Crushers lose 5-3, need a Saturday win to keep season alive
ANTIGONISH – The Amherst Ramblers will head home with a chance to put the Pictou County Crushers out of the Maritime Hockey League playoffs.
On Saturday the atom Nova North Stars, finished the spring hockey season by winning silver in Halifax at the Civic Center.
In the first game of a two-game playoff, the Stars downed the Chebucto Flames of Halifax 5-3.
Scoring for the Stars were Adam Farrell (2), Jake Pennington, Peyton Clements and Ty Briand. Assists went to Jess Maclean, Aidan Hahn and Brennan Dalton. Farrell received player of the game honors.
In the gold medal game the Stars fell short, losing 7-5 to the Cole Harbour Penguins. Hahn led the Stars with three goals, while Nikos Bonvie and Clements each had singles. Assists went to Pennington (2), Andrew Webster, Jorden Leil and Sam McGinn.
Hahn received player of the game honors.