BC Minor Hockey

Brandon Davidson, Connor Schlamp, Taylor Danielson, Evan Eadie, Quentin Corbiere and Grayson Turgeon pose with their awards on April 13 at the Friendship Centre in Vanderhoof. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

‘A beautiful game’: Vanderhoof wraps up season with minor hockey awards

PHOTOS: Minor Hockey Association President David Simoes gave an emotional speech thanking players, parents and coaches for making a great season happen

 

Vanderhoof Bears Coach Paul Hartwig with players Taylor Siemens, (defence), Jillian Boon, (centre) and Sarah Prestmo, (defence). (Submitted photo)

‘A team sport like no other’: Vanderhoof hockey coach builds ‘community within community’

Vanderhoof Bears Coach Paul Hartwig is our community builder of the month

 

Houston and Vanderhoof faced off for the gold medal on Monday at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

Houston wins gold at U15 championship with 4-0 win over Vanderhoof

The Vanderhoof Bears came in second and the Elk Valley Raiders took home the bronze medal

 

Houston takes a shot on net from Elk Valley on Sunday, (March 20) at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof Bears and Houston Flyers face off for U15 championship title

The gold medal game starts at 11 am at the Vanderhoof Arena on Monday (March 21)

Houston takes a shot on net from Elk Valley on Sunday, (March 20) at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)
The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Vanderhoof Bears go undefeated into second day of U15 championships

The Bears finished the day with a 4-2 win against the Raiders after beating the Flyers 2-1 at the opening game

The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
The Houston Flyers beat the Elk Valley Raiders 5-3 on Saturday (March 19) scoring two goals in the final period. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Houston Flyers make second game comeback with 5-3 win over Elk Valley Raiders

The Houston Flyers made a comeback this afternoon beating the Elk Valley…

The Houston Flyers beat the Elk Valley Raiders 5-3 on Saturday (March 19) scoring two goals in the final period. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
The Vanderhoof Bears beat the Houston Flyers 2-1 Saturday (March 19). (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof kicks off U15 championship with 2-1 win over Houston

Bears Coach Paul Hartwig said the opening game was “crazy close” and players are feeling pumped for the next round.

The Vanderhoof Bears beat the Houston Flyers 2-1 Saturday (March 19). (Submitted photo)
Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)
A card of support, signed by members of Ridge Meadow’s U11 A1 team, was presented to Semiahmoo goaltender Dmytro Makogonsky at the teams’ game Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Hockey clubs’ support for Ukrainian goaltender ‘brought tears’ to father’s eyes

Young hockey players join together to support B.C. family

A card of support, signed by members of Ridge Meadow’s U11 A1 team, was presented to Semiahmoo goaltender Dmytro Makogonsky at the teams’ game Saturday. (Contributed photo)
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and

Orange Shirt Society nets national minor hockey campaign to further reconciliation

Society teams up with Canadian Tire and Keener Jerseys to create conversation and healing

  • Feb 17, 2022
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and
Vanderhoof Bears under 15 team photo. (Photo by Wallace Studios)

‘A special group of kids’: Vanderhoof to host BC minor hockey championship

The team is excited for friends and family to watch their biggest games

Vanderhoof Bears under 15 team photo. (Photo by Wallace Studios)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel and Williams Lake and Vanderhoof. (File Photo)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel and Williams Lake and Vanderhoof. (File Photo)

Cariboo minor hockey update

Northern hockey rosters include players from Quesnel, Williams Lake and Vanderhoof

The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel and Williams Lake and Vanderhoof. (File Photo)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel and Williams Lake and Vanderhoof. (File Photo)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from across the region. (File Photo)

Northern Capitals, Cariboo Cougars compete in Prince George

The local rep minor hockey teams played games in their respective leagues

  • Oct 12, 2021
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from across the region. (File Photo)
President of Vanderhoof Minor Hockey Association, David Simoes. (Vanderhoof Minor Hockey Association Facebook photo)
President of Vanderhoof Minor Hockey Association, David Simoes. (Vanderhoof Minor Hockey Association Facebook photo)
Ella Boon. (Submitted)

Kraft Hockeyville: Northern Capitals’ players from Vanderhoof share their experiences

With the top 4 announcement for Kraft Hockeville coming up on March…

Ella Boon. (Submitted)
Few user groups outside the Vanderhoof Arena during an Ice Users Meeting that was initially scheduled for Sept. 29 with the District. As the meeting was cancelled that day, user groups spoke about the Arena in an informal meeting outside. Many expressed frustration over the lack of communication from the District of Vanderhoof in regard to the Arena schedules and protocols. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Ice Users frustrated with District’s plan for Vanderhoof Arena

Very little is known about the District’s plan for re-opening.

Few user groups outside the Vanderhoof Arena during an Ice Users Meeting that was initially scheduled for Sept. 29 with the District. As the meeting was cancelled that day, user groups spoke about the Arena in an informal meeting outside. Many expressed frustration over the lack of communication from the District of Vanderhoof in regard to the Arena schedules and protocols. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Theresa Hodson Phillips (right) with Kat Johnson and Danielle Dube during a Canucks Alumni game held in Smithers in February this year. (Submitted photo)

Minor hockey coach sets up virtual meeting with Olympians to keep players engaged

Rebecca Johnson will be interacting with B.C.’s minor hockey players on June 25.

Theresa Hodson Phillips (right) with Kat Johnson and Danielle Dube during a Canucks Alumni game held in Smithers in February this year. (Submitted photo)
Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

NHL return unlikely to affect minor hockey in B.C.: officials

Minor sports remain part of Phase 4 of Restart Plan

Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)

BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers

Families are encouraged to video themselves tapping their sticks at 7 p.m. and post to social media

BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)
Photos: Vanderhoof Bantam Bears dominate in exhibition game against Prince George

Photos: Vanderhoof Bantam Bears dominate in exhibition game against Prince George

Vanderhoof Bantam Bears played the Prince George Cougars in an exhibition game…

Photos: Vanderhoof Bantam Bears dominate in exhibition game against Prince George