HALIFAX MACS HIT THE ICE TODAY AT TELUS CUP
Apr. 22, 2019
THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The top team from the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League will hit the ice this week in northern Ontario against the country’s best.
The Halifax McDonad’s take on the Toronto Young Nationals at 1 p.m. Atlantic today in their first game of the 2019 TELUS Cup.
The Macs wrapped up the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League season with a 24-7-2-3 record, finishing the year in second place, eleven points back of Cole Harbour.
(PHOTO: The Macs celebrate their Atlantic title in Charlottetown.)
In the playoffs, Halifax swept both the South Shore Mustangs and the Steele Subaru Major Midgets in three-straight games to advance to the league final.
In the NSMMHL championship final, the Macs ousted the Cole Harbour Pro Hockey Life Wolfpack, defeating them three games to one to earn a berth at Atlantics as the Nova Scotia representatives.
At the Atlantic tournament in Charlottetown earlier this month, the Macs went 3-1 during round robin play to advance to the gold medal final.
In the championship game, Halifax topped Kensington 4-1 to book their ticket to the national tournament as the Atlantic reps.
This year’s TELUS Cup, Canada’s 46th National Midget Championship, is hosted by the Thunder Bay Kings who will welcome five regional champions. The event runs from April 22-28.
The Kings and five regional champions – the Halifax Macs (Atlantic), Toronto Young Nationals (Central), Cantonniers de Magog (Quebec), Calgary Buffaloes (Pacific) and Tisdale Trojans (West) – will go head-to-head for the national championship at the 3,371-seat Fort William Gardens.
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