SYDNEY, N.S. - The Halifax Mooseheads won the Hurley Cup on Sunday to close out 2017, with a 4-1 victory over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles at Centre 200.
Maxime Fortier opened up the scoring midway through the opening tilt, with Mathias Laferriere tying it up at 1-1 early in the second period.
After Laferriere's goal, Halifax got back in the driver seat, with Jake Ryczek, Patrick Kyte and Raphael Lavoie each finding the back of Cape Breton's net to give the Herd the 4-1 win and the Hurley Cup.
Alexis Gravel had a solid performance, stopping 35 of 36 shots fired his way.
On Tuesday, the Mooseheads head to Moncton to take on the Wildcats for their first game of 2018.
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