HALIFAX, N.S. - The Halifax Hurricanes home game versus the Island Storm scheduled for Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7 p.m. has been postponed due to the expected weather system heading to Atlantic Canada.
Coming home to play for the Halifax Hurricanes is bigger than just basketball for Chris Johnson – it’s an opportunity to have a positive impact on the youth in a community, and province, that he loves.
“I’ve always dreamt about coming home and providing our youth direction, and opportunities, to achieve their goals. To be able to do so wearing a Halifax Hurricanes’ jersey is truly amazing.”
For Tyler Scott, it has always been a dream to be able to come home, and play in front of his friends and family as a member of the Halifax Hurricanes.
“That’s the goal. Being able to play professional basketball in your hometown, with your loved ones watching. It’s every athletes’ dream.”
Halifax, N.S. - In his first public act as Head Coach of the Halifax Hurricanes, Coach Ryan Marchand announces the 2019/20 Halifax Hurricanes roster. The 11 player roster consists of returning, local, and new talent ready to hit the court December 28, 2019 in PEI when they take on the Island Storm.
Halifax, NS December 20th - Mark Lever, Managing Partner of the Halifax Hurricanes is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Leslie from head coach to president and general manager of the organization. “Mike’s passion for the game and this team made this decision a logical step in the evolution of this business,” said Lever.
As Ryan Marchand, Assistant Coach for the Halifax Hurricanes, prepares for his first season coaching in the NBLC, he is excited for the challenge. Though the 31-years-old is relatively young to be handling assistant coaching responsibilities, the Oakland native already has a lengthy resume that he feels more than prepares him for the challenge.
The Halifax Hurricanes held their first media day in their five-season history on Monday at the Zatzman Sportsplex. Members of the media, partners, and fans were invited to watch the players in training camp and then welcomed to join the coaching staff and team afterwards as they discussed the upcoming season and their home opener on Sunday, December 29 at 2 p.m.
Halifax, N.S. - The Halifax Hurricanes have re-signed scoring guard Antoine Mason for the 2019/20 NBL Canada season. Mason played two seasons with the Hurricanes from 2016 to 2018, helping lead them to the league finals both years.
Halifax, N.S. - The Halifax Hurricanes are pleased to announce the signing of 6’6” forward from Fredericton, New Brunswick Kyle Arseneault. The former Acadia University player is entering his third year of professional basketball in the National Basketball League of Canada.
Halifax, N.S. - The Halifax Hurricanes have re-signed their captain Cliff Clinkscales, from South Jamaica, Queens, NY. The longstanding captain has played in Halifax for the past six years and is returning to the Hurricanes for their fifth season.
Halifax, N.S. - Power forward Marvell Waithe from Toronto, Ontario has signed with the Halifax Hurricanes. Back in 2017/18, Waithe put up impressive numbers with the Niagara River Lions scoring 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists per game. He also appeared in nine games with the Moncton Magic following a mid-season trade.
Halifax, N.S. - Haitian native Schnider Hérard has signed with the Halifax Hurricanes for the 2019/20 season. Hérard previously played for Mississippi State and left NCAA Division 1 to pursue a professional career.
Halifax, N.S. - The Halifax Hurricanes are excited to announce the signing of Brent Arrington of Baltimore, Maryland. Arrington, a 6' 3" combo guard out of Morehead State University, averaged 10 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists during the 2018-19 NBL Canada season for the Saint John Riptide.
Halifax, N.S - 6’7”, Power Forward, CJ Washington has signed a new contract with the Halifax Hurricanes for the upcoming NBL Canada season. Washington is the second player announced this week, that played for the team during the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons.
Halifax, N.S. - The Halifax Hurricanes are bringing back a familiar face with the signing of Ta’Quan Zimmerman for the 2019/20 NBL Canada season. Zimmerman played two seasons with the Hurricanes with the last one being in 2017/18.