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Kimberley Dynamiters
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City Kimberley, British Columbia
League Kootenay International Junior Hockey League
Conference Kootenay
Division Eddie Mountain
Founded 1972 (1972)–73
Home arena Kimberley Civic Centre
Colors Red, Black and White
              
General manager Flag of Canada Derek Stuart 2016
Head coach Flag of Canada Derek Stuart 2016

Website
www.kimberleydynamiters.net/
Franchise history
1972-90 Kimberley Knights
1991-Present Kimberley Dynamiters

The Kimberley Dynamiters are a Junior "B" Ice Hockey team based in Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the Eddie Mountain Division of the Kootenay Conference of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL). They play their home games at Kimberley Civic Centre.

The team began play in 1991, in the Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League. Kimberley also had a team, the Knights, in the KIJHL between 1972 and 1989.

HistoryEdit

The Kimberley Dynamiters name was previously used by Kimberley's now defunct senior hockey clubs that played in the WKHL, the ABCSL, and the WIHL between 1932 and 1981.[1]

The Kimberley Knights won the KIJHL in 1979/80 and the same year won the Cyclone Taylor Cup. Later, as the Dynamiters, Kimberley won the Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League championship in 1994 and 1999 as a Junior "A" team. Under head Coach Jerry Bancks who previously coached the Junior "A" team to a Rocky Mountain championship, The Dynamiters won the 2014/15 KIJHL Championship against the Kamloops Storm in a seven-game series 4 games to 2, They also placed second at the Cyclone Taylor Cup losing to the eventual