Steam host Chiefs in Game 3 tonight

Even at a game a piece, the Summerland Steam look to use home ice advantage to take a 2-1 series lead over the Kelowna Chiefs.   After taking the opening game of their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League second round series 2-1, the Steam dropped Game 2, 5-3.  The Chiefs scored twice on nine power-play opportunities, the […]

The Swan Bros.

In the third of a five-part series featuring the brothers on the Summerland Steam, we caught up with Cody and Justin Swan.   Cody was named the Steam’s most valuable player during the awards banquet, while Justin is part of a key group of young blood pushing the Steam.   Check out their interview below.

Steam down Posse in five, Chiefs up next

Jared Breitkreuz made 23 saves, while Ty Banser redirected Bevis Chou’s point shot to lead the Summerland Steam to a 4-2 over the Princeton Posse. And not to be outdone, last night @jaredbreitkreuz submitted his 'series saver'. Late in Game 5 with @SteamKIJHL up 4-2, Breitkreuz flashes leather to bail out teammate @ryan334allen and keep […]

Steam take 3-1 series lead over Posse

Mitchell Gove, the Summerland Steam’s Rookie of the Year, scored twice, including the winner in a 5-1 decision over the Princeton Posse Saturday.   Lane French collected two assists while Eric Scherger made 24 saves as the Steam return home with a commanding 3-1 lead in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League series.   The Steam opened the […]

Teammates setup Gove in ROY campaign

Mitchell Gove praised his teammates for being named the Summerland Steam Rookie of the Year.   The well-spoken 17-year-old described this season as a long one, starting with adversity, however, he appreciates his teammates. They accepted him into the locker room and took him under their wing. They showed him how things were done and he […]

Steam steal home ice from Posse

The Gove brothers stepped up to lead the Summerland Steam to a 4-2 win over the Posse in Princeton Friday night.   Mitchell Gove led the Steam with a pair of goals, while older brother Linden sniped the winner with 3:37 remaining in regulation time. The Steam have taken a 2-1 series lead on the […]

Scherger earns first KIJHL playoff win

Cory Loring led the Summerland Steam with four points, while Eric Scherger stopped 22 of 24 shots en route to a 6-2 win over the Princeton Posse.   Linden Gove netted the eventual winner at 9:39 of the third period to give the Steam a 3-2 edge. The victory evens the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Okanagan Division series […]

The Scherger Bros.

The Summerland Steam feature five sets of brothers on their roster.   The series started with Tyson and Brody Conroy, and now we shift to captain Everett Scherger and his younger brother, Eric, a rookie goalie who has done very well in his rookie season.   Check out our feature on the Schergers. The Steam are […]

Spotlight shines on players during Steam awards banquet

Less than 24 hours after establishing a new Summerland Steam single season points record with 69, the spotlight was back on Cody Swan.   After the Williams Lake product closed out the season with 23 goals and 69 points in 48 games, he was named the team’s most valuable player during the organizations awards banquet on […]

Swan sets new Steam record in victory

The Summerland Steam closed out the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season with a pair of big wins over the North Okanagan Knights and Osoyoos Coyotes.   Veteran Cody Swan played a key role in both wins, racking up eight points, including a hat-trick against the Knights in a 6-1 victory Feb. 22. The next […]