The Port Hawkesbury Strait Pirates had absolutely no difficulty with the Pictou County Scotians at the Civic Centre in Port Hawkesbury Fri Oct 15 as they routed the Scotians 7-0. Brady MacNeil and Danny Gillis both scored twice for the Strait Pirates with single markers going to Matthew Ellis, Gregor Yoell and Matthew Raike. Logan Saulnier chipped in with 3 assists for the winners who held period leads of 2-0 and 7-0 with no scoring taking place in the final period. Strait Pirates outshot Pictou 45-32.
Capstone Colts 4 East Hants Penguins 1
Before their trip to Liverpool and their win Saturday night Oct 16, the Penguins were stymied by the Capstone Colts 4-1. The Colts led 1-0 after forty minutes on a goal from Josh Moore. Bruen Fisher tied it for the Penguins 2:09 into the final period before the Colts breathed some fire and came back with three unanswered goals from Cole Good, Patrick Oxner and Tyler Puma. The Colts held a wide advantage in shots outshooting the Pens 44-20.