Steam counting on top line to lead this weekend

Opportunity knocks. When the Summerland Steam begin their weekend of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday in Kamloops, they do so without Morey Babakaiff, Bevis Chou, Cairo Rogers and captain Everett Scherger who are out due to suspensions. Head coach John DePourcq will also serve a one-game suspension. Steam assistant coach Carter Rigby says he isn’t […]

Steam goalie Scherger key in four-point weekend

A few good men came up big for the Summerland Steam en route to collecting four points over the weekend.   Those few good men will be mentioned briefly.   The weekend road trip began by defeating the Kelowna Chiefs 4-3 on Friday, then Steam defeated the Revelstoke Grizzlies by the same score in Kootenay […]

Chiefs, Grizzlies matchups prepare Steam for playoffs

The Summerland Steam are hitting the road on Highway 97 Friday to take on the Kelowna Chiefs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play (KIJHL).   With 18 wins in 35 games, the Steam face their Okanagan Division leaders with 31 wins in 35 games. The Chiefs’ lone regulation time loss this season came against […]

Steam, Eagles battle to tie

Bevis Chou’s first career Kootenay International Junior Hockey League goal, and an 18-save performance by Jared Breitkreuz, helped the Summerland Steam earn a point in a 3-3 final against the Sicamous Eagles. Chou earned the firefighter’s hat for the Steam’s best player Saturday night at Summerland Arena, but Breitkreuz was also important making some difficult […]