BC Minor Hockey

The Fernie Ghostriders celebrate after scoring a goal against the Creston Valley Thunder Cats on home ice on Nov. 27, 2021. The Ghostriders won the game 4-3. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

The Ghostriders exhibition season starts tonight

They will be facing Creston on home ice with an updated roster

 

Houston and Vanderhoof faced off for the gold medal on Monday at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

Houston wins gold at U15 championship with 4-0 win over Vanderhoof

The Vanderhoof Bears came in second and the Elk Valley Raiders took home the bronze medal

 

Houston takes a shot on net from Elk Valley on Sunday, (March 20) at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof Bears and Houston Flyers face off for U15 championship title

The gold medal game starts at 11 am at the Vanderhoof Arena on Monday (March 21)

 

The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Vanderhoof Bears go undefeated into second day of U15 championships

The Bears finished the day with a 4-2 win against the Raiders after beating the Flyers 2-1 at the opening game

The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
The Houston Flyers beat the Elk Valley Raiders 5-3 on Saturday (March 19) scoring two goals in the final period. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Houston Flyers make second game comeback with 5-3 win over Elk Valley Raiders

The Houston Flyers made a comeback this afternoon beating the Elk Valley…

The Houston Flyers beat the Elk Valley Raiders 5-3 on Saturday (March 19) scoring two goals in the final period. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
The Vanderhoof Bears beat the Houston Flyers 2-1 Saturday (March 19). (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof kicks off U15 championship with 2-1 win over Houston

Bears Coach Paul Hartwig said the opening game was “crazy close” and players are feeling pumped for the next round.

The Vanderhoof Bears beat the Houston Flyers 2-1 Saturday (March 19). (Submitted photo)
Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)
A card of support, signed by members of Ridge Meadow’s U11 A1 team, was presented to Semiahmoo goaltender Dmytro Makogonsky at the teams’ game Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Hockey clubs’ support for Ukrainian goaltender ‘brought tears’ to father’s eyes

Young hockey players join together to support B.C. family

A card of support, signed by members of Ridge Meadow’s U11 A1 team, was presented to Semiahmoo goaltender Dmytro Makogonsky at the teams’ game Saturday. (Contributed photo)
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and

Orange Shirt Society nets national minor hockey campaign to further reconciliation

Society teams up with Canadian Tire and Keener Jerseys to create conversation and healing

  • Feb 17, 2022
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and
New Border Bruins owner Dr. Mark Szynkaruk reps team colours with his young sons and wife Tracey. Photo courtesy of the Grand Forks Border Bruins

KIJHL’s Border Bruins sold to Grand Forks doctor

The league announced the sale Friday, May 14

New Border Bruins owner Dr. Mark Szynkaruk reps team colours with his young sons and wife Tracey. Photo courtesy of the Grand Forks Border Bruins
Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

NHL return unlikely to affect minor hockey in B.C.: officials

Minor sports remain part of Phase 4 of Restart Plan

Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Young hockey players celebrate with their medals hanging proudly from their necks. Photo Submitted

Elk Valley Minor Hockey reflects on an abrupt season ender

The hockey club had a fantastic season until COVID-19 forced them to end early

  • Apr 7, 2020
Young hockey players celebrate with their medals hanging proudly from their necks. Photo Submitted
BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)

BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers

Families are encouraged to video themselves tapping their sticks at 7 p.m. and post to social media

BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)
A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)

Young B.C. hockey player breaks neck after ‘reckless’ check

Father wants to draw attention to careless play in the contact sport

A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)
Young athletes gathered in Sparwood this weekend for jam packed hockey action. Photo Submitted

Elk Valley Minor Hockey hosts Novice tournament

The Elk Valley Minor Hockey Association hosted a tournament in Sparwood this…

Young athletes gathered in Sparwood this weekend for jam packed hockey action. Photo Submitted
The Fernie Jr. Ghostriders lost a nail biter of a game against the Glacier Avalanche on Sunday afternoon. Paige Mueller/The Free Press

Fernie Minor Hockey hosts home tournament

Teams from Alberta and B.C. faced off at the Fernie Memorial Arena last weekend

The Fernie Jr. Ghostriders lost a nail biter of a game against the Glacier Avalanche on Sunday afternoon. Paige Mueller/The Free Press