MHL announces 2019-20 exhibition schedule


The Maritime Hockey League (MHL) exhibition schedule kicks off in three weeks as the defending Canadian Tire Cup champion Yarmouth Mariners host the division-rival South Shore Lumberjacks at Mariners Centre on August 27th.

There are a total of 27 games scheduled, including seven over the course of two days at Credit Union Place in Summerside for the first annual Battle of the Bridge pre-season tournament.

The host Western Capitals will be joined by the Pictou County Weeks Crushers, Amherst Ramblers, and Edmundston Blizzard from August 31st to September 1st.

The Truro Bearcats have four games scheduled:

Date Away Home  Start Time Venue
8/31/2019 South Shore Truro 7:00 PM Rath Eastlink Community Centre
9/1/2019 Truro Valley 4:00 PM Kings Mutual Century Centre
9/5/2019 Truro Pictou County 7:00 PM Pictou County Wellness Centre
9/7/2019 Pictou County Truro 7:00 PM Rath Eastlink Community Centre

The MHL regular season kicks off on Thursday, September 12th as the Fredericton Red Wings play their first game on the road against the Crushers.

Truro opens the 2019-20 season on September 13th in Yarmouth, with the Bearcats' home opener on September 28th against the Valley Wildcats.