North Island Eagles midget Chad Bell (10) moves the puck up-ice in a recent placement-round game against Saanich in Port McNeill. The midgets kick off the 2011-12 regular season with games at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday in Port Hardy.

Rep Eagles open with home games this weekend

Vancouver Island Hockey League schedule released; North Island squads to play in Port Hardy, Port McNeill.

The North Island Eagles rep midget team will open the 2011-12 regular season with a pair of games in Port Hardy this weekend while the bantam and peewee hockey teams will play in Port McNeill, VIHL announced this week.

Representatives of hockey associations across the Island met last weekend to place teams into competitive tiers for the league season and set the schedule.

The North Island Eagles atom development program is not scheduled for league games this weekend, but each of the other three teams will play before the home crowd.

The schedule for Saturday, Oct. 29:

2 p.m. – Eagles bantams vs. Peninsula, Port McNeill

2:30 p.m. – Eagles midgets vs. Sooke, Port Hardy

4:15 p.m. – Eagles peewees vs. Peninsula, Port McNeill (exhibition)

Games set for Sunday, Oct. 30:

9 a.m. – Eagles midgets vs. Sooke, Port Hardy

11 a.m. – Eagles peewees vs. Peninsula, Port McNeill

Just Posted

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: The last walk together

“I would give almost anything to be able to have another walk together”

North Island College holding information session on new culinary diploma

Get a sneak peek at the new culinary kitchen at the Campbell River campus

Council approves replacement of overhead heaters at Fire Hall

Port Hardy council has agreed to spend $11,000 on the replacement of… Continue reading

North Island Eagles minor rep hockey organization hand out year-end awards in Port McNeill

It was quite the season and then some for minor rep hockey here in the North Island.

North Island resident to campaign on climate, economy for Liberal Party seat in Ottawa

Peter Schwarzhoff joins race for the second time in North Island-Powell River riding

B.C.’s fight to regulate bitumen through pipelines to go to Canada’s top court

BC Appeal Court judges found B.C. cannot restrict bitumen flow along Trans Mountain pipeline

New airline regulations bring compensation for tarmac delays, over-bookings

Some of the new regulations will roll out in July, while others are expected for December.

More than half of Canadians support ban on handguns, assault rifles: study

Divide between rural and urban respondents in latest Angus Reid Institute public opinion study

Spring rain needed as B.C. sees one of the lowest snowpack levels in 40 years

Snowpack levels in B.C. recorded on May 15 were similar to those in 2015 and 2016

Theresa May to quit as party leader June 7, sparking race for new PM

The new Conservative leader will become prime minister without the need for a general election

B.C. man who fell off cliff returns there to rescue eagle from vulture attack

Nanaimo’s James Farkas, who broke his hip in a fall, saves eagle on same beach months later

Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 to move within 1 game of NBA Finals

Leonard scores 35 as Toronto takes 3-2 series lead over Milwaukee

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses review around ferry workers’ right to strike

B.C. Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union collective agreement expires November 2020

Municipalities protest after B.C. declares marijuana crops ‘farm use’

UBCM president seeks answers in letter to John Horgan government

Most Read