The Cape Breton West Islanders host Dartmouth in a pair of weekend games in the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League.
The Islanders (12-14-1), winners of back-to-back games, are fifth in the eight-team league with 25 points, four points behind Dartmouth (14-10-1) for fourth, and five points ahead of sixth-place South Shore.
Dartmouth has won two of the first three games in the five-game season series between the teams.
Puck drop at the Al MacInnis Sports Centre in Port Hood is 6 p.m.
The teams meet again in Port Hood Sunday afternoon.
The Novas are on the road in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League.
They visit the Bedford Barons.
The Novas (10-10-1), who have won three in a row and four of the last five, are tied with Pictou Co. for seventh in the 12-team league with 21 points, a point behind the two teams tied for fifth, and two points ahead of Bedford (9-14-1) and Kings, who are tied for ninth.
The teams have met once so far- the Novas doubled the Barons 4-2 in Antigonish in October.
Game time is 5:30 p.m.
The Novas travel to Berwick to face Kings Sunday morning.
There are a pair of games in the Antigonish Rural League.
The St. Croix Angels take on the County Outlaws at 7 p.m. and the Pleasantdale Panthers play the Heatherton Warriors at 8:45 p.m.
Both games are at the Antigonish Arena.
The province’s two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams are back in action for the second time in as many nights.
St. Andrews’ Declan Smith and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, coming off a win in Saint John Friday night, play their second road game in as many nights when they visit the Charlottetown Islanders, who have won two of the first three games in the nine-game season series between the Maritimes Division teams.
The Halifax Mooseheads, who beat to River Denys’ Colten Ellis and Rimouski in Halifax Friday night, host the Quebec Remparts at Scotiabank Centre.
It’s the second and final regular season game between the teams- Quebec won the first 6-2 at home in October.
Both games get underway at 7 p.m.