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NSMMHL CHAMPIONS SIT ATOP THE STANDINGS AFTER DAY 2 OF MAJOR MIDGET ATLANTICS

     
LANTZ, N.S. — The top team from the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League sits atop the standings after the second day of competition at Major Midget Atlantics.

The Dartmouth-based Steele Subaru Major Midgets handed the Cole Harbour Pro Hockey Life WolfPack their first loss of the Major Midget Atlantic Hockey Championship this evening, defeating the hosts 6-1 in front of a packed house at the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz, N.S. Ozzie King scored twice and added an assist to lead the way offensively for the Steele Subaru Major Midgets while Stewart Bagnell stopped 29 of the 30 shots fired his way to earn the victory in goal.

Earlier in the day, the Steele Subaru Major Midgets fell 3-2 to the Moncton Flyers in a shootout while Cole Harbour defeated St. John’s 3-1.

Moncton dealt the Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild their third loss of the event, topping the PEI representatives 5-2 on Friday evening.

For complete game recaps and box scores, please visit the official website.

The Major Midget Atlantic Hockey Championship runs from March 29 to April 1 at the East Hants Sportsplex. The tournament is hosted by the Cole Harbour WolfPack and also features the following teams:

•Dartmouth Steele Subaru Major Midgets (representing Hockey Nova Scotia)
•St. John’s Maple Leafs (representing Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador)
•Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild (representing Hockey PEI)
•Moncton Flyers (representing Hockey New Brunswick)

All of the games from the tournament are streamed live by Bell Aliant at http://tv1.ca/z8vpc23.

The top teams from the event will face off on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the gold medal game. The winner will represent Atlantic Canada at the 2018 TELUS Cup in Sudbury, Ont. in April.

Last year, the Cape Breton West Islanders defeated the Blizzard du Séminaire St François 5-4 in overtime of the TELUS Cup gold medal game. The Islanders were the first team from Atlantic Canada to ever win the national championship.

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