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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 03 2017

The Castlegar Rebels, currently the hottest team in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, closed in the Murdoch Division lead Saturday night in the Sunflower City by winning for the sixth consecutive time.

Chris Breese scored twice and Curt Doyle stopped 22 of 23 shots sparking the Rebels to a 4-1 victory over division-leading Nelson Leafs.

The win was the second in as...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

Nelson’s Dryden Hunt earned his first National Hockey League point Monday night as the Florida Panthers edged New Jersey Devils 3-2 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

The Nelson Minor Hockey grad assisted on Jared McCann’s game winner with 7:15 remaining the third period to spark the Panthers past the Devils. Hunt chipped the puck to McCann, who did most of the work, skating into...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 26 2017

The Nelson Leafs seven-game Kootenay International Junior Hockey League winning streak came to a crashing end Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The Castlegar Rebels scored three unanswered goals in the second period to crush the Green and White 5-1.

With the game tied at 1-1, John Moeller, Chris Breese and Jordan Wood scored to give Castlegar a commanding 4-1 lead after 40...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Nov 21 2017

The Selkirk College Saints had a ten-game winning streak come to a sudden end in Langley after the Trinity Western University Spartans handed the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League’s (BCIHL) top team its first loss of the season, 3-2, on Friday night.

The Saints traveled west for a weekend roadtrip that started at the Langley Events Centre, home of the second-place Spartans...

by Sara Golling on Monday Nov 20 2017

There are some new signs beside the road leading to the new parking lot up at Strawberry Pass, alerting drivers not to block it.  The signs are not professional -- they were made by volunteers, out of donated scrap material, hand-lettered with a felt pen, and stuck into the snowbanks on Saturday morning, November 18th. So far, they seem to be working.

On Sunday, November 19, there...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 17 2017

Teams from throught the southern interior of the province have set Nelson for the next stop on the curling calendar as the Heritage City club plays host to the Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cash Spiel November 24-26.

The cashspiel is names in honour of longtime curler Doug Bothamley.

The avid curler spent countless hours in the rinks around the Kootenays coaching competitive...

by Trail Champion on Thursday Nov 16 2017

The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Bryce Anderson for the 2018-2019 season.

Anderson, a forward, currently plays for the Yale Hockey Academy Prep team after spending last season with the Valley West Hawks of the BC Major Midget Hockey League. In 15 games this season, Anderson has registered 27 points for the Yale Prep team and has also tallied two goals in...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Nov 14 2017

The Selkirk College Saints are still a long way from the ultimate British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) destination, but the ride so far has been packed with success.

The Saints brought an eight-game regular season winning streak into the long weekend. After defeating the Trinity Western University Spartans 5-2 at home on Friday night and the Eastern Washington...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 13 2017

How fortunate we are to have so much snow so early in the season. Rosslanders, being the avid out doors people that we are, were out in droves, cross-country skiing, touring, and snow shoeing.

On Friday  we headed up to Strawberry Pass, to the Rossland Range Recreation Site, for our first turns on Lepsoe and we were delighted to see a large new parking lot...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 12 2017

The top Kootenay International Junior Hockey League goaltender just keeps on winning.

And so does the club team — Nelson Leafs.

The Green and White won for the four straight time Sunday afternoon in Castlegar, riding the 14-save performance of netminder Josh Williams to a 2-1 KIJHL victory over the Rebels.

Nicholas Wihak and Logan Wullum scored power play goals in the...

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