The Richmond Academy Hurricanes are hosting the fourth annual Rock You Like a Hurricane Hockey Tournament at the Richmond Arena in Louisdale.
Four high school teams are taking part- the Hurricanes are joined by the Dalbrae Dragons, the Inverness-Baddeck Academy Rebels and the Cole Harbour Cavaliers.
Inverness-Baddeck Academy and Dalbrae kick off the tournament at 6 p.m.; Richmond Academy meets Cole Harbour at 8 p.m.
Round-robin action continues Saturday; the semi-finals are Sunday morning, with the championship game Sunday afternoon.
You can find the tournament schedule here.
The province’s two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams are on home ice.
St. Andrews’ Declan Smith and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles host the Acadie-Bathurst Titan at Centre 200 in Sydney.
The Screaming Eagles (17-11-2), winners of four straight and seven of their last eight, are in a three-way tie with Rimouski and Sherbrooke for seventh in the 18-team league with 36 points, three points behind Halifax and Charlottetown, the two teams tied for fifth, and four points ahead of 10th-place Quebec; the Titan (5-22-1) are tied for 17th with 11 points.
Cape Breton has won two of the first three games in the eight-game season series.
It’s the first of back-to-back home games for the Screaming Eagles; they host Quebec Saturday night.
The Halifax Mooseheads host the Saint John Sea Dogs at Scotiabank Centre.
The Mooseheads (19-7-1), who have won back-to-back games, are tied for fifth with 39 points, two points behind Drummondville for fourth, and three points ahead of Cape Breton and the two other teams tied for seventh; they’re ranked ninth in the country.
The Sea Dogs (4-22-3) are tied for 17th with 11 points.
Halifax has won the first two games in the eight-game season series.
It’s the first of three games in as many days for the Mooseheads- they host Acadie-Bathurst Saturday night, then visit Charlottetown Sunday afternoon.
Both games get underway at 7 p.m.