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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. 

Chiefs sweep Kootenay Ice in weekend BCMMHL action

Chiefs sweep Kootenay Ice in weekend BCMMHL action

Home ice didn’t pay off this weekend for the Kootenay Ice in BC Major Midget League action in the West Kootenay.

The Vancouver Northeast Chiefs skated away with a pair of one-side wins Saturday in Nelson and Sunday morning in Trail.

The Chiefs, third overall in BCMMHL standings with a 15-7-2 record, out scored the Ice 16-4 in the two-game series.

Vancouver dumped Kootenay 9-1 Saturday at the NDCC Arena in Nelson before rallying from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Ice 7-3 Sunday at the Cominco Arena in Trail.

Saints prove they can compete against the best during Alberta trip

The Selkirk College Saints concluded their final games of 2014 with an exhibition series against the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns where they came away with a 4-3 win and 5-1 loss in the southern Alberta city. The Saints will now take the next few weeks off to focus on exams and the Christmas break. They are back in action on January 9 and 10 at the Castlegar Recreation Complex. — Photo courtesy Selkirk College

Saints Learn Plenty on Trip to Lethbridge

The Selkirk College Saints men’s hockey team took their game to the next level on a roadtrip east this past weekend and discovered they can hold their own against Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) competition.