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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 Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 26 2019

It’s not that the Nelson Leafs have been playing terribly to start the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

It’s more that the Green and White are digging a hole early in games that’s proving to be a bit more of a task to climb out.

The Leafs, starting the weekend last in the Murdoch Division with a 0-2-0-0-2 record, will again try to Get off the Schneid beginning...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 25 2019

Members and staff at the Nelson Police Department stepped out of uniform for the weekend to attend the Freak n Farmer Obstacle Race Saturday in Oliver.

The NPD Team competed against hundreds of other competitors in the 10-kilometer race at Covert Farms in the South Okanagan.

Competitors flipped tires, swung across mud pits, ran up and down hills and through cow fields, climbed...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 24 2019

In an email message to the members, President Gord Wiess said it’s back to curling for the club after work was recently completed to fix an ammonia leak that forced sudden closure of the Nelson Curling Club last winter.

So dust off the broom and shine up the curling shoes, the Nelson Curling Club is back in business, ready for the upcoming 2019-20 season.

“The huge amount of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 23 2019

Leafs fans are going to need to wait at least one more game before they can celebrate a win for the Green and White.

A second period goal by Trysten Brookman proved to be the winner as the Sicamous Eagles skated to a 4-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Sunday afternoon at the NDCC Arena.

The loss was the second during the weekend for the Leafs....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 19 2019

Not the best start of the season for the Nelson Leafs.

But as one player put it, we’re just getting started.

The Green and White are back in action for Week Two of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Friday when the club travels to Kimberley to meet the defending Kootenay Conference Champions.

The Nitros posted a pair of wins to open the season over Beaver...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 18 2019

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Myles Mattila is honouring former Kelowna Chiefs owner Grant Sheridan, who followed Mattila’s career since his bantam days in Prince George.

Mattila, founder of MindRight, has established the Remembering Grant Sheridan Scholarship that will be available to Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL)...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 18 2019

Nelson Youth Soccer Rep teams concluded the 2019 season with an amazing showing at the Kootenay South Eye of the Storm Tournament held recently in Castlegar.

Paced by the up-and-coming U10 Boy’s, NYS captured seven gold medals.

Other winners were U11 Boys, U12 Boys, U17 Boys, U12 Girls, U14 Girls and U17 Girls.

The U12 Boys, U17 Boys, U14 Girls and U17 Girls went...