KIJHL: Bruins fall to Rebs

The Grand Forks Border Bruins missed out on a chance to end their losing streak on Jan. 22 against Castlegar.

The Grand Forks Border Bruins missed out on a chance to end their losing streak on Jan. 22 against Castlegar. The Rebels built a 6-1 lead on the way to an 8-3 win at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena.

Ed Lindsey opened scoring for Castlegar at the 17:17 mark of the first period. Matt Lucero tied the game up at 10:17 with a power play goal assisted by Bryson Yee and Joey Guzzo.

Cal Owens put the Rebels up 2-1 at 8:11 of the first period with the first of five unanswered Castlegar goals.

Brandon Savaia and Reid Robertson scored the other Bruin goals, both in the second period.

Mark Pearson picked up the loss in net for GF, stopping 36 of 44 shots.

The Bruins have lost their last five games by a combined score of 46-12 for an average of 9.2 goals to 2.4 goals.

Grand Forks hosts Castlegar for the second straight game on Friday at Goddard Arena. The Bruins then hit the road the following day for a game against the Nelson Leafs.

The Bruins’ record this year is 7 wins, 32 losses, one tie and three overtime losses. With 18 total points, GF is 30 points behind fourth place Spokane Braves.

Grand Forks has a goals for and against margin of -130 with 111 goals for and 241 goals against on the season.

GF has lost 23 games in a row but are still one point ahead of North Okanagan for last place in the whole KIJHL.

Lucero leads the Bruins in scoring with 12 goals and 17 assists good for 29 points. Tucker Brown is second with seven goals and 13 assists for 20 points. Brown leads GF in penalty minutes with 89.

 

Just Posted

Endoscopy Campaign wraps up at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

The KBRH Health Foundation recently held a donor ceremony for contributors to its $450,000 tally

‘Police are ready’ for legal pot, say Canadian chiefs

But Canadians won’t see major policing changes as pot becomes legal

Elections 2018: Meet your Grand Forks Council Candidates

The biographies of the 13 candidates for City of Grand Forks council

PLACE NAMES: Kootenay Landing to Reffek

Boundary railway siding was named after a BC Copper Company manager – but spelled backward

Meeting called on border change

Local residents who feel the impact of the change in border are encouraged to attend this meeting.

Naked man jumping into Toronto shark tank a ‘premeditated’ stunt: official

The man swam in a tank at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Mega Millions prize of $654M is nation’s 4th-largest

No one has won the U.S. jackpot in almost three months

Pot shop raids “highly unlikely” on Wednesday: head of police chiefs

Dozens of illegal pot stores have operated for years in Vancouver, Victoria and other municipalities in B.C.

Trump: Saudi king ‘firmly denies’ any role in Khashoggi mystery

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is travelling to the Middle East to learn more about the fate of the Saudi national

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Allen died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Transport Canada to take new look at rules, research on school bus seatbelts

Canada doesn’t currently require seatbelts on school buses

Sockeye run in Shuswap expected to be close to 2014 numbers

Salute to the Sockeye on Adams River continues until Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m.

Michelle Mungall’s baby first in B.C. legislature chamber

B.C. energy minister praises support of staff, fellow MLAs

Canucks: Pettersson in concussion protocol, Beagle out with broken forearm

Head coach Travis Green called the hit ‘a dirty play’

Most Read