The Halifax Mooseheads training camp roster has been reduced by eight players.
Defencemen Alex Gallant, Luke MacLean have been reassigned along with forwards Owen Cole, Mitchell McLeod and Emile Villiard.
Forward Vincent Paquette, defenceman Justin Fernet and goalie Brady James have decided to leave camp.
Forty-three players remain, including 24 forwards, 15 defencemen and four goalies.
The team will spend Monday practicing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the RBC Centre in Dartmouth.
Following a Tuesday morning skate, the Herd heads to Cape Breton for a pre-season game at 7 p.m.
The Mooseheads also play Saint John twice later this week. Thursday's game is at Dartmouth's RBC Centre and Friday the action heads to St. Stephen, New Brunswick.