Rnd 1, Gm 1: Steelers survive ‘pure chaos’

Steeler Ben Ruthven’s one-timer past Whaler goalie Mark Paton was the difference Feb. 14. (Grandview Steelers) Ben Ruthven scores shorthanded for 1-0 series lead over Whalers BURNABY WINTER CLUB – They weren’t shot out of a cannon onto home ice – but the Grandview Steelers put forth their toughest performance in months to open the […]

Steel Curtain playoff preview: Round 1

Left to right: Markus Johansen, Ryan Sullivan, and Gabe Adam will be crucial for playoff success. (Alistair Burns) Shaw Conference’s postseason begins with Steelers v. Whalers BURNABY WINTER CLUB – It’s our favourite time of the year! The fifth-seed Grandview Steelers will lace up against the fourth-place White Rock Whalers. What are the keys to […]

Steelers send Panthers golfing (4-3, OT)

Steeler Steven Konechny made a remarkable effort in overtime Feb. 11. (Alistair Burns / Grandview Steelers) Grandview’s Steven Konechny puts teammates on his back for comeback ‘W’ in regular season finale BURNABY WINTER CLUB – The Grandview Steelers scratched numerous veterans for the upcoming postseason. But one older face still made a major impact against […]

Sockeyes steamroll Steelers, 9-1

Grandview’s Kori Belanger was the lone Steeler to score Feb. 4. (Alistair Burns / Grandview Steelers) Grandview rookie Belanger: ‘Defence is just pride…that’s what we need’ BURNABY WINTER CLUB – Are cannonballs allowed in Pacific Junior ‘A’ rinks? All kidding aside, creative solutions are sorely needed to stop the 2023-2024 Richmond Sockeyes juggernaut. The Sockeyes […]

Tanner’s back! Milne scores twice, 4-1

Tanner Milne led Grandview to a comeback win over Pt. Coquitlam Jan. 28. (Alistair Burns / Grandview Steelers) Team’s top scorer returns from illness to ensure victory over Pt. Coquitlam BURNABY WINTER CLUB – It certainly wasn’t pretty. But the Grandview Steelers still took two points from a gritty 4-1 victory over the Pacific Junior […]

Ice Hawks trounce Steelers, 8-3

Grandview goalie Shayan Kermany faced 40 Delta shots Jan. 22. (Alistair Burns / Grandview Steelers) Regardless of loss to league champions, Grandview closes in on playoff berth BURNABY WINTER CLUB – The Grandview Steelers just need to win one more game and they will clinch a spot in the Pacific Junior ‘A’ (PJHL) postseason. But […]

Wolf Pack maul Steelers, 6-1

Grandview’s Luke Cox chats with North Van’s Anthony Reimer Jan. 14. (Alistair Burns / Grandview Steelers) Grandview goes 0-for-4 on PP in likely play-off preview BURNABY WINTER CLUB – The Pacific Junior ‘A’ (PJHL) play-offs are a month away – and there’s a feeling of déjà vu around the Grandview Steelers and North Vancouver Wolf […]

Q & A: Luke Cox on his 150th game

“I love every guy in that room. I want to play for them,” Luke Cox said Jan. 7. (Alistair Burns / Grandview Steelers) Fifth-year Steeler ‘wears heart on sleeve’ for Grandview club BURNABY WINTER CLUB – In junior hockey, it’s rare to skate for the same team for five years. Rarer still to lace up […]

Captain drives Steelers to OT victory

Captain Gabe Adam put his teammates on his back Dec. 20. (Alistair Burns / Grandview Steelers) Gabe Adam’s two goals leads Grandview to 4-3 win over North Van BURNABY WINTER CLUB – True leadership involves risk, especially in three-on-three overtime. With mere seconds left, Grandview captain Gabe Adam’s risk to skate hard into the slot […]

Whalers sink Steelers, 4-1

Steeler Luca Rizzardo (left) makes a move around Whaler Cohen Massey Dec. 17. (Grandview Steelers) Ex-Steeler Nathan Bran scores hat trick in dominant performance against former club BURNABY WINTER CLUB – The Steelers created scoring chances and outshot the White Rock Whalers. But the Grandview defensive corps skated into a former Steeler juggernaut called Nathan […]