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ICE select Russian forward in CHL Import Draft

The Kootenay ICE have selected a Russian forward who has already played in the Western Hockey League (WHL) today in the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. Jeff Chynoweth, ICE General Manager, announced July 2 the club has selected 18-year-old Alexander Chirva … > Read More

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Four ICE tabbed for NHL in draft

Four members of the 2013/2014 Kootenay ICE were drafted during the NHL Entry Draft June 27 and 28. Sam Reinhart was drafted second overall (first round) by the Buffalo Sabres, making him the highest drafted player in franchise history. Defenceman … > Read More

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Sam Reinhart second overall to Sabres

Sam Reinhart became the highest drafted Kootenay ICE player in franchise history today when he was selected second overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The Western Hockey League’s co-scoring leader in 2013/14, Reinhart is the … > Read More

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Nella Rounsville Scholarship recipient announced

The Kootenay ICE Hockey Club is pleased to announce that Haley Casselman has been named the recipient of the 11th annual Kootenay ICE / Nella Rounsville Scholarship. This award is presented to a graduating Mount Baker Secondary School student who … > Read More

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LobsterFest auction will be jammed with deals

Kimberley Rotary’s fifth annual LobsterFest is receiving major exciting auction items from area merchants. Rotary expects to have over 60 auction items by June 6 based upon merchants’ response.  Support has been positive for Rotary’s commitment of using all earned … > Read More

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Team fundraising to attend Australian hockey tourney

A Cranbrook-based peewee hockey team is currently fundraising in order for it to attend a 2015 tournament in Australia. To help the kids make it to Newcastle, Australia’s Friendship Hockey Tournament, the team has started a Go Fund Me account … > Read More

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ICE select blueliner 11th overall in WHL Bantam Draft

Garnet Kazuik, Director of Scouting for the Kootenay ICE last week announced defenseman Griffin Mendel has been selected 11th overall by the club in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. The 25th annual WHL Bantam Draft began at 8:30 a.m. May … > Read More

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2013 was a good year for Cranbrook

By Mayor Wayne L. Stetski I am going to start by recognizing a number of things that I seldom have to think about as a citizen of Cranbrook, or as Mayor. Is my drinking water clean, safe and available? Yes … > Read More

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Reinhart caps season as top player and most sportsmanlike

The Western Hockey League held its annual WHL Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, April 30, in Calgary, Alta., honoring the top performances from the 2013-14 WHL regular season. Here are the 2013-14 WHL Award Winners WHL Player of the Year – … > Read More

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Reinhart in running for WHL Player of the Year

The Western Hockey League (WHL) April 18 announced the WHL Eastern and Western Conference finalists for the 2013-14 WHL Player of the Year. The two finalists for WHL Player of the Year are determined through voting by general managers, coaches, … > Read More

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