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Islanders Face Memorial Cup Hosts on Cyber Saturday

September 22, 2018 - Coming off of a 4-2 victory over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, the Charlottetown Islanders are back in action tonight against the Memorial Cup-hosting Halifax Mooseheads. The Mooseheads are also coming off of a hard-fought victory last night, defeating the Saint John Sea Dogs 5-4 in overtime. Forward Arnaud Durandeau scored two, while Patrick Kyte scored the overtime winner and added an assist. The Mooseheads are still without forwards Benoit-Olivier Groulx and Antoine Morand (Anaheim), and defenseman Jocktan Chain... Full Story

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Spirit Name Damien Giroux Captain, Gilmour and Busdeker Alternate Captains

September 22, 2018 - Saginaw, Michigan - The Saginaw Spirit are proud to announce prior to Saturday night's home game against the Sarnia Sting the leadership group for the 2018-19 season. Head Coach Troy Smith has named Minnesota Wild prospect Damien Giroux the team's 20th captain in franchise history, while naming Detroit Red Wings prospect Brady Gilmour and D.J. Busdeker alternate captains. "Damien deserves this honor," said Smith. "He is the consummate professional that comes to the rink every day with a smile on his face and a willingne... Full Story

Outzen Scores Twice as Titans Defeat Wilderness 4-2

September 22, 2018 - Michael Outzen scored two goals while Craig McCabe had a three-assist night in the Titans' 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wilderness in day three of the North American Hockey League Showcase. Friday night's win proved to be a 180 degree turn from New Jersey's loss to the Jackalopes the night before. Taking a one-goal lead into the third period, the Titans outshot the Wilderness 14-9 and scored an insurance goal to improve its record to 4-1-0. Josef Glamos opened the scoring at 9:59 of the first period when he corralled a b... Full Story

Wheat Kings Edge Warriors in Season Opener

September 22, 2018 - Brandon, MB. - The Brandon Wheat Kings brought the curtain up on their 2018-19 Western Hockey League season Friday night with a 2-1 victory over the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors at Westoba Place. The game, played before over 4,900 fans, was the first of a weekend home and home series between the two clubs. Moose Jaw will host Brandon on Saturday night. 20-year old defenceman Schael Higson, fresh off a visit to the Vegas Golden Knights' National Hockey League training camp, scored what turned out to be the game winner at... Full Story

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Saginaw Spirit captain Damien Giroux flanked by alternate captains Brady Gilmour and D.J. Busdeker
Saginaw Spirit captain Damien Giroux flanked by alternate captains Brady Gilmour and D.J. Busdeker

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