The Truro Bearcats were defeated 3-0 by the Pictou Weeks Crushers in Thursday night Maritime junior A hockey action.
The game, which took place in Pictou in front of more than 850 fans, resulted in Garret Holmes, Jordan McInnis and David Stephens finding the back of the Bearcat net.
Truro went 0 for 7 on the powerplay, while Pictou went 2 for 4.
Devan Tremblay stopped all 44 shots for the shutout victory while Jacob Fancy stopped 29 of 32 shots in the loss.
Truro’s record is 19-8-0-2; Pictou’s is 22-4-0-4.