Tag Archives: Kootenay Ice

ICE part ways with head coach

Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE, yesterday announced the club and Head Coach Ryan McGill have mutually agreed to part ways when McGill’s contract expires on June 30. McGill, who just completed his third year as bench boss … > Read More

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Like selling family jewels to buy cigarettes

Letter to the Editor An open letter to Cranbrook’s Mayor, Council and Citizens. I am writing regarding the current issue surrounding the Fire Hall No. 1 and would like to share a couple of observations that I haven’t seen mentioned … > Read More

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Dr. Keith Lowden to address local support group

The Cranbrook Prostate Cancer Support Group is looking forward to hosting Dr. Keith Lowden at their meeting on April 15. Dr. Lowden will address the current state of oncology services available to patients in the Cranbrook area. Dr. Lowden graduated … > Read More

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ICE name Top Playoff Performer

The Kootenay ICE announced today that forward Luke Philp has been named the Boston Pizza Top Playoff Performer for the 2015 WHL Playoffs. Philp amassed 12 points (5-7-12) in seven post-season games versus the Calgary Hitmen, and led the ICE … > Read More

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Ice fall to Hitmen in game seven 

Three first-period goals paced the Calgary Hitmen to a 6-2 victory over the Kootenay ICE Monday at Scotiabank Saddledome, ending the Western Hockey League season for the Cranbrook-based ICE. The ICE got goals from Sam Reinhart and Jaedon Descheneau, but … > Read More

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Message from the Mayor – March

By Mayor Ute Juras Village of Canal Flats  This month I would start my report out with a positive story of triumph and celebration. I am, of course talking about the EKC Zamboni Challenge. The East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) … > Read More

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ICE force seventh game

Wyatt Hoflin made 25 saves, and Luke Philp scored his second game-winning goal in as many nights as the Kootenay ICE defeated the Calgary Hitmen 4-2 Saturday at Western Financial Place. Kootenay forced a seventh and deciding game in their … > Read More

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Philp leads ICE to game five victory

Game six tonight at Western Financial Place Luke Philp recorded a career-high five points, including the overtime winner, as the Kootenay ICE staved off elimination with a 5-4 victory over the Calgary Hitmen Friday at Scotiabank Saddledome. The ICE rallied from … > Read More

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Anti-bullying initiatives benefit from WFG puck toss

The Cranbrook Western Financial Group hosted the Pink the Rink event back in February to raise awareness and funds for local anti-bullying initiatives. The event was hosted at Western Financial Place during the Kootenay ICE game on February 20. Western Financial … > Read More

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ICE in big hole heading to Calgary

Connor Rankin scored a hat-trick, while Adam Tambellini finished with four points as the Calgary Hitmen upended the Kootenay ICE 7-2 Wednesday at Western Financial Place. The loss puts Kootenay down three games to one in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarter-Final, … > Read More

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