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  • Mooseheads’ Ducharme to coach at World Juniors

    Dan Ahlstrand and The Canadian Press 0

    As the Halifax Mooseheads get set to open the Quebec Major Junior Hockey Championships this weekend on the road in Shawinigan, the team’s head coach has received some good news from Hockey Canada. Dominique Ducharme has been named as an assistant coach for Team Canada as they prepare to defend their World Junior Hockey Championship

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  • Mooseheads rally to defeat Titan after frightening start to 2nd period

    Meghan Groff and Jennifer Grudic 0

    A frightening experience for over 6,000 Mooseheads fans as last night’s game was stopped early in the second period. About 2 minutes in, just after Timo Meier tied the game, Brett Crossley was hammered into the boards from behind by Titan defenceman Elijah Francis. The rookie forward lay face down motionless on the ice for

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  • Future of Halifax Rainmen dire as crowds dwindle

    Dan Ahlstrand 3

    Despite heading into the playoffs on a winning streak, and having NBA-class players, the Halifax Rainmen continue to struggle at the gate. The opening game of the first round playoff series against rival Moncton Monday only drew about 400 fans, putting the team’s future in question. Don Mills, member of the Rainmen corporate advisory board,

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  • James Sheppard

    James Sheppard traded to Rangers

    Dan Ahlstrand 0

    More Bluenosers are changing teams as the NHL trade deadline draws closer. On the heels of Truro’s own Zach Sill being traded last week to the Maple Leafs, Lower Sackville’s James Sheppard is also packing his backs. The 6’1″ centre is switching coasts after being traded from the San Jose Sharks to the New York

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  • Océanic edge Moose 5-4

    Jennifer Grudic 0

    The Halifax Mooseheads lost to the Rimouski Océanic on Sunday night with a final score of 5-4. Forward Connor Moynihan picked up his seventh goal of the season for the Mooseheads early in the second period. At the beginning of the third period, the Mooseheads were trailing 4-1. Nikolaj Ehlers scored on a penalty shot

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  • Moose top Chicoutimi 6-3

    Jennifer Grudic 0

    The Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Saguenéens in Chicoutimi on Thursday night with a final score of 6-3. Philippe Gadoury picked up two goals and an assist. Timo Meier also scored twice, while Connor Moynihan and Nikolaj Ehlers each had a goal and an assist. Halifax out-shot Chicoutimi 39-26. The win brings the Mooseheads’ record up

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  • Fred Couples

    Fred Couples, Mike Weir to square off this summer for RBC Canada Cup in Halifax

    Hillary Windsor 0

    Pro golfer Mike Weir announced today he’ll be making his return to our corner of the world this summer to represent Team Canada against Team World in the RBC Canada Cup on July 6. Weir said he’s excited to return to Halifax, and even more excited to be going up against past Presidents Cup foe

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  • Nathan MacKinnon

    Nathan MacKinnon nets hat trick

    The Associated Press 0

    DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon rediscovered his rookie scoring touch with one of the best games of his young career. The teenage centre busted out of a slump with his first NHL hat trick, Matt Duchene also scored and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 on Sunday. Alex Tanguay had a goal and

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  • Ron MacLean signs a jersey at Wednesday night's opening ceremonies at the Halifax Forum.

    Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada continues in Halifax

    Hillary Windsor and Meghan Groff 0

    Halifax’s first time hosting Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada continues today. Ron MacLean told News 95.7 the next few days are jam-packed with all things hockey, including a skate with the Stanley Cup this morning, and a concert tonight at Spatz Theatre tonight featuring Theo Fleury, the Barra MacNeils, Buck 65, Corb Lund, Rich Aucoin

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  • John Graham with On Ice Management Group Inc. announces the game between the New York Islanders and the Carolina Hurricanes.

    NHL preseason game coming to Halifax

    Zane Woodford 4

    This September, the NHL is coming to Halifax for a preseason showdown between the New York Islanders and the Carolina Hurricanes. The puck drops at 6 p.m. on September 26, 2015. Scott Ferguson with Trade Centre Ltd. says he’s excited to have the NHL in the newly branded Scotiabank Centre. “You know we watch it

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