Bombers can’t rebound from early deficit

The Port Alberni Bombers spotted the South Division-leading Peninsula Panthers an early 3-0 lead and were unable to overcome the deficit, losing 5-2 at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Saturday night.Landon Turgeon, with the Bombers first home-ice goal of the 2023-24 season, and newcomer Owen Ditzel with a short-handed marker, tallied for the Bombers.

Saturday night hockey – Bombers host Peninsula

The Bombers host Peninsula Panthers tonight at 7 pm at the Alberni Valley Multiplex. Tonight’s contest is the only game the Bombers will play this week. After last weekend’s two losses to the Oceanside Generals, the Bombers hope to get back on the winning track against a Panthers team playing their third game in five […]

Bombers Lose Again to Generals

The Port Alberni Bombers lost their second game in two nights to the Oceanside Generals, falling 9-1 to the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League champions on Saturday night in Parksville, after dropping a tough 2-0 decision the previous evening in Port Alberni.The Generals led 2-0 after one period, but a four-goal outburst in the second […]

Bombers and Generals Tangle Again

The Bombers travel to Parksville to take on the Oceanside Generals for the second night in a row. The team hopes to avenge a tough 2-0 loss to Generals on Friday and will be looking for the same work ethic and quality goaltending they received last night. Action starts at 7 pm at Oceanside Place

Bombers Lose Tough Battle to Champs

The Port Alberni Bombers suffered a tough 2-0 loss to Oceanside Generals on Friday night at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.Playing at home for the first time this season the Bombers held their own against the reigning Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League champions, but goals by Jacob Thomas, with his fifth goal of the season, and […]

Bombers host Oceanside Generals in Home Opener

The Port Alberni Bombers, after opening their regular season with two games on the road, return to the friendly confines of the Alberni Valley Multiplex to host the reigning Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) champion Oceanside Generals on Friday night at 7 pm.The Bombers record currently stands at one win and one loss early […]

Bombers Struggle Early in Loss to Kraken

The Port Alberni Bombers found themselves trailing early and couldn’t recover, falling 8-4 to the Lake Cowichan Kraken on Friday night at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena.Trailing 2-0 after five and a half minutes, the Bombers got a goal from Landon Turgeon to get within one goal before the game was eight minutes old, but […]

Bombers Road Show Continues in Lake Cowichan

The Port Alberni Bombers travel to Lake Cowichan on Friday evening to take on the Kraken fresh off the heels of Thursday night’s 3-1 victory over the Buccaneers in Nanaimo. The Kraken, who have yet to play a regular season contest, were 1-3 during the pre-season. Splitting two games with the Oceanside Generals and dropping […]

Bombers in Flight After Season Opening Win

The Port Alberni Bombers spotted the Nanaimo Buccaneers an early first period goal, then scored three markers of their own in the second frame to defeat the Nanaimo Buccaneers 3-1 at the Nanaimo Ice Center.Goals by Brodie Howell, Zachary Ellis-Winters and Kash Nicklin, the latter two coming less than two minutes apart were all the […]

Bombers begin VIJHL season this weekend

The Port Alberni Bombers begin their 2023-24 regular season campaign with a pair of road games this Thursday and Friday night. First up will be the Nanaimo Buccaneers on Thursday at the Nanaimo Ice Center, followed by a Friday evening tilt against the Lake Cowichan Kraken at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena. Both the Buccaneers […]