Peyton Hoyt’s hit on Nico Hischier left both Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams, Halifax Mooseheads and Cape Breton Screaming Eagles talking during and after the game at Sydney’s Centre 200. The Eagles 2nd year winger takes 2017 NHL Draft Prospect hard into the boards in the neutral ice area and was handed a 2 minute penalty on the play. It was a heavy hit on the Swiss born Hischier who bounced up from the hit without showing any after affects. The game had a tense, testy tone to it with a couple of fights and the Eagles eventually won 4-1. Both players figured prominently in the game, Hoyt was 1st star with a short handed highlight reel goal and Hischier scored a short handed goal and was named 3rd star. Watch the hit from 2 different angles courtesyof Eastlink TV.
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