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…

Schedule for Pre-Season Released

HALIFAX – The Halifax Mooseheads have announced their schedule for the pre-season. The organization will once again invite their prospects to a pre-camp tournament held in Moncton where the boys will play 3 games from August 18-20 in hopes of getting an invite to main camp. Halifax will join the Wildcats, Saint John Sea Dogs, Cape Breton Screaming…

Q Draft: Moose Trade to Get Another First Rounder

Your Halifax Mooseheads added some key pieces at the 2017 QMJHL Draft in Saint John, NB that will hopefully fill a few voids left for next season. Cam Russell and the management team made yet another trade in the first round to move them up to the 13th overall pick. The Herd moved their 2nd…

Mooseheads Add Forward in First Round

After finishing 15th overall in the league, your Halifax Mooseheads were picking 4th in the QMJHL draft today in Saint John, New Brunswick. With that selection the Herd drafted forward Xavier Parent. Parent played the 2016-17 season in the QMAAA with the College Esther-Blondin Phenix. The 16 year old is projected to be a top…

QMJHL Draft Day Info

  Here is some info to get you ready for the 2017 QMJHL Entry Draft. When: Saturday June 3 at 10 a.m. Where: Harbour Station in Saint John, NB Follow: TVA Sports is broadcasting the draft on TV, Rogers tv channel 10 in New Brunswick will be streaming the first round of the draft. For…