Leafs get back to work Friday against Creston

first_imgRound two of “Who wants to play for the Nelson Leafs” goes Friday at the NDCC Arena when the Creston Valley Thunder Cats pay a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League exhibition visit.Nelson opened the pre-season with an 8-2 win over Beaver Valley Nitehawks. Leaf coach Frank Maida is scheduled to change of the lineup somewhat from Tuesday’s Team White for the Thunder Cats as he continues to look for an opening day roster.Nelson travels to Beaver Valley Sunday before playing a home-and-away series against Castlegar Rebels, with the home date Wednesday at the NDCC Arena.Nelson opens the KIJHL regular season Friday, September 13 when the Green and White face the defending KIJHL champs on banner raising night at the Castlegar Complex.Nelson returns home the following night, Saturday, September 14, to kick off the Cyclone Taylor hosting campaign against the Creston Valley Thunder Cats.last_img