Nelson Leafs

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Matthew Byrne scores 3 as Nelson Leafs hammer Grand Forks

Byrne already has 11 points through three games

 

Nelson Leafs.

Nelson Leafs open season with pair of wins

Nelson defeated Castlegar and Osoyoos

 

The Nelson Leafs’ regular season begins Nov. 13 at Castlegar. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs open season Nov. 13 in Castlegar

The Leafs’ first home game is Nov. 14 against Osoyoos

 

Gary McQuaid (middle row, fourth from left) is seen here with the Nelson Leafs team who won the Savage Cup in 1967. Photo courtesy Bill McDonnell

Former Nelson Leafs player, coach passes away

Gary McQuaid played for the Leafs in the 1960s and 70s

Gary McQuaid (middle row, fourth from left) is seen here with the Nelson Leafs team who won the Savage Cup in 1967. Photo courtesy Bill McDonnell
Simon Nemethy, seen here playing for the Beaver Valley Nitehawks last season in Nelson, has been acquired by the Leafs. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs pick up Simon Nemethy in dispersal draft

Nemethy had 39 points for Beaver Valley last season

Simon Nemethy, seen here playing for the Beaver Valley Nitehawks last season in Nelson, has been acquired by the Leafs. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs’ forward Joe Davidson will play for the BCHL’s Merritt Centennials next season. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs’ Joe Davidson signs with BCHL team

Davidson will play for the Merritt Centennials

Nelson Leafs’ forward Joe Davidson will play for the BCHL’s Merritt Centennials next season. Photo: Tyler Harper
The ice rink at the Nelson and District Community Centre. Photo: Tyler Harper/Nelson Star

Ice rinks in Castlegar, Creston and Nelson to reopen in September

Rinks have been closed since March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The ice rink at the Nelson and District Community Centre. Photo: Tyler Harper/Nelson Star
Nelson Leafs goaltender Anderson Violette will play for Summerland next season after he was included in a six-player deal. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs goaltender Anderson Violette will play for Summerland next season after he was included in a six-player deal. Photo: Tyler Harper
A fundraiser has been set up for Rob Wright, a local artist and longtime sports volunteer in Nelson. Photo submitted
A fundraiser has been set up for Rob Wright, a local artist and longtime sports volunteer in Nelson. Photo submitted
Nelson Leafs forward Shawn Campbell has signed to play hockey with a team in Germany. Photo: Tyler Harper

Leafs’ Campbell, Wilson, Erichuk sign with new teams

Campbell is on his way to play in Germany

Nelson Leafs forward Shawn Campbell has signed to play hockey with a team in Germany. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Kootenay Lake ferry service will be shut down Monday afternoon until Wednesday morning. BC Government photo

Kootenay Lake: The longest, scenic free ferry ride in the world

There are plenty of parks and attractions on the 104-kilometre waterway

The Kootenay Lake ferry service will be shut down Monday afternoon until Wednesday morning. BC Government photo
The Leafs are among KIJHL teams dealing with the financial fallout of the pandemic. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs among KIJHL teams struggling financially during pandemic

There’s no guarantee the Leafs return to the ice in September

The Leafs are among KIJHL teams dealing with the financial fallout of the pandemic. Photo: Tyler Harper
Leafs forward Aiden Jenner takes a shot during Nelson’s playoff game Tuesday in Fruitvale. The KIJHL has cancelled the remainder of the playoffs due to coronavirus fears. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times

KIJHL cancels playoffs, Leafs’ season is over

Nelson was playing in the second round of the playoffs

Leafs forward Aiden Jenner takes a shot during Nelson’s playoff game Tuesday in Fruitvale. The KIJHL has cancelled the remainder of the playoffs due to coronavirus fears. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times
The Leafs celebrate after a goal during their 5-0 win in Fruitvale on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times

Leafs shut out Nitehawks in Game 2

Anderson Violette made 32 saves in Nelson’s 5-0 win

The Leafs celebrate after a goal during their 5-0 win in Fruitvale on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times
Leafs rout Nitehawks in Game 1

Leafs rout Nitehawks in Game 1

Nelson romped to a 6-0 win against Beaver Valley

Leafs rout Nitehawks in Game 1
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Leafs sweep Spokane, will face Beaver Valley next

Tenzin Mint stopped 28 shots to earn a Game 4 shutout

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Leafs take 3-0 series lead

Nelson rallied to beat Spokane 6-5 in Game 3

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Nelson Leafs extend head coach DiBella through next season

DiBella is in his second tenure as Leafs coach

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The Nelson Leafs used a dominant performance against Spokane on Saturday to take a two-game series lead. Photo: Tyler Harper

Leafs blow out Spokane in Game 2

Nelson’s 6-1 win gives them a 2-0 series lead

The Nelson Leafs used a dominant performance against Spokane on Saturday to take a two-game series lead. Photo: Tyler Harper
Leafs captain David Sanchez skates past a Spokane defender during Game 1 on Friday. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs open playoffs with win

The Leafs downed the Spokane Braves 4-1

Leafs captain David Sanchez skates past a Spokane defender during Game 1 on Friday. Photo: Tyler Harper