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by Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

Four Kootenay zone teams traveled to a season-ending Kamloops 7s tournament during the Thanksgiving weekend — one of the largest junior tournaments in North America with teams from all over BC and Alberta.

The Under 16 Girls team remained unbeaten and won the tournament. This included an...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

The vibe in the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre this past weekend felt more like early-March than mid-October with the Selkirk College Saints and University of Victoria Vikes battling in a two-game series that had the intensity of the post-season.

The Saints home opening weekend featured a pair of terrific British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games that...

by Bob Hall on Monday Oct 07 2019

Winning a championship happens on the ice, but it’s off the ice where the culture to get a team to the title is built.

As the Selkirk College Saints prepare for their home opener of the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season this weekend, the foundation has been successfully laid for the 25 players who hope to end the campaign by hoisting the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 01 2019

When the Florida Panthers take to the ice to open the National Hockey League season Thursday in Tampa Bay against the Lightning, former Nelson Minor Hockey product Dryden Hunt will be in the lineup.

Hunt, who signed as a free agent for the Panthers in 2016, skated on the fourth line for the Panthers Monday with Noel Acciari and Colton Sceviour as Florida prepares to open the season on...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 18 2019

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Myles Mattila is honouring former Kelowna Chiefs owner Grant Sheridan, who followed Mattila’s career since his bantam days in Prince George.

Mattila, founder of MindRight, has established the Remembering Grant Sheridan Scholarship that will be available to Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL)...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

On the eve of the upcoming 2019-20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, the league decided to recognize the impact former president Bill Ohlhausen had on the league and the impressive legacy he left.

A legacy that sees the KIJHL’s Okanagan Division renamed after him.

“This just caps it...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 03 2019

West Kootenay hockey fans will get a chance to capture some of the magic that comes along with Canada’s most storied hockey franchises when the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Team touches down in Nelson this winter.

Make A Change Canada is hosting the charity hockey game on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the Nelson and District Community Complex where some of the legends of the Montreal...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

by Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

KIJHL Communications Manager Emanuel Sequeira spoke with all teams in the Neil Murdoch Division as the teams prepare to open training camp for the upcoming season.

Nelson Leafs were the first out of the gate, holding training camp over the weekend at the NDCC Arena.

Other teams begin training camp...

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