They visit the Cape Breton Highlands Academy/NDA Huskies.
The second-place Saints are coming off a 4-2 loss against league-leading Dalbrae in Port Hood Thursday night; the Huskies are fourth in the six-team league, a point behind Inverness/Baddeck Academy for third, and four points ahead of fifth-place Eskasoni.
Puck drop at the Cabot Trail Arena in Cheticamp is 7 p.m.
The StFX women’s hockey team is on home ice for AUS action.
They host the St. Thomas Tommies.
The X-Women (14-1-2), winners of seven straight and nine of their last 10, lead the seven-team conference with 30 points, three points up on second-place Saint Mary’s; they’re ranked fourth in the country.
The Tommies (11-3-2) are third in the conference with 24 points.
StFX has won the first two games in the four-game season series.
Game time at the Keating Centre in Antigonish is 7 p.m.
The last regular season edition of the Battle of Nova Scotia takes place in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Antigonish’s Blade Mann-Dixon and the Halifax Mooseheads host St. Andrews’ Declan Smith and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.
The Mooseheads (29-10-6), who have won eight of their last nine, lead the 18-team league with 64 points, a point up on second-place Blainville-Boisbriand; the Screaming Eagles (20-19-5), who have lost back-to-back games, are tied with Sherbrooke for 11th with 45 points, seven points behind Victoriaville for 10th, and a point ahead of 13th-place Moncton.
It’s the ninth and final regular season game between the teams- Halifax has won seven of the first eight.
Puck drop at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax is 7 p.m.
It’s the first of back-to-back games for both teams- the Mooseheads visit Pomquet’s Logan Chisholm and Acadie-Bathurst Saturday night, while the Screaming Eagles are in Moncton to take on Pleasant Valley’s Jacob Hudson and the Wildcats.
The Strait Area Basketball Final Tournament gets underway Friday afternoon.
Guysborough Academy is hosting the tournament- the schedule is as follows;
12:45 p.m. Canso vs. St. Marys (Boys)
2:30 p.m. Guysborough vs. SAERC (Girls)
4:15 p.m. Richmond vs Dalbrae (Girls)
6:00 p.m. Consolation game (Girls)
9:00 a.m. Guysborough vs Winner of game 1 (Boys)
10:45 a.m. Richmond vs Dalbrae (Boys)
12:30 p.m. Final game (Girls)
2:15 p.m. Consolation game (Boys)
4:00 p.m. Final game (Boys)