Herd Word

EURO DRAFT The Canadian Hockey League Import Draft was at the end of June and your Halifax Mooseheads used one of their two picks during the day. With the 10th overall selection (11th originally but Sherbrooke passed), Cam Russell and company drafted 17 year old Filip Zadina of the Czech Republic. All of the scouts…

Hischier Leads NHL Dev Camp Invites

The NHL draft has been over for a couple of weeks now and while only 3 players got selected during that weekend in Chicago, there are a number of former and current Halifax Mooseheads on team development camp rosters. Nico Hischier, who was second in Herd team scoring in 2016-17, is the biggest name of players…

Events

The Halifax Mooseheads released their schedule for the upcoming season earlier this month and have announced the events happening during the 2017-18 season. Check out below for the dates of the yearly special games. Annual events HOME OPENER – September 30 vs. Acadie Bathurst Titan Pink in the Rink 10 – October 14 vs. Cape Breton Screaming…

NHL Draft

The 2017 National Hockey League entry draft was held this weekend in Chicago, Illinois. For the first time in a few years, no one really knew absolutely who was going to get drafted first overall except for the team who won the lottery and was selecting in that top spot; the New Jersey Devils who…

Hischier Number One

The highest drafted Switzerland hockey player honour now belongs to Nico Hischier of your Halifax Mooseheads. Nico was selected first overall at the 2017 NHL entry draft on Friday evening by the New Jersey Devils. With getting drafted at number 1 Hischier makes history for his home country in becoming the highest ever Swiss player to…

Herd Players, Prospects Invited to Summer Showcase

There will be lots of Halifax Mooseheads flavour during the Hockey Canada summer showcase next month in Calgary. Hockey Canada announced on Tuesday the players that have been invited to it’s annual development and selection camps. Four current Herd players got an invitation to the under-18 camp and are among the 44 young men who…

Mooseheads Name New Head Coach

For a second straight year, the Halifax Mooseheads will have a new coach than the year before. The team announced yesterday that they have named Jim Midgley as head coach. The position is a promotion for Midgley from his previous job. The 39 year old had been an assistant coach for your Herd since 2011. He helped coach…

Alum On Protected & Unprotected NHL Lists

In 2017-18 there will be a 31st team in the National Hockey League. The NHL added the Las Vegas Golden Knights as an expansion team and as such Las Vegas needs players. On Wednesday night the league will have an expansion draft before the annual NHL Awards ceremony and the Golden Knights have received a…

Drouin Heading Home

Not because he’s retiring but because he has been traded to the Montreal Canadiens. The former Halifax Mooseheads forward was moved by the Tampa Bay Lightning, the team that drafted the 22 year old back in 2013, this afternoon to the Habs along with a sixth round conditional pick in 2018 for Mikhail Sergachev and…

Alum Scores Championship Winner

Martin Frk is a Calder Cup champion! The Grand Rapids Griffins are the American Hockey League playoff champs after winning Game 6 at home against the Syracuse Crunch. It was a tight match on Tuesday night but the Griffs came out on top with Frk scoring the last goal of the series with just over…