Tag Archives: Kootenay Ice

Six ICE players to attend NHL training camps

Six members of last year’s Kootenay ICE squad are preparing to attend National Hockey League (NHL) team training camps. Forwards Sam Reinhart (Buffalo Sabres) and Jaedon Descheneau (St. Louis Blues), and defensemen Rinat Valiev (Toronto Maple Leafs) and Tanner Faith … > Read More

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ICE training camp approaches

The Kootenay ICE will open their 2015/16 Western Hockey League training camp Monday, August 31. This year’s training camp will once again feature rookie-aged players (players born in 2000), with veteran players (players born in 1995 to 1999). All on-ice … > Read More

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Wahl named new ICE broadcaster

The Kootenay ICE and the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group – Cranbrook / Fernie Division today announced the hiring of Chris Wahl as the club’s new play-by-play broadcaster on The Drive 102.9 FM. Wahl, who has been the club’s Director of … > Read More

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ICE select pair In CHL Import Draft

The Kootenay ICE dipped into the Czech Republic and Slovakia for a pair of 18-year-old players during the 24th annual CHL Import Draft June 30. ICE GM Jeff Chynoweth announced the club has selected 18-year-old Czech left wing Roman Dymacek … > Read More

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ICE’s 2015-16 exhibition schedule released

Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE, last week announced the club’s 2015-2016 WHL exhibition schedule, including two games in Crowsnest Pass. The ICE will play six pre-season games (one home, five away) beginning Tuesday, September 8 versus the Lethbridge … > Read More

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ICE unveil 2015-16 regular season schedule

With rumours swirling that the Kootenay ICE could be playing their final season in Cranbrook because of poor attendance to games, the Western Hockey League club has released its 2015-2016 WHL regular season schedule. Club GM Jeff Chynoweth today announced … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the May 12 School District No. 5 (SD5) board meeting held in Sparwood. Motions Carried ADVOCACY That the Board support a Kootenay ICE mid-day game tentatively scheduled for February 10, 2016. That … > Read More

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Friendship the benefits of two year’s fundraising

On March 16, a group of 10 hockey players aged 11 to 14-years-old from Cranbrook and Kimberley embarked on an epic adventure travelling to Australia for the 2015 International Friendship Hockey Tournament. The trip started in Sydney where they visited … > Read More

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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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