VIJHL ANNOUNCES DECISION TO BECOME INDEPENDENT LEAGUE

After a board vote by the 11 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) franchises, the league has announced that it will become an independent league starting 2024-25 and will no longer be affiliated with Hockey Canada or BC Hockey. This decision was made to enhance the development opportunities for VIJHL players and their families and […]

Bombers Lose Close Battle on the Road

The Port Alberni Bombers lost their second one-goal game of the weekend, this time 2-1 to the Oceanside Generals in Parksville on Saturday night.Going into the third period tied at one, the Bombers couldn’t respond after a late goal by former Bomber Grayson Erickson put his team ahead.Owen Ditzel scored the lone Bomber goal, while […]

Bombers Conclude Season Against Generals

The Port Alberni Bombers travel to Parksville on Saturday evening to complete their 2023-24 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season with a contest against Oceanside Generals.Opening face-off is scheduled for 7:00 pm at Oceanside Place.

Bombers Lose Thriller in Shootout

They saved the best for Parent’s Night. The Port Alberni Bombers, playing their final home game of the 2023-24 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League in front of a crowd that included family and friends, suffered a 3-2 shootout loss to Comox Valley Glacier Kings on Friday night at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.Getting an inspired performance […]

Bombers at Home Friday Night

The Port Alberni Bombers, hoping to put an exclamation mark on a season of learning, host Comox Valley Glacier Kings on Friday night at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.The young team, chock full of first and second year junior-aged players who have spent more time gaining experience than winning, would like to see their 2023-24 Vancouver […]

Bombers Shutout by Islanders

The Port Alberni Bombers dropped a 6-0 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League decision to Kerry Park Islanders on Saturday night at the Kerry Park Arena.Jacob Wingfield led the Islanders, tallying a goal and two assists, while Finlay Klippenstein and Noah Hovde added one goal and one assist each.Ryder Gregga recorded the shutout for the Islanders, […]

Bombers Meet Islanders on Saturday Night

The Port Alberni Bombers, hoping to end their 2023-24 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League campaign on a positive note, travel to Fuller Lake on Saturday night to face Kerry Park Islanders.The Bombers have lost four games in a row and are hoping to upend a Kerry Park team that surrendered a 5-3 loss to league-leading […]

Bombers Hit by Storm

The Port Alberni Bombers dropped a 7-1 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League decision to Campbell River Storm on Wednesday night at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.After a scoreless first period the Storm went to work on the power play, scoring three second-period markers with the man advantage to take a 4-1 lead into the second intermission. […]

Bombers Face Storm on Wednesday

The Port Alberni Bombers face a tough test on Wednesday evening when they host Campbell River Storm in a Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) game at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.The Storm lead the VIJHL’s North Division and are the overall leader in the VIJHL with 70 points and pack a veteran lineup led by […]

Bombers Buried in Avalanche 8-0

The Port Alberni Bombers, playing shorthanded for the second night in a row, were defeated 8-0 by Comox Valley Glacier Kings in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League play Saturday night in Courtenay.Joe Weber led the Kings with two goals, while Tynan Klein-Beekman and Ryley Callan had three assists each.The best player on the ice for […]