VIJHL

Oceanside Braeden Leary looks for a scoring opportunity after Campbell River Storm goalie NIck Peters stopped a shot from the point. (Michael Briones photo)

Storm squander late 3rd period lead, lose to Generals in Double OT

Oceanside now has commanding 3-1 lead with Game five Thursday in Parksville

 

Carter De Boer drives to the net and scores the Campbell River Storm’s only goal in a 4-1 loss to the Oceanside Generals in Game 2 of the VIJHL North Division final at Rod Brind’Amour Arena on Friday, March 17. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Oceanside Generals knot series with Campbell River Storm with 4-1 victory

Game 3 in North Division final goes tonight in Oceanside

 

Oceanside Generals Evan Dyce backhands a shot that was saved by Campbell River Storm goalie Nick Peters. (MIchael Briones photo)

Oceanside Generals fail to weather Storm in Game 1 of VIJHL North Division final

Oceanside forward Paziuk says they didn’t play their A-game

Oceanside Generals Evan Dyce backhands a shot that was saved by Campbell River Storm goalie Nick Peters. (MIchael Briones photo)
File - Campbell River Storm forward Mitchell Finner (19) is hounded by Comox Valley Glacier KIngs’ Matthew Jackson during game seven of their VIJHL quarterfinal playoff at Rod Brind’Amour Arena Friday, March 10, 2023. The Storm won the game 5-4 in overtime and took the series before a sold-out home crowd. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Storm’s Rauser, Generals’ Hannibal talk ahead of VIJHL North Division final

League-leading Oceanside scored 29 goals vs Campbell River in sweep of regular season series

File - Campbell River Storm forward Mitchell Finner (19) is hounded by Comox Valley Glacier KIngs’ Matthew Jackson during game seven of their VIJHL quarterfinal playoff at Rod Brind’Amour Arena Friday, March 10, 2023. The Storm won the game 5-4 in overtime and took the series before a sold-out home crowd. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
The Comox Valley Glacier Kings and Campbell River Storm faced off Saturday at the CV Sports Centre in Game 4 in their VIJHL playoff series. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox Valley dominates, forces Game five

Early first and second period goals key to 4-1 over Campbell River Storm

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings and Campbell River Storm faced off Saturday at the CV Sports Centre in Game 4 in their VIJHL playoff series. Scott Stanfield photo
Forward Justin Gyori buries an empty net goal late in the third period, to give the Campbell River Storm a 4-1 victory Friday night and a three games to none series lead. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror

Storm’s timely penalty kill, quick markers give them 4-1 victory

Campbell River now just one win away in advancing in VIJHL playoffs

Forward Justin Gyori buries an empty net goal late in the third period, to give the Campbell River Storm a 4-1 victory Friday night and a three games to none series lead. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror
Forwards Mitchell Finner, right, and Aodhan Hildebrandt take a face off during Game 1 of their North Division semi-final series. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror.
Forwards Mitchell Finner, right, and Aodhan Hildebrandt take a face off during Game 1 of their North Division semi-final series. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror.
Campbell River Storm goalie Nick Peters stops Comox Valley Glacier King forward Alex Bend in first-period action of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff match. The Storm won 5-2 to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Photo by Terry Farrell

Campbell River leads Comox Valley 2-0 in VIJHL playoffs

The Campbell River Storm has jumped out to a 2-0 lead over…

Campbell River Storm goalie Nick Peters stops Comox Valley Glacier King forward Alex Bend in first-period action of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff match. The Storm won 5-2 to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Photo by Terry Farrell
Storm players mob Brady Estabrook after his third period power play goal during Tuesday’s game one against Comox Valley. The Storm won 3-1 to take a one to nothing series lead. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror

Storm stays disciplined, gets timely power play marker in 3-1 win over Glacier Kings

Campbell River leads best of seven series over Comox Valley Glacier Kings 1-0

Storm players mob Brady Estabrook after his third period power play goal during Tuesday’s game one against Comox Valley. The Storm won 3-1 to take a one to nothing series lead. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror
Lee Stone – Head Coach/General Manager

