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Local Hockey Players to Compete at Canada Games in 2023

Several local players have been named to the Nova Scotia men’s and women’s hockey teams that will compete at the Canada Winter Games on Prince Edward Island next year. Chosen for the Women’s team are forward Julia MacDonald of Antigonish, defenders Sarah Fraser of New Glasgow, and Bree MacPherson of Antigonish; and goaltenders Jorja Burrows […]

Sports Roundup – December 18

LOCAL SPORTS U15: The WearWell Bombers defeated the Novas 6-4 in a high-scoring affair at the Wellness Centre. Today, the teams go their separate ways, with the Bombers welcoming the Halifax Wolverines to the Wellness Centre at 11 am, while the Novas host the Dartmouth Whalers at the Keating Centre at 1:30. U16 AAA: The […]

Sports Roundup – December 17

LOCAL SPORTS Maritime Hockey: In their last game before the holidays, the Crushers lost a close match 2-1 against the Valley Wildcats. U18: The CB West Islanders visit Steele Subaru in Dartmouth at 7:45. U15: The WearWell Bombers host the Novas at 5 at the PC Wellness Centre. U16 AAA: The Cabot Highlanders visit Kings […]

Tyler Peddle of Antigonish heads to CHL Top Prospects Game

Antigonish native Tyler Peddle is headed to the Canadian Hockey League’s top prospects game. Peddle, who plays for Drummondville of the Quebec Major Hockey League, is one of six players from the Q selected for the game. It features the top 40 major junior hockey players eligible for the 2023 NHL draft. The 40 players […]

New On-Ice Officials in Minor Hockey to Wear Green Armbands

The green armband initiative is going to be standard for minor hockey associations across Nova Scotia. The project began in Quebec and was used for baseball umpires before it moved over to soccer and hockey. Rick Hill, referee in chief for Hockey Nova Scotia, stated the local provincial association picked it up from the Eastern Ontario […]

Sports Roundup – December 11

LOCAL SPORTS   Maritime Junior: The Crushers hit a bump on the road in New Brunswick, getting trounced 9-3 in Miramichi by the Timberwolves. NS Junior: The Antigonish Bulldogs got the win 3-1 over the Junior Miners in Membertou. U18: The CB West Islanders defeated the Wildcats 5-3, and the Weeks Majors beat the Wolfpack […]

Sports Roundup – December 10

LOCAL SPORTS Maritime Junior: The Crushers are in New Brunswick – last night they doubled Campbellton 8-4. Tonight, they’re in Miramichi playing the Timberwolves at 7. NS Junior: At the Antigonish Arena, the Bulldogs edged out the Scotians 3-2 in a shootout, while the Strait Pirates defeated the Miners 5-2 in Port Hawkesbury. Tonight, the […]