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Ian McCarthy Steps Down as Mill Rats President

May 24, 2016 - Thank You Saint John Fans, Associates, Sponsors, & Supporters I have decided to return to the United States and rejoin my family there, and as such, I have stepped down as President and will no longer act as General Manager of the Saint John Mill Rats. I had an exciting and thrilling 6 years in the Port City, in helping to create the National Basketball League of Canada, and making so many friends. Some of my best memories in life were the energy felt at our home games, taking players to a school visit and seeing the k... Full Story

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Mill Rats Season Comes to Painful End at Hands of Hurricanes

May 21, 2016 - (SAINT JOHN, NB): The Saint John Mill Rats season came to a painful end at the hands of the #1 Halifax Hurricanes, 109-90, capping off a 4-0 sweep by the powerful Hurricanes. The Mill Rats were determined to try and dig themselves out of a 3-0 series hole after dropping an overtime home game the night before, but it was not to be. Saint John trailed 26-18 after the first quarter but cut score to 34-32 in the second quarter. Halifax then rattled off 17-8 run to lead 51-40 at the break. In the third quarter the score ... Full Story

Mill Rats Host Hurricanes Tonight Looking to Stave off Elimination

May 21, 2016 - (SAINT JOHN, NB): The Saint John Mill Rats have dug a deep 3-0 hole in their series against the #1 Halifax Hurricanes, but insist it's not over yet. "We can win this," said Mill Rats guard Anthony Anderson. "We can only take it one game at a time, and that starts with tonight." There's hope as the Mill Rats won 4 games in a row against the Hurricanes already this season on Jan 13 (105-100 in Halifax), Jan 14 (98-91 in Saint John), Jan 28 (115-104 in Halifax), and Feb 28 (107-95 in Saint John). But it won't be easy. ... Full Story

Late Game Meltdown Proves Costly for Saint John

May 20, 2016 - (SAINT JOHN, NB): The Saint John Mill Rats led the #1 Halifax Hurricanes most of the way in Game 3 of the Atlantic Division Championships, but a late game meltdown led to overtime and the Hurricanes prevailed 110-104 to take a 3-0 series lead. The Mill Rats started with a strong effort leading 18-10 in the first quarter. The Hurricanes fought back and Saint John's lead was only 24-21 after one. In the second quarter the Mill Rats offense slowed with the second unit and Halifax held them to just 16 points while scoring ... Full Story

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Saint John Riptide Minor League Basketball

League: National Basketball League of Canada
Home: Saint John, New Brunswick
Class: Men's
Website: Saint John Riptide site
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Message Board: NBL Canada forum
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