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Bombers Season Comes to an End as Generals Move On

In the end, the Oceanside Generals, as predicted were just too much to handle for a young Bombers squad that fought valiantly in a 4 game sweep at the hands of the league’s top team. On Monday night, the Generals defeated the Bombers 5-1 to clinch the series. Blake Power scored the lone goal for […]

Bombers Pushed to the Brink By Generals

For nearly 47 minutes, the Port Alberni Bombers played a near perfect playoff road game against the highly touted Generals. The Bombers clinging to a 1-0 lead thanks to a Justin Osborne 2nd period goal, could only hang on for so long.  The Generals struck for 3 goals in the 3rd period and won Game […]

Bombers Battle, But Fall Short in Game 2

The effort was there on Thursday night, unfortunately for the Port Alberni Bombers, the final result was not.  The Oceanside Generals defeated the Bombers 4-2 at the Alberni Valley Multiplex to take a 2-0 series lead. Much like Game 1, the shots wildly favoured the Generals who outshot Port Alberni 58-17 on the night.  Felix […]

Bombers Fall to Generals in Game 1

The Port Alberni Bombers dropped Game 1 of their Best of 7 series with the Oceanside Generals on Wednesday night 8-2 in Parksville. The 2nd period proved to be the Bombers undoing on Wednesday.  Tied 1-1 after 20 minutes play, the Generals pounded the Bombers for 6 unanswered goals and outshot Port Alberni 27-3 in […]

Game 1 Set for Tonight in Parksville

From the outside looking in, few will give the Port Alberni Bombers much of a chance against the juggernaut that is the Oceanside Generals.  To be clear, this is David vs Goliath on ice. The Oceanside Generals finished the 22-23 VIJHL season with just 3 losses.  They posted a league-best record of 41-3-2-2.  They were […]

Bombers Clinch VIJHL Playoff Birth

Thanks to a little help from their soon-to-be opening round opponent, the Port Alberni Bombers locked up a playoff spot after the Oceanside Generals  defeated the Lake Cowichan Kraken on Wednesday evening. The Bombers will face the Generals in the opening round with the series starting on Wednesday March 1st at Oceanside Place. There is […]

Bombers Up for League Awards

The VIJHL Award nominations came out this week and a few Bombers made the list of best players in the VIJHL. Chase Pacheco (Rookie of the year), Felix Plendl (Unsung Hero) and Tanner Burt (Rookie of the year) all made the list compiled by all VIJHL coaches Pacheco who leads all Bombers in scoring has […]

Bombers Have Plenty to Celebrate at the Break

The Port Alberni Bombers hit the Christmas break with plenty to celebrate as they return to their family and friends.  The “Bomb Squad” as they’re affectionately referred to, are coming off back-to-back shutouts, the latter coming against the defending VIJHL Champion Peninsula Panthers. Felix Plendl has been solid as a rock for the Bombers in […]

Power & Pacheco Help Bulldogs to BCHL Win

When the Bulldogs were hit hard last week with both injuries and suspensions, they didn’t have to look far for help. With several key players out of the line-up, the Bulldogs added Blake Power and Chase Pacheco to their line-up.  Pacheco played in both Friday and Saturday, while Power drew into the line-up for Saturday’s […]

Power Named Team Captain

The Port Alberni Bombers are proud to announce that Blake Power has been named the 2nd captain in franchise history. The captaincy opened when the Bombers traded 20-year old defenceman Evan Vasarhely to the Lake Cowichan Kraken for future considerations last week. Power, a native of Port Alberni re-joined the Bombers this season after a […]