Kamloops Storm

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Kamloops Storm
Kamloops Storm.jpeg
CityKamloops, British Columbia, Canada
LeagueKootenay International Junior Hockey League
ConferenceOkanagan/Shuswap
DivisionDoug Birks
Founded1996 (1996)–97
Home arenaKamloops Memorial Arena
ColoursBlue, red, silver and white
                   
General managerCanada Matt Kolle
Head coachCanada Steve Gainey
Websitewww.kamloopsstormhockey.com
Franchise history
1996-97Osoyoos Rebels
1997-01Osoyoos Heat
2001–06Osoyoos Storm
2006–presentKamloops Storm
Kamloops Storm Team Picture 2013–2014
Kamloops Storm Team Picture 2014–2015
Kamloops Storm Team Picture 2017–2018
Kamloops Storm Team Picture 2017–2018

The Kamloops Storm are a junior ice hockey team based in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the Doug Birks Division of the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL). They play their home games at The Kamloops Memorial Arena.

The Storm played in Osoyoos, British Columbia until 2006, when they were moved to Kamloops. The 2006–07 season was the first one played in Kamloops.

History[edit]

The Storm won the 2004–05 KIJHL Championship, but were eliminated by the Sicamous Eagles in the 2005–06 playoffs.

The Storm also won the Keystone Cup in 2004–05.

In the 2006–07 season the Kamloops Storm went on to capture the regular season Division banner and also the playoff division banner before losing to the Fernie Ghostriders in the League Semi Finals.

The Kamloops Storm lost in the Finals to the Fernie Ghostriders 2–4 in the KIJHL 2007–08 season.

In the 2008–09 season the Kamloops Storm went to the KIJHL playoff finals, but lost to the Nelson Leafs 0–4.

The Kamloops Storm battled to the KIJHL playoff finals again for the 2013–14 season only to drop the series to the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 2–4.

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, D = Defaults, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Records as of February 22, 2014.[1][2]

Season GP W L D OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2006–07 52 30 18 0 4 64 204 171 1st, Okanagan Shuswap Lost in League Semifinals, 0–3 (Ghostriders)
2007–08 52 29 21 0 2 60 184 148 2nd, Eddie Mountain: West Lost in Finals, 2–4 (Ghostriders)
2008–09 52 35 13 0 4 74 214 141 1st, Okanagan Lost in Finals, 0–4 (Leafs)
2009–10 50 22 21 0 7 51 178 195 5th, Okanagan Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 1–3 (Chiefs)
2010–11 50 24 24 0 2 50 165 169 2nd, Doug Birks Lost in Division Finals, 1–4 (Grizzlies)
2011–12 52 35 10 1 6 77 236 166 2nd, Doug Birks Lost in Division Finals, 3–4 (Eagles)
2012–13 52 18 28 2 4 42 167 191 4th, Doug Birks Lost in Division Semifinals, 1–4 (Knights)
2013–14 52 42 9 0 1 85 247 145 1st, Doug Birks Lost in Finals, 2–4 (Nitehawks)
2014–15 52 33 17 0 2 68 195 135 1st, Doug Birks Lost in Finals, 2–4 (Dynamiters)
2015–16 52 32 14 2 4 70 160 128 2nd, Doug Birks Lost in Division Semifinals, 1–4 (Heat)
2016–17 47 23 17 1 6 53 153 137 3rd of 5 Doug Birks
10th of 20 - KIJHL
Won Div Semifinals, 4–2 (100 Mile House)
Lost Division Finals, 1–4 (Heat)
2017–18 47 18 24 3 2 41 146 171 4th of 5 Doug Birks
13th of 20 - KIJHL
Lost in Div Semifinals, 2–4 (Grizzlies)

Playoffs[edit]

Records as of March 23, 2014.[3][4][5]

Season 1st Round 2nd Round 3rd Round Finals
2006–07 W, 4–1, Sicamous W, 4–0, Revelstoke L, 0–3, Fernie
2007–08 W, 3–1, Summerland W, 4–0, Princeton W, 4–3, Revelstoke L, 2–4, Fernie
2008–09 W, 4–2–2, round-robin W, 4–0, Princeton W, 3–2, Sicamous L, 0–4, Nelson
2009–10 L, 1–3, Chase
2010–11 W, 4–1, Sicamous L, 1–4, Revelstoke
2011–12 W, 4–3, North Okanagan L, 3–4, Sicamous
2012–13 L, 1–4, North Okanagan
2013–14 W, 4–1, Sicamous W, 4–0, 100 Mile House W, 4–1, Osoyoos L, 2–4, Nitehawks
2014–15 W, 4–1, Sicamous W, 4–1, 100 Mile House W, 4–1, Osoyoos L, 2–4, Kimberley
2015–16 L, 1–4, Chase
2016–17 W, 4–2, 100 Mile House L, 1–4, Chase
2017–18 L, 2–4, Revelstoke

NHL alumni[edit]

Awards and trophies[edit]

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