Drake Batherson

Posted at 1:04 pm on January 12, 2018

A former Antigonish minor hockey player and World Junior Gold medalist has fond memories of playing in the area. Drake Batherson had the hot stick in Buffalo

Drake Batherson

scoring 7 goals for Canada during this years tournament.

Batherson resided in the Antigonish area during his early playing days and says that the hockey program in the area allowed him the opportunity to get more ice time than he could ever imagine:
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Posted at 6:12 am on October 5, 2017

A former Cape Breton Screaming Eagle has signed his first NHL contract with the Sens. Drake Batherson signed a three year entry level contract with the team, after a great year where he had 58 points with the Eagles.
Batherson has a connection to the Antigonish area; his father, Norm, served as assistant coach for the St.FX X-Men, and also played junior hockey in the area.