OT Needed At Rookie Challenge

For a second straight year the Halifax Mooseheads found themselves playing from behind at the Moncton rookie tournament. The Herd began their 2017 pre-season schedule going against the Saint John Sea Dogs on Friday afternoon. Saint John received goals from Ben Reid and Alexandre Lafreniere in the first period and led 2-0 after 20 minutes…

Rookie Challenge Roster Announced

Your Halifax Mooseheads announced today the contingent that will participate in the Moncton Rookie Challenge tournament next weekend. The roster includes players born in 1999, 2000 & 2001 between free agent invites and draftees. Halifax is going into the tournament as defending champs, having won the inaugural version in 2016. The rookie challenge runs from…

Herd Camp Opens Aug 17

The Halifax Mooseheads recently announced the schedule for the 2017 training camp. Rookie camp is slated to begin on August 17 with registration and medicals. There will be a small group of players born in 2000 that were on the team last season attending the first weekend of camp along with those 16 and 17 year…

CAMP: Last cut made?

The Halifax Mooseheads announced today the possible last cut of the 2016 training camp. I say possible last cut because we have already seen one change on the roster with a new coach in Andre Tourigny only keeping 7 defenseman instead of the normal 8 and this announcement leaves the Herd with 14 forwards “vying…

CAMP: Moose going with 7 D

The Halifax Mooseheads announced another cut on Wednesday afternoon, releasing defenseman Adam Nolan from camp. Nolan, 18, was a free agent invite trying to crack a somewhat young d core. The Mount Pearl, NL native is property of the Valley Wildcats in the Maritime Hockey League and will most likely join the Cats for this…

Mooseheads Put on Show in Forum

Halifax got off to a fast start scoring a powerplay goal just four and a half minutes into the team’s first home pre-season game at the Forum. It was a different beginning than the Mooseheads two previous match ups where they were down quickly in both games and were never able to catch up. Today…

CAMP: One more cut made

The Halifax Mooseheads announced today that they cut one more player at camp after trading two veterans earlier this morning. Halifax released 16 year old goaltender Raphael Blais from training camp which leaves the Herd with their two goalies for the 2016-17 season. Blais was selected during the 2015 QMJHL draft in the sixth round.…

CAMP: Down to 29

Your Halifax Mooseheads announced this afternoon that they have released 7 players from their training camp roster. The cuts reduce the number of players at camp to twenty-nine. There are 10 defenseman, 16 forwards and 3 goaltenders left fighting for a spot on the team. Players cut Kirklin Allen     G Trevor Bush     D Ryan MacDonald     F…

CAMP: Vets have arrived

Week two of your Halifax Mooseheads training camp has arrived and the veteran players are here. The second week of camp began yesterday with the vets having on-ice practice while the rookies did yoga. The whole team will be on the ice this afternoon with a intrasquad game at Cole Harbour Place. Halifax announced the…

CAMP: Mooseheads release 3

The Halifax Mooseheads announced this morning the releasing of three more players as the team gets ready for main camp. A surprise to many I’m sure, the Herd cut 2014 draft pick Gabriel Vanier who had a strong couple of days at camp but was relegated to the 4th line during the HubCity Showcase rookie…