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Leafs Add Goaltender Jasper Tait

The Nelson Leafs are proud to announce the signing of 2004 born goaltender Jasper Tait to the roster for the 2022/2023 season. Tait, from Prince George, BC, will join the Leafs from the Okanagan Hockey Academy U18 Prep team. At the conclusion of last season, Tait registered a 3.40 goals against average along with a […]

Leafs Add Another Local Forward

The Leafs are proud to announce the signing of 2005 born forward Owen Ditzel to the roster for the 2022/2023 season. Ditzel, from Nelson, BC, will join the Leafs after spending last season with the Okanagan Rockets U18 AAA. Ditzel accumulated 10 points, 4 of them goals in 32 games with Rockets. Ditzel had his […]

Leafs Sign Local Forward

The Nelson Leafs are proud to announce the signing of 2004 born forward Drake Proctor to the roster for the 2022/2023 season. Proctor, from Nelson, BC, will join the Leafs after spending last season with the Okanagan Rockets U18 AAA. Proctor tallied 14 points, 6 of them goals, in 36 games with the Rockets. As […]

The Nelson Leafs are proud to announce our 2022/2023 Hockey Operations staff

The Nelson Leafs are pleased to announce that alumni Tyson Soobotin will be joining the team’s coaching staff as an Associate Coach. Soobotin, a native of Grand Forks, BC, accumulated 125 KIJHL games over a 5 year span. In the 2018/2019 season Soobotin suited up for 34 games in Leaf colours. “I’m thrilled to be […]

Nelson Leafs Re-Up with Nelson Sport Lab

The Nelson Leafs are happy to announce that the team will continue partnership with Nelson Sport Lab. Nelson Sport Lab operates in Saint Performance & Fitness gym at 509 Vernon Street. Nelson Sport Lab is owned and operated by Arthur Andrews (CAT-C, CSCS) and Joey St.Onge. Originally from Castlegar, BC, Arthur has worked with the […]

New Wave: Nelson Leafs

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has an exciting new wave of rookie talent entering the 2022-23 season, which begins on Sept. 23. Leading up to the start of the season, we will highlight those players from each team. Next in the New Wave series are the Nelson Leafs. The Leafs finished first in […]

Leafs Bolster Blueline

The Nelson Leafs are proud to announce the signing of 2004 born defenceman Tyler Seminoff to the roster for the 2022/2023 season. Seminoff, from Oliver, BC, will join the Leafs after spending the previous 3 seasons with the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton, BC. Last season, on the U18 Prep team, Seminoff tallied 11 points […]

Issues at the Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre

In recent weeks there has been a gathering of homeless people behind the Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre near Cottonwood Falls Park.  This has resulted in a dangerous and unsightly mess consisting of garbage, used needles and human waste.  Management of the Recycling Centre has taken this matter most seriously and has hired services specializing in […]

Leafs Add Dawson Davis for the Upcoming Season

The Nelson Leafs are proud to announce the signing of 2004 born forward Dawson Davis to the roster for the 2022/2023 season. Davis, from Fort St. James, BC, will join the Leafs after spending the last 2 seasons at the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton, BC. Last season, with the U18 Prep team Davis scored […]

Leafs Continue to Add Size Up Front.

The Nelson Leafs are proud to announce the signing of 2004 born forward Connor Hanna to the roster for the 2022/2023 season. Hanna, from Calgary, AB, will join the Leafs after spending last season with the International Hockey Academy (IHA) U18 Prep team. The IHA play in the CSSHL U18 Prep league. Hanna tallied 5 […]