Bedford, Nova Scotia native, Andrew Coxhead and the Quebec Remparts are in Halifax tonight as they square off against the Halifax Mooseheads. Coxhead will reunite with family and friends for the first time since the labor day weekend. “I went back to Labor Day, it’s always good to see relatives and friends again. My parents should see all the games of this trip, they have come a few times to Quebec City since the beginning of the season”. The Remparts are fifth in the League with a 13-9-1-1 record just two points atop the Mooseheads. In their last five games, Quebec are 3-2-0-0, ending a two game losing streak with a 3-2 victory against division rivals, the Chicoutimi Sags. During these five games, the Remparts scored 18 goals, while allowing 17. This is the first meeting between these two teams this season. With a win tonight, Quebec would close the gap by two points with the east division leaders, the Shawinigan Cataractes. WHO’S HOT… Swiss player, Philipp Kurashev is on a five game points streak. In the last sequence, Kurashev scored 5 goals and added 2 assists for 7 points.
The Halifax Mooseheads come into this game with a 13-11-0-0 record and sits in the seventh spot on the league’s standings. Tonight it’ll be a reunion for two teammates who played together with the U-17 Bern team last season. Forward Nico Hischier will play against former teammate Philipp Kurashev (Quebec), in a swiss duel. The Mooseaheads are 4-1-0-0 in their last five games in which they scored a massive 36 goals, one ten goal historic night in which they lost 11-10 against the Titan and a 9-5 victory over the Sherbrooke Phoenix. In return the team got scored on 24 times. Halifax is second in the league with 103 goals this season. On the other hand, they’ve allowed the same amount of goals (103) to the opposing teams. This is the ninth meeting between the Mooseheads and the Remparts in the last five years, with Halifax holding a record of 4-3-0-1 against the Remparts. WHO’S HOT… The third star of the last week, Maxime Fortier, is on a roll with 23 points in his last eight games, since the beginning of the month of November, and 19 points in his last five games. He currently leads the QMJHL with 44 points. Rookie Nico Hischier is on a eight game point streak with 21 points in that spam and 11 points in his last four games. Tampa Bay Lightning prospect, Otto Sompi has 6 points (1g,5a) in his last 2 games.