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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 16 2017

It looked too good to be true — an Alberta man’s decision to make a multimillion-dollar donation to a Kootenay International Junior Hockey Club.

The announcement happening, no less, than at center ice in the Kimberley Arena during an October 13 contest between Mike Gould’s...

by Trail Champion on Thursday Nov 16 2017

The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Bryce Anderson for the 2018-2019 season.

Anderson, a forward, currently plays for the Yale Hockey Academy Prep team after spending last season with the Valley West Hawks of the BC Major Midget Hockey League. In 15 games this season, Anderson has registered 27 points for the Yale Prep team and has also tallied two goals in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 15 2017

It was a Nelson sweep of the top medals at the Vernon 2017 Atomic Minor Hockey Tournament this past weekend in the Central Okanagan City.

Nelson Atoms swept the top-two spots at the 10-team event, with Nelson 1 edging Nelson 2 3-2 in the Championship Final Sunday.

Nelson 1 advanced to the final on goal average as the squad finished in a tie with rival Castlegar following round...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Nov 14 2017

The Selkirk College Saints are still a long way from the ultimate British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) destination, but the ride so far has been packed with success.

The Saints brought an eight-game regular season winning streak into the long weekend. After defeating the Trinity Western University Spartans 5-2 at home on Friday night and the Eastern Washington...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 13 2017

The future looks bright for L.V. Rogers Cross Country Running Team after one of the members captured the Gold Medal at the BC High School Championships held recently at Jericho Beach in Vancouver.

Grade 9 student, Matti Erickson, won the Junior Boy’s race in a time of 17 minutes and 26 seconds.

The time was nine seconds ahead of Keaton Heisterman of Brentwood College on Vancouver...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 12 2017

The top Kootenay International Junior Hockey League goaltender just keeps on winning.

And so does the club team — Nelson Leafs.

The Green and White won for the four straight time Sunday afternoon in Castlegar, riding the 14-save performance of netminder Josh Williams to a 2-1 KIJHL victory over the Rebels.

Nicholas Wihak and Logan Wullum scored power play goals in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 12 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers capped off a successful campaign on the pitch by capturing the Bronze Medal in the Tier 2 Division at the BC High School AA Field Hockey Championships this past week in Surrey.

The Bombers defeated South Okanagan of Oliver 3-0 to claim the Bronze Medal.

Grade 8 Skyla Short and midfielder Shianne Michalchuck, with a pair, scored for LVR in the medal match...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 11 2017

There were a couple of firsts Friday night in Buffalo.

Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo moved into fourth spot overall in wins after backstopping Florida to a 4-1 NHL victory over the Sabres.

And Nelson Minor Hockey product Dryden Hunt played his first NHL game.

The 6-foot forward did not figure in the scoring, but Hunt had a birds-eye view of greatness in action as Bobby...