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Leafs clinch top spot in division, but look to three critical final regular season games

Nelson — Three games and counting. The Nelson’s Leafs regular season is winding down with a promising roar. But the pressure’s on. The Leafs are on a 12-game winning streak, following Wednesday night’s 4-1 win over the Castlegar Rebels at the Nelson Community Complex. “We ramped up our intensity as the game progressed,” says coach […]

KIJHL Notebook

  The 2021-22 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season wraps up on Feb. 19 and there are still two playoff spots mathematically available. This week’s KIJHL Notebook connects with the leaders of each team to talk about how their respective teams are playing as the season comes to a close.  Eddie Mountain Division Kayde […]

KIJHL Power Rankings: Week 17

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League finished its 17th week. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on winning percentage and here is how they rank. Osoyoos Coyotes: (GP: 37 W: 29 L: 2 OTL: 2 SOL: 4) The Coyotes won their lone game during the week, 3-1 against the Summerland Steam. […]

KIJHL Notebook

As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League winds down to the completion of its 2021-22 regular season, the KIJHL Notebook digs into what some teams are focused on as they close out their schedules. Also highlighted are the remaining matchups for some teams.   Eddie Mountain Division Columbia Valley Rockies Head Coach Briar McNaney said […]

KIJHL Power Rankings: Week 16

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League finished its 16th week. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on winning percentage and here is how they rank. Osoyoos Coyotes: (GP: 36 W: 28 L: 2 OTL: 2 SOL: 4) The Coyotes keep their spot at the top of the KIJHL with two wins […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Jan. 30

Liam Noble of the Nelson Leafs, Nick Morin of the Kelowna Chiefs and Scott Thompson of the Columbia Valley Rockies hve been selected as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Jan. 30. Noble – Top Forward – The Dawson Creek native helped the Leafs earn three […]

KIJHL Notebook: Unsung Heroes

This week’s KIJHL Notebook recognizes the unsung hero on teams. According to grammarist.com, that term first appeared in the mid-1800s, though it has its roots in ancient Greece. They say an unsung hero is a person who has achieved great things or committed acts of bravery or self-sacrifice, yet is not celebrated or recognized. The […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Jan. 16

Kort Kisinger of the Fernie Ghostriders, Ethan Floris of the Osoyoos Coyotes and Tenzin Mint of the Nelson Leafs have been named the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Jan. 16. Kisinger – Top Forward- The Calgary, Alberta product had four goals and seven points in […]

Leafs land Sicamous Eagles’ captain, in blue liner trade

Nelson D-man Devin McNair headed to Shuswap club for Kingsley Brockett   Nelson — The Nelson Leafs have bolstered their blue line and shored up their leadership group too. The team has swapped defencemen with the Sicamous Eagles. Nelson has landed the Eagles’ captain, 19-year-old Kingsley Brockett. “When I first heard I was traded to […]

Free Passes to Deserving People !!

The Nelson Leafs Hockey Club celebrates the hard-working people who keep us healthy and safe during difficult times! Come and see the last two regular season home games scheduled February 18 and 19 at the NDCC on us.  We welcome Firefighters, Police Officers, EMTs and Paramedics, Doctors and Nurses, Search and Rescue, Interior Health Staff […]