Lee Stone leaves the Campbell River Storm

Owner of .766 winning percentage, coach leaves team after a decade at the helm

Lee Stone – Head Coach/General Manager
Forward Ty Smith (#61,in black) celebrates the first goal by forward Dylan Franklin (28, in black) in front of traffic during the first period of the Campbell River Storm's game vs the Lake Cowichan Kraken Fri. Feb 3. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Storm

Campbell River storms to 5-2 victory for eighth win in last 10

Forward Easterbrook notches pair of goals as Storm continues playoff push

Forward Ty Smith (#61,in black) celebrates the first goal by forward Dylan Franklin (28, in black) in front of traffic during the first period of the Campbell River Storm's game vs the Lake Cowichan Kraken Fri. Feb 3. Photo Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Storm
The Campbell River Storm have a quick breather during Wednesday's morning skate. The Storm have won five games in a row (Photo: Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror)

Storm scaring opponents with dominance during five game win streak

Players maintain key to success is ‘staying within the system’

The Campbell River Storm have a quick breather during Wednesday's morning skate. The Storm have won five games in a row (Photo: Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror)
Sporting the Campbell River Storm’s new third jersey that commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day are two Storm players of First Nations heritage, Wyatt Dumont (left) and Brady Estabrook. The duo and their teammates will be wearing the jerseys on Friday, Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Storm debut orange jerseys for National Day for Truth and reconciliation

First Nation ownership of the team acknowledges importance of the day

Sporting the Campbell River Storm’s new third jersey that commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day are two Storm players of First Nations heritage, Wyatt Dumont (left) and Brady Estabrook. The duo and their teammates will be wearing the jerseys on Friday, Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Sporting the Campbell River Storm’s new third jersey that commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day are two Storm players of First Nations heritage, Wyatt Dumont (left) and Brady Estabrook. The duo and their teammates will be wearing the jerseys on Friday, Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Storm debut orange jerseys for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

First Nation ownership of the team acknowledges importance of the day

Sporting the Campbell River Storm’s new third jersey that commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day are two Storm players of First Nations heritage, Wyatt Dumont (left) and Brady Estabrook. The duo and their teammates will be wearing the jerseys on Friday, Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon. (Submitted photo).

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Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon. (Submitted photo).
Assistant captain Logan Speirs (centre) scored a hat-trick including the winning overtime goal to help the Panthers win the VIJHL title Friday. Captain Riley Braun (left), league MVP and leading scorer, made a crucial save during a Generals power-play late in the game, while his brother Payton, VIJHL rookie of the year, made important contributions throughout the season, including Friday’s game witnessed by 500-plus fans. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Peninsula Panthers claim VIJHL crown with emotional overtime victory

Victory comes almost four months after death of teammate Grant Gilbertson

Assistant captain Logan Speirs (centre) scored a hat-trick including the winning overtime goal to help the Panthers win the VIJHL title Friday. Captain Riley Braun (left), league MVP and leading scorer, made a crucial save during a Generals power-play late in the game, while his brother Payton, VIJHL rookie of the year, made important contributions throughout the season, including Friday’s game witnessed by 500-plus fans. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
Campbell River Storm

Oceanside Generals sweep Campbell River Storm out of the playoffs

Oceanside take North Division title in four straight

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Campbell River Storm forward Andrew Petruk gets a shot off on Oceanside Generals netminder Ashton Sadauskas in Game 3 of the VIJHL playoff series at Rod Brind’Amour Arena March 15. The Generals won 5-2 to take a 3-0 lead in the best of seven playoff. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Storm forward Andrew Petruk gets a shot off on Oceanside Generals netminder Ashton Sadauskas in Game 3 of the VIJHL playoff series at Rod Brind’Amour Arena March 15. The Generals won 5-2 to take a 3-0 lead in the best of seven playoff. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Storm forward Riley Billy (#42) is closely guarded by Port Alberni Alberni Bombers’ Taylor Madsen while goaltender Callum Tung keeps a close eye on the proceedings in the Tuesday, March 8 VIJHL playoff game 7 at Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River. The storm won the game 4-1 and the series 4-3. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Storm forward Riley Billy (#42) is closely guarded by Port Alberni Alberni Bombers’ Taylor Madsen while goaltender Callum Tung keeps a close eye on the proceedings in the Tuesday, March 8 VIJHL playoff game 7 at Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River. The storm won the game 4-1 and the series 4-3. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror