Jr. A Crushers host Mariners

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have a better view of their prospects in the MHL. The Crushers will take a two-game winning streak into this week when they host the Yarmouth Mariners at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They will visit the Amherst Ramblers on Saturday. The Crushers rose to...

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Jr. A Crushers edge Mariners 4-3

Andrew Burden scored twice and the Pictou County Weeks Crushers built an early lead before hanging on to a 4-3 victory over the Yarmouth Mariners on Thursday in their Maritime Hockey League game. Burden widened the Crushers’ first-period lead to 3-0 after teammate Samuel LeBlanc opened the scoring. Dallas Farrell gave the Crushers a 4-1...

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Jr. A Crushers become road warriors

The Pictou County Weeks will play five of their next six MHL games on the road. The rare rash of road games developed from the Crushers’ usual Thursday home date falling on Halloween. That prompted scheduling no game this week and the following Thursday due to Pinty’s Grand Slam of curling being played at on...

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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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