KIJHL game summaries: two game six tilts set part of the stage

Osoyoos and Kelowna go into OT for the fourth time in their series

Two game six match-ups, in each conference of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League tonight, have set at least part of the stage moving forward in the playoffs.

The Golden Rockets won 4 -1 in game six of their series with the Fernie Ghostriders, and will face either Beaver Valley or Castlegar Rebels in the Kootenay conference final on Mar. 15.

The Rebels and Nitehawks series will be decided in game seven scheduled for Wednesday, Mar. 13 in Castlegar at 7:30 p.m.

Blake Roney, the Rockets’ second highest point-getter in the regular season (23 goals and 34 assists in 50 games), had two goals while Bobby Kashuba and Carson George also adding markers of their own for Golden.

Tyler Gonzales got the lone Fernie goal.

In the other KIJHL game six tonight, the Kelowna Chiefs faced off against the Osoyoos Coyotes in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference.

The Coyotes got a first period goal from Andrew Stack that stood as the only goal of the game through 40 minutes.

The Chiefs  countered in the third to pull even, on a goal off the stick of Nick Josephs from Jordan Salahor.

The score remained deadlocked 1 – 1 through regulation, needing overtime to settle things.

Austin Lee would eventually score the double-overtime game-winner to seal the series for the Coyotes, who will face the North Okanagan Knights in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference final.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

What’s Up: Things to see and do on Family Day

There’s plenty of fun to be had across the West Kootenay this coming long weekend!

Province announces $23 million for upgrades at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

West Kootenay-Boundary Regional Hospital District Board has yet to review the provincial proposal

Selkirk College Saints score pair of crucial wins

Stellar goaltending and timely goals lead to victory over the Vancouver Island University Mariners.

UPDATE: Two-car accident closes Highway 3A at Thrums

Road expected to open for single-lane alternating traffic at 2 p.m.

OPINION: Florio Vassilakakis calls city tax increase ‘overly ambitious’

One city councillor’s take on the City of Castlegar’s proposed budget

VIDEO: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony features athletes from across Canada

B.C. students win Great Waters Challenge video contest

Video, mural and song about saving the salmon claims the top prize

Castlegar Art Walk seeks artists and venues

The 23rd Annual Castlegar Art Walk will run from June 17 to Sept. 28.

Kootenay Gallery announces 2019 lineup

Castlegar’s art gallery will be showcasing a variety of artists this year.

B.C. couple attacked with acid, slashed with knife in Vietnam

Warning, graphic images: Man has burns on 80 per cent of his body, slashed with knife

Kootenay Special O athletes headed to provincials

Floor hockey team from Castlegar and Grand Forks will represent the Kootenay Region.

Flying squirrels found to glow pink in the dark, including two from B.C.

Squirrels from Hope and Abbotsford were included in the biologists’ database

Ontario police field complaints over Amber Alert for missing girl, 11, found dead

Some said the Amber Alert issued late Thursday for Riya Rajkumar disrupted their sleep

Names keep adding to vaccine petition started by B.C. mom

Maple Ridge mom started campaign to make vaccination a condition of attending school

Most Read