KMHA round-up, Feb. 1 to Feb. 3
Nailers golden in Chilliwack
The Kamloops Western Roofing Nailers posted a 5-0 record and won an atom development tournament in Chilliwack on the weekend.
Kamloops downed the hometown Chilliwack Bruins 4-1 in the championship game.
The Nailers rolled through the round-robin with wins over the Bruins, 8-0, Nanaimo, 7-0, the Seattle Red Admirals, 10-0, and another Seattle squad, 7-2.
Recording points on the weekend for Kamloops were Harrison Ewert (6G, 4A), Logan Stankoven (8G, 5A), Brendan Kirschner (7G, 2A), Matthew Mariona (4G, 1A), Carson Evoy (2G), Nolan Virgo (3G), Noah Bradley (2G, 2A), Mason Swanton (1G, 1A), Sheldon Gerlib (1G, 1A), Jacob Proulx (1G, 2A), Andrew Senger (1A), Devin Benson (1G, 1A) and Carter Mclellan (1A).
Austin Krug and Adam Niles split time between the pipes for the champs.
Krug and Niles split one Game MVP award, while Kirschner, Benson, Bradley and Evoy each earned a Game MVP award.
The bantam tier 1 Kamloops Jardine’s Blazers won their first playoff game 3-0 over Kelowna in the Little Apple on the weekend,
Tyler Ward, Robbie Johnson and Michael Fidanza scored for the Blazers, who went with Daniel Toews between the pipes.
Game 2 of the series is slated for 1:30 p.m. at McArthur Island Sports and Events Centre on Sunday, Feb. 10.
More to come on Thursday, Feb. 7 . . .