Hunter named to province’s QMJHL team

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LANTZ: A hockey player from Enfield is among 20 named by Hockey Nova Scotia to represent the province at the QMJHL’s Gatorade Excellence Challenge, set for the end of the month in Blainville-Boizbriand, Quebec.

Brady Hunter, who suits up with the Cole Harbour Wolfpack, was named to the roster for the April 26-29 event that will take place at the Centre d’Excellence Sports Rousseau.

Hockey Nova Scotia’s team is made up of two goaltenders, six defencemen and twelve forwards from across the province. Please find the entire team roster below.

Team Nova Scotia will be led by head coach Andre Lefebvre (recently named as bench boss for the Cole Harbour Wolfpack, Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League (NSMMHL), and assistant coaches Kyle MacLennan (head coach, Weeks Major Midgets, NSMMHL) and Paul Hunt (head coach, South Short Mustangs, NSMMHL).

The QMJHL Excellence Challenge is an annual tournament that features six teams from Quebec (two teams), New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia.

More than one hundred of the top prospects from the region will take part in the event which scouts will use as an evaluation tool ahead of the 2018 QMJHL Entry Draft.