Edmonton - Sep. 21, 2014: On a night in which they celebrated their 2013-14 Championship season, the Edmonton Oil Kings showed a glimpse of the future in their 2014-15 season opener. Andrew Koep scored a pair of goals in his first WHL game and netminder Patrick Dea made 18 saves in leading the defending Western Hockey League and Memorial Cup champs to a 4-2 win over the Kootenay Ice in front of what was the largest home-opening crowd in franchise history. FULL STORY
Portland - Oct. 26, 2013: Another solid performance from Oliver Bjorkstrand helped push the Portland Winterhawks winning streak to seven straight, thanks to a 6-3 victory over the Kootenay Ice in Friday night WHL action. Bjorkstrand currently sits second in league scoring to Spokane Chiefs sniper Mitch Holmberg, which exactly who the Winterhawks will face in the finale of the current five game road trip on Saturday night. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 21, 2013: Henrik Samuelsson scored just 41 seconds into to overtime, leading the Edmonton Oil Kings to a come from behind 3-2 victory over the visiting Kootenay Icein Sunday night WHL action. Samuelsson's heroics helped Edmonton salvage their weekend set with Kootenay, following a 4-3 loss to the Ice in Saturday's opener. Mitch Moroz continued to stay hot for the Oil Kings, scoring his twelfth goal on the season. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 20, 2013: On the strength of three power play goals and a steady performance from netminder Mackenzie Skapski, the visiting Kootenay Ice strolled into Rexall Place to take the opener of a two game set with the Edmonton Oil Kings by a score of 4-3. Curtis Lazar and Mitch Moroz continued their hot stretch, scoring two of the Oil Kings three goals on the nigh FULL STORY
Saskatoon - Oct. 19, 2013: Collin Valcourt scored the third period game-winner, giving the Saskatoon Blades a huge come from behind, 4-2 win over the Kootenay Ice in Friday night NHL action. Lost in the shuffle of the big comeback victory was the fact Blades goalie Troy Trombley made 38 saves to pick up his second win of the season. FULL STORY
Spokane - Sep. 7, 2013: On the strength of three point outings from the duo of Mike Aviani and Mitch Holmberg, the Spokane Chiefs had little trouble in dismissing the Kottenay Ice by a score of 5-1 in Friday afternoon WHL exhibition action. FULL STORY
Cranbrook - Aug. 28, 2013: GM Jeff Chynoweth announced the Kootenay Ice will be adding Mike Dyck to the Coaching Staff when Ryan McGill leaves in December to be an Assistant Coach with Team Canada at the 2014 World Junior Championship. Mike will attend Training Camp to get to know the players and staff and will be in Cranbrook once a month leading up to McGill’s departure on December 12. FULL STORY
Cranbrook - Aug. 26, 2013: The Kootenay ICE Hockey Club will open their 2013 Western Hockey League Training Camp Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00 am. This year’s Training Camp will once again combine rookie-aged players (players born in 1998), with veteran players (players born in 1993 to 1997). All ice sessions will take place at Western Financial Place. FULL STORY
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