Tag Archives: Kootenay Ice

ICE and Hitmen facing off in first round

The Kootenay ICE and Calgary Hitmen will once again faceoff in the best-of-seven Western Hockey League Eastern Conference Quarter-Final starting March 27 in Cowtown. The ICE (37-31-1-3) finished the regular season in the first Eastern Conference wild-card place. Kootenay posted … > Read More

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ICE confirm 16th consecutive playoff matchup

The Kootenay ICE have never missed the playoffs since arriving in Cranbrook from Edmonton for the 1998/1999 Western Hockey League (WHL) season. That incredible streak, made all the more difficult by the annual change-over in talent, will continue in the … > Read More

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Reinhart setting ICE scoring ceiling

With each goal and assist Sam Reinhart collects moving forward toward the end of the Western Hockey League (WHL) regular season he sets a new standard for the most points ever scored by a Kootenay ICE player. Reinhart, drafted second … > Read More

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Hoflin nominated For CHL weekly award

The Western Hockey League (WHL) announced today that Wyatt Hoflin of the Kootenay ICE is the WHL nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week award. Hoflin, a 1995-born netminder from Spruce Grove, Alta., registered a 1.00 goals against average … > Read More

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Million Acts of Kindness challenge begins

Will you help fight cruelty with kindness? This year, the BC SPCA is celebrating 120 years of serving and protecting B.C.’s most vulnerable animals. To mark this special anniversary the non-profit society today launched a yearlong campaign, entitled Million Acts … > Read More

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Philp gets three star honour for January

Kootenay ICE forward Luke Philp continued his strong play for the WHL club after captain Sam Reinhart returned from the World Junior Championship with gold in hand. Philp was named the top star for January by Haddad Financial Services Feb. … > Read More

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Skapski gets call to the Rangers

Last year at this time Mackenzie Skapski was freezing out opposing Western Hockey League teams from scoring on the Kootenay ICE as the club’s number one goaltender. And today he was called up by New York Rangers President and General … > Read More

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Zamboni Challenge finalists announced

East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) has partnered with the Kootenay ICE and the City of Cranbrook to find the most skilled Zamboni driver in the region. On Friday, March 13 the winner will be determined at the final EKC’s … > Read More

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Golden Reinhart returns to ICE lineup

Kootenay ICE star centre Sam Reinhart returned to the Western Hockey League club’s lineup Friday, Jan. 9 for a home tilt against the Red Deer Rebels. Reinhart helped Team Canada capture gold at the recent World Junior Hockey Championship held … > Read More

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The entertainment capitol of the Kootenays

Cranbrook is a hot spot for homegrown and visiting professional entertainment. The local talent, many trained along by incredible theatre and music programs at Mount Baker Secondary School, is world-class. And the city’s excellent entertainment venues do an amazing job featuring … > Read More

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