Kidney named to Canada’s U17 hockey roster

BATHURST, N.B.: Riley Kidney feels honoured to get the chance to pull on the Canadian Maple Leaf jersey at the World Under-17 Hockey championships, being held in Medicine Hat, Alta. and Swift Current, Sk., held Nov. 2-9. The 16-year-old Acadie-Btahurst Titan forward has six points in nine games in his rookie campaign with the Quebec...

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On the ice: A look at East Hants hockey players and how they’re faring this season

EAST HANTS: Here is a look at our first installment of how local hockey players that we know about are faring with their respective teams as the 2019-2020 hockey campaigns get underway. The information on players and teams listed are done so with what we are aware of from following them through the local system....

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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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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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Kidney excited for QMJHL draft weekend

ENFIELD: A dream is about to be realized for Enfield’s Riley Kidney, and it could include a milestone moment. Kidney is ranked 17th to go in this weekend’s Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) draft, set for June 8 in Quebec City. It’s distinctly possible that the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, who hold pick 12,...

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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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Rangers alum selected to N.S. Canada Games team

LANTZ: Four hockey players with connections to East Hants will don the N.S. colours in Red Deer this winter. Michael Sack of Shubenacadie; Joey Merriam of Milford Station; Enfield’s Riley Kidney; and Cole Foston, a Ranger alum who hails from Beaver Bank, have been selected by head coach Jon Greenwood and his staff for the...

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