2021 – 2022 Award Recipients

As with anything in life, awards at the Junior hockey level do not include participation recognition. Hockey is not an individual sport, it requires the entire 25 player roster as well as the team staff fully taking part in order to be successful. Thank you one and all for your part, the fans and volunteers […]

The End

Ta Dum. Silence and tears from the players, staff and fans in attendance at McArthur Island Arena in Kamloops as game 7 concluded. The End, as quick as that, in an intense, tight, skilled 7 game battle that went into a 3rd overtime period before a victor was declared with a sudden death goal. Approximately […]

The Heat | KIJHL Playoffs Update

First Round best of 7 series between the Doug Birks Division Kamloops Storm (2nd) and Chase Heat (3rd) commenced February 22nd and by the March 1st 6 games were done, and the 7th and deciding game to be played in Kamloops Wednesday March 2nd. So, a brief recap on those contests. Game 1, in Kamloops, […]

Bits And Pieces After 42 Game Regular Season

*Breaking News*, Captain Jacob Biensch of the Chase Heat has been recognized by the KIJHL as the Most Valuable Player in the Doug Birks Division as well as the Top Scorer! Be proud Chase, the Marsden Saskatchewan product is a 20 year old, loyal to the Heat Organization and through his time in Chase has […]

Peaking, Streaking With Fans Freaking

The 2021-22 season has been a roller coaster of highs and lows for the local Chase Heat. With two regular season games to play before League playoffs commence it appears the team is peaking, fans are freaking and a five game winning streak is the result. Good signs indeed and to continue the success the […]

Bright Light Biensch Brings It Big Time

The period of Monday January 31st to Saturday February 5th had the Heat scheduled for 4 games in 6 nights. During that short game filled stretch Captain Jacob Biensch got at least a goal in each game. In the last contest he rocked a bang, bang, bang, boom of fireworks to climb up the KIJHL […]

WILD WEST – Shootouts And a Rodeo

Last week’s ice capades featured three one goal games. Commencing with a road trip to the mountain mecca of Revelstoke on Tuesday January 25th. With earlier postponements and rescheduling a playoff type atmosphere has been created whereby these two teams seem to play each other every week. So, the well acquainted foes faced off at […]

Poking Bears & Weathering Storms

You can poke a teddy bear with little repercussion and enjoy a bit of rain in the spring…but. If the bears are just out of hibernation and mad or torrential rains leave you defeated, that’s a different story. This week’s past week discusses three games played by the Heat versus Revelstoke and Kamloops. We will […]

This About That Last Week

Some good news right off the start. Veteran rearguard Edmontonian Matthew Poole will be plying the blueline for the University of Jamestown in North Dakota next hockey season. It appears that the Jimmies and Poole have equal admiration for each other. Poole follows in the footsteps of fellow dman Trevor Okino who is now a […]

Skating Down Memory Lane

After 10.3 years of a short team history it’s time to look back at two pucksters who skated into the memory banks of Heat fans, volunteers, billet families and staff. There have been hundreds of fine young men wear the HEAT logo and colours and they came to Chase from all over North America. This […]