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Hurricanes Setting the Stage for 2016-17 NBL Canada Season

August 15, 2016 - Halifax, NS -- With a championship winning season in the books, the Halifax Hurricanes are busy again planning for the upcoming season. With two new clubs added to the NBL of Canada (Kitchener-Waterloo Titans confirmed and the Cape Breton Highlanders still to confirm), the ten-team league will commence its regular season schedule in December. Andre Levingston, former General Manager of Basketball Operations for the Club, will not return to the Hurricanes' for a second season. Mr. Levingston i... Full Story

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Goaltender Gravel Commits to the Mooseheads

August 4, 2016 - Goaltender Alexis Gravel has committed to joining the Halifax Mooseheads. The highly touted prospect was selected in the second round (20th overall) by the Moose in June's QMJHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-2, 196 pound Gravel was the second ranked goalie available at the draft and Halifax traded up a spot in order to get him. He recently participated in Canada's Under 17 National Development Camp in Calgary, AB where he had a strong showing with Team Blue. Gravel helped Team Canada win a silver m... Full Story

Hischier Commits to the Mooseheads

July 19, 2016 - The Halifax Mooseheads will have another the talented young player on the roster for the 2016-17 QMJHL season after it was announced Tuesday that forward Nico Hischier has officially committed to the team. The 17-year-old was selected sixth overall by Halifax in last month's CHL Import Draft. "We are extremely pleased and excited to have a player of Nico's quality join the Mooseheads," said General Manager Cam Russell. Already considered a top prospect for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, Hisc... Full Story

Mooseheads Select Nico Hischier in CHL Import Draft

June 28, 2016 - The Halifax Mooseheads used the sixth overall pick in Tuesday's CHL Import Draft to select forward Nico Hischier of Switzerland. The highly touted prospect has already been considered to be the best forward to ever come out of his country. "We're obviously excited to get a player of his caliber and skill level," said General Manager Cam Russell. Hischier played 15 games with SC Bern of the NLA this past season, scoring one goal. He also had 28 points in 18 games with the Bern U20 team... Full Story

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