Sicamous Eagle Jaden Hay has a collision at the crease with a Fernie defender.

Kootenays no country for Eagles

A weekend road trip to the Kootenays didn’t pan out well for the Sicamous Eagles.

A weekend road trip to the Kootenays didn’t pan out well for the Sicamous Eagles.

Despite the long bus ride, the Eagles were quick to find their legs Friday night, Nov. 20, when the first of three away games began with a contest versus the Creston Valley Thunder Cats. While the Sicamous guests were hot, Cats’ netminder Brock Lefebvre was on fire, stopping everything fired his way throughout the night. Meanwhile, the Cats’ offence was able to tally one goal per period, including an empty netter at 27 seconds in the third. Eagle Cam Flinton was named the game’s second star.

On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Eagles suffered a 4-2 defeat to the Fernie Ghostriders. O’Donnell put the Eagles on the board late in the first with a marker off Astasiewicz and Arlyn Semeschuk. With 13 seconds left in the period, the Ghostriders were able to convert a power play to head into the second at 1-1.

After a scoreless second period, the third saw both teams score in the first minute, with Nathan Plessis potting the goal for Sicamous off William Mizuik.

The third game of the Kootenay run was on Sunday, Nov. 22,  versus the Kimberly Dynamiters. The Eagles gave the host team a run for their money, but came up short with a 3-2 loss in overtime.

The game was one-and-one by the end of the second frame, with the Sicamous marker scored by Alex Astasiewicz off Danny O’Donnell, who tied the game up in the third with a goal off Scott Robinson and goalie Kolby Pauwels.

The Sicamous netminder put in a fine performance and was named the game’s second star after stopping 32 out of 35 shots on net.

 

Just Posted

Salmon Arm library to undergo upgrades over the winter

New meeting space planned for Okanagan Regional Library’s Salmon Arm branch

Man on scooter injured after being struck by semi on Trans-Canada Highway

Sicamous resident suffers non-life-threatening injuries, charges pending for semi driver

North Okanagan-Shuswap fundraiser delivers for charities

Armstrong Regional Cooperative’s Fuel Good Day raises $10,000 in Vernon, Armstrong and Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm landfill accepts used oil and anti-freeze for recycling

Partnership with Oil Management Association opens recycling opportunities

Algae in Salmon Arm Bay dissipates

Testing by Interior Health indicates low levels to no toxins in the algae

Watch out for Pavement Patty: Drivers warned outside B.C. elementary school

New survey reveals unsafe school zones during 2018 back-to-school week

Letter: Parent urges drivers to slow down in school zones

I want to bring some attention to an issue that has me… Continue reading

First Nations block roads to stop the moose hunt in B.C.’s Interior

Chief Joe Alphonse confirmed Thursday they’ve deactivated the Raven Lake Road and the Mackin Creek Road just before the Island Lake turnoff

‘Like an Alfred Hitchcock movie’: Birds fall dead from the sky in B.C. city

Raptor expert says he’s never seen it happen anywhere in the Lower Mainland

Canada signs global pact to help rid world’s oceans of abandoned fishing gear

The federal Fisheries Minister says it’s a ‘critical issue’

GOP pushing forward for Kavanaugh, accuser wants ‘fairness’

Kavanaugh has denied al allegations of sexual misconduct

Tent city campers now allowed to stay in B.C. provincial park

Contrary to earlier reports, Ministry of Environment says there is no deadline for campers to leave Greater Victoria camp site

Bus company vies to replace Greyhound in Kamloops to Vancouver, Kelowna

Alberta-based Ebus applies to the Passenger Transportation Board to replace Greyhound

Former VP of Lululemon joins B.C. cannabis cultivation facility

Kerry Biggs will be the chief financial officer of True Leaf, in Lumby

Most Read