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Mooseheads top Cape Breton 5-2

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SYDNEY, N.S. - The Halifax Mooseheads defeated their provincial rivals on Wednesday, topping the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 5-2 at Centre 200.

Both teams came out swinging in the opening period, as Halifax's Jocktan Chainey and Raphael Lavoie gave the Herd an early 2-0 lead. Cape Breton responded quickly, with Olivier Bourret and Phelix Martineau tying it up at 2-2 after 20 minutes.

Connor Moynihan helped Halifax retake a 3-2 lead in the second period. 

After that, the Mooseheads took over as Xavier Parent and Arnaud Durandeau helped seal the deal in the third and secure a 5-2 victory.

On Friday, the Herd returns home to the Scotiabank Centre to welcome the Acadie-Bathurst Titan.

Make sure you tune into NEWS 95.7 for the pre-game show with Garreth MacDonald.




Chris Halef

About the Author: Chris Halef

Chris is a reporter for HalifaxToday.ca and NEWS 95.7. In 2018, he won the RTDNA Dave Rogers Award for best short feature.
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