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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 Benjamin Phillips on Thursday Sep 26 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the signing of former Victoria Royals defenceman Jameson Murray.

The Kelowna, BC native comes to Trail with more than 120 games played in the WHL, split between the Calgary Hitman, Everett Silvertips and most recently the Victoria Royals. Jameson amassed 6 goals and 23 assists during his time in the WHL. The 6’3″, 185lbs...

by Benjamin Phillips on Wednesday Sep 25 2019

The BC Hockey League announced Monday that Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson was named BCHL Player of the Week following a ten-point performance over a four game week.

Johnson who had only one goal through his opening four games of the season exploded on the weekend getting a total of ten during the week with the bulk of his points coming on Saturday and Sunday. Johnson helped light the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 17 2019

It took a long time for Slocan’s Donald Currie to load up the car for the return trip home from the BC Senior Games held last week in Kelowna.

The veteran track star dominated the oval track en route to winning, wait for it, seven gold medals in the men’s 85-89 division at the 2019 BC Senior Games.

Currie won gold in every race he entered — 400 meters, 200 meters, 1500 meters,...

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 Wednesday Aug 28 2019

The Rossland Golden City Days Committee is excited to bring you a weekend of fun and entertainment September 6th – 8th, celebrating our heritage, and we hope you’re planning to dress in heritage costume and join us!  Many activities and lots of fun are in store for you and your family.

To lead into the weekend events, wander around our fine Rossland stores the week...

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