The province’s two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams are in action as the regular season winds down.
Antigonish’s Blade Mann-Dixon and the Halifax Mooseheads host the Saint John Sea Dogs at Scotiabank Centre.
The Mooseheads (41-17-7), who have won two of their last three, are fourth in the 18-team league- and second in the Maritimes Division- with 89 points, four points behind Acadie-Bathurst for top spot in the division and second overall, and three points ahead of fifth-place Drummondville; the Sea Dogs (14-40-11), who have been eliminated from playoff contention, are tied with Shawinigan for last with 39 points.
It’s the eighth and final game between the teams- Halifax has won five of the first seven.
St. Andrews’ Declan Smith and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles visit Pleasant Valley’s Jacob Hudson, Antigonish’s Jake Stewart and the Moncton Wildcats.
The Screaming Eagles (30-27-8), who have won two of their last three, are 12th with 68 points, five points behind Gatineau for 11th, and three points ahead of 13th-place Baie-Comeau; the Wildcats (26-31-8) are 15th with 60 points.
It’s the final regular season game between the teams- Cape Breton leads the season series 6-2.
Both games get underway at 7 p.m.
The Mooseheads and Screaming Eagles wrap up their regular seasons with a pair of weekend games.