The Beaver Valley Nitehawks Taylor Stafford set up the overtime winning goal in a 5-4 victory over the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday in Fernie.

Beaver Valley Nitehawks comeback for win over Castlegar

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks remained unbeaten in December after a come from behind 5-3 win over the Castlegar Rebels on Friday.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks came back from a 3-1 second period deficit to defeat the Castlegar Rebels 5-3 on Friday in Castlegar.

The Hawks power play was firing on all cylinders as the Hawks scored four times including Taylor Stafford’s winner with 6:28 remaining in the third period to notch their seventh win in a row.

Stafford took a pass through the slot from Brayden Horcoff and beat Castlegar goalie Patrick Zubick to give the Hawks their 20th victory of the season.

The Hawks trailed 2-0 in the first despite outshooting the Rebels 16-10. Yannis Soukis and Ryan Rosich gave the Rebels a two-goal lead, until B.V. defenceman Lyle Frank replied at 11:46 of the second period on the power play to make it 2-1. Cal Owens restored the two goal lead for Castlegar, but Horcoff would make it 3-2 before the period was out.

Tyler Hartman would tie it midway through the third with assists to Stafford and Ross Armour, before Stafford put the Hawks up for good. Spencer McLean added an empty netter as the Hawks outshot the Rebels 39-28 and went 4-for-8 on the power play while Castlegar went 2-for-7.

Owens and Horcoff were named players of the game for Castlegar and B.V. respectively.

The Nitehawks next games go Dec. 29 and Dec. 30 against Castlegar and Nelson. The Hawks are offering a special, $10 for a ticket to see both the games against the Rebels and the Leafs, with the Scotia Bank 50-50 draw going on Dec. 30.

Just Posted

B.C. freestyle skier wins gold

Cassie Sharpe of Comox shines in the halfpipe

Teck appeals $8.25 million U.S. court ruling

In August 2016 a U.S. judge ruled Teck must pay litigation and related costs for the Colville Tribes

Trail council bumps pay, others set to follow

Compensation is at the discretion of the municipal councils and can widely vary

Greater Trail volunteers welcome for free tax program

For those eligible, the free program runs in five locations from 9-11 a.m. until April 23

Tell the Times

Tell the Times is a web poll question based on one of our weekly stories

Virtue and Moir end ice dance careers with Olympic gold

Virtue and Moir’s gold medal win at the Olympics makes them the world’s most decorated figure skaters

Canadians find living in small spaces teaches creativity

Canadian families choosing to live in small spaces to bring closeness to children

NDP Health Minister calls to offer woman seat on Interior Health Board

Joyce Beddow-Buckland of Ashcroft was surprised by the call, and accepted the offer.

SAR suspends search for missing man at Sun Peaks

RCMP will continue to search for a missing man near Kamloops but SAR has suspended their role

Lottery will help save children’s lives

Each ticket gets you a chance to win a lot of money, while helping a lot of kids

B.C. RCMP officer officially cleared in car wash shooting incident

A report found the Salmon Arm officer fired 14 bullets at the man’s truck

Interest in Canadian Armed Forces remains high

Canada seeks about 5,000 recruits each year for its regular forces of about 68,000

Rules reviewed to keep drug money out of B.C. real estate

Investigator looking at loans as well as casinos, David Eby says

Most Read