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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 19 2018

The Houdini-like Nelson Leafs pulled another rabbit out of their hat Monday night at the NDCC Arena to grab a 2-1 lead in the Kootenay Conference Final.

Two goals in eight seconds, combined with stellar netminding from Game Star Josh Williams, sparked the Leafs to a thrilling 4-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff victory over the Kimberley Dynamiters.

Nelson now...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 19 2018

LANGLEY – The Trinity Western University Spartans claimed its first ever British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship with a two-game sweep of the Selkirk College Saints.

Veteran Spartans goaltender Silas Matthys was stellar in shutting down the Saints’ potent offence in the best-of-three championship series as he paced his team to a 5-1 win on Thursday night and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 12 2018

Nelson Leafs advanced to the Kootenay Conference Final for the first time in eight seasons after scoring a 5-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff victory over the Castlegar Rebels at the NDCC Arena.

The Leafs won the best-of-seven Murdoch Division Final over the Rebels 4-1.

Game one of the Kootenay Conference Final goes Friday in Kimberley.

The Nitros also...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 12 2018

Selkirk College Saints first-year forward Tyler Hartman scored 13 minutes into overtime on Saturday night at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex to spark the hosts to a 4-3 victory and eliminate the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners from the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs.

The Saints wno advance to the BCIHL championship final series...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Mar 11 2018

The two front-runners in the Kootenay Conference will need at least five games to advance to the next round after both Nelson and Kimberley each dropped Game four of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoffs Saturday.

Castlegar Rebels rang up five on the visiting Leafs to rout the Green and White 6-2 in Murdoch Division Final in the Sunflower City.

The Rebels...

by Bob Hall on Monday Feb 26 2018

The fate of home-ice advantage to start the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs will come down to the final game of the regular season for Selkirk College Saints after downing the Simon Fraser University Clan 3-2 in an overtime thriller.

With the race for second-place on the line Saturday night at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex, first-year...

by Bob Hall on Monday Feb 19 2018

The Selkirk College Saints return home on Saturday for a pivotal tilt with the Simon Fraser University Spartans that will go a long way in determining home-ice advantage in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) post-season.

Coming off four straight road games, the Saints will be looking to rebound from a pair of disappointing losses against SFU and Trinity Western...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

Basketball officials throughout the province are at is again, joining forces to raise money and awareness to its Pink Whistle Campaign.

The annual campaign, which runs during the month of February strives to raise funds for all cancers.

"There's a lot of us in our association that have been dealt the pain cancer can deliver," Bruce Fuhr, West Kootenay Basketball Officials...

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