TRURO – The Cobequid Cougars are off to a good start in the Northern Nova Scotia High School Hockey League.
© Joey Smith – Truro Daily News
CEC Cougars goaltender Sebastien Gibson tracks the puck between Billie Julian, left, of the Hants East Tigers and Ben Porter of the Cobequid Cougars during Northern Nova Scotia High School Hockey League action on Monday in Truro. The Cougars edged the Tigers 8-7 in their home opener to improve to 2-0 (W-L).
The Cougars opened the new season during the weekend with a pair of wins.
Cobequid defeated Dabrae Academy 5-3 Saturday in Port Hood and edged the Hants East Tigers 8-7 on Monday in their home opener before 230 fans at the Colchester Legion Stadium.
Brady Meech scored twice for the Cougars against Port Hood, while Brady Davis, Bradley Gallant and Evan Taylor added single markers.
In their home opener, Matt Laing notched a hat trick, while Jevan McNutt, Alex McNutt, Richard MacNevin, Meech and Gallant fired single markers.
The teams were tied 3-3 after two periods before the floodgates opened in the third.