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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 09 2020

It should come as no surprise to anyone watching the Nelson Leafs this season that it was only a matter time before defenceman Kaleb Comishin was recognized by the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The Nelson Minor Hockey grad earned one of the KI’s Three Star Awards for his recent play locking down the Nelson Leafs blueline during the team’s winning streak.

“I thought...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 08 2020

Happy New Year Everyone.

2020 is here, and so are the fish.  We had a great month of December, and have started off January with a bang.

Here’s the latest reports:

Kootenay Lake:

December was a good month full of fish and fun.  We had a number of group parties and company outings that proved to be very entertaining and successful. And so far,...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jan 07 2020

 It’s been a difficult stretch for the Selkirk College Saints, but as the Winter Semester gets rolling the team is focused on flipping their fortunes during the drive to the post-season.

The Saints opened 2020 with a weekend home series against the undefeated Trinity Western University Spartans where the powerhouse Langley-based team topped the Selkirk College squad 6-3 on Saturday...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 06 2020

Black Jack Ski Club in Rossland took the early lead following the second race on the Teck Kootenay Cup Cross Country Ski Series held last month in the Golden City.

Black Jack leads the seven-team field with 228 points.

Nelson Ski Club is second at 105 followed by Kimberley in third at 97, Toby Creek at 49 and Fernie at 48.

Black Jack topped Race Two with 131 points. Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 06 2020

Columbia Valley Rockies scored four unanswered goals in the third period to rally past the Nelson Leafs 5-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

The loss snapped a three-game winning streak by the Green and White. Nelson opened the weekend with a 3-2 victory over Beaver Valley Friday in Fruitvale before doubling up on Creston Valley Thunder...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

The Nelson Leafs refused to lose on the final day of 2019.

The Leafs exploded for five third-period goals to double up the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 6-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action New Year’s Eve at the NDCC Arena.

Rookie forward Joe Davidson sparked the Leafs comeback, scoring twice during the third-period rally.

Davidson started the comeback with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 30 2019

The sixth Annual Brooksie Bash hockey game at the Civic Centre Arena before Christmas was a resounding success as the 2019 contest was able to raise money for eight-year-old Axl Smith, who was recently diagnosed with two forms of leukemia.

A total of 32 local hockey players took to give back to families in need, raising $9000 for the family of the Nelson Minor Hockey player.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 30 2019

The Nelson Leafs take to the ice Tuesday afternoon at the NDCC Arena for the annual New Year’s Eve clash with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The Leafs will be looking to bounce back from a rocky streak that saw the Green and White drop five of seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey League games in December.

However, the Leafs did experience some good news after rookie winger...

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