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KIJHL Teams Shutout Opponents to Open 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup

    April 7, 2017 by Bradley Jones, East Kootenay News Both representatives of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) didn’t disappoint Thursday for the start of the 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup. The host Creston Valley Thunder Cats and KIJHL Champion Beaver Valley Nitehawks both shutout their opponents on the opening day of the Read More »

Kamloops Jr. Blazers 2OT and PoE Varsity win KIBIHT

  January 2, 2017 What a finish! The hometown Kamloops Jr. Blazers battled Sherwood Park Flyers to an incredible 6-5 double overtime win on Sunday to take the Bantam Tier 1 championship banner at this year’s KIBIHT. First year bantam, Logan Stankoven scored the OT winner to complete his hat-trick – and also assisted on two of other three goals. Sherwood Read More »

KIBIHT Tier 1 standings and playoff results

  December 31, 2016   Here are the Tier 1 standings and results from first round of playoffs at this year’s Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament (KIBIHT). Fourteen teams are competing in the Tier 1 division. Tier 1 Randy Lindros Division After the round robin – top Tier 1 teams: Calgary Royals, Alaska Oilers, Read More »

KIBIHT Tier 2 standings and playoff results

    December 31, 2016 Here are the Tier 2 round robin standings and results from first round of playoffs at this year’s Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament (KIBIHT). Sixteen teams in the Tier 2 division. Top teams after the round robin: Campbell River Tyees, Lethbridge Hurricanes, Cranbrook Hornets, North Shore Winter Club A2, Read More »

BC WHL picks by bantam club

  A total of 50 BC players were selected in the 2016 edition of the annual WHL bantam draft, held in Calgary, May 5. Winterclubs and hockey academies placed the great majority of players this year. In the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft, 2001 born players were eligible to be selected. The WHL territory includes British Columbia, Read More »

120 Bantam hopefuls set for U16 Team BC Tryouts

    April 11, 2016 BC Hockey’s annual U16 team selection process gets underway April 20-24 at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm, with 120 graduating bantam players invited to the camp to compete for an opportunity to play on Team BC this fall. Players were invited to the camp based on their performance with Read More »

BC Championships – Midget Tier 2 – Aldergrove are champs

    It was a contest between two undefeated 4-0-0 teams in the final at the Tier 2 Midget Provincial Championships in Prince George, March 17, and in the end it was Aldergrove coming out on top, defeating Vernon, 5-2, with an empty netter, in a close game between two very determined, disciplined teams. The teams were Read More »

BC Championships – Bantam Tier 2 – Campbell River take it all

  The Tier 2 Bantam Provincial Championships, hosted by Salmon Arm, wrapped up Wednesday evening, with Campbell River taking the honors, via a solid 5-1 win over Greater Vernon. In the Bronze medal game, it was Port Moody A1 Panthers coming out on top of the BWC A2 Bruins, in an exciting 4-3 game. BWC had lost 6-1 Read More »

BC Championships – Midget Tier 2 – Semis set, Aldergrove on top

  The Tier 2 Midget Provincial Championships are being hosted by Prince George Minor Hockey Association. Two pools of four teams played a 3 game round robin, with the top two in each pool moving to a semi-final Thursday morning. Medal games follow in the afternoon and evening. Late in Day 3, Aldergrove has moved into the lead with Read More »

13th Seafair Icebreaker – Finals underway

    The 13th Annual Seafair Sandman Hotel Icebreaker got underway Friday, October 10, with 55 teams competing in Tier 1 and Tier 2 divisions from the Atom through Midget. Semi-finalists and finalists are set. Here are the results for each division, along with some early playoff round scores to mid-Sunday.   Atom Division:   Finals set: Read More »

13th Seafair Icebreaker – Finals underway

    The 13th Annual Seafair Sandman Hotel Icebreaker got underway Friday, October 10, with 55 teams competing in Tier 1 and Tier 2 divisions from the Atom through Midget. Semi-finalists and finalists are set. Here are the results for each division, along with some early playoff round scores to mid-Sunday.   Atom Division:   Finals set: Read More »

Bantam Tier 2 BC Championships, Semis set

  The Bantam Tier 2 semi-finals are set for Wednesday morning in Cranbrook. The two Lower Mainland rivals, North Shore Winter Club and Vancouver Spirit will playoff on one side, with North Shore coming in as the #1 seed in B pool, and Vancouver as the #2 seed in the A Pool. West Kelowna advanced Tuesday night Read More »

Bantam Tier 2 BC Championships, Scores to mid-Day 2

  Scores from the Tier 2 BC Bantam Provincial Championships, to 3:00 pm March 16 Host, Cranbrook, East Kootenay District Pool A: Vancouver (1-0-0), Campbell River (1-1-0), Prince George (0-2-0), Greater Trail (1-0-0). Pool B: North Shore Winter Club (2-0-0), Fort St. John (0-1-0), Vanderhoof (0-0-1), Cranbrook (0-1-1), West Kelowna (1-1-0).   Tier 2 Schedule Sunday, 15-Mar Read More »

Bantam Tier 2 BC Championships, Teams & Schedule

  Here the list of competitors and schedule for this year’s Tier 2 BC Bantam Provincial Championships. Host, Cranbrook, East Kootenay District Format: 9 Teams, two divisions, A division with 4 teams (play three round robin games), B Division with 5 teams (play four round robin games), top two from each division play semi, winners advance to gold medal Read More »

Peewee Tier 1 BC Championships, Teams, Schedule

  Here the list of competitors and schedule for this year’s Tier 1 Peewee Championships.   Tier 1, Host Semiahmoo, Lower Mainland District Format: 6 teams, format 5 game round robin, top 2 go to finals. Teams: Tier 1 – Host Semiahmoo Juan de Fuca Prince George Burnaby Winter Club North Shore Winter Club Semiahmoo Kelowna   Tier Read More »

