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The Rebels will play 30 games in the upcoming season. Photo: Castlegar Rebels

Rebels continue building off last season, speed a focus

Submitted by KIJHL The Castlegar Rebels qualified for the KIJHL playoffs last…

  • Oct 8, 2020

 

The ice rink at the Nelson and District Community Centre. Photo: Tyler Harper/Nelson Star

Ice rinks in Castlegar, Creston and Nelson to reopen in September

Rinks have been closed since March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Christina Lake is one of Canada’s warmest lakes. (Jensen Edwards/Black Press Media file photo)

Christina Lake: This lake is the warmest in the nation

Clear, warm waters and many pocket beaches make Christina Lake a popular destination

 

Castlegar Rebels and Beaver Valley Nitehawks in a previous game. (Jim Bailey photo)
Castlegar Rebels and Beaver Valley Nitehawks in a previous game. (Jim Bailey photo)
The last-place Castlegar Rebels downed the first-place Beaver Valley Nitehawks 4-2 on Friday. It was the Rebels’ first win against the Nitehawks in four games this season. Photos: Jennifer Small

Castlegar Rebels come from behind to beat Nitehawks

The Rebels earned victory over the first-place Beaver Valley Nitehawks, but fell against Golden

The last-place Castlegar Rebels downed the first-place Beaver Valley Nitehawks 4-2 on Friday. It was the Rebels’ first win against the Nitehawks in four games this season. Photos: Jennifer Small
Curt Doyle was awarded the Gerry Lacasse Memorial Trophy at the Castlegar Rebels’ Awards Banquet and Dinner on Thursday night. Left to right: Darlene Schultz, assistant coach Angus Campbell, Doyle, head coach and general manager Bill Rotheisler and assistant general manager Parker Hickey. (Jenn Small)

Rebels celebrate season with awards and dinner

Before heading into the playoffs, the Castlegar Rebels celebrated their regular season.

Curt Doyle was awarded the Gerry Lacasse Memorial Trophy at the Castlegar Rebels’ Awards Banquet and Dinner on Thursday night. Left to right: Darlene Schultz, assistant coach Angus Campbell, Doyle, head coach and general manager Bill Rotheisler and assistant general manager Parker Hickey. (Jenn Small)
Bill Rotheisler, head coach and manager for the Castlegar Rebels, spoke to his players during practice on Tuesday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels readying to meet Nitehawks in playoffs

Castlegar Rebels readying to meet Beaver Valley Nitehawks in playoffs

Bill Rotheisler, head coach and manager for the Castlegar Rebels, spoke to his players during practice on Tuesday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Edward Lindsey tied things up for the Castlegar Rebels in the third period against the Spokane Braves on Friday. (Jenn Small)

Castlegar Rebels tie with Leafs an emotional lift

The Castlegar Rebels tied against the Nelson Leafs on Saturday after a tough loss to Spokane.

Edward Lindsey tied things up for the Castlegar Rebels in the third period against the Spokane Braves on Friday. (Jenn Small)
Curt Doyle’s save percentage during Tuesday night’s game against Beaver Valley was 0.920. (Jenn Small/File photo)

Castlegar Rebels lose rematch against Nitehawks

Following Saturday’s loss, the Rebels faced the Nitehawks a second time on Tuesday and came up short.

Curt Doyle’s save percentage during Tuesday night’s game against Beaver Valley was 0.920. (Jenn Small/File photo)
The Castlegar Rebels Tanner Douglas has had an excellent season so far, with a save percentage of 0.937 over 14 games. (File photo)

Castlegar Rebels defeat Bruins for 14th straight win

The Castlegar Rebels ended 2017 with their 14th straight win.

The Castlegar Rebels Tanner Douglas has had an excellent season so far, with a save percentage of 0.937 over 14 games. (File photo)
Vince Bitonti scored for the Rebels during Saturday night’s game against the Spokane Braves. (Jenn Small)

Castlegar Rebels clinch playoff spot with 13th win in a row

The Castlegar Rebels clinched a spot in this season’s playoffs with their 13th win in a row.

Vince Bitonti scored for the Rebels during Saturday night’s game against the Spokane Braves. (Jenn Small)
Castlegar Rebels forward Chris Breese battled one of the Grand Forks Border Bruins during Friday night’s game. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels shut out Grand Forks Border Bruins for 12th straight win

The Castlegar Rebels shut out the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Friday night.

Castlegar Rebels forward Chris Breese battled one of the Grand Forks Border Bruins during Friday night’s game. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Castlegar goaltender Tanner Douglas sets his sights on the puck during action Wednesday night at the Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels roll on with shutout win

The Castlegar Rebels made it 11 wins in a row in KIJHL action Wednesday night.

Castlegar goaltender Tanner Douglas sets his sights on the puck during action Wednesday night at the Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Brandon Costa watches as the puck ends up behind Grand Forks netminder Ross King Friday night at the Castlegar Complex. Costa assisted on a goal by Edward Lindsey, not pictured. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels take flight in win over Grand Forks

Team speed was too much for the visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins to handle.

Brandon Costa watches as the puck ends up behind Grand Forks netminder Ross King Friday night at the Castlegar Complex. Costa assisted on a goal by Edward Lindsey, not pictured. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
A nasty scrum ensues after the Rebels got in close with Nelson’s goaltender. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels dominate Nelson Leafs in wild win

The Rebels staved off aggressive checking in the first period and wore down the Leafs.

A nasty scrum ensues after the Rebels got in close with Nelson’s goaltender. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Castlegar Rebles captain Vince Bitonti celebrated his goal against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Wednesday night. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Rebels make it five in a row with big win

The Castlegar Rebels are on fire after winning their fifth game in a row on Wednesday night.

Castlegar Rebles captain Vince Bitonti celebrated his goal against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Wednesday night. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Brandon Costa scored the first goal against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks for the Castlegar Rebels Friday night. (Jenn Small)

Rebels on a roll with weekend wins

The Castlegar Rebels were second in their division and riding a four-game streak.

Brandon Costa scored the first goal against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks for the Castlegar Rebels Friday night. (Jenn Small)
Tanner Douglas and the Castlegar Rockets shut out the Golden Rockets 10-0 on Sunday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels second in Neil Murdoch Division

After winning all three of their weekend games, the Castlegar Rebels are now second in the division.

Tanner Douglas and the Castlegar Rockets shut out the Golden Rockets 10-0 on Sunday. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Brandon Costa scored the first goal against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks for the Castlegar Rebels Friday night. (Jenn Small)

Castlegar Rebels defeat Beaver Valley Nighthawks first time this season

The Castlegar Rebels are now 1-3 against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks after a win Friday night.

Brandon Costa scored the first goal against the Beaver Valley Nighthawks for the Castlegar Rebels Friday night. (Jenn Small)
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Rebels looking to next year after series loss

“It’s a series that everyone is going to remember,” Rebels head coach Bill Rotheisler said following the game.

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