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Twenty-one former Eagles playing U Sports this season

Mitchell Balmas of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles carries the puck during Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action earlier this season at Centre 200 in Sydney. Balmas will be among 12 Nova Scotians taking part in this year’s Hurley Cup – Battle of Nova Scotia – between Cape Breton and Halifax.
Former Eagle Mitchell Balmas of Sydney is playing for the Saint Mary's Huskies men's hockey team. - Jeremy Fraser
SYDNEY, N.S. —

The Cape Breton Eagles are well represented in U Sports this season with 21 former players suiting up for nine different universities.

Bradley Lalonde, Alexandre Gosselin, Anthony Beauchamp, Kyle Jessiman, Pascal Corbeil and Tyler Hylland are playing with Concorida, while Dillon Boucher and Duncan MacIntyre are dressing for Dalhousie.

Jordan Ty Fournier and Guillaume Gauthier are in the McGill lineup, while Mitchell Balmas and Bronson Beaton are wearing the Saint Mary's colours.

Alexandre Belanger, Samuel L'Italien, Alexis Sansfacon and Loik Leveille are playing with the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Meanwhile, Declan Smith and Roddie Sandilands are wearing the St. Francis Xavier jersey.

Ross MacDougall (Acadia), Wilson Forest (Moncton) and Olivier LeBlanc (University of New Brunswick) are also playing university hockey this season.

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