The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles are a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. They play at Centre 200 in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The franchise was granted for the 1969-70 season as the Sorel Eperviers. They moved from Sorel to Verdun in 1977 to become the Verdun Eperviers. In 1979 they played in both Sorel and Verdun before moving back to Sorel for the next season. In 1981 they moved to Granby to become the Granby Bisons in 1995 they changed their names to the Granby Prédateurs. In 1997 they moved to Sydney to become the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. In 1996 the franchise won the Memorial Cup as the Granby Predateurs. Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (French: la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec, abbreviated QMJHL in English, LHJMQ in French) is one of the three Major Junior A Tier I hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... Centre 200, is the main arena located in Sydney, Nova Scotia. ... Sydney, Australia Sydney, North Dakota, United States of America Sydney is a former city in Nova Scotia, Canada located on its namesake harbour. ... Sorel Town in central Quebec at the confluence of the Richelieu River and the St. ... Verdun is a borough of the City of Montreal, situated along the St. ... For the canton see Granby, Quebec (canton) Granby is a Ville (city) in southwestern Quebec, located east of Montreal on Lac Boivin. ... The Memorial Cup is the trophy awarded to the national Major Junior mens (under 21) hockey champion of Canada. ...
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