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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 26 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

It’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 Cup in April of 2011, the Eddie...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 25 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor

Thomas 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 without head coach Chris Shaw,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 23 2010

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 away with the boat load of experience at...

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’...

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