WearWell Bombers are becoming more competitive in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League. The Bombers, who next host the Landworks Gulls at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, played what head coach Jeff Green considered their best game of the season despite a last-minute 6-5 loss to the first-place...

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MHL Crushers feast on Wildcats

TRURO –The Pictou County Crushers won all three games they played last weekend against the Valley Wildcats to stay close to the division lead in the Maritime Hockey League. The Crushers defeated the Wildcats 7-3 on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and 9-2 on Friday in Berwick before pulling out a 6-5 overtime...

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