North Okanagan Knights play KIJHL home opener

North Okanagan Knights play KIJHL home opener

Knights entertain Kamloops Storm, 7:30 p.m., Nor-Val Sports Centre

The North Okanagan Knights play their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home opener Friday night.

The Knights will take on the Kamloops Storm, with faceoff at 7:30 p.m. at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre.

North Okanagan, under new head coach and general manager John Van Horlick, have started the year 1-1. The Knights dropped their season opener, 4-1, to the Leafs in Nelson, but bounced back 24 hours later to defeat the hometown Castlegar Rebels 6-3.

Kamloops is 0-2, having lost twice on the road on opening weekend, 8-1 at Kelowna, and 4-2 in Osoyoos.