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by Contributor on Saturday Mar 21 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Being on the bench of the WHL’s Spokane Chiefs, it’s another step closer to Adam Maglio realizing his ultimate goal of coaching in the NHL.

Working with head coach Manny Viveiros and assistant coaches Adam Deadmarsh and Dustin Donaghy, Maglio says he wouldn’t be there were it not for playing in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 16 2020

Masse Environmental outlasted Red Dog 4-3 to recently capture the Jackson’s Hole Men’s Masters Indoor Soccer Championships at the Nelson Youth Soccer Indoor facility.

Masse Environmental, finishing third in league play, edged out Jackson’s Hole 8-7 before scoring a narrow 8-7 victory over Slocan in the semi-final. Red Dog won the regular season title.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 16 2020

Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus has canceled All functions meaning the Nelson Minor Hockey Banquet scheduled for April 2 has been on hold.

“We will be discussing this as board to see what the next steps will be,” said a NMHA Board member Monday. “Please know that the function has been canceled until further notice.”

The novel coronavirus (COVID-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 12 2020

Hours after the National Hockey League announced it has put a pause on the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League followed with news the Junior B League has indefinitely suspended the 2019/20 playoffs due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19.

News of the decision was announced on the KIJHL website Thursday afternoon.

“The KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 11 2020

Who’d of thunk two games into the Murdoch Division Final, on home ice, no less, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks would have not scored a single goal.

The Nelson Leafs did the unthinkable entering the best-of-seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Divisional Final, holding the offensive-minded Hawks scoreless in a 5-0 playoff victory Tuesday night at the Fruitvale Arena.

The...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 10 2020

The Nelson Leafs made a strong statement during Game one of the Murdoch Division Finals.

The Green and White blasted the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 6-0 to take a one game lead in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff Series Monday night at the Fruitvale Arena.

Shawn Campbell and Reid Wilson each scored twice and Leaf goalie Anderson Violette stopped all 29 shots to...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 09 2020

The Trinity Western University Spartans finished a hefty 21 points ahead of the Selkirk College Saints in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season. The upshot of matching up against tough odds in the first round of the playoffs is that once the puck drops to start the BCIHL semi-final between the Spartans and Saints, they embark at the exact same 0-0 score....

by Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Curt Doyle did not have a chance to conclude his Junior Hockey career with a playoff run.

However, that did not mean the Nelson Minor Hockey product was not satisfied with his season in Osoyoos with the Coyotes.

The Coyotes goalie wanted to improve his numbers from last year with the Castlegar Rebels...

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