The original team was known as the Station House Icemen prior to Subway coming on as a major sponsor and the team was renamed as the Pictou County Subways. The team has been known as the Pictou County Scotians since 2003. The team has been without a major sponsor since 2003. The team has been kept afloat by a flea market run by the team's board of directors. The flea market was forced to end late in 2013 and the team was threatened with relocation to Truro due to the budget coming up short.