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Kinrade once again must watch from the sidelines

By The Nelson Daily SportsNelson native Geoff Kinrade remains on the training camp roster of the Ottawa Senators but isn’t getting much of a chance to prove his value to the National Hockey League club.Once again the pride of Nelson was left out of the lineup as the NHL club prepares to meet the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday in the...

Down to six in the Nelson City Soccer Leagues

By The Nelson Daily SportsIt’s down to six teams as the Nelson City Soccer League determines its champion in the three leagues — Men’s Open, Women’s Over 30 and Men’s Over 35 — Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.The Nelson Innkeepers meets rival Kootenay Co-op in the Men’s Open Final. The Innkeepers outlasted U18 Reps 9-8 in a wild...

Still no panic on the deck of the Good Ship Leaf

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily SportsIt’s clear watching video of Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Fernie Ghostriders the Nelson Leafs need to make plenty of improvement before the club can even begin to think about competing with the league’s heavyweights.Bolstered by a lineup filled with veterans ready to host the Cyclone Taylor...

Ghostriders double Leafs to remain undefeated

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily Sports EditorThomas Abenante scored his second goal of the game on a penalty shot to spark the visiting Fernie Ghostriders to a 4-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Saturday night at the NDCC Arena in Nelson.It was the second game of the weekend Nelson played ...

The Nelson Daily Team Of The Week

The Nelson Daily is committed to showcasing local athletes from the Nelson and area. Each week TND will feature a team that has accomplished, well, just about anything. The inaugural The Nelson Daily Team of the Week honour goes to the L.V. Rogers Bombers Fieldhockey team.The squad, consisting of many first-year players, came...

Kinrade plays first NHL pre-season game; back on sidelines for rematch

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily Sports EditorFormer Nelson Leafs defenceman Geoff Kinrade finished a minus-1 as the Ottawa Senators lost 4-2 to the Montreal Canadiens in National Hockey League pre-season action Friday night at the Bell Centre.The contest was Kinrade's first taste of NHL pre-season hockey this season. Kinrade...

DiBella has chance to go to Canada Winter Games

Nelson’s Aimee DiBella is one of 28 players looking to land a spot on the Team B.C. squad that will represent the province at the Canada Winter Games in February of 2011.DiBella, a member of the Kootenay Wildcats Female hockey club, is joined by current teammate Daley Oddy of Cranbrook and former Cat rearguard Ella Matteucci...

Leafs look to build on first win of season

The Nelson Leafs will be looking to add to its one-game winning streak when the club visits Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action tonight in the Boundary City.The Leafs, 1-4 to start the season, are still smarting from a 6-2 pounding the club took at the hands of the Bruins and hope...

Trafalgar Totems, LVR Bombers mix it up on the pitch

By The Nelson Daily SportsCity rivals, the L.V. Rogers Bombers and Trafalgar Totems take to Queen Elizabeth Park today for a friendly High School Girl's Fieldhockey game.The contest is the first action for the teams since both clubs played in the recent Stanley Humphries Rockers Fieldhockey Tournament held at Pass Creek Park...

Wheeldon keeps the Ice moving in right direction

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily Sports EditorAfter being the face of Nelson Leafs’ franchise for the past five years, Simon Wheeldon pictured himself spending time this coming hockey season in a rink, watching the game he so deeply loves.However, the plan had the former European hockey star taking a position in the stands and...
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