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Castlegar Rebels and Grand Forks Border Bruins in a September pre-season game. Photo: Jennifer Small

KIJHL launches app featuring real-time game scores

Follow the Castlegar Rebels, Nelson Leafs or your favourite KIJHL team on the new app

 

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

 

Nelson Leafs forward Shawn Campbell has signed to play hockey with a team in Germany. Photo: Tyler Harper

Leafs’ Campbell, Wilson, Erichuk sign with new teams

Campbell is on his way to play in Germany

 

Nelson Leafs forward Shawn Campbell tries to sneak a shot past sprawled-out Castlegar goaltender Ethan Lawczynski on Saturday.                                 Photo: Tyler Harper

Castlegar Rebels slip out of playoff spot with winless weekend

Alek Erichuk had two goals against the Rebels

Nelson Leafs forward Shawn Campbell tries to sneak a shot past sprawled-out Castlegar goaltender Ethan Lawczynski on Saturday.                                 Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs forward Jaden Shumilak takes a shot during Saturday’s game against Kamloops. Photo: Tyler Harper

Junior hockey game in Nelson ends with accusation of racist taunts

Nelson’s coach said a Kamloops Storm player used insensitive language

Nelson Leafs forward Jaden Shumilak takes a shot during Saturday’s game against Kamloops. Photo: Tyler Harper
Jack Karran was the captain of the Nelson Leafs last season. He’s joining the Selkirk College Saints this fall. Photo: Tyler Harper

Former Nelson Leafs captain joins Selkirk Saints

Jack Karran finished his junior career earlier this year

  • May 27, 2019
Jack Karran was the captain of the Nelson Leafs last season. He’s joining the Selkirk College Saints this fall. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson’s Reid Wilson parks himself in front of Rebels goaltender Cedric Lesieur on Saturday. Photo: Jennifer Bell

Nelson Leafs blow out Castlegar Rebels 12-3

Nelson scored eight unanswered goals Saturday

Nelson’s Reid Wilson parks himself in front of Rebels goaltender Cedric Lesieur on Saturday. Photo: Jennifer Bell
Kelowna Chiefs forward Myles Mattila, former Nelson Leafs general manager Sean Dooley and Leafs captain Jack Karran were surrounded by supportive teammates for a ceremonial puck drop in Nelson on Oct. 26. A new mental health program started by Mattila is being adopted by the KIJHL. Photo: Tyler Harper

Hockey league adopts B.C.-wide mental health program

MindRight will establish peer-to-peer support person for each team

Kelowna Chiefs forward Myles Mattila, former Nelson Leafs general manager Sean Dooley and Leafs captain Jack Karran were surrounded by supportive teammates for a ceremonial puck drop in Nelson on Oct. 26. A new mental health program started by Mattila is being adopted by the KIJHL. Photo: Tyler Harper
Castlegar Rebels forward Shawn Campbell will be playing for the Nelson Leafs next season. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs acquire Shawn Campbell from Castlegar Rebels

Campbell had 16 goals and 22 assists last season

Castlegar Rebels forward Shawn Campbell will be playing for the Nelson Leafs next season. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson’s Jackson Zimmermann stares down Castlegar’s Tanner Costa at the end of Saturday’s game. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs edged 2-1 by Rebels in ugly contest

The overtime result ended in a bench-clearing confrontation

Nelson’s Jackson Zimmermann stares down Castlegar’s Tanner Costa at the end of Saturday’s game. Photo: Tyler Harper
Leafs trade Ryan Keilty to Dynamiters

Leafs trade Ryan Keilty to Dynamiters

Nelson sent the forward to Kimberley for cash

Leafs trade Ryan Keilty to Dynamiters
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)