Summerland, BC – The Summerland Steam wish to announce a change to their Hockey Operations Staff ahead of the 2019/20 KIJHL Season. General Manager Mike Rigby’s contract has come to an end as of April 28th, 2019, and a mutual decision has been made to not renew for the 2019/20 season. Rigby, who has been […]

Steam season comes to a halt

In a must win game, the Summerland Steam got the start they wanted, but couldn’t finish off the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League‘s top team.   Bevis Chou and Lane French put the Steam up 2-0 at the Rutland Arena Thursday, but the Kelowna Chiefs netted four unanswered goals in a 4-2 victory, including an empty-netter. […]

The Gove Bros.

In the fourth of a five-part series featuring the brothers on the Summerland Steam, we caught up with local products Linden and Mitchell Gove.   Linden is in his final season of junior hockey, while younger brother Mitchell, was named the Steam’s Rookie of the Year.   Check out their interview below. Game 5 of their series against the […]

Steam lose to Chiefs, Mitch Gove gets injured

A 5-0 loss to the Kelowna Chiefs at home Tuesday has the Summerland Steam trailing 3-1.   Not only do the Steam head into Kelowna Thursday with their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season on the line, they do so without Mitchell Gove, who sustained an injury 16 seconds into Tuesday’s game.   “The boys all tried […]

Chiefs take series lead in lopsided victory

Lane French was the lone Summerland Steam player to solve Braeden Mitchell in a 7-1 loss at Summerland Arena on Monday.   Mitchell turned aside 22 Steam shots en route to giving the Kelowna Chiefs a 2-1 series lead in their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff matchup. Jared Breitkreuz made 19 saves. The Chiefs scored 31 […]

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 […]