VIJHL

Peninsula Panthers and Kerry Park Islanders players battle during a Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League game in November 2020. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

VIJHL pulls plug on 2020-21 season

‘It seemed that this is the time to make this decision’

 

Kerry Park forward Dawson Elzinga slides the puck past a Westshore defender during a VIJHL game last October. (Black Press Media photo)

Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League remains hopeful about 2020-21 season

Annual awards are cancelled, but league wants to resume season if possible

 

The Westshore Wolves, along with eight other Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League teams, have been off the ice since last November due to pandemic-related restrictions. The league is awaiting the next round of public health orders, due this week, to plan its next moves. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League awaits next public health order

Junior B league on pause since November due to COVID restrictions

  • Feb 1, 2021

 

The Kerry Park Islanders and Peninsula Panthers battle during a Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League game in November 2020. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League hasn’t given up on season

Games can’t resume until at least February, but league brass still hopeful

The Kerry Park Islanders and Peninsula Panthers battle during a Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League game in November 2020. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League has eyed Jan. 15 as a return date to action, pending provincial announcements. (Gordon Lee/Submitted)
Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League has eyed Jan. 15 as a return date to action, pending provincial announcements. (Gordon Lee/Submitted)
VIJHL in action. (file photo)

VIJHL suspends season until Jan. 10

Provincial health order preventing 19- and 20-year-olds from skating

VIJHL in action. (file photo)
Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League has halted all games until further notice based on B.C. public health officer orders and information from B.C. Hockey. Pictured here, action between Nanaimo and Campbell River from last March. (News Bulletin file)

VIJHL hits pause on season due to COVID-19 orders

All games postponed beginning Nov. 21, says hockey league

Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League has halted all games until further notice based on B.C. public health officer orders and information from B.C. Hockey. Pictured here, action between Nanaimo and Campbell River from last March. (News Bulletin file)
Glacier King vet Jordan Neufeld had a goal and an assist in Friday’s victory. (File photo used, as league policy prevents media from attending games, due to COVID-19 regulations.)

Comox Valley Glacier Kings split weekend series with Oceanside

First win of the season for Yetis Friday night

Glacier King vet Jordan Neufeld had a goal and an assist in Friday’s victory. (File photo used, as league policy prevents media from attending games, due to COVID-19 regulations.)
The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League is set to begin its 50th consecutive season on Oct. 1 pending final approval from local health authorities and viaSport. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

VIJHL season could start Oct. 1, says league president

League awaiting final approval from local health authorities and viaSport

The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League is set to begin its 50th consecutive season on Oct. 1 pending final approval from local health authorities and viaSport. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) is working to finalize a start date for the upcoming Island Junior B hockey season. In this file photo, the Campbell River Storm celebrate their ninth win in a row during regular season Junior B action at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River, B.C. on Jan. 3, 2020. The Storm beat the Generals 1-0. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

VIJHL finalizing cohort groups and schedules for upcoming season

Start date is still unknown, but should be announced in the coming weeks, says league

The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) is working to finalize a start date for the upcoming Island Junior B hockey season. In this file photo, the Campbell River Storm celebrate their ninth win in a row during regular season Junior B action at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River, B.C. on Jan. 3, 2020. The Storm beat the Generals 1-0. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Goalie Brandon Naidu picked up the win for the Glacier Kings’ final win of the season. Comox Valley Record file photo

Comox Valley ends tough VIJHL season with a win

Glacier Kings more than double last year’s win total but miss post-season

Goalie Brandon Naidu picked up the win for the Glacier Kings’ final win of the season. Comox Valley Record file photo
The Campbell River Storm are the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League Champions after beating the Saanich Braves in game seven 6-0. Captain Dylan McCann accepted the Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy on behalf of his team. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Storm headed to the Cyclone Taylor Cup

The Campbell River Storm are moving on to the Cyclone Taylor Cup…

The Campbell River Storm are the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League Champions after beating the Saanich Braves in game seven 6-0. Captain Dylan McCann accepted the Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy on behalf of his team. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror

Comox Valley Glacier Kings still looking for first win of new year

One week into 2017 might be too early for the sports adage…

Comox Valley Glacier Kings open new year Jan. 3 at home against Saanich Braves

Happy New Year!The Comox Valley Glacier Kings are hoping it will be…

Comox Valley Glacier Kings skate to 3-3 VIJHL tie with Oceanside Generals

They say a tie is like kissing your sister.There was no mistletoe…

Comox Valley Glacier Kings surprised by Oceanside Generals in VIJHL action

The Oceanside Generals don’t win many games, so it would be fair…

Finn Withey (right) of the Glacier Kings is fourth in VIJHL scoring.

Comox Valley Glacier Kings fall 5-4 to Westshore Wolves in VIJHL action

A pair of four-point performances by Zachary Ahola and Derick Smith was…

Finn Withey (right) of the Glacier Kings is fourth in VIJHL scoring.

New arrivals, strong goaltending boost Glacier Kings to big VIJHL win over Storm

Two days after being dominated by the Nanaimo Clippers to the tune…