CIHL

Fans cheered on the Quesnel Kangaroos at the West Fraser Centre on Saturday, March 12. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)

Quesnel Kangaroos fall in final game of CIHL finals

The Terrace River Kings ended Quesnel’s quest for a CIHL three-peat

 

Roos defender Cam Graham battles for the puck along the boards with a member of the Terrace River Kings during a game at the West Fraser Centre. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Terrace defeats Quesnel in game 2 of the CIHL finals, setting up winner-take-all game 3 Sunday

Quesnel fell 3-1 to Terrace after a strong performance from River Kings goalie Tyran Hunter

 

The Quesnel Kangaroos defeated the Terrace River Kings 8-4 on Saturday, March 12 at the West Fraser Centre. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)

Quesnel Kangaroos lead CIHL championship series after win against Terrace River Kings

The best-of-three-game series will continue next weekend

 

(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)

Quesnel Kangaroos oust Williams Lake Stampeders in CIHL playoffs

The best-of-three series ended with game two at the West Fraser Centre

(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)
Peyton and Heath Shelley are ready to cheer on the Quesnel Kangaroos when the CIHL playoffs begin. They brought signs to the final regular season game of the season at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 12. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Full capacity back for CIHL playoffs at Quesnel’s West Fraser Centre

The Kangaroos will kick off a series against Williams Lake on March 4, with a home game on March 5

Peyton and Heath Shelley are ready to cheer on the Quesnel Kangaroos when the CIHL playoffs begin. They brought signs to the final regular season game of the season at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 12. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Peyton and Heath Shelley are ready to cheer on the Quesnel Kangaroos when the CIHL playoffs begin. They brought signs to the final regular season game of the season at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 12. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Peyton and Heath Shelley are ready to cheer on the Quesnel Kangaroos when the CIHL playoffs begin. They brought signs to the final regular season game of the season at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 12. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel Kangaroos defeated the visiting Terrace River Kings 6-3 on Friday night Feb. 11 at the West Fraser Centre. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Quesnel Kangaroos upset Terrace River Kings with 6-3 win

The regular CIHL season is winding down

The Quesnel Kangaroos defeated the visiting Terrace River Kings 6-3 on Friday night Feb. 11 at the West Fraser Centre. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Eli Jarvis demonstrates how to do a ‘Michigan’ goal. Jarvis has scored twice using the technique during this Central Interior Hockey League season. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

‘Michigan’ goal helping provide offense for Quesnel Kangaroos’ Eli Jarvis

The former SJHL player has pulled the move off twice in CIHL action so far this season

Eli Jarvis demonstrates how to do a ‘Michigan’ goal. Jarvis has scored twice using the technique during this Central Interior Hockey League season. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Quesnel Kangaroos goalie Zach Taillefer makes a stop against the Prince Rupert Rampage earlier this season. (Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Kangaroos split weekend games

The Roos fell to the Kitimat Ice Demons, but bounced back to take down the Prince Rupert Rampage

Quesnel Kangaroos goalie Zach Taillefer makes a stop against the Prince Rupert Rampage earlier this season. (Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Ian Jarvis scores during the Quesnel Kangaroos game on Jan. 22 against the Hazelton Wolverines. Ian and brother Eli combined for ten points in the CIHL matchup. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel line of the Jarvis brothers and Jordan Draper power Roos past Hazelton 10-2

Quesnel Kangaroos pick up another CIHL home win at the West Fraser Centre

Ian Jarvis scores during the Quesnel Kangaroos game on Jan. 22 against the Hazelton Wolverines. Ian and brother Eli combined for ten points in the CIHL matchup. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel Kangaroos were set to face the Nechako North Stars in Vanderhoof on Jan. 15, but the game was postponed. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

