Sept 11: Islanders vs. Mooseheads preview

GAMEDAY
CHARLOTTETOWN ISLANDERS VS HALIFAX MOOSEHEADS
Puck drop at 7:00pm
TV: Eastlink | Radio: News 95.7 | Live: @IslesLive
Eastlink Center (3,717) ~ Charlottetown, PEI
vs CHA

It’s been one of the longest off-seasons that your Halifax Mooseheads have had in the lest few years but it is finally over and the 2015-16 regular season is upon us. The year begins with Halifax taking on the Charlottetown Islanders on the island tonight. The Mooseheads are still in the midst of a rebuild, evident by the amount of rookies again on the team this season. Last season, the challenge was on defense with 6 out of the 8 players playing in their first year in the QMJHL. This year, there’s 6 new faces on the forward lines and only two in the back end. Though the Herd may be young, they have some scoring punch waiting to explode. Halifax will be without Timo Meier, Cody Donaghey and Cavan Fitzgerald who will all be at NHL camps.

Overall Record
Mooseheads: 0-0-0-0 = 0 points (T-1st in Maritimes division, T-1st overall)
Islanders: 0-0-0-0 = 0 points (T-1st in Maritimes division, T-1st overall)

Team Leaders
CHA: n/a
HAL: n/a

Last Game
Halifax is coming off of a 3-1 loss to their provincial rivals the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles to finish off the preseason. Ilya Putintsev had the lone goal in the loss for the herd.

Charlottetown is coming off of a 4-1 win against the Quebec Rempart to finish the preseason. Daniel Sprong had the hat trick along with Bradley Kennedy had the other goal.

Season Series
Head to Head: 0-0-0-0 = 0 points
September 11 Halifax at Charlottetown – 7pm
November 29 Halifax at Charlottetown – 3pm
January 3 Halifax at Charlottetown – 3pm
January 5 Charlottetown at Halifax – 7pm
January 17 Halifax at Charlottetown – 3pm
February 6 Charlottetown at Halifax – 7pm
February 20 Charlottetown at Halifax – 7pm
March 12 Charlottetown at Halifax – 4pm
March 19 Halifax at Charlottetown – 4pm

Out of Town
Titan vs Screaming Eagles 7:00pm
Olympique vs Armada 8:00pm
Phoenix vs Huskies 8:00pm
Tigres vs Foreurs 8:00pm
Voltieurs vs Drakkar 8:30pm

After the Buzzer
Halifax will travel to Saint John to take on the Sea Dogs on Saturday night. Puck drops at 7pm.

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