Herd Word

EURO DRAFT The Canadian Hockey League Import Draft was at the end of June and your Halifax Mooseheads used one of their two picks during the day. With the 10th overall selection (11th originally but Sherbrooke passed), Cam Russell and company drafted 17 year old Filip Zadina of the Czech Republic. All of the scouts…

Hischier Leads NHL Dev Camp Invites

The NHL draft has been over for a couple of weeks now and while only 3 players got selected during that weekend in Chicago, there are a number of former and current Halifax Mooseheads on team development camp rosters. Nico Hischier, who was second in Herd team scoring in 2016-17, is the biggest name of players…

League Finals Start Friday

It’s that time of year again when two teams play for the title of league champion. One group was projected to be in the President’s Cup finals while the other is making their first trip to the last round. The Halifax Mooseheads had a couple of former players in the final four but both were…

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…

Herd Word

Welcome to the new year. As it’s been the holidays, I’ve been busy so instead of writing individual stories about news that has happened the last few days, I thought I would do a Herd Word. FUCALE Former Halifax Mooseheads goaltender Zach Fucale led Team Canada to a championship once again. Fucale was playing in the…

Herd Word: Fucale To Play in Spengler Cup

HISCHIER The Canadian Hockey League released the rosters for the CHL/NHL Top Prospects game that will be held on January 30, 2017 in Quebec City. Halifax Mooseheads rookie Nico Hischier was among the players who will participate in the annual showcase of draft eligible players. Hischier leads the league in rookie scoring with 48 points…

Herd Word: Former Captain To Make Pro Debut Friday

MEIER According to the San Jose Barracuda, former Halifax Mooseheads captain Timo Meier is set to make his professional debut on Friday night for the Barracuda. Meier’s pro debut was pushed back a couple of weeks because the 20 year old was diagnosed with monocleosis at the end of September forcing him out of the…

Former Moose Get New Teams for 16-17

A few former Halifax Mooseheads players will be on different teams in 2016-17 than they were last season. If you follow me on Twitter, most of this will be old news but I thought I would put all this news in one post for readers. During training camp, the Herd made a few transactions that…

Marchand Scores for Canada in WCH Victory

Former Halifax Mooseheads forward Brad Marchand scored the game winner on Thursday night to give Team Canada the trophy at the World Cup of Hockey. As no surprise to anyone, the Canadians won the tournament but it wasn’t as easy as people thought they would win. The team, packed with many stars including Sidney Crosby,…

Kid Mack Helps Team NA Win

Former Halifax Mooseheads star player Nathan MacKinnon helped Team North America to a 4-0 exhibition victory in the World Cup of Hockey on Thursday night. The 21 year old got the first goal of the game and the last one. Nathan put Team North America on the board shortly after the beginning of the second period,…