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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jun 29 2016

The Nelson Leafs continue to tinker with the roster during the offseason as the club builds for the 2016-17 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League campaign.

The franchise completed its third deal during the month of June, landing 20-year-old defenceman Austin Steger from the Campbell River Storm.

Sent to the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League squad in exchange for Steger...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 10 2016

My name is Todd Shymko.  I'm 37 years old and have been snowboarding for over 25 years. I'm fit, active and have spent a reasonable amount of time in the outdoors since childhood, hiking, camping and snowshoeing. This is my story of  mistakes I made, and the results of those mistakes, and how Rossland Search and Rescue saved my life

I usually snowboard with a friend but on Thursday...

by Bruce Fuhr on Friday Feb 26 2016

For some reason the Beaver Valley Nitehawks have a way of playing just well enough and just a little bit better than the Nelson Leafs.

The Hawks squeaked out another one of those nail-biting victories Friday night at the NDCC Arena, dumping the Leafs 6-2 to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division Semi Final Series....

by Contributor on Friday Feb 12 2016

Nick Deschenes, has been relieved of his duties as GM/Head Coach of the Trail Smoke Eaters effective immediately.  President, Tom Gawryletz, stated, “The team has been outscored by a margin of 22-3 in the last three games but more importantly, it is obvious that the players are not responding to him.”

Deschenes has...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 26 2016

Anaheim Ducks forward (and former Castlegar Rebel) Shawn Horcoff has been suspended for 20 games, without pay, for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the suspension is accompanied by mandatory referral to the NHL/NHLPA Program for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health for evaluation and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 19 2016

Bryce Winters scored a game high 16 points to spark the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 44-30 West Kootenay Junior Girl's Basketball victory over the visiting Grand Forks Wolves Monday at the LVR Hangar.

The game was one of three contests during a three-game set between the two schools.

Grand Forks defeated LVR 64-33 in Junior Boy's action while the Wolves also took care of Trafalgar in...

by Sara Golling on Monday Jan 04 2016

On January 2, a group of well-equipped skiers enjoyed the fine conditions in the 5-Mile Bowl area behind Whitewater ski area.  Unfortunately, one suffered a knee injury and required rescue. Other members of the group were taking measures to evacuate their wounded friend because they feared that help from Seach and Rescue would be expensive, but the terrain was difficult, their efforts were...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 16 2015

The best way for a struggling team to right the ship is to jump on the back of one of its leaders.

Veteran Jordan Davie delivered in spades, scoring the winning goal in overtime to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins Tuesday night at the NDCC Arena.

The victory, the second time this season Nelson...

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