The StFX men’s hockey team travels to PEI for AUS action.
They visit the UPEI Panthers in Charlottetown.
The X-Men (9-8-2), who have lost three straight, are fifth in the seven-team conference with 20 points, a point behind Moncton for fourth, and eight points ahead of Acadia and Dalhousie, the two teams tied for sixth; the Panthers (10-7-2) are third with 22 points.
UPEI won the first game of the season between the teams 5-3 in Antigonish in November.
Game time is 7 p.m.
The Antigonish Bulldogs visit the Valley Maple Leafs in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League.
The Bulldogs (12-10-0), losers of back-to-back games, are third in the six-team Sid Rowe Division with 24 points, seven points behind the Miners for second, and two points ahead of fourth-place Pictou Co.; the Maple Leafs (9-10-1) are fifth in the Fred Fox Division with 19 points.
It’s the second and final regular season game between the teams- the Bulldogs won the first 6-3 in Antigonish in October.
Game time is 8 p.m.
The Novas kick off play in the major bantam division of the 2019 East Coast Ice Jam Hockey Tournament in Bedford.
They play their first game against the Eastern Express (PEI) at 2:45 p.m.; they face the Tricom Thunder (NFLD) Thursday night.
You can find a link to the tournament website for a full schedule, results and standings here.
St. Andrews’ Declan Smith and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles host the Charlottetown Islanders in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
The Screaming Eagles (23-14-3), losers of three of their last four, are tied with Rimouski for seventh in the 18-team league with 49 points, four points behind the Islanders (25-10-3) and Moncton, who are tied for fifth.
Charlottetown has won three of the first four games in the nine-game season series between the teams.
Puck drop at Centre 200 in Sydney is 7 p.m.
The StFX basketball teams are home for AUS action.
They host the Dalhousie Tigers at the Oland Centre in Antigonish.
The X-Men (3-4) and Tigers (4-4) are in a three-way tie with Memorial for fourth in the eight-team conference with eight points, two points behind Cape Breton for third, and two points ahead of the two teams tied for seventh.
Dalhousie defeated StFX in the first two games between the teams in November.
The winless X-Women (0-7) have lost all lost all seven of their conference games, including two against Dalhousie in November; they’re last in their eight-team conference, four points back of Saint Mary’s for seventh.
The Tigers (3-5) are fifth with eight points.
The women get underway at 6 p.m.; the men tip off at 8 p.m.
It’s the first half of a home-and-home series- the teams meet again in Halifax Friday night.