Dylan Kent scores for Beaver Valley on a shot from the point on the power play. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels beat Beaver Valley Nitehawks 4-1 in Game 7

Rebels advance to division final against the Nelson Leafs

The Castlegar Rebels scored three unanswered goals en route to a 4-1 win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Game 7 of their KIJHL Murdoch Division semifinal.

With the Sunday afternoon home ice win, the Rebels head to the division final against the Nelson Leafs, who survived their own Game 7 over Grand Forks on Saturday.

Edward Lindsey scored twice for Rebels including the eventual game winner, five minutes into the second period, to break a 1-1 deadlock.

The Rebels opened the scoring in the first period when Chris Breese fired it back and through the gap, assisted by Shawn Campbell and Ren Mason to take a 1-0 lead after one period.

The Nitehawks’ Dylan Kent, assisted by Kevan McBean and Dylan Heppler, tied things up quickly on the power play in the second after the firing the puck into the top left corner over Curt Doyle’s shoulder And into the Castlegar cage.

Soon afterwards Lindsey deflected a shot from John Moeller and sent it flying past Hawks goalie Liam Coulter, putting the Rebels back in the lead.

Tanner Costa pushed the Rebels lead to two goals ripping off a shot from a neat little play set up by Breese and Campbell late in the period.

The Nitehawks tried to mount the comeback in the third, but the Rebels kept up the pressure throughout, out shooting B.V. 44-25.

When the Nitehawks took two penalties late in the period Lindsey skated past three Nitehawks, straight at the net and iced the game and series win with his second marker.

The Rebels will face the Nelson Leafs in the second round starting on Tuesday.

 

Chris Breese scores on a wrister. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Chris Breese scores on a wrister. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Just Posted

Tax facts on disposing of property

Tax Tips & Pits with Ron Clarke, Trail Times contributor

Kimberley Dynamiters are Kootenay Conference Champs

It took triple overtime to put away the Beaver Valley Nitehawks

Vernon Vipers edge out Trail Smoke Eaters

Trail’s season came to an end as the Vernon Vipers won Game 7 5-2

Slocan society to restore historic boat

Anyone interested in the Merriwake project or learning more about the society can call 250.355.2230

Happy Feet

Steps Dance Centre has played an instrumental role in training Kootenay dancers since 1991

The good, bad and the unknown of Apple’s new services

The announcements lacked some key details, such as pricing of the TV service

Eviction halted for B.C. woman deemed ‘too young’ for seniors’ home

Zoe Nagler, 46, had been given notice after living in the seniors complex in Comox for six years

Vancouver Island home to B.C.’s luckiest lotto store

Five million-dollar winners have bought tickets from same Port Alberni corner store

Video of ‘shocking, chilling execution’ opens B.C. murder hearing

Sentencing underway for Brandon Woody after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in Nanaimo

Is it a homicide? B.C. woman dies in hospital, seven months after being shot

Stepfather think Chilliwack case should now be a homicide, but IHIT has not confirmed anything

SPCA seizes 54 animals from Vernon property

Animals weren’t receiving adequate care

Morneau unveils principles for Indigenous ownership in Trans Mountain pipeline

The controversial pipeline was bought by Ottawa last year

Refugee who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong arrives in Canada

Vanessa Rodel and her seven-year-old daughter Keana arrived in Toronto this week

New UMSCA trade deal getting a boost from Trump, business groups

The trade deal is designed to supplant the North American Free Trade Agreement

Most Read