Comox Valley Glacier Kings' Ron Wilkie poke checks an attempted shot from a Nanaimo Buccaneers' shooter during the Yetis 5-3 VIJHL loss. On Dec. 11 the Icemen were chilled 5-0 by the Peninsula Panthers.

Comox Valley Glacier Kings drop pair of VIJHL games

December has not been kind to the Comox Valley Glacier Kings.

The Yetis are 1-4 this month and wrap up the 2015 portion of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League North Division regular season Saturday, Dec. 19 against North Division leaders Campbell River Storm. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Sports Centre Arena #1.

The Icemen are third in the North Division but losing ground to second-place Nanaimo Buccaneers. The G-Kings (12-17-0-3) have lost two in a row while the Bucs (16-11-1-2) have won four straight to open an eight-point lead over the Yetis and have two games in hand.

Nanaimo was in Courtenay on Dec. 12 where they defeated the Yetis 5-3, out-shooting them 32-23 in the process. The Bucs got two goals from second star Trent Bell, one on the power play and one shorthanded.

First star Ty Madden tallied twice for the G-Kings, who overcame a 2-1 first period deficit to make it 3-3 after two, only to have the visitors dominate the third period (12-2 SOG). Braddock Otton took the loss.

On Dec. 11 the Glacier Kings were at the Panorama Recreation Centre where they fell 5-0 to the Peninsula Panthers. The home team led 2-0 after one period and 4-0 after two.

The Icemen out-shot the Panthers 31-25 but went 0-for-9 on the power play. Paul Broadbent started and took the loss, giving way to Braddock in the second stanza.

ICE CHIPS On Dec. 7 the Glacier Kings traded captain Grant Iles (forward) for the KIJHL Creston Valley Thunder Cats in return for Reid Robertson (defenceman) and future considerations … Sheldon Brett, Tyson Slater and Ben Raffler have seen action with the Jr. A Powell River Kings of the BCHL this season … APs James Southcott and Austin Height have skated with the Yetis this year …

 

Just Posted

Courtenay voter taking it to the streets

Sarah Henckel-Sutmoller made her own election sign Saturday afternoon.

Basket raffle a Comox Valley Child Development Association Children’s Telethon tradition

One-stop Christmas shopping with Winner Takes All Basket rffle

Comox Valley gives back

A look at some of the organizations and individuals who help out in the community

Golden anniversary for G.P. Vanier Thursday

It was a day of celebration for students, educators and administrators past… Continue reading

Steady stream of voters at Filberg

Voter turnout has been a steady stream Saturday at the Florence Filberg… Continue reading

Comox Valley gives back

A look at some of the organizations and individuals who help out in the community

2018 municipal election: Few surprises on Vancouver Island

16 incumbent mayors will continue in their positions for four more years

Prank pizzas delivered to B.C. mayor on election night

The fake orders happened throughout Victoria mayor’s re-election campaign

MLA to become Nanaimo’s next mayor, could weaken NDP’s grasp on power

Leonard Krog’s win will trigger a byelection when he gives up his provincial seat

Horvat nets OT winner as Canucks beat Bruins 2-1

Young Vancouver star had spirited scrap earlier in contest

Steady stream of voters at Filberg

Voter turnout has been a steady stream Saturday at the Florence Filberg… Continue reading

Team Canada gold medal winners for first time in world curling championship

Team Canada earned gold in Kelowna at the 2018 Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship

B.C. passenger caught smoking weed in a car issued $230 fine

Saanich police did a field sobriety test on the driver and deemed it safe for him to drive

Most Read