It was announced yesterday that the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles will represent the Canadian Hockey League at the Junior Club World Cup in Ufa, Russia. The tournament takes place from August 22 to 30.
The Sea Dogs and Screaming Eagles were originally scheduled to play a pre-season game on August 24 in North Sydney. That game has been cancelled.
Saint John will now play five exhibition games beginning on August 15 at Harbour Station against none other than the Screaming Eagles. Cape Breton will also play the Halifax Mooseheads on August 17 before heading across the ocean.
The Sea Dogs’ other pre-season games are on August 16 in Halifax, August 22 vs Halifax, September 5 vs Charlottetown, and September 6 at Charlottetown.
Saint John’s regular season begins on September 12 at Charlottetown.