by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 20 2014

Beaver Valley Nitehawks are the defending Kootenay International Junior Hockey League champions.

But that was last year.

The Nelson Leafs rang up eight on those defending champs, blasting the Nitehawks 8-0 in KIJHL action Friday night at the Fruitvale Arena.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 17 2014

A late goal may have denied the Nelson U14 Selects the gold medal at the recent Pend Oreille Cup soccer tournament in Sandpoint, Idaho, but it did not stop staff at Mallard's Source for sports to honour the squad with Team of the Week status.

The Selects finished second in Sandpoint...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 17 2014

It’s not the best-case scenario — playing six home games in September to start the season — but those are the cards Dave McLellan and the Nelson Leafs have been dealt.

And the way the team has responded thus far this Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season,...

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Pat Price — BC Hockey Hall of Fame 2014 inductee

Pat Price (bottom right) was joined by Vancouver Canuck goalie Kirk McLean, Bill Ennos of the BCAHA and Kelowna Rockets. — Photo courtesy BCHHOF

Nelson native Pat Price was recently inducted into the BC Hockey Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Penticton.

Price, who toiled in the World Hockey Association (WHA) for the Vancouver Blazers and the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Quebec Nordiques, New York Rangers and Minnesota North Stars, was welcomed to the Hall along with Vancouver Canuck goalie Kirk McLean, Bill Ennos as a builder with the BC Amateur Hockey Association and the Kelowna Rockets in the team category.

2014 Nelson Cyswogn'Fun Sprint Distance Individual Results

Trent Renshaw of Sydney breezed across the finish line to capture the Sprint Distance Individual title. — Bruce Fuhr photo

     32nd Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun

Timing by Results Canada 

    Sprint Distance Individual Results

2014 Nelson Cyswog'n Fun Team Results

The transition area was a busy place as teams passed the baton during Sunday's Cyswog'n Fun Triathlon. — Bruce Fuhr photo

32nd Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun

2014 Cyswogn'Fun Triathlon Results

Robert Armstrong of Creston checks his watch before setting out on the 10 kilometer run during Sunday's Cyswogn'Fun Triathlon. — Bruce Fuhr photo

                                            32nd Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun

Rosslander Cain holds off late charge to capture 2014 Nelson Cyswogn’Fun Triathlon

Men's winner Dallas Cain of Rossland (left) talks with Scott Tremblay after Sunday's Nelson Cyswogn'Fun Triathlon at Lakeside Park. — Bruce Fuhr photo

Dallas Cain used a blistering 59:08 minute cycle discipline to overtake the field and capture the overall title at the 2014 Nelson Cyswogn’Fun Triathlon Sunday at Lakeside Park.

The Rosslander, a six-time winner of the Cyswogn’Fun Triathlon, finished the 1.5 kilometer swim, 39 km cycle and 10 km run distance under sunny skies in a time of two hours and 3:12 minutes.

Cain was 37 seconds ahead of Kaleden’s Scott Tremblay and just over a minute in front of Kyle Moore of Calgary.

Mallard's Team of the Week —Mountain Spirit Triathlon Club

Members include, back row, L-R, Graham Jamin, Michael Hoher, Roger Fontaine (coach), Barb Williams, Heather Rae, Linda Johannson, Sam Van Schie and coach Peter Ward. Middle, Claudia Rouseau, Lorelei Sullivan, coaches, Janice Poetsch, Janice Morrison and Debbie Bird, Dave Harasym, Val Yowek, Kelly Crawford, Hazel Miller, Peter Moll, Nancy Lewis, Peter Lee (coach) and Sylvie Masse. Front, Laurilee Commandeur, Marie-Michele Gagnon, Kevin McGuire, Victor Commandeur, Rob Crawford and Chris Lalonde.

For the past two months, the Mountain Spirit Triathlon Club — a local non profit sports club — has been gearing up for the 2014 Nelson Cyswog'n' Fun Triathlon set for Lakeside Park.

The club kicks off training in May, turning novice athletes into triathlete machines that set goals of finishing the Olympic or Short Course distances as a goal.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to honour the Mountain Spirit Triathlon Club with Team of the Week status.

Leafs hope to finally have their man, announce signing of Dave McLellan as skipper of the KIJHL franchise

Leafs hope to finally have their man, announce signing of Dave McLellan as skipper of the KIJHL franchise

The Nelson Leafs are hoping a second chance will pay big dividends come playoff time.

Less than a week after having first choice Matt Hughes quit on the Green and White - figuring a directors position at the Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy in Kelowna was reason enough to leave the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise hanging - Leaf executive director Michelle MacLean announced Friday the team has a new coach and GM in place for the upcoming 2014-15 Junior B Hockey season,