Another New Coach

The Halifax Mooseheads announced the appointment of their new head coach this morning. Eric Veilleux has been named the Herd’s 11th bench boss in franchise history. Veilleux has experience coaching in the QMJHL as he was the head coach of the Shawinigan Cataractes for 5 and a half years between 2006 and 2012. The 46…

League Final Set

It’s that time of year again when two teams play for the title of league champion. After a dominating season that saw the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada pick up 50 wins and be a top the QMJHL regular season standings no one is surprised that the club is in the finals while Acadie-Bathurt Titan really aren’t a…

Herd Word: Mooseheads Part Ways with Coach

MIDGLEY It was announced on Wednesday morning that the Halifax Mooseheads have let go their head coach, Jim Midgley. The move comes after a pretty successful regular season but, for most, a disappointing post-season. Midgley was named as the team’s bench boss last summer proceeding the announcement that Andre Tourigny was leaving to be closer…

Somppi Signs First Contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced some big news on Thursday regarding a Halifax Mooseheads player. Veteran Otto Somppi has signed his first professional contract with the Lightning after a career season with the Herd. Somppi led the Mooseheads in the regular season with 28 goals and 83 points in 59 games played. He missed 7…

Former Moose Starts Quest for the Cup

The National Hockey League regular season is now over and the playoffs begin tonight with three games on tap. With 16 teams making it to the post-season, there are bound to be a few former Halifax Mooseheads players that will be fighting for the Stanley Cup. Six alumni are on teams participating in this year’s playoffs and while none…

University Commitments Start with Dal

A couple of Halifax native Moosehead players, one former and one current, have made their commitment to play university hockey at home. Ryan Falkenham and Zack Taylor have decided to continue their careers with the Dalhousie Tigers. 20 year old Falkenham played 4 seasons with the Herd after being drafted by his hometown team in…

QMJHL Names Scholastic POM

Every month, the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League announces a Scholastic Player of the Month which recognizes a player on each team with his performance on ice and in the classroom. The player is selected based on their school results, their implication, the school-hockey conciliation, their team spirit and their on-ice performances. For your Halifax…

Gadoury wins AUS award

Former Halifax Mooseheads player Philippe Gadoury has been named the rookie of the year for the 2015-16 Atlantic University Sport hockey season. The AUS announced the winners for the men’s awards this afternoon before the second round of the playoffs begin. Gadoury, a native of Montreal, played a season and a third with the Herd…

TRADE: Fitzgerald sent to Cataractes

According to the Shawinigan Cataractes Twitter they have traded for 19 year old Caven Fitzgerald of your Halifax Mooseheads. The league hasn’t made the trade official yet and the Herd haven’t reported anything about it either as of now. In return, Halifax is said to get rookie Jocktan Chainey and a 3rd round pick in…

World Junior Camp Rosters Announced

There will be some current Halifax Mooseheads in Finland this month for the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championships. While no player on the Herd will be suiting up for Team Canada this year, there will be a couple of Mooseheads personnel behind the bench. Head Coach Dominique Ducharme has been asked to assist in coaching…