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Rebels double Leafs, exhibition home-and-home resumes in Nelson Thursday

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
September 8th, 2011

 The Castlegar Rebels continued its success over the Nelson Leafs, albeit in the exhibition season, doubling the Green and White 6-3 Wednesday in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the Complex in the Sunflower City.

The game was the first of the two-game, home-and-home preseason series between the two West Kootenay rivals.

The back end of the series goes Thursday in the Heritage City at the NDCC Arena.

Game time is 7 p.m.

Leaf coach Frank Maida will make a few changes to the lineup as the rookie skipper looks to finalize the roster for the upcoming season.

The Leafs open the KIJHL season Friday, Sept. 16 against the same Rebels in Castlegar. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m

Nelson’s home opener goes Saturday, Sept. 17 at the NDCC Arena against the Rebels.





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