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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 05 2018

The Nelson Leafs are winning both on and off the ice this Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

The Hockey Club recently began an awareness program for Autism during regular season home games in February. The Leafs are wearing newly minted jerseys to promote Autism Awareness sponsored by Remedy's RX on 700 Baker Street.

As part of the program, the club is raffling...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 04 2018

It was a Ryan Cooper Show Sunday afternoon at the NDCC Arena.

The Alberta native scored four times to power the Nelson Leafs to a 5-3 victory over the Castlegar Rebels in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

The win not only snapped a three-game losing slide against their West Kootenay rivals, but also allowed the Leafs to move ever so close to clinching the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Feb 02 2018

The Nelson Leafs overcame a sluggish first period to dump the Columbia Valley Rockies 5-2 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The contest, the first of three home games for the Leafs during the weekend, allows the Green and White to increase its lead over the Castlegar Rebels in the Murdoch Division to six points.

The Rebels lost...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Feb 02 2018

Rory Bond and Daniel Stewart combined for 38 points to lead the host Wildcats to a 61-58 victory over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in West Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball action Wednesday at the Mount Sentinel Gymnasium.

Trailing 36-28 at recess, the Cats outscored the Bombers 38-32 in the second half to steal the victory.

Bond finished the game as the top scorer with 21 points...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Feb 02 2018

What’s not to like about the Nelson Leafs entering the final month of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season.

The Green & White sit four points ahead of second place Castlegar in the hotly-contest Murdoch Division; Nelson has five of its remaining games at home and the Buds have close to full roster of players, plus arguably the two best goalies in the league...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 31 2018
The Nelson Leafs lost to host team 8-4 at the Castlegar Minor Hockey Atom Tournament Sunday in the Sunflower City.
 
The Leafs finished 2-1 in round robin, defeating both Kelowna 7-2 and Cranbrook 9-3.
 
The result advanced Nelson as the fourth-place squad against first-place Trail Spartans. Nelson posted the upset, to advance into the...
by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 29 2018

On the eve of taking an almost one-month break from the comfort of their home arena, the Selkirk College Saints scored an exciting 5-4 overtime victory over the Simon Fraser University Clan on Saturday night.

With the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season fully immersed in the stretch drive to the playoffs, the stakes have been raised for all teams....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 29 2018

The Nelson Leafs prides itself on being more than just a Junior B Hockey Club.

Which is why the Nelson executive quickly jumped at the idea suggested by head coach Mario DiBella to assist in raising Autism Spectrum Disorder awareness during Leafs regular season home games in February.

“The hockey club thinks it’s important for the team to be role models within the community so...

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