Peewee Tier 2 BC Championships, Teams, Schedule

  Here the list of competitors and schedule for this year’s Tier 2 BC Peewee Provincial Championships. Tier 2, Host Prince George, North Central District Format: 8 teams, Format: two divisions, 3 game round robin, top two in each division to semis. Teams: Tier 2 – Host Prince George Burnaby Winter Club – A Penticton – Read More »

BWC wins own BA2 Tourney in Shootout

  Host BWC Bantam A2 Bruins, a team made up of all but four first year players, looked a bit tired against a quick skating Vancouver Spirit team for most of the final championship game at the BWC Remembrance Day Bantam A2 tournament this afternoon. The Spirit lead 2-0 until Arshdeep Bains stuffed a backhand past Spirit Read More »

BWC BA2 Tourney: Semis set

          Host BWC Bantam A2 Bruins, a team made up of all but four first year players, came up big in their final round robin game against a big, fast team from Campbell River, scoring a decisive 6-2 win to finish first in Pool A at the 5th Annual BWC Remembrance Day Read More »

BWC BA2 Remembrance Day Tourney: final RR games will set finalists

          With Sunday’s competition complete at BWC’s 5th Annual Bantam A2 Remembrance Day tournament, three teams in each of the two pools are in contention for the final four play off spots. A total of ten teams are in competition in two pools, with final round robin games scheduled for Monday, and finals Read More »

NW Giants Jump out to early MM lead

Oct 2, 2014 The Vancouver North West Giants have jumped out to an early lead in the BC Major Midget League, opening with a 4-0-0 record and 8 points after two weekends of play. Hot on their heels are three teams with three wins. The Cariboo Cougars are also undefeated in second place with a 3-0-1 Read More »

NW Giants edge past Rockets on final weekend

  Mar 5, 2014 The Kelowna Rockets and North West Giants battled all season long for bragging rights as top dog in the BC Major Midget Hockey League. The Rockets held the edge right up until the final weekend, when an uncharacteristic third period meltdown over fifth place NE Chiefs, gave the Giants the league Read More »

NW Giants catch Rockets in weekend thriller

  Feb 10, 2014 A 4-3 win Feb 9, by the Vancouver NW Giants over the Okanagan Rockets topped off an incredible weekend of high intensity major midget hockey for the two teams. The Rockets entered the series with a two point lead over NW Giants. The two game series at home would be the Read More »

Major Midget Points Leaders – Top 80

  # Name Team Pos GP G A Pts PIM 1 14 Kerfoot, Colton Vancouver NW Giants F 28 23 31 54 20 2 9 Jost, Tyson Okanagan Rockets F 24 23 29 52 47 3 9 Szeto, Justin Vancouver NW Giants F 28 20 30 50 16 4 20 Bradley, Matt Valley West Hawks Read More »

NW Giants and Rockets in Deadheat for MM#1

  Jan. 23, 2013 Week 16 in the BC Major Midget League featured a Showcase weekend in Langley, Richmond and Coquitlam, with 10 teams in double header action. At the end of weekend the two leading teams were tied with 47 points in a dead-heat for the top spot in the league, with identical records Read More »

Richmond Midget Bantam Tourney Final Results

  Major Midget: Gold: Yale Academy Academy U16 8-1, vs North Island Silver Tips Major Midget Bronze: California Golden Eagles U18 5-4, vs North Shore Winter Club A1   Midget Tier 1: Gold: Littleton Hawks 4-3, vs Semiahmoo Midget A1 Bronze: Prince George T1 8-3, vs Mission Arizona Ice U18   Midget Tier 2: Gold: Read More »

Richmond Midget Tournament Update, Day 2

  Here are some early results from the 35th Annual Richmond International Midget / Bantam Tournament to around 6 pm Friday. The tournament is divided into Major Midget, Midget Tier 1, Midget Tier 2 and new for this year, a Bantam Tier 1 and Bantam Tier 2 division. In the Major Midget division: San Diego Read More »

Host Seafair Big Winner at Thanksgiving Tourney, Final Results.

The 11th Annual Seafair Thanksgiving tournament to wrapped up late Monday. The host association was a big winner, bringing home gold in 5 Divisions: Atom Tier 1, 3-2 (OT) vs Richmond; Atom Tier 2, 11-0 vs Saanich; Peewee Tier 1, Flight 1, 3-2 Seafair A1 vs JDF; Peewee Tier 1 Flight 2 Seafair A2, 4-0 Read More »

Seafair Thanksgiving Tournament, results at end of Sunday

Here are results from the 11th Annual Seafair Thanksgiving tournament to end of day Sunday. Some semis and all finals to be played Monday. Some midget sores not available . Final results will be posted at end of day. Seafair Thanksgiving Tournament Resutls Scores at end of Sunday, some midget score unavailable) Atom Tier 1 Read More »

Seafair Thanksgiving Tournament, results at noon Sunday

Here are results from the 11th Annual Seafair Thanksgiving tournament to mid-day Sunday. 56 teams are in action. Semis start Sunday night for most divisions. All divisions except Atom are in two 4-team pools. Third and fourth place teams from both pools cross over and play in semis, winners advance to bronze medal game Monday. Read More »

BC Major Midget Opening Weekend Game Recaps

Sept 22, 2013 – updated Sept 24           The BC Major Midget League opened its regular season this weekend, seven weeks after opening training camps August 9. Ten of the eleven teams in the league were in action with two game series at the host team rink. Only the Prince George Read More »