Game #9 Mooseheads @ Cape Breton Preview


-Halifax Mooseheads at Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 7:00pm at Centre 200

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2017-18 Record:
(Halifax 4-2-2-0) – (Cape Breton 5-4-0-0)

TEAM Power Play % Penalty Kill %
Halifax 24.2% (8-33) 89.5% (34/38)
Cape Breton 22.9% (8-35) 79.1% (34/43)

2016-17 record:
Halifax (27-35-3-3) – 15th overall
Cape Breton (39-25-2-2) – 7th overall

Mooseheads starting goaltender:
Alex Gravel

Not in the Mooseheads lineup:
D Walter Flower – injured
D Jordan Lepage – injured

-Otto Somppi makes his season debut for Halifax. He missed the first eight games recovering from off-season shoulder surgery.
-Captain Max Fortier’s 207 career points puts him sixth all-time in franchise history. Fortier is seven points behind Alex Tanguay for fifth and eight back of Brandon Reid for fourth.

Leading Scorers:

Halifax Points Cape Breton Points
Max Fortier (6G 6A) 12PTS Drake Batherson (6G 4A) 10PTS
Filip Zadina (4G 6A) 10PTS Egor Sokolov (4G 3A) 7PTS
Arnaud Durandeau (4G 5A) 9PTS Mathias Laferriere (2G 4A) 6PTS

Goaltender Stats:

Halifax GP Record GAA SAVE % Cape Breton GP Record GAA Save %
Alex Gravel 4 2-1-1 3.25 .886 Kevin Mandolese 4 1-3 2.80 .911
Blade Mann-Dixon 4 2-1-1 1.98 .930 Kyle Jessiman 5 4-1 3.10 .895

Key 2017-18 additions:

Halifax Acquired Cape Breton Acquired
F Filip Zadina ’17 CHL Import Draft F Egor Sokolov ’17 CHL Import Draft
F Xavier Parent ’17 QMJHL Entry Draft D Noah Laaouan ’17 QMJHL Entry Draft
D Justin Barron ’17 QMJHL Entry Draft F Ryan Francis ’17 QMJHL Entry Draft


The Mooseheads return to home ice Saturday night at 7pm when they host the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles on Pink in the Rink night at Scotiabank Centre.

Tickets are on sale now at the Ticket Atlantic Box Office, select Superstore Outlets,, the Official Mooseheads Shop in Scotia Square or call 451-1221.

Get your 2017-18 Season Tickets, 15-Game Packs and 6-Game Packs by visiting the Official Mooseheads Shop in Scotia Square Mall, by email, or call 902-429-FANS.

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