Riley Kidney snags first career QMJHL goal

BATHURST, N.B.: The timing couldn’t have been better for Enfield’s Riley Kidney to score his first Quebec Major Juni0or Hockey League (QMJHL) goal. With brother Liam on the visitors bench with his Cape Breton Eagles at the K.C. Irving Centre in Bathurst on Sept. 20, and family in the stands, Riley notched his first-ever tally...

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Local players vying for Q roster spots

SYDNEY: Players from East Hants have left an impression with their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams during training camps for the 2019-202 season. In Sydney with the Cape Breton Eagles, Shaun Miller of Enfield is battling for one of three overage spots on the squad among four possible candidates. It appears that Miller will...

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Anthony named QMJHL Eagles assistant coach

SHUBENACADIE: The Cape Breton Eagles recently announced Matt Anthony of Shubenacadie, as assistant coach. With his hiring, Anthony completes the Eagles 2019/2020 coaching team. Prior appointments include Jake Grimes as Head Coach and Chris Culligan as 2nd Assistant Coach. Anthony will also serve as an Academic Liaison between the players and the team’s Educational Coordinators...

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Enfield’s Kidney signs to play with QMJHL Titan

BATHURST, N.B.: It’s official. Riley Kidney has signed with the Acadie-Bathurst Titan. Kidney, an Enfield product, was drafted in the first round, 11th overall at the QMJHL Draft in June. The agreement almost certainly guarantees Kidney will be on the team for the season, once they break training camp in September. With the Cole Harbour...

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QMJHL’s Titan tab Riley Kidney with first round pick

QUEBEC CITY, QUE.: With the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League draft over with, Riley Kidney knows the real work begins to land a spot with his new team, the Acadie-Bathurst Titan. Kidney, an Enfield product, was selected 11th overall in round one by the 2018 Memorial Cup champions. He was one of two first round...

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UPDATED: A look at local players on the ice as 2019 begins

EAST HANTS: As 2019 begins, we delved into the stats once again to see how our local players from the East Hants area are faring in the QMJHL; Junior A; Major Bantam; Major Midget; Newbridge Academy prep school teams; and in U.S. women’s hockey. Here is a look at the players and their teams. If...

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Kidney notches first QMJHL goal

SAINT JOHN, N.B.: An Enfield hockey player with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles can check his first Quebec Major Junior Hockey League goal off his bucket list. Liam Kidney scored his first ever marker in the QMJHL during the Eagles 5-0 victory on Saturday night, Oct. 20 against the Saint John Sea Dogs at Harbour...

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Hunter, Byard taken in Q draft

ENFIELD: Two hockey players from the Enfield area got the next step in their careers started on June 2 when both were selected in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Lantz-based All Credit Auto Rangers alum Zach Byard was selected in the 12th round by the 2019 Memorial Cup host Halifax Mooseheads, while Cole...

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Hunter named to province’s QMJHL team

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...

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