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D-man’s hat trick lifts North Okanagan Knights over Revelstoke in OT

D-man’s hat trick lifts North Okanagan Knights over Revelstoke in OT

Cole Haberlack scored the overtime winner and his third of the game in Revelstoke Saturday

D-man’s hat trick lifts North Okanagan Knights over Revelstoke in OT
Vernon Vipers’ Trey Taylor wins with Team West at CJHL Top Prospects game

Vernon Vipers’ Trey Taylor wins with Team West at CJHL Top Prospects game

17-year-old defenseman also makes NHL Central Scouting list of top prospects

Vernon Vipers’ Trey Taylor wins with Team West at CJHL Top Prospects game
Matt Kowalski scores a lacrosse-style goal to complete a hat trick as the Vernon Vipers cruised to a 7-3 victory against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (Vernon Vipers - YouTube)

WATCH: Vernon Vipers forward Matt Kowalski pulls off lacrosse-style goal

Third-period goal completed Kowalski’s hat trick in Saturday’s 7-3 win over Alberni Valley

Matt Kowalski scores a lacrosse-style goal to complete a hat trick as the Vernon Vipers cruised to a 7-3 victory against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (Vernon Vipers - YouTube)
North Okanagan Knights swept away by Storm 4-1

North Okanagan Knights swept away by Storm 4-1

Knights drop their first of a two-game weekend home stand Friday night

North Okanagan Knights swept away by Storm 4-1
Falkland has put in a bid to host the 2020 Kraft Hockeyville and receive upgrades to its outdoor hockey rink. (Photo: Melissa S. - posted on Kraft Hockeyville website)

Falkland rallying support for Kraft Hockeyville title

Winning community will receive $250,000 for arena upgrades and host an NHL preseason game

Falkland has put in a bid to host the 2020 Kraft Hockeyville and receive upgrades to its outdoor hockey rink. (Photo: Melissa S. - posted on Kraft Hockeyville website)
Vernon Pee Wee Vipers cap off Kelowna tournament with big win over Vancouver

Vernon Pee Wee Vipers cap off Kelowna tournament with big win over Vancouver

Team scores 8 goals including 6 in third period on Jan 5., 2020

Vernon Pee Wee Vipers cap off Kelowna tournament with big win over Vancouver
The North Okanagan Knights and Kelowna Chiefs played through double overtime to a rare stalemate on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Photo: Katherine Peters)
The North Okanagan Knights and Kelowna Chiefs played through double overtime to a rare stalemate on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Photo: Katherine Peters)
Construction for the Pat Duke Arena change room renovation and expansion project are set to be issued for procurement by February 1, 2020. (Morning Star file photo)

Procurement date set for expansion of Lumby’s Pat Duke Arena

Procurement will be open Feb. 1, 2020; the arena will be closed from March to September

Construction for the Pat Duke Arena change room renovation and expansion project are set to be issued for procurement by February 1, 2020. (Morning Star file photo)
Vernon Vipers shut out Penticton Vees in first game of home-and-home

Vernon Vipers shut out Penticton Vees in first game of home-and-home

James Porter Jr. stopped all 42 shots, Seiya Tanaka-Campbell scored his first BCHL goal Friday night

Vernon Vipers shut out Penticton Vees in first game of home-and-home
The Knights fell to the Osoyoos Coyotes 3-2 in overtime, but the crowd at Nor-Val Arena in Armstrong showered them with teddy bears after their first goal of the game. (Photo: North Okanagan Knights)

WATCH: North Okanagan Knights score teddies for children in OT loss to Osoyoos

Russel Borrett’s early goal triggered the Teddy Bear Toss at Nor-Val Arena Friday night

The Knights fell to the Osoyoos Coyotes 3-2 in overtime, but the crowd at Nor-Val Arena in Armstrong showered them with teddy bears after their first goal of the game. (Photo: North Okanagan Knights)
Vernon Vipers go on scoring spree versus Merritt Centennials

Vernon Vipers go on scoring spree versus Merritt Centennials

Matt Kowalski had a hat trick and five points as the Vipers cruised to an 8-3 victory

Vernon Vipers go on scoring spree versus Merritt Centennials
The Vernon Vipers fell to the Surrey Eagles 4-3 at Kal Tire Place on Friday night. (Photo: Vernon Vipers)

Vernon Vipers fall to Surrey Eagles 4-3 at home

Matt Kowalski’s two goals weren’t enough to even the score at Kal Tire Place Friday night

The Vernon Vipers fell to the Surrey Eagles 4-3 at Kal Tire Place on Friday night. (Photo: Vernon Vipers)
The North Okanagan Knights held on for a 2-1 road win over the Summerland Steam Friday night. (Photo: AEImgs)

Knights hold onto first-period lead, win 2-1 over Summerland Steam

The Knights outshot the Steam 16-2 in the third period en route to a victory

The North Okanagan Knights held on for a 2-1 road win over the Summerland Steam Friday night. (Photo: AEImgs)
The North Okanagan Knights bested the visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins 4-0 on Friday night. (Photo: Katherine Peters)

North Okanagan Knights blank Bruins

The Knights out-shot the Border Bruins 41-18 and snapped a three-game losing streak

The North Okanagan Knights bested the visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins 4-0 on Friday night. (Photo: Katherine Peters)
Vipers win shootout thriller on First Responders night

Vipers win shootout thriller on First Responders night

More than $14K raised for first responders and other initiatives Friday night at Kal Tire Place

Vipers win shootout thriller on First Responders night
The Vipers dropped their road game tilt against the Trail Smoke Eaters 5-2 on Friday. (Photo: Vernon Vipers)

Vipers drop feisty game to Trail Smoke Eaters 5-2

The Vipers have a chance to get even at tonight’s second game in a row at the Trail Memorial Centre

The Vipers dropped their road game tilt against the Trail Smoke Eaters 5-2 on Friday. (Photo: Vernon Vipers)
The North Okanagan Knights have been assessed a four-win penalty for having an uncarded player on the roster. (Photo: Kootenay International Junior Hockey League)

Penalty trouble: North Okanagan Knights punished by league for icing ineligible player

The Knights have had four wins removed from their standings

The North Okanagan Knights have been assessed a four-win penalty for having an uncarded player on the roster. (Photo: Kootenay International Junior Hockey League)
Photo: Hockey Canada

Penticton Vees to host 2021 Centennial Cup

It’s the first time Penticton has hosted the tournament which decides the country’s Junior A champions

Photo: Hockey Canada
BCHL expansion team awarded to Cranbrook

BCHL expansion team awarded to Cranbrook

Hockey will be back in Cranbrook when the Bucks enter league play in the 2020-21 season

BCHL expansion team awarded to Cranbrook
The renovation project for Lumby’s Pat Duke arena has run into hurdles in its design stage, the Regional District North Okanagan announced Wednesday. (photo submitted)

Lumby arena renovations facing design challenges

Despite design hurdles, target construction start date remains Spring 2020

  • Aug 31, 2019
The renovation project for Lumby’s Pat Duke arena has run into hurdles in its design stage, the Regional District North Okanagan announced Wednesday. (photo submitted)