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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 02 2020

Mallard's Source for sports is focusing this edition of Team of the Week on the 1954 Nelson Senior Maple Leafs, which finished atop of the Western International Hockey League.

The Leafs edged out Kimberley Dynamiters for the top price in the four-team league by a single point.

The WIHL was senior hockey league featuring teams from the Western United States and Western Canada....

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Dec 01 2020

In the same week that the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, student-athletes on the Selkirk College Saints found brightness through focus on community leadership.

On November 26, the BCIHL announced its decision to cancel official competition until the start of the 2021-22...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 27 2020

As Kootenay International Hockey League fans know, the second week of league action was shortened due to travel restriction by the Provincial Health Office as there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases.

This has caused the KI  to pause play until December 7 or until the PHO decides it is safe to resume play.

However, Emanuel Sequera, Director of Communications at the KIJHL was...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 23 2020

With the coronavirus COVID-19 raising havoc on the way the sporting public interacts, Mallard’s Source for sports thought this might be a good time to take a trek back down memory lane to find its Team of the Week.

Mallard’s Source for sports is going back in time to look at Teams from the Nelson history books.

This week Mallard's Team of the Week is the 2007 Nelson Minor Hockey...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 22 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update on league operations following the Provincial Health Order issued on November 19th and the subsequent policy clarification provided by Viasport on November 20th:

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the KIJHL has made the health and safety of our athletes, staff, volunteers, billet families...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 21 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is doing an about-face on its decision to continue its regular season.

Following province-wide restrictions brought in by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry Thursday, the league decided to continue its season Friday with a host of games — including a 10-1 victory by the Nelson Leafs over the Grand Forks Border Bruins and Castlegar...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 20 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update on league operations following the Provincial Health Order issued on November 19th:

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the KIJHL has made the health and safety of our athletes, staff, volunteers, billet families and fans our top priority. In doing so, we have closely observed all of the...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 19 2020

By Emanuel Sequera, KIJHL Communications Department

During opening weekend of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey's 54th campaign, Matthew Byrne of the Nelson Leafs filled stat sheet with points to capture first star in the league's Stars of the Week.

Jordan Berschiminsky of the Osoyoos Coyotes and Jacob Biensch of...

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