9 Alum on NHL Opening Rosters

Hockey is back in case you didn’t know. The National Hockey League began on Wednesday and there are nine players who have played for the Mooseheads in the past on opening night rosters. Some affiliate clubs have announced their rosters while the lowest tier in the professional leagues are still doing training camps but most…

Herd Word

EHLERS Well congratulations are in order for one former Halifax Moosehead. Nikolaj Ehlers, 21, was signed to an extension on Wednesday by the Winnipeg Jets, the team announced. Ehlers is going into his third NHL season with the Jets and this will be the last year in his entry level contract. Over the course of…

Halifax jumps to #8

Last week the Halifax Mooseheads were among the 3 honourable mentions in the Canadian Hockey League BMO Top 10 rankings for the pre-season. With 2 victories to start the season, the Herd jumped in to the number rankings this week. The CHL announced the rankings earlier Wednesday evening with five QMJHL on the list. Check…

Mooseheads Make Pre-season CHL Rankings

Before the season begins, the Canadian Hockey League announces it’s BMO Top 10 Rankings and after 3 years of not being on them at all, your Halifax Mooseheads were among the three honourable mentions on the list. The news came out this past Wednesday. I have a feeling we will be seeing the Herd ranked…

Eastlink Showing 12 Herd Games

Today, Eastlink TV announced their broadcast schedule for QMJHL games during the 2017-18 season. Cape Breton, Charlottetown and Halifax all have select matches that are shown on Friday Night Hockey broadcasts. Your Halifax Mooseheads will be on Eastlink twelve times this season. The first broadcast involving the Herd will be October 6 when the Quebec…

Plenty of Moose in NHL Main Camps

There are plenty of young men on NHL teams main camp rosters that have suited up for the Halifax Mooseheads sometime in their career. Many of the players are Herd alumni but there are a few who are currently on the Mooseheads’ opening night roster. A lot of camps began on Tuesday or Wednesday after…

Fortier, Donaghey Participate in Rookie Tournament

Some current Mooseheads headed out of Nova Scotia today to attend rookie camps. Otto Somppi, Maxime Fortier, Jocktan Chainey and Arnaud Durandeau were all invited to participate in camps. Maxime Fortier will join 22 other players at the Montreal Canadiens camp. The Habs will start their camp in Toronto, ON as they are participating in…

4 Herd on Craig’s List

With the regular season around the corner, a few websites have announced their draft rankings over the past month and a half for the upcoming 2018 NHL entry draft. The Mooseheads have four players who are eligible to be selected in June when the pro teams meet in Dallas, TX. Craig Button, a TSN analyst, released…

Opening Night Roster Released

YOUR 2017-18 HALIFAX MOOSEHEADS 1  Alexis Gravel  G  (Asbestos, QC) 2  Cooper Jones  D  (Bridgewater, MA, USA) 3  Walter Flower  D  (Lunenburg, NS) 5  Jordan Lepage  D  (Rimouski, QC) 7  Ryan Barbosa  D  (Mississauga, ON)* 9  Kyle Petten  C  (Bay Roberts, NL)* 11  Filip Zadina  RW  (Pardubice, Czech Republic)* 12  Patrick Kyte  D  (Pembroke, ON)*…

Herd Word

KENNEDY It was announced last week that former Mooseheads forward Bradley Kennedy has committed to play with the Mount Royal University Cougars hockey program for the 2017-18 season. Before getting traded at the Christmas trade deadline he played 37 games with the Herd collecting 29 points. Kennedy came to the Herd from the Charlottetown Islanders…