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by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2019 BCHL Showcase Festival presented by Bauer that will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. 

Formerly taking place at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack, the event has been split to two locations with the majority of the Mainland...

by Trevor Miller on Friday Jun 28 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce defenceman Jackson Murphy-Johnson has committed to the team for the 2019/20 season.

Murphy-Johnson, 17, comes to the Smoke Eaters after playing with the Vancouver North East Chiefs of the BC Major Midget League, where he played in all but two games over the course of his last two seasons. The 6’2”, 180-pound rearguard...

by Bob Hall on Friday Jun 28 2019

The Selkirk College Saints continue to sculpt a squad for the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season that puts emphasis on success at both ends of the ice.

Former Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) standouts Garrett Hilton and Derian Bamber have committed to the Saints for the 2019-2020 season with on-...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jun 17 2019

A fresh look for Selkirk College athletics reflects the rugged beauty of the region while maintaining an important connection to post-secondary history.

Earlier this year, the college reached out to students, employees, alumni and community members about the Selkirk College Saints look, logo and name. Through online input and commenting via Rossland-based ThoughtExchange, it was clear...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 10 2019

The West Kootenay Timberwolves hosted the higher-tiered Axemen and Stingers teams in Castlegar this weekend at the Complex.  The Timberwolves were impacted by a short bench on Saturday and fell to the Axemen 11-6. The home team rebounded with a solid 12-5 win against the Stingers on Sunday, in a game that saw the Timberwolves offence score 7 goals in the third period.

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by Bob Hall on Sunday Jun 09 2019

The Selkirk College Saints men’s hockey team has hired a new head coach with deep prairie roots and a foundational understanding of what it takes to be a student-athlete.

Dave Hnatiuk will guide the Saints into the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season after a three-year stint as assistant coach with the University of Regina Cougars. With a diverse...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jun 06 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the team has acquired forward Corey Clifton (’99) from the Surrey Eagles in exchange for defenseman Jimmy Darby (’01).

Clifton, 20, spent the 2018/19 season with the Eagles, collecting 7 goals and 18 assists for 25 points...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 03 2019

The West Kootenay Timberwolves kicked off the first of two back-to-back home weekends in Rossland on June 1.  The visiting Cranbrook Outlaws were looking for their second win of the season against the Timberwolves. The players did not disappoint the fans, with both teams delivering a strong and entertaining performance. The game...

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