Oceanside Generals midget Christian Stokes fires a shot in the team's win over Sooke at Oceanside Place Arena Oct. 1. The midgets return home this weekend for the final round of Vancouver Island Hockey League placement games.

Midget stay perfect in tiering play

Oceanside rep hockey team returns home this weekend with 3-0 record in VIHL placement games

Duncan Cairns and Christian Stokes scored two goals each as the Oceanside Generals rep midget hockey team improved to 3-0 in tiering play with a 5-4 win over Comox Oct. 2 at Oceanside Place Arena.

Coming off a Thanksgiving weekend tournament in Salmon Arm, the midgets are back in Howie Meeker Arena Saturday to host Nanaimo at 4:30 p.m., then close out the five-game tiering round Sunday in Victoria.

The tiering games are used to place teams in competitive divisions for the 2016-17 regular season, which starts Oct. 28.

 

Rep bantams

The Generals bantams were also home going into the long weekend, but struggled in an 11-2 loss to the Victoria Racquet Club Oct. 2.

That left the bantams with an 0-2-1 tiering record. The Generals will wrap up tiering with back-to-back home games this weekend, hosting Juan de Fuca Saturday at 2:15 p.m. and Nanaimo Sunday at 5:15 p.m.

 

Rep peewees

The Generals peewees clawed out a 6-5 win over Juan de Fuca during the Oct. 2

triple header at Oceanside Place to improve to 1-3 in placement games. The victory followed a 6-2 loss to Saanich on the road one day earlier.

The peewees play two road games this weekend, in Victoria Saturday and  at Powell River Sunday.

 

Atom development

The Generals atom development team will drop the puck on its season Saturday, Oct.15 with an exhibition game against Nanaimo Sunday at noon at Howie Meeker Arena. The team will begin its own tiering round of games the following week, with another home date against Nanaimo.

Just Posted

Parksville swimmer Bennett has sights set on 2020 Para Olympics

Canadian coach impressed with rapid progress of world-record holder

Manna hands out gift cards to those in need in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Volunteers say it makes a big difference during the holidays

Business increasing in Qualicum Beach, though labour can be hard to find

Business Walk hosted by Chamber of Commerce surveyed 61 businesses

Orca Place residents take time to clean up garbage in Parksville

‘We have to change all these people’s perspectives and outlook on us’

VIDEO: Success of wildlife corridors in Banff National Park has advocates wanting more

Demand for more highway protection escalated after seven elk were killed by a semi-trailer near Canmore

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

Sharks beat Canucks 4-2 to snap 6-game skid

Vancouver visits Vegas on Sunday

Fans sing Canadian anthem after sound system breaks at BMW IBSF World Cup

The Canadians in attendance made sure their team and flag were honoured on the podium

VIDEO: Fire destroys Big White Ski Resort chalet

Social media eulogies peg the property, nicknamed “The Pharamacy,” as both loved and hated

Prince George RCMP use bait packages to catch porch pirates over the holidays

First-in-Canada program with Amazon looks to combat parcel theft

Nanaimo mechanical engineer creates thief tracking program

Nanaimo Thief Tracking lets users plot and share information about thefts online

Mayor wants B.C. to institutionalize severely mental ill people who are homeless

Those suffering from mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia, need specialized care, mayor says

Most Read