Pause in N.S. team schedules extended through January 24

MHL hockey fans will have to wait a little longer to see a local game. The Nova Scotia government announced on Friday that the COVID-19 restrictions introduced before Christmas will be extended until 11:59 p.m. on January 24. Those rules include limiting sports practices to 25 participants without physical distancing, with games and tournaments not...

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MHL announces additional schedule changes

The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has made five more adjustments to the 2020-21 regular season schedule as a result of new COVID-19 regulations in Nova Scotia. The affected games are as follows: January 16th – Pictou County at Truro to December 18th March 27th – Pictou County at Valley to January 16th March 13th...

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More changes to MHL schedule

The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has announced several schedule changes as a result of evolving COVID-19 restrictions. The government of Nova Scotia announced a number of restrictions on Tuesday which will affect hockey across the province. The effect on the MHL is that the six teams based in Nova Scotia will be restricted to...

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Crushers add names to roster following draft

The 2020 Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) Entry Draft was conducted on Saturday, with 120 players selected as the league’s 12 teams built for the future. The Weeks Jr A Crushers added some new talent: Weeks Major Midgets, Kiefer Avery and James Harrison are new additions as are Preston Pattengale, Jake Edwards,  Logan O’Neil, Alex...

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Bombers earn weekend split

PICTOU — A weekend split and a long road schedule have the Pictou County Wear Well Bombers hoping for a home-ice welcome later this month. The Bombers got two goals from Landon MacDonald and a goal and two assists each from David Matthews and Cale MacDougall as they whipped the Joneljim Cougars from Cape Breton...

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MHL Regular Season begins today

The MHL regular season gets underway tonight. For its 51st campaign, the league will once again feature twelve teams in two divisions – Eastlink North and Eastlink South – playing a 50 game schedule. Each team will play 24 home games, 24 road games and two games at the MHL Showcase in Summerside, PEI on...

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