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The Border Bruins needs billets for six of its out-of-town players, the team said Wednesday, Sept. 23 (Jensen Edwards - Grand Forks Gazette)

Border Bruins need more dens for out-of-town players

The team is hoping to place a handful of boys before November’s season-opener

 

The Revelstoke Grizzlies played the Princeton Posse Nov. 8, 2019 with a final score of 2-2 after double overtime. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

KIJHL looking for government assistance to keep sticks on the ice

Commissioner says league may not continue without support

 

Bruins drop two weekend games

Bruins drop two weekend games

But you can cheer them on Friday night.

 

Bruins’ assistant captain Trey Mason with Leafs’ assistant captain and the referee, discussing one of the many penalities called over the course of Monday night’s game. The game had a total of 41 penalities, keeping as many as four Bruins at a time in the box. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Bruins down in playoffs, cling to Game 4

The Bruins are playing a Tuesday night Game 4.

  • Feb 27, 2018
Bruins’ assistant captain Trey Mason with Leafs’ assistant captain and the referee, discussing one of the many penalities called over the course of Monday night’s game. The game had a total of 41 penalities, keeping as many as four Bruins at a time in the box. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Bruins keep playoff hopes alive

Bruins keep playoff hopes alive

The Bruins notched a crucial win last weekend.

  • Feb 15, 2018
Bruins keep playoff hopes alive
Bruins notch important win

Bruins notch important win

The Bruins will be hitting the rink again this weekend on strong footing.

  • Feb 8, 2018
Bruins notch important win
The Bruins pulled off a major win against Beaver Valley on Friday night, winning it with one point in sudden death overtime. However, the team fell to the Nelson Leafs the following night 3-1. (Kathleen Saylors/
Grand Forks Gazette)

Wine one, lose one for the Bruins

A recap of the Bruins’ weekend games against Beaver Valley and Nelson.

  • Feb 2, 2018
The Bruins pulled off a major win against Beaver Valley on Friday night, winning it with one point in sudden death overtime. However, the team fell to the Nelson Leafs the following night 3-1. (Kathleen Saylors/
Grand Forks Gazette)
The Castlegar Rebels made a strong offensive showing at home on Friday, going on to best the Bruins 6-2. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Bruins’ slump continues

The team is fighting for a playoff spot.

  • Jan 26, 2018
The Castlegar Rebels made a strong offensive showing at home on Friday, going on to best the Bruins 6-2. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Border Bruins, like all Junior B teams in B.C., play wearing half-shields, as pictured in this photo from September 2017. Coach Emery Olauson is skeptical that the new protection requirements will make the game safer. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Coach skeptical of BC Hockey protection rules

Bruins’ coach and general manager Emery Olauson thinks concussion injuries will actually increase.

The Border Bruins, like all Junior B teams in B.C., play wearing half-shields, as pictured in this photo from September 2017. Coach Emery Olauson is skeptical that the new protection requirements will make the game safer. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Bruins played the Cloumbia Valley Rockies earlier this season. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Bruins’ road trip off to a good start

The Bruins are at the start of an eight-game road trip

  • Dec 8, 2017
The Bruins played the Cloumbia Valley Rockies earlier this season. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Bruins faced a hard 2-1 loss against first-in-the-league Nelson Leafs on Friday. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Bruins recruit new goalie, face weekend slump

It wasn’t a great weekend for the Bruins, but a new goalie looks promising.

  • Nov 20, 2017
The Bruins faced a hard 2-1 loss against first-in-the-league Nelson Leafs on Friday. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
It was a tough weekend for the Bruins as the team lost two to the Creston Valley Thunder Cats 6-3 and the Castlegar Rebels 6-0. Pictured, the Bruins were shut out by the Rebels’ near-constant advances on their net.  (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Bruins lose two over the weekend

The team had a defeating weekend, including a 6-0 loss against the Castlegar Rebels.

It was a tough weekend for the Bruins as the team lost two to the Creston Valley Thunder Cats 6-3 and the Castlegar Rebels 6-0. Pictured, the Bruins were shut out by the Rebels’ near-constant advances on their net.  (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks’ Bradley Ross and Jaxen Gemmell watch as Dylan Heppler’s shot beats Grand Forks Border Bruins goalie Ross King in a 4-0 Beaver Valley victory at the Hawks Nest on Saturday. (Jim Bailey/Trail Times)

Bruins fall to division second

Some benched team members are having an impact on the team’s performance.

  • Oct 9, 2017
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks’ Bradley Ross and Jaxen Gemmell watch as Dylan Heppler’s shot beats Grand Forks Border Bruins goalie Ross King in a 4-0 Beaver Valley victory at the Hawks Nest on Saturday. (Jim Bailey/Trail Times)
The Golden Rockets put up a tough first two periods, but the Bruins ultimately came out ahead on Saturday night winning the game 4-2.                                 (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Border Bruins split second season weekend

The Bruins have been playing a strong season so far.

  • Sep 20, 2017
The Golden Rockets put up a tough first two periods, but the Bruins ultimately came out ahead on Saturday night winning the game 4-2.                                 (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Bruins faced the Castlegar Rebels on Friday night

Bruins finish regular season, head to playoffs in Fruitvale

The Bruins lost against the Castelgar Rebels over the weekend, meaning they will face the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in the playoffs next week.

The Bruins faced the Castlegar Rebels on Friday night
The Bruins dropped two against the Castlegar Rebels

Bruins drop back-to-back games against Rebels

The Border Bruins dropped two games against the Castlegar Rebels, and will face the team again on Friday.

The Bruins dropped two against the Castlegar Rebels

KIJHL: Bruins’ unbeaten streak ends

In back-to-back games, in Creston on Friday and at home the next evening against Fernie, our junior hockey team played into double overtime.

The Bruins fought to a tie against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Saturday. The home opener saw the teams score one point each in an action-packed game..

KIJHL: Mixed results as the Bruins open new season

It was a gut-wrenching contest against Beaver Valley which ended in a 1-1 double overtime tie.

The Bruins fought to a tie against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Saturday. The home opener saw the teams score one point each in an action-packed game..
Border Bruins Coach Emery Olauson

Border Bruins re-sign coach

The team has reached a multi-year agreement with head coach and general manager Emery Olauson.

Border Bruins Coach Emery Olauson
Austin Dean of the Border Bruins looks to score on Castlegar goalie Logan Sawka during last night's game at Jack Goddard Arena. The Bruins won 6-1 to eliminate the Rebels and advance to the division final.

KIJHL: Border Bruins advance to division final after knocking out Castlegar

The Bruins crushed the Castlegar Rebels 6-1 on Tuesday night at home to win their best of 7 series.

Austin Dean of the Border Bruins looks to score on Castlegar goalie Logan Sawka during last night's game at Jack Goddard Arena. The Bruins won 6-1 to eliminate the Rebels and advance to the division final.