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by Contributor on Monday Dec 16 2019

This year’s Christmas Classic Hockey game will feature Team Gienger vs. Team Price and will be at the Castlegar Community Complex on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 7 – 9 p.m. and will feature a $5,000 shoot-to-win in the first intermission. Shoot-to-win $5,000 sponsored by Tyler Gienger and the Castlegar Realty team with proceeds to benefit The IRIS (Increasing Recreation Involving Seniors) Project....

by Bob Hall on Monday Dec 02 2019

The Selkirk College Saints return home this weekend where the team hopes the holiday spirit will be on their side as they wrap up the first semester of play against the Simon Fraser University Clan.

Winless in their last four British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games, the Saints head into the two-game set against Simon Fraser tied for third place with the Burnaby-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 21 2019

Hockey Canada recently announced that during its Winter Congress this weekend in Montreal, the Hockey Canada membership approved a regulation change proposed by the board of directors to revise the naming of the age divisions used in minor hockey across Canada.

Following the recommendations of a task team, the age divisions will become U7, U9, U11 through to U21, impacting all...

by Benjamin Phillips on Thursday Nov 21 2019

Hockey Canada unveiled its 44 man selection camp for the upcoming World Junior A Challenge in Dawson, BC which included five Trail Smoke Eaters.

Smoke Eaters captain Philippe Lapointe, assistant captains Kent Johnson and Powell Connor, forward Owen Ozar and goaltender Logan Terness were all named to the selection camp. The camp takes place in Calgary, Alberta from December 1st-3rd...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Commissioner Larry Martel said the league has started an investigation following a report of racial taunting by a player during Saturday’s game in Nelson between the Leafs and the Kamloops Storm.

Martel said the incident happened during the game when a Leafs player came to his coach and told him about comments made toward him, and the coach...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 29 2019

 If the Selkirk College Saints were looking for a key early-season bonding weekend full of memorable takeaways, they hit the mark on their latest trip to Vancouver Island.

The Saints journeyed west for a pair of British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games and returned home with a 7-6 barnburner win over the University of Victoria Vikes on Friday night and a thrilling 5-...

by Benjamin Phillips on Friday Oct 25 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired defenseman Cody Schiavon from the Surrey Eagles

Schiavon, a veteran of the BCHL, comes to Trail after spending the last two season with the Surrey Eagels, where he was an assistant captain last year, and the team’s captain this year. The Kelowna  native has strong family ties to the City of Trail and will bolster the...

by Benjamin Phillips on Friday Oct 25 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired Matteo Paler-Chow from the Powell River Kings

The Trail Smoke Eaters have filled their vacant goaltending spot by acquiring  Matteo Paler-Chow from the Powell River Kings. Another veteran of the BCHL in Paler-Chow has backstopped the Kings since the 2017-18 season. He took the Kings to the BCHL Semi-Finals in 17/18...

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