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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 02 2018

Even with a lineup held together with cable zip ties, the Nelson Leafs continue to pump out wins.

Captain Jack Karran scored twice, newly acquired Reid Wilson added a single and Kootenay Ice affilate goalie Tenzin Mint posted the shutout sparking the Leafs to a 5-0 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League win over rival Castlegar Rebels Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

Mint, the...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Dec 02 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered three power play goals and seven tallies on the night as their three-game home ice winning streak came to an end with a 7-4 loss to the Penticton Vees on Friday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

The Vees were first to hit the scoresheet and grab a 1-0 lead at the 9:37 mark of the opening period. Jack Lagerstrom made a pair of moves to get away from...

by Trevor Miller on Saturday Dec 01 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced Saturday the team has traded goaltender Tanner Marshall (’00) to the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) in exchange for future considerations. 

Marshall, 18, was in his second season as a member of the Smoke Eaters, playing in 27 career games with the club. The 6’0”, 170-pound netminder posted an 11-10 record...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 30 2018

The annual Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cash Bonspiel is set to commence Friday at the Nelson Curling Club with 20 teams vying for bragging rights.

Teams from Kimberley, Cranbrook, Kaslo, Castlegar, Trail and Grand Forks join a large contingent of Nelson teams for the three-day event.

Most of the rinks are using the Cashspiel to prepare for upcoming zone championships in their...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 29 2018

One of the best minor hockey coaches Nelson has ever produced, Marshall (Marsh) Severyn, recently died on November 20th in Weatherby Place in White Rock, BC.

Severyn, who coached Nelson to its first-ever BC Bantam title, suffered a stroke as a result of a previous illness and passed away surrounded by family.

Born in Vegreville, AB in 1931, Severyn played junior hockey...

by Trevor Miller on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a 33-save performance from Adam Marcoux and an overtime winning goal off the stick of Bryce Anderson to help them to their 3rd straight win on home ice, picking up a 2-1 overtime victory over the Merritt Centennials at the Trail Memorial Centre on Friday night. 

Carter Jones opened the scoring for Trail while Adam Marcoux took the game from there,...

by Bob Hall on Monday Nov 26 2018

The Selkirk College Saints are spreading their wings across the region this coming weekend for a pair of games in Beaver Valley and Nelson as the team eyes a strong finish to the first half of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

With a strong contingent of former Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) alumni on this year’s roster, the game on...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 26 2018

Injuries and fatigue proved to be the undoing for the L.V. Rogers Bombers at the recent BC High School AA Boy’s Soccer Championships in Burnaby.

The Bombers fell 2-1 to Hazelton to finished 16th overall in the tournament. A goal in the 25th minute snapped a 1-1 tie, powering Hazelton to the victory.

The Bombers goal was scored from the penalty spot by...