Hockey February 18, 2018


PLAYOFF MATCH-UPS
1) Halifax McDonald’s vs. 8) South Shore Mustangs
2) Dartmouth Major Midgets vs. 7) Pictou County Major Midgets
3) Cape Breton West Islanders vs. 6) Cape Breton Tradesmen
4) Valley Wildcats vs. 5) Cole Harbour Wolfpack

FINAL STANDINGS (W-L-OTL)
Halifax – 60 points (29-5-2)
Dartmouth – 59 points (29-6-1)
Cape Breton West – 56 points (26-6-4)
Valley – 35 points (15-16-5)
Cole Harbour – 34 points (16-18-2)
Cape Breton – 26 points (16-18-2)
Pictou County – 23 points (10-23-3)
South Shore – 19 points (7-24-5)

LEADING SCORERS
Stephen Fox (Cape Breton West) – 40G 28A 68P
Alex Drovers (Halifax) – 27G 30A 57P
Sam Gillis (Cape Breton) – 22G 28A 50P
Calum MacPherson (Cape Breton West) – 24G 24A 48P
Aaron Brown (Halifax) – 25G 23A 48P

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCE
2017 (Cape Breton West Islanders – gold medal)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES (since 1984)
20 (1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1992 (host), 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 (host),
1999, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
2017 (Cape Breton West Islanders)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
1 (2017, Cape Breton West Islanders)

TOP REGULAR SEASON TEAM – HALIFAX MCDONALD’S
The Halifax McDonald’s earned the NSMMHL regular-season title after a wild
season that went right down to the wire. The Macs topped Dartmouth by one
point, going 8-1-1 in their final 10 games after the Major Midgets went on
a late 10-0 run that included a pair of wins over Halifax. The Macs led the
league in goals with 172 while only allowing 80. The offense was led by
rookie Alex Drover, whose 57 points (27G 30A) had him second in league
scoring. Between the pipes, Alex MacVicar had a phenomenal season, leading
the league in save percentage (.938), goals-against average (1.69), and
shutouts (5).

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