CIHL game in Vanderhoof rescheduled for Jan. 23 due to COVID-19

The Quesnel Kangaroos were set to play the Nechako North Stars this weekend

The Quesnel Kangaroos were set to face the Nechako North Stars in Vanderhoof on Jan. 15, but the game was postponed. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Kangaroos team president Tyler Coleman thanked the Ice Demons for coming out. “It was a heck of a trip to get down here in the weather that they did,” he said. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Kangaroos defeat Ice Demons 9-1 at West Fraser Centre

Kitimat braved a snowy winter drive to Quesnel

Kangaroos team president Tyler Coleman thanked the Ice Demons for coming out. “It was a heck of a trip to get down here in the weather that they did,” he said. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Quesnel Kangaroos captain Alessio Tomassetti celebrates after scoring in the second period of a game against the Terrace River Kings at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 29, 2020. A game between the two scheduled for this weekend has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases on Terrace. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

CIHL games postponed in Quesnel and Williams Lake

The Terrace River Kings are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, games against Kitimat are still a go

Quesnel Kangaroos captain Alessio Tomassetti celebrates after scoring in the second period of a game against the Terrace River Kings at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 29, 2020. A game between the two scheduled for this weekend has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases on Terrace. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Dawson Creek Canucks won the 2019 Coy Cup. (Dawson Creek Canucks | Facebook Image)

Quesnel to host 2019 Coy Cup champions for exhibition series

The Kangaroos will be hosting the Dawson Creek Canucks on Dec. 15/16 at the West Fraser Centre

The Dawson Creek Canucks won the 2019 Coy Cup. (Dawson Creek Canucks | Facebook Image)
Quesnel Kangaroos goalie Zach Taillefer stopped 28 shots Sunday afternoon, Nov. 14 against the Prince Rupert Rampage. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Quesnel Kangaroos shutout Prince Rupert Rampage 4-0

Roos win on home ice Sunday, Nov 14

Quesnel Kangaroos goalie Zach Taillefer stopped 28 shots Sunday afternoon, Nov. 14 against the Prince Rupert Rampage. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The Quesnel Kangaroos dropped two games over Halloween weekend. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Kangaroos drop two games on Halloween weekend

Quesnel’s CIHL team fell to 2-2 on the season after losses in Hazelton and Terrace

The Quesnel Kangaroos dropped two games over Halloween weekend. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Caleb Goncalves is helped off the ice in the first period. Goncalves would be taken out of the arena on a stretcher by paramedics. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Kangroos defeat Nechako North Stars in home opener, player leaves arena on stretcher

Nechako’s Caleb Goncalves was taken out of the arena by paramedics after a first period injury.

Caleb Goncalves is helped off the ice in the first period. Goncalves would be taken out of the arena on a stretcher by paramedics. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Captain Alessio Tomassetti scores a goal in 2019 Quesnel Kangaroos action. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Kangaroos dreaming of CIHL three-peat

The Roos season kicks off in Williams Lake on Saturday, Oct. 16, with a home game on Oct. 23

Captain Alessio Tomassetti scores a goal in 2019 Quesnel Kangaroos action. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel Kangaroos have been holding tryouts in the West Fraser Centre in anticipation of their season anticipation of the CIHL kickoff on Oct. 16, and their home opener on Oct. 23. (Quesnel Kangaroos Facebook)

Quesnel Kangaroos president hopeful for a three-peat season despite COVID-19

The Kangaroos have been holding tryouts at the West Fraser Centre throughout September

The Quesnel Kangaroos have been holding tryouts in the West Fraser Centre in anticipation of their season anticipation of the CIHL kickoff on Oct. 16, and their home opener on Oct. 23. (Quesnel Kangaroos Facebook)
Captain Alessio Tomassetti says Kangaroos players are excited to get back on the ice after the 2020/2021 CIHL season was cancelled. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Senior hockey plans post-pandemic return to Quesnel this fall

The eight-team Central Interior Hockey League includes franchises in Quesnel and Williams Lake

Captain Alessio Tomassetti says Kangaroos players are excited to get back on the ice after the 2020/2021 CIHL season was cancelled. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)