Junior B Hockey

Nitehawks goalie Kevin Engman makes a save on this breakaway but suffers a close 2-1 loss to the Nelson Leafs in Game 5 of the Neil Murdoch final. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs hold on for 2-1 victory over Nitehawks

Nelson Leafs take Game 5 and 3-2 series lead over Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Murdoch Div. final

Nitehawks goalie Kevin Engman makes a save on this breakaway but suffers a close 2-1 loss to the Nelson Leafs in Game 5 of the Neil Murdoch final. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nathan Dominici celebrates goal, as Beaver Valley Nitehawks skate to a 5-2 victory over Nelson Leafs on Tuesday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey

Nitehawks bounce back for big Game 4 win over Leafs

Beaver Valley Nitehawks even series with 5-2 victory over Nelson Leafs on Tuesday

Nathan Dominici celebrates goal, as Beaver Valley Nitehawks skate to a 5-2 victory over Nelson Leafs on Tuesday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks celebrate a nail biting 3-2 Game 7 victory over the Creston Thunder Cats. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks win thrilling Game 7 match versus Thunder Cats

Beaver Valley Nitehawks will face the Nelson Leafs in the Murdoch final starting Friday in Nelson

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks celebrate a nail biting 3-2 Game 7 victory over the Creston Thunder Cats. Photo: Jim Bailey
Missed chances hurt the Nitehawks in a Game 5 loss to the Thunder Cats Monday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey

Creston Thunder Cats scratch out Game 5 win over Beaver Valley Nitehawks

Campbell Mclean netted a hat trick in a 5-3 Creston Valley win over Beaver Valley Nitehawks

Missed chances hurt the Nitehawks in a Game 5 loss to the Thunder Cats Monday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey
Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward and Trail native Ethan Smyth, #18, scored twice in a 7-1 drubbing of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats on Wednesday at the Hawks Nest in Fruitvale. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks rout Creston Thunder Cats in Game 2 of Murdoch semifinal

Ethan Smyth scored twice in a 7-1 Nitehawks victory over the Thunder Cats to tie series

Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward and Trail native Ethan Smyth, #18, scored twice in a 7-1 drubbing of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats on Wednesday at the Hawks Nest in Fruitvale. Photo: Jim Bailey
Beaver Valley Nitehawks faced off against the Rebels in Castlegar on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks win shootout thriller against Castlegar Rebels

Austin McLean scores on fifth shootout attempt to lift Nitehawks to 5-4 victory over Rebels

Beaver Valley Nitehawks faced off against the Rebels in Castlegar on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Nelson forward Johnny Carmichael tries a wrap around on B.V. Nitehawks goalie Kevin Engman. Photo: Jim Bailey

Nelson Leafs late flurry grounds B.V. Nitehawks

The Leafs came back from a 3-2 deficit scoring four times in final five minutes for 6-3 win

Nelson forward Johnny Carmichael tries a wrap around on B.V. Nitehawks goalie Kevin Engman. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Golden Rockets were backed by a stellar performance from goalie Levi Hall who stopped 55 shots in a 4-3 win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Sunday. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Nitehawks beat Rebels, stymied by Golden goalie

The B.V. Nitehawks four game win streak comes to end in tough loss to Golden Rockets on Sunday

The Golden Rockets were backed by a stellar performance from goalie Levi Hall who stopped 55 shots in a 4-3 win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Sunday. Photo: Steve Piccolo
The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Icy roads near Victoria claim life of 18-year-old junior hockey player

VIJHL junior B team planning special ceremony Friday to honour Grant Gilbertson, who was 18

The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
Nitehawks sweep Leafs

Beaver Valley Nitehawks sweep Nelson Leafs

The Nitehawks shut out the Leafs on Saturday in a 4-0 penalty filled tilt

Nitehawks sweep Leafs
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Delta to host B.C. Junior ‘B’ hockey’s Cyclone Taylor Cup championship next April

The 2021 tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The Nitehawks held their evaluation camp from Aug. 26-29 at the B.V. Arena in preparation for their Main Camp and exhibition season which starts Sept. 15. Photos: Stephen Piccolo

Locals impress at Beaver Valley Nitehawks camp

The Nitehawks liked what they saw at an evaluation camp last week, and are ready for Main Camp

The Nitehawks held their evaluation camp from Aug. 26-29 at the B.V. Arena in preparation for their Main Camp and exhibition season which starts Sept. 15. Photos: Stephen Piccolo
The Spokane Braves will not play in the KIJHL this season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Spokane Braves pull out of 2021-22 KIJHL season

Uncertainty around U.S. border opening forces Braves to pull out of upcoming junior season

The Spokane Braves will not play in the KIJHL this season. Photo: Jim Bailey
Ryan Edwards and Dallas Calvin celebrate the Cyclone Taylor Cup championship in 2014. The pair will rejoin the Nitehawks as coach and off-ice fitness trainer, respectively, for 2021-22 KIJHL season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Nitehawks make changes, ready for return to ice

Former Nitehawk stars return to fold in preparation for 2021-22 KIJHL season

Ryan Edwards and Dallas Calvin celebrate the Cyclone Taylor Cup championship in 2014. The pair will rejoin the Nitehawks as coach and off-ice fitness trainer, respectively, for 2021-22 KIJHL season. Photo: Jim Bailey
Cohort structure announced for KIJHL season

Cohort structure announced for KIJHL season

The league will play a 30-game season without 100 Mile House, Spokane and Beaver Valley

Cohort structure announced for KIJHL season
The KIJHL returns to the ice Nov. 13, albeit without the Spokane Braves, Beaver Valley Nitehawks and 100 Mile House Wranglers. Photo: Tyler Harper

KIJHL delays season to Nov. 13; three teams opt out

The league will play a 30-game season without 100 Mile House, Spokane and Beaver Valley

The KIJHL returns to the ice Nov. 13, albeit without the Spokane Braves, Beaver Valley Nitehawks and 100 Mile House Wranglers. Photo: Tyler Harper
Game 1 of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s North Island playoff final between the Oceanside Generals and Campbell River Storm, set for March 10 at Oceanside Place in Parksville, has been postponed. (File photo)

Concerns over COVID-19 prompt postponement of Vancouver Island junior hockey game

Several players reported to be self-isolating for influenza-like symptoms

Game 1 of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s North Island playoff final between the Oceanside Generals and Campbell River Storm, set for March 10 at Oceanside Place in Parksville, has been postponed. (File photo)