Saturday, 31 May 2014

Nitro's Add Local Talent to Roster

The Nitro's showed off their new additions to the team at the recent Bull-A-Rama.

Matt Barzilay is from Cranbrook. He is a new years day baby. He played a majority of the season with the Cranbrook Knights, leading the team in goals (19), assists (25), points (44), and powerplay goals (6) in 32 games. He played six regular season games with the Nitro's scoring one goal.

Trevor Van Steinburg is from Cranbrook. He played seven games with the Nelson Leafs, notching an assist. He spent most of his time playing for the Ice in Major Midgets.

Jesse Wallace is from Kimberley. He played with the Cranbrook Knights and was their second leading scorer, with 15 goals, 21 assists for 36 points in 27 games. He also led the team in game winning goals, with two. He played three regular season games notching an assist, and played five games in the playoffs scoring one goal and adding two assists.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Team announces new GM; retain coaching staff; looking for volunteers

The Kimberley Dynamiters released the following statement about coaching staff, GM and volunteers:

We'd like to thank our fans, coaching staff, volunteers, sponsors and of course our players for a very successful 2013/2014 season. Wrapping up the past season and starting to prepare for the upcoming season, we are sharing some of the happenings of the club.
We are happy to announce that our Coach Jerry Bancks and Assistant Coaches Jeff Keiver, Mike Reid and Todd White will all be returning for the upcoming season. New to our GM position is our Past President Dave Smith. Our new President is Chad Koran, our 2 Vice Presidents are James Leroux and Glen Johnston. Treasurer position is being held by Kathy Merkel and Secretary is Tasha Johnston.
We have a great group of directors again this year, Don and Marg Fabro as our life long directors and holding regular director positions are Larry Limacher, Karrie Hall, Derrick Smith, Robyn Wardle, Melanie Holloway & Troy Bobak. Under these directors is a long list of volunteers as well who all contribute in many ways to help make our hockey club the success it is.
Our community organization is always looking for volunteers to join us. We have a few volunteer positions that will need filling for the upcoming season. This is a great way to get involved within the community and give back to the town all while helping the players on our team grow and achieve their hockey goals as they move on to different levels of hockey from here.
The main position we are trying to fill is Treasurer. We would like to fill this position quickly, because once the season starts in September it is a bit busier within the organization. If interested in finding more out about this position or other opportunities please contact Chad Koran at, James Leroux at or Glen & Tasha Johnston at This position will have the assistance from the board and directors to help the new person transition into it.