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by Benjamin Phillips on Monday Nov 16 2020

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the acquisition of North Vancouver native Garrett Valk from the Chilliwack Chiefs for Future Considerations.

Valk, an 18-year-old product of the North Vancouver minor hockey system, played 40 games for the Chiefs last year as a 17-year-old. The year prior, Valk was a member of the Vancouver North West Hawks of the BC U18 league where he...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 13 2020

Dena Steenson was the lucky winner of the $1,000 gift certificates during the October draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program the BC Wildlife Federation said in a media release.

Steenson and her partner, who keep their boat at Fishhawk Marina in Crawford Bay – where 110 entries were received this month, consider themselves “die-hard” fishers, fishing twot to four times a week...

by Benjamin Phillips on Tuesday Nov 10 2020
The Smoke Eaters are excited to announce their 2020/21 leadership group while also officially welcoming in committed players and a new signing.
The Smoke Eaters are pleased to announce that along with captain Cody Schiavon, second year forwards Connor Sweeney and Chase Dafoe have been named assistant captains for this season. Both Sweeney and Dafoe have five...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 03 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update regarding the positive COVID-19 test result by a member of the Kimberley Dynamiters on Friday, October 30th.

The Interior Health Authority has completed the process of contact tracing following identification of the positive test case and recommended that nine additional members of the Dynamiters...

by Benjamin Phillips on Monday Nov 02 2020

The Trail Smoke Eaters are pleased to announce the addition of Western Hockey League veteran defenceman Mitchell Prowse on loan from the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

The WHL, along with Hockey Canada and the BCHL have allowed teams to loan players to the BCHL, allowing them to continue to develop until the WHL's season begins. Prowse, a 20-year-old from Kelowna, BC has 239 WHL games of...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Oct 13 2020

(With files from Linda Allis, for Black Jack)

Having great times in the snow:

We’ve seen our first taste of snow in Rossland already, giving hope to everyone who loves the stuff and can hardly wait to get out in it this winter. As always, fingers are crossed for a great snow year.  For those who love cross-country skiing and are thinking ahead...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 12 2020

Nelson Minor Hockey grad Dryden Hunt has switched National Hockey League teams, recently signing a one-year, two-way contract with the Arizona Coyotes.

Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong made the announcement as NHL teams continue to scan the free-agent market to bolster rosters for the upcoming season.

Hunt, 24, played last season in the Florida Panthers system, splitting...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 18 2020

The BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) and its local member club, the West Arm Outdoors Club, are thrilled about the angling public’s response to their Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP).

In a media release the BCWF said during July-August more than 5,500 rainbow and bull trout heads had been entered into the draws for monthly prizes of $1,000, in the form of gift certificates at...