Halifax Mooseheads – 5
Cape Breton Screaming Eagles – 2
Halifax goals: Jocktan Chainey, Raphaël Lavoie, Connor Moynihan, Xavier Parent, Arnaud Durandeau
Cape Breton goals: Olivier Bourret, Phélix Martineau
The Mooseheads (19-9-5), who have won two of their last three, are tied with Acadie-Bathurst for top spot in the Maritimes Division- and the league’s third seed- with 43 points, a point behind Blainville-Boisbriand for second.
St. Andrews’ Declan Smith, Beaver Meadow’s Ryan MacLellan and the Screaming Eagles (15-14-3), losers of three straight, are tied with Victoriaville for 11th in the 18-team league with 33 points, four points behind Sherbrooke for 10th, and two points ahead of Chicoutimi and Moncton, who are tied for 13th.
Halifax has won four of the first five games in the nine-game season series; the teams meet again in Halifax Saturday night.
Photo credit: Halifax Mooseheads (www.HalifaxMooseheads.ca)