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Kootenay Lake Fishing Report

Calgary resident, Brandon Esposito was beaming after catching a beautiful Rainbow Trout before releasing it back into the lake. — Photo courtesy Reel Adventures Sportfishing

By Kerry Reed, Reel Adventures Sportfishing

Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Charters is back to ring in 2015 with the monthly fishing report.

Everything fishermen wanted to know about fishing in the region is right here.

Saints, Team Price big winners at Christmas Classic Game

Members of Team Price were all smiles after claiming the Christmas Classic Hockey Game. — Submitted photo

Team Price needed shootout to edge Team Gorkoff at the fourth annual Christmas Classic Hockey Game before more than 300 spectators on Boxing Day at the Castlegar Complex.

The game finished tied after regulation time and overtime, requiring shootout to decide the winner.

In a bold move by Team Price coach Ryan Byers, he put in a “rested” Curtis Siminoff for the shootout which proved to be the difference.

Siminoff stopped all three shots to lead Team Price to victory. 

Hawks double Leafs to open up four-point lead in Murdoch; teams meet for New Year's Eve clash Wednesday

Hawks double Leafs to open up four-point lead in Murdoch; teams meet for New Year's Eve clash Wednesday

To the Beaver Valley Nitehawks, it’s not what you do in the first three months of the season it’s what you do in the last three months.

The defending Kootenay International Junior Hockey League champions won for the ninth consecutive time by posting a 4-2 decision over Murdoch rivals Nelson Leafs Tuesday at the Hawks Nest in Fruitvale.

The win opens a four-point gap in the Murdoch Division for Beaver Valley over second-place Nelson.

UPDATED: Kinrade, KHL Medvescak Zagreb must take long road at Spengler Cup

Nelson's Geoff Kinrade, seen hoisting the Spengler Cup trophy, is back at the prestigious tournament playing this time for Medvescak Zagreb's Bears.

KHL Medvescak Zagreb now meets HC Salavat Yulaev Ufa in quarterfinal action at the 2015 Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzlerland after dropping a 1-0 decision to the host club Sunday in round robin action.

The winner of the Monday contest advances to the semi final round.

Kinrade, KHL Medvescak Zagreb drop 3-1 decision to Team Canada at Spengler Cup

Team Canada scored twice in the first period to defeat KHL Medvescak Zagreb 3-1 in Spengler Cup action Saturday in Davos, Switzerland.

Avalanche warning

View of avalanche chutes, North side of Mt. Plewman

A MESSAGE FROM AVALANCHE CANADA

 

Special Public Avalanche Warning for Most Inland Regions

of BC’s Backcountry: Dec 26 – Dec 30

Recreational users urged to exercise caution and restraint.

 

Leafs, Hawks remain tied for top spot in Murdoch Division entering holiday break

Leafs, Hawks remain tied for top spot in Murdoch Division entering holiday break

The Nelson Leafs scored seven unanswered goals en route to an 8-2 pounding of the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win allowed the Leafs to remain tied for top spot in the Murdoch Division with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks entering the Christmas break.

Christmas hockey game to benefit Selkirk Saints Hockey Program

Christmas hockey game to benefit Selkirk Saints Hockey Program

The Christmas Classic Hockey game and the Broomball Dance will be joining forces this year at the Complex in Castlegar on (Saturday) December 27.

The cause behind the Christmas Classic Hockey game is to raise funds for our Selkirk Saints Championship Hockey Program. 

All proceeds from the game will be donated to the Selkirk Saints. 

The game is from 7-9:00 p.m. at the Castlegar Complex. 

There are beer gardens, various giveaways and Broomball Dance tickets at the game.