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…

Alumni Update: Frk/Meier To Battle in AHL Playoffs

Timo Meier vs. Martin Frk. Two former Halifax Mooseheads players find themselves going head-to-head for a chance to be in the Calder Cup. Meier and the San Jose Barracuda will battle Frk and the Grand Rapids Griffins for the AHL Western Conference playoff championship. The winner of the 7 game series will continue onto the…

WORLDS: Moose Alumni make Quarters

The 2017 Men’s World Championships are being played right now in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France and after 11 days of round robin competition complete, the quarter-final matchups are set. Four former Halifax Mooseheads find themselves in the medal round. The Herd actually had 6 alumni participating in the tournament, contrary to my previous post which…

UPDATED: Moose Alum Participating at Worlds

There will be a few Halifax Mooseheads alumni in Cologne and Paris for the IIHF Men’s World Championships. Former Herd forwards Nathan MacKinnon, Nikolaj Ehlers and Jakub Voracek as well as defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser will represent their respective countries during the tournament. This will be the first time for Abeltshauser participating in the Worlds but the second…

Former Herd Wins German Championship

It’s been another great season for Konrad Abeltshauser and EHC Munchen. After finishing with a 31-12-5-4 (W-L-OTW-OTL) record, EHC were the number 1 seed at the end of the 2016-17 regular season. Abeltshauser, a Halifax Mooseheads alumni, was awarded the DEL Defenseman of the Year trophy. The 24 year old had 10 goals and 31 points in…

V-Reds Are National Champs Again

The University Cup is staying in Atlantic Canada. Host University of New Brunswick cruised to a second straight national championship this past weekend after they defeated the Saskatchewan University Huskies 5-3 on Sunday afternoon in the gold medal game. The 4 day tournament was held at the Fredericton campus with the Varsity Reds giving the…

Alumni Named to NHL All-Star Rosters

A couple of former Halifax Mooseheads have been named to NHL all star team rosters today. For full rosters click here. Star centre Nathan MacKinnon will be apart of the Central Division team which is captained by PK Subban. MacKinnon, in his fourth season with the Colorado Avalanche, has 10 goals and 27 points in 39…

Meier Gets Game Winner in NHL Debut

Former Halifax Moosehead Timo Meier has scored his first National Hockey League goal and it turned out to be the game winner. On Wednesday, the San Jose Sharks announced that they had recalled the 20 year old from their AHL affiliate. Before being called up, Meier led the San Jose Barracuda in goals with 9.…