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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 23 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor

Former 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 is in his second training camp...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 23 2010

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 of Fruitvale.

The trio will participate along with the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 23 2010

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 to right the wrong of a week ago.

“The game in Grand...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

City 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 in Robson.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


After 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 not behind the player’...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

For the second straight week the Dam Inn Mates took it on the chin.

In a rematch of the 2010 West Kootenay Flag Football League final, the Mates once again played second fiddle to the Castlegar Vikings.

This time the Vikings hammered the Mates 38-7 in action Sunday at the Mount Sentinel Field. During week one, Hume...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 21 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

What the Mount Sentinel Wildcat lack in experience, the team makes up in hard work.

That’s what head coach Glen Campbell witnessed at the opening tournament of the season in Creston.

The Cats played hard but inexperience cost the team as Mount Sentinel lost in the semi finals of the Prince Charles Comets Invitational...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 21 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


If the Nelson Leafs didn’t have bad luck the team would have no luck at all.

Already icing one of the youngest rosters in the entire Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the Leafs played most of last weekend without the services of three veteran players — forwards Gavin Currie and Cody Abbey and...

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