The Conroy Bros.

On every hockey team, players call each other brothers. They won’t hesitate to stick up for each other when they feel wronged during a game. The Summerland Steam have taken the brother mentality another level, with five sets of brothers.   The video below is on Tyson and Brody Conroy and is the first in a series […]

Steam halted by Posse

Three goals on 18 shots resulted in the Summerland Steam dropping a 3-1 decision to the Princeton Posse Saturday. Cody Swan netted his 18th of the season, 44 seconds into the final frame, while Eric Scherger turned aside 32 of 35 shots at the Summerland Arena. The loss drops the Steam to 23 wins, 20 […]

Steam coach after consistency in system play

In a potential Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) first round matchup, the Summerland Steam will be eager to get a win over the Princeton Posse (15-25-1-0-3) Saturday.   The Steam (23-19-2-0-2) lost 3-2 earlier this month to the Posse in Princeton, and will use home ice advantage at the Summerland Arena (7:30 p.m.) to get that victory. […]


Summerland, BC – There haven’t been many four game losing streaks in recent memory for the Summerland Steam franchise, but they find themselves in the midst of one right now. As the dog days of the KIJHL season take place here in late January and early February, the Steam have looked like a team with […]

Steam shutout on the road, again

The Summerland Steam return home without a point from their road trip to Sicamous and Revelstoke.   The Steam weren’t able to muster a goal, losing1-0 in Sicamous on Friday, then 5-0 to the Revelstoke Grizzlies Saturday in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play. Grizzlies goalie Liam McGarva made 22 saves. Jared Breitkreuz came in relief of […]

Breitkreuz lone bright spot in loss to Chiefs

Yes, Jared Breitkreuz allowed seven goals in a 7-0 loss to the Kelowna Chiefs Tuesday night at the Summerland Arena.   Yet, the Steam netminder was the bright spot for the home team as he made 24 saves in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League match. The Steam trailed 2-0 after one on goals by Marshall Porteous, who […]

Steam talk about rematch with Posse

In the video below, Brody Conroy and Bevis Chou talk about Saturday’s rematch with the Posse in Princeton. Lane French on facing his former team, the Princeton Posse. Fans can catch the action on at 7 p.m.

Victory over Posse clinches Steam playoff berth

Summerland punched its ticket onto the playoff train Saturday.   The Steam clinched its Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff berth with a 2-1 win over the Princeton Posse at the Summerland Arena. Cory Loring scored twice, while Jared Breitkreuz stopped 29 of 30 shots to improve the Steam to 22 wins in 41 games.   Loring opened […]


Summerland, BC – For the first time this season, the Summerland Steam came away from a set of weekend games with no points. After two big wins last weekend and the resulting suspensions that followed Saturday night’s 4-3 win in Revelstoke, one would have assumed a shorthanded Steam squad would be in tough against a […]

Playing their game, work ethic main focus points

The Summerland Steam have to play their game to have success.   “Players need to play their game, no matter who we’re playing against.”   That’s the message head coach John DePourcq gave his players following a disappointing 3-2 loss to the North Okanagan Knights on Jan. 19.   “They have proved they can compete […]