VIJHL

Victoria Cougars graduate forward Kyle Wade is heading south this fall to play for the University of Arizona Wildcats hockey team. victoriacougars.com

Kyle Wade the latest Cougar to go the college hockey route

Homegrown product heading to Arizona this fall, joins former Cats goalie Anthony Ciurro

Victoria Cougars graduate forward Kyle Wade is heading south this fall to play for the University of Arizona Wildcats hockey team. victoriacougars.com
Westshore Wolves’ Kieran Cardinal gets around Campbell River Storm defenseman Mitch Stapley in game 4 of the best of 7 series in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff action at The Q Centre Sunday night. The Storm defeated the Wolves 6-2 to advance to the next round. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Westshore Wolves swept by Campbell River Storm

The Westshore Wolves didn’t have quite as much luck in their playoff…

Westshore Wolves’ Kieran Cardinal gets around Campbell River Storm defenseman Mitch Stapley in game 4 of the best of 7 series in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff action at The Q Centre Sunday night. The Storm defeated the Wolves 6-2 to advance to the next round. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
The Westshore Wolves host the Victoria Cougars tonight at The Q Centre in Colwood in game 7 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League South Division playoff series. Puck drops at 6 p.m. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Junior hockey playoff showdown at The Q Centre tonight

Victoria and Westshore meet in game 7, winner to play Campbell River

The Westshore Wolves host the Victoria Cougars tonight at The Q Centre in Colwood in game 7 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League South Division playoff series. Puck drops at 6 p.m. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Victoria Cougars defenceman Shane Kime brings the puck out of his end, with Westshore Wolves forward Cameron Kinsman keeping pace. The teams play game 4 in their opening round playoff series today (3:30 p.m. in Esquimalt), with the Cougars holding a 2-1 series lead. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Wolves take game 3 to cut Victoria lead in VIJHL series

Westshore erases 2-0 deficit in third to get back into South semifinal

Victoria Cougars defenceman Shane Kime brings the puck out of his end, with Westshore Wolves forward Cameron Kinsman keeping pace. The teams play game 4 in their opening round playoff series today (3:30 p.m. in Esquimalt), with the Cougars holding a 2-1 series lead. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Westshore Wolves captain Brandon Tutte looks for a pass in front of Victoria Cougars goaltender Patrick Osterman in game 2 action in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League South Division semifinal at Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Cougars hold upper hand on Westshore in VIJHL South semifinal

Victoria leads series 2-0, games 3 and 4 go tonight and tomorrow

Westshore Wolves captain Brandon Tutte looks for a pass in front of Victoria Cougars goaltender Patrick Osterman in game 2 action in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League South Division semifinal at Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
The Westshore Wolves and Victoria Cougars play game 2 in their best-of-seven opening round Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff series tonight in Esquimalt. Game time in 7 p.m. Black Press files

OT win gives Cougars early lead in VIJHL playoffs series

Westshore led 2-0 after one, Victoria comeback completed with Berryman goal

The Westshore Wolves and Victoria Cougars play game 2 in their best-of-seven opening round Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff series tonight in Esquimalt. Game time in 7 p.m. Black Press files
The Victoria Cougars, seen here in action against the Saanich Braves, won two road games after losing to the Braves at home last week. Victoria beat Peninsula 5-2 on Tuesday, after downing Kerry Park 4-2 in Mill Bay last Saturday in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action.                                 Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Cougars win key divisional matchups in Island junior hockey league

Victoria gears up for home-and-home against Nanaimo to end week

The Victoria Cougars, seen here in action against the Saanich Braves, won two road games after losing to the Braves at home last week. Victoria beat Peninsula 5-2 on Tuesday, after downing Kerry Park 4-2 in Mill Bay last Saturday in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action.                                 Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Members of the Victoria Cougars and Comox Valley Glacier Kings have words at the Kings’ net in early season Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action at Archie Browning Sports Centre. The teams meet there again this Thursday (Nov. 9) for a 7 p.m. game. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Cougars quietly the best team in the VIJHL South

Esquimalt-based hockey club winners of four of last five games

Members of the Victoria Cougars and Comox Valley Glacier Kings have words at the Kings’ net in early season Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action at Archie Browning Sports Centre. The teams meet there again this Thursday (Nov. 9) for a 7 p.m. game. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
A linesman attempts to keep Victoria’s Dylan Defosse away from Comox Valley’s Scott Arbuckle in a goalmouth scuffle in Thursday’s home opening Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League game at Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Cougars won 5-0. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Cougars win hockey home opener in style in Esquimalt

Victoria heads to Courtenay for back end of home and home on Saturday

A linesman attempts to keep Victoria’s Dylan Defosse away from Comox Valley’s Scott Arbuckle in a goalmouth scuffle in Thursday’s home opening Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League game at Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Cougars won 5-0. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Victoria Cougars’ Trevor Isaksson battles a prone Campbell River Storm defenceman Bret Kinley for the puck during Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff final action last spring at the Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Cougars open their 2017-18 regular season at home in Esquimalt on Sept. 7 against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings.                                Dawn Gibson/Black Press

Victoria Cougars’ system tested this season with just five players back

Junior B hockey season gets underway in Esquimalt on Sept. 7

Victoria Cougars’ Trevor Isaksson battles a prone Campbell River Storm defenceman Bret Kinley for the puck during Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff final action last spring at the Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Cougars open their 2017-18 regular season at home in Esquimalt on Sept. 7 against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings.                                Dawn Gibson/Black Press
100 Mile House Wranglers’ Kolby Page crashes to the ice after a check from Victoria Cougars’ Kenny Britton, during play in the Cyclone Taylor Cup tournament at Archie Browing Sports Centre last year. The Cougars have announced their 2017-18 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League schedule, due to start at home in Esquimalt on Sept. 7. Don Denton/Black Press

Victoria Cougars announce schedule for 2017-18 junior B hockey season

Openoing home-and-home series with Comox Valley to start in Esquimalt

100 Mile House Wranglers’ Kolby Page crashes to the ice after a check from Victoria Cougars’ Kenny Britton, during play in the Cyclone Taylor Cup tournament at Archie Browing Sports Centre last year. The Cougars have announced their 2017-18 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League schedule, due to start at home in Esquimalt on Sept. 7. Don Denton/Black Press
Jordan Guiney of the Westshore Wolves attempts to maneuver around Victoria Cougars defenceman Tyler Pang during a game between the two clubs earlier this season. With the Wolves facing elimination last night

Westshore Wolves stay alive with dramatic OT win

The Wolves topped the Victoria Cougars in a 5-4 overtime thriller to extend their best-of-seven series to a sixth game.

Jordan Guiney of the Westshore Wolves attempts to maneuver around Victoria Cougars defenceman Tyler Pang during a game between the two clubs earlier this season. With the Wolves facing elimination last night
Westshore Wolves rookie forward Jordan Guiney

Westshore Wolves ‘gelling’ in lead-up to Christmas break

With a young team that’s full of young players, Wolves coach Jackson Penney can’t help but be pleased with what he’s seen on the ice.

Westshore Wolves rookie forward Jordan Guiney

Westshore Wolves riding six-game win streak

Junior B hockey team hosts Victoria this week for first time since beating Cougars in Esquimalt