Weeks Crushers end season due to COVID-29 restrictions

Eight more teams in the Maritime Junior Hockey League have made the decision to end their 2020-21 seasons due to COVID-19 restrictions in their respective provinces. Those teams are the Grand Falls Rapids in the Eastlink North Division and the seven teams competing in the Eastlink South: the Amherst Ramblers, Pictou County Weeks Crushers, South...

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Crushers game Sunday

TRURO – The hockey game which was postponed on January 28 between the Summerside Western Capitals and the Pictou County Weeks Crushers at the Pictou County Wellness Centre has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 14 at 3 p.m....

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Fred Page Cup being hosted in Summerside in 2022

Local hockey fans will be able to travel to Summerside, PEI, in 2022 where The Fred Page Cup will be contested. The Summerside Western Capitals have officially been named the host of the Eastern Canadian Junior A Championship for the first time in franchise history. The tournament will feature the hosts from Summerside along with...

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MHL announces schedule changes due to COVID-19 restrictions

Evolving COVID-19 restrictions have begun to affect local hockey. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is announcing several schedule changes as a result of the ongoing health pandemic. Prince Edward Island announced Monday, along with Newfoundland and Labrador, that it is temporarily leaving the Atlantic Bubble for at least two weeks to curb the spread...

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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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Crushers ride emotional win

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers got a double dose of energy last week before and during their home game. The Crushers’ captains and alternates were officially presented with their Kent Cup banner to hoist up at the Pictou County Wellness Centre last Thursday during pre-game ceremonies and followed with a thrilling 6-5 overtime triumph against...

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