Forward Scott Swiston of the Selkirk Saints

Selkirk Saints 2013/14 schedule announced

Banner raising for their 2012/13 B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League championship during regular season opener Friday, October 4.

The Selkirk College Men’s Hockey program will raise the banner for their 2012/13 B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League championship at the team’s regular season opener on Friday, October 4.

That evening, Eastern Washington University will visit the Castlegar Recreation Complex for a match-up that marks the first of 12 Saints home games during the 24-game league schedule.

All Selkirk home games will begin at 7:30 p.m. To view the entire 2013/13 Selkirk College Men’s Hockey schedule, visit

Ticketing details will be released in the near future.

Selkirk plays a trio of additional home game games in October, beginning with a visit from the three-time league champion University of Victoria Vikes on Friday, October 11. Then comes the Saints’ lone home doubleheader weekend when they host Thompson Rivers University on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19.

Trinity Western University, who hold the distinction of being the only team to defeat the Saints on home ice during the 2012/13 season, make their first visit to Castlegar on Saturday, November 2. And on Saturday, November 16, Simon Fraser University returns to the West Kootenays for the first time since they were swept in the 2012/13 BCIHL Finals.

Selkirk then wraps up their fall semester schedule on Friday, November 29 against Eastern Washington.

Following a long winter break for college exams and holidays, the Saints return to the ice on January 24 when they once again face EWU.

February is a busy month for home action, as Selkirk hosts UVic on Saturday, February 8, TWU on Friday, February 14, and SFU on Saturday, February 22. The team then closes out the regular season at home to Trinity Western on Saturday, March 1.

The first round of the BCIHL playoffs commence the weekend of March 7, with the winners advancing to the 2014 BCIHL Finals beginning Friday, March 14. All Selkirk College hockey games, home and away, can be viewed live online at

The Saints open training camp on Sunday, August 25 at the Castlegar Community Complex and begin their 8-game exhibition schedule two nights later when they visit the Trail Smoke Eaters (7 p.m. faceoff at Cominco Arena).


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