Zach Fucale returns to Mooseheads line up

Fans of the Halifax Mooseheads are thrilled that star goalie Zach Fucale is back in town and lacing up his skates.

Montreal Canadians send Memorial Cup champion back to Halifax

Zach Fucale says it was a thrill to hit the ice with the Montreal Canadiens. (CBC)

Fans of the Halifax Mooseheads are thrilled that star goalie Zach Fucale is back in town and lacing up his skates.

“It was a great experience in Montreal,” he said. “But I am glad to be back to start the season.”

Fucale was picked by the Montreal Canadians during the 2013 draft. He’s since signed a three-year contract with the team.

Fucale just finished training camp, which he said was thrilling.

“Having a chance to pay at the Bell Centre, especially with a jersey on, is something really special that I’ll remember my whole life.”

Fulcale’s trip to Montreal came with another surprise – the chance to suit up for a pre-season game. The experience has been a whirlwind for the 18-year-old.

“It’s the NHL, right! It’s the highest level, and there’s a lot of things to work on in order to get there.”

Back in Moose Nation

Fucale will have a chance to fine-tune those skills as he joins his Memorial Cup winning team.

But the Mooseheads are off to a rocky start. With most of its star players gone, there’s no doubt pressure will be on Fucale.

“I’m a goaltender and I have to just keep it simple and stop the puck for the team, and give the chance for the team to win every night.” 

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