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Ice Acquire Lee from Edmonton

May 9, 2016 - Cranbrook, BC -  Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club today announced the Club has acquired 20 year-old Goaltender Payton Lee from the Edmonton Oil Kings in exchange for a conditional sixth round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft. "Payton Lee is an experienced goaltender in the WHL and is a character individual. He will step into our lineup and serve as a leader and a mentor not only to Declan Hobbs, but to the rest of our group as well. We are excited to welcome Payton back to Cranbrook to fin... Full Story

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Ice Select Ten Players in WHL Bantam Draft

May 5, 2016 - Calgary, AB - Garnet Kazuik, Director of Scouting for the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club today announced the Club has selected ten players (four Forwards, four Defensemen and two Goaltenders) in the 27th annual Western Hockey League Bantam Draft. The 2016 WHL Bantam Draft was for players born in the year 2001 and playing in the four Western Provinces and selected regions of the United States. Each of the players selected today are at least one year away from playing regularly in the WHL. "We believe that we have added significa... Full Story

Ice Select Krebs with First Overall Pick

May 5, 2016 - Calgary, AB - Garnet Kazuik, Director of Scouting for the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club today announced the Club has selected Forward Peyton Krebs with the first overall pick in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft. The 27th annual WHL Bantam Draft began at 8:30 am today in Calgary and is for players born in 2001 and playing in the four Western Provinces and selected regions of the United States. "Our scouting staff has been watching Peyton Krebs compete at a high level for two years. He possesses an element of speed and pace that is unp... Full Story

Ice Announce New Merchandise Partner

May 2, 2016 - Cranbrook, BC - Jeff Chynoweth, President of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club today announced the Club has partnered with Initial Designs Custom Embroidery as the Club's new exclusive merchandise partner. The three-year agreement took effect May 1. "We are excited to be heading in a new direction with our merchandise, and we look forward to building this relationship with Initial Designs Custom Embroidery. Melissa Hambalek and her team are energetic and will offer a fresh perspective on the design and marketing of our team a... Full Story


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