Hay: Cunningham ‘special person’ . . . Steinke checks on Tigers . . . Oil Kings end trip with win

Hockey Canada/EDM Oilers to formally announce Monday Ivan Hlinka Memorial (U-18) Tourney is coming to CAN every other year, starting 2018.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) November 28, 2016———Don Hay’s face lights up and there’s a glint in his eyes when you ask him about his...

Three WHLers get NHL deals . . . Iconic BCHL franchise sold . . . Lots of WHL roster moves

F Carson McMillan (Calgary, 2005-09) has signed a one-year contract with Esbjerg (Denmark, Metal Ligaen). Last season, he was the captain of the Idaho Steelheads (ECHL). He had 19 goals and 15 assists in 70 games. . . . F Jonas Johansson (Kamloops, 2002-04)...

Ex-WHL coach off to Slovakia … Hitmen coach talking with Swiss team? … Blades sign three picks

F Brad Ross (Portland, 2007-12) has signed a one-year contract with the Heilbronner Falken (Germany, DEL2). This season, with the Iserlohn Roosters (Germany, DEL), Ross had four assists in six games. His season ended prematurely due to a hand injury. Heilbronner’s head coach is...

Priestner: “We’re absolutely not selling” . . . Two Portland games postponed . . . Warriors win in Regina

F Igor Valeev (Lethbridge, Saskatoon, Swift Current, 1998-2000) has signed for the rest of this season with Chelmet Chelyabinsk (Russia, Vysshaya Liga). Last season, with Kulager Petropavlovsk (Kazakhstan, Kazakh Vysshaya Liga), he had 10 goals and 17 assists in 45 games.——3 years ago i...

Governors approve Ice’s new owners … WHL on Shaw nears end … Lawsuit against OHL, teams certified

The Chynoweth family has been involved in the WHL for 45 consecutive years, a run that ended Thursday when the board of governors approved the sale of the Kootenay Ice, the franchise that the Chynoweths had been trying to sell since 2011.There was a...

CHL releases financial figures … SPHL team in bus crash … Phillips burns Oil Kings again

Possible CHL & its law firm take a different view re publicizing KPMG report, but here’s what judge’s Jan. 5 confidentiality order says: pic.twitter.com/muyO5aYhl1— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) January 20, 2017While one WHL team had pre-tax net income of $9,074,157 from 2012 through 2016, another...

Scattershooting, while watching NFL … Loewen brings power game … Everett down two forwards … Coaching change in MJHL

While watching an NFL game on CTV on Sunday afternoon, the realization struck me — it isn’t the NFL on CTV; rather, it’s a series of NFL commercials aired between CTV promos. After Tiger Woods pleaded guilty to reckless driving the other...

Warriors GM says he received apology . . . Burke joins new club . . . Hurricanes drop veteran forward

It's 2016 people... Stop playing Cotton-Eye Joe. Seriously. Stop it.— Sunaya Sapurji (@sunayas) November 15, 2016———D Giffen Nyren (Moose Jaw, Kamloops, Calgary, 2006-10) has signed a contract for the rest of this season with Dijon (France, Ligue Magnus). This season, he was pointless in...

Americans, Raiders swap goaltenders . . . P.A. veteran gets AHL deal . . . Tri-City waives d-man

The Tri-City Americans, obviously concerned about the long-term health of starting G Evan Sarthou, have acquired G Rylan Parenteau, who is to turn 20 on Nov. 16, from the Prince Albert Raiders.In return, the Americans gave up G Nic Sanders, 18, and a third-round...

Kamloops school ends hockey program

F Alexander Gogolev (Calgary, Victoria, 2011-13) has been assigned by Lada Togliatti (Russia, KHL) to Ariada Volzhsk (Russia, Vysshaya Liga). Gogolev signed a one-year contract with Lada in June. Last season, with Severstal Cherepovets (Russia, KHL), he had...

Välimäki feted in Finland . . . Brooks’ streak at 20 . . . Blades stun Warriors

Juuso Välimäki (centre) of the Tri-City Americans shakes hands with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, who is behind hiswife Jenni Haukio (in purple). (YLE screen grab)Juuso Välimäki is greeted by Finnish First Lady Jenni Haukio.(YLE screen grab)D Juuso Välimäki of the Tri-City Americans was in...

Stay Connected

4,834FansLike
417FollowersFollow
3,239FollowersFollow

Recent News

VEES ADD CHAMPIONSHIP CALIBRE IN FORWARD FIN WILLIAMS

The Penticton Vees Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club have acquired forward Finlay Williams (’03) from the Prince George Spruce Kings in exchange for future considerations.   Williams,...

Inaugural Shim’s Ride set to launch later this month

Last August, the University of Victoria Vikes and nearby rowing communities were rocked to their cores following the news about Mathew Szymanowski's (Shims) accident...

Oceanside Softball To Run A U23 – U19 Women’s Season For The First...

2020 CVI Women’s League Oceanside Softball is excited to announce we are running a U23 – U19 Women’s season for the first time. (Players born...

Olympic Medallist Alex Gough Re-Elected for Second Term on Luge Canada Board of Directors

Canada’s most accomplished Olympic luge athlete, Alex Gough, has been re-elected by her peer group to serve another two-year term on the organization’s Board...