There are seven former members of the Halifax Mooseheads playing regularly in the American Hockey League this season, the top minor league affiliate for the National Hockey League. Four of the seven players were members of the 2012-13 Mooseheads Memorial Cup winning team that defeated the Portland Winterhawks 6-4 in the championship final in Saskatoon, SK. Defenceman Andrew Bodnarchuk is the most senior player among the group of former Mooseheads and is now in his ninth season as a professional. He is with the Texas Stars this year after signing a two-year two-way contract with the Dallas Stars on July 1st, 2016. Bodnarchuk has played more than 500 career AHL games.