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Castlegar Rebels and Beaver Valley Nitehawks in March 2020. Photo: Jim Bailey

Castlegar Rebels announce first player commitment for next season

Tanner Truswell is a defenceman from Calgary, Alberta

 

Revelstoke Grizzlies. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

COVID benches Revelstoke Grizzlies for the season

News comes after multiple members test positive for the virus

 

KIJHL games have been postponed through Dec. 31. (File photo)

KIJHL postpones all games through end of 2020

Due to provincial health orders, games up to Dec. 31 have been pushed back

 

The The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced a pause on all regular season play until Dec. 8, 2020 at the earliest, following the latest province-wide restrictions due to COVID-19. (Tyler Harper/Black Press)

KIJHL pauses play for two weeks in wake of new COVID-19 restrictions

The league will cease playing regular season games until Dec. 8 at the earliest

The The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced a pause on all regular season play until Dec. 8, 2020 at the earliest, following the latest province-wide restrictions due to COVID-19. (Tyler Harper/Black Press)
The KIJHL is proceeding with this weekend’s scheduled games despite new COVID-19 restrictions. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

KIJHL proceeds with weekend games despite new COVID-19 restrictions

The league falls entirely within Interior Health and is already playing within four-team cohorts

The KIJHL is proceeding with this weekend’s scheduled games despite new COVID-19 restrictions. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Castlegar Rebels will kick off the KIJHL season this weekend with a pair of exhibition games against the Nelson Leafs, before the season start on Nov. 13.  Photo: Jim Bailey.

Rebels, Leafs set to open KIJHL season

The Castlegar Rebels and Nelson Leafs kick off the KIJHL season with a pair of exhibition games

Castlegar Rebels will kick off the KIJHL season this weekend with a pair of exhibition games against the Nelson Leafs, before the season start on Nov. 13.  Photo: Jim Bailey.
Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season

Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season

The camp looked a little different this year due to COVID-19 protocols

Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season
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

The ice rink at the Nelson and District Community Centre. Photo: Tyler Harper/Nelson Star
The Revelstoke Grizzlies played the Princeton Posse Nov. 8, 2019 with a final score of 2-2 after double overtime. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

KIJHL looking for government assistance to keep sticks on the ice

Commissioner says league may not continue without support

The Revelstoke Grizzlies played the Princeton Posse Nov. 8, 2019 with a final score of 2-2 after double overtime. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks’ were near-perfect at the 2017 Keystone Cup in Arborg, Man. However, their only loss came in the championship game when the Wainwright Bisons of Alberta knocked off the Hawks 4-3 in overtime. Steve Scaia photo

Beaver Valley Nitehawks fall in OT of Keystone Cup final

Alberta champion Wainwright Bisons beat Nitehawks 4-3 in Western Canadian final

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks’ were near-perfect at the 2017 Keystone Cup in Arborg, Man. However, their only loss came in the championship game when the Wainwright Bisons of Alberta knocked off the Hawks 4-3 in overtime. Steve Scaia photo
Chase Daniels

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.

Chase Daniels
Mike Johnstone (right)

Rebels volunteers honoured during playoffs

The Castlegar Rebels honoured their volunteers at a recent playoff game in Castlegar.

Mike Johnstone (right)
Everett Hicks

Rebels fight back to tie series 1-1

After losing to the Nelson Leafs in quadruple overtime on Thursday, the Castlegar Rebels fought back on Saturday.

Everett Hicks
Vince Bitonti fought to score for the Rebels

Despite best efforts, Rebels lose to Leafs in first playoff game

The Castlegar Rebels lost to the Nelson Leafs in the fourth period of overtime during their first playoff game.

Vince Bitonti fought to score for the Rebels
Rebels No. 1 Chandler Billinghurst stopped 42 of 45 shots on goal during Friday night's game against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

Rebels lose to Nitehawks in overtime

Much closer battle as Rebels rebound with strong effort.

Rebels No. 1 Chandler Billinghurst stopped 42 of 45 shots on goal during Friday night's game against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.
The Castlegar Rebels celebrated what turned out to be their only goal of the night

Castlegar Rebels suffer embarrassing defeat to Beaver Valley Nitehawks

The Nitehawks defeated the Rebels 7-1 at Tuesday night's home game.

The Castlegar Rebels celebrated what turned out to be their only goal of the night
Kyle Bergh

Castlegar Rebels’ new forward helps team to victory over Grand Forks Bruins

Kyle Bergh’s first goal as a Castlegar Rebel gave the team their first lead against the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Friday night.

Kyle Bergh
Castlegar Rebels locker room.

Castlegar Rebels host locker room open house

The Castlegar Rebels hosted their first ever dressing room open house Monday night.

Castlegar Rebels locker room.
Bill Rotheislter

Castlegar Rebels head coach suspended for 45 days

Bill Rotheisler, GM and head coach of the Castlegar Rebels, has been suspended from the KIJHL for 45 days for tampering.

Bill Rotheislter
Castlegar Rebels

Rebels name new team captain

The Castlegar Rebels have announced that Daniel Petten has been named the team's captain for the upcoming 2016/17 season.

  • Jul 9, 2016
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