MHL releases 2020-21 regular season, Honda MHL Thank You Week schedule

NEW GLASGOW – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has released the 2020-21 regular season schedule. The action begins Friday, October 30th with four games to kick off Honda MHL Thank You Week. Honda Atlantic is the title sponsor of this special initiative. Specially designed “Thank You” jerseys will be worn during each team’s home...

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Crushers return to the ice Oct. 4

Truro – For the first time since the 2019-20 season was abruptly cut short due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in mid-March, teams in the Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) are preparing to return to the ice. The 2020-21 exhibition season begins Sunday, September 20th in Campbellton as the Tigers host the Grand...

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MHL moves start of 2020-21 season to October 30

The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has announced that the start of the 2020-21 regular season will be moved from October 2 to October 30. The decision was made during a recent meeting of the Board of Governors in Moncton due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as questions surrounding attendance and a normal...

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YMCA of Pictou County plans for re-opening

The YMCA of Pictou County is making plans for re-opening, beginning with an opening of child care services next week. “There is a need for Y services in our community for the physical and mental health of residents. We will reintroduce programs slowly and safely according to provincial guidelines,” said Jodi Matlock, chair of the...

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Women’s Worlds cancelled

The Pictou County Wellness Centre is prepared to host the German women’s national ice hockey team next year, COO Greg Smith says. Smith was responding to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s news release that it was cancelling the women’s world championship this year due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 and would allow...

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CANCELLED: Tickets now on sale for Team Germany games at Pictou County Wellness Centre

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED WESTVILLE ROAD – A National Women’s Hockey Team will be hosting two games in Pictou County this month in preparation for the IIHF Women’s Women’s World Championships. Team Germany will host the University of New Brunswick’s female AUS team on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. and St. Thomas University...

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United to make a difference for cancer… One dreamer at a time

NEW GLASGOW — Relay for Life has its Dream Team, again. Ten members of the local community have agreed to combine their efforts to raise an extraordinary amount of funds for the 15th Relay for Life scheduled for June 6 at the North Nova Education Centre. The last time a Dream Team was formed in...

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Female National Hockey Team setting up camp in Pictou County

Team Germany to experience Pictou County hospitality Pictou County will host a National Women’s Hockey team before the World Championships in April. Team Germany will be spending the week of March 23 to 29 here as it prepares for the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship. This is an annual tournament consisting of the world’s top...

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Joey MacDonald guest of bantam hockey players

ABERCRMBIE – Hard work is as important as talent to succeed in hockey, Joey MacDonald says. The former NHL goaltender was guest speaker last Thursday at a banquet for members of the Pictou County Bantam Crushers who participated in the 2020 Pictou County Memorial Bantam AA and Bantam AA Hockey tournament played last weekend at...

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Lucky winner!

If the person circled in this photo is you, congratulations! You’ve just won two tickets to a Weeks Crushers home game at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Next game is Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Grand Falls Rapids. Contact our office on George Street to find out how to get your tickets....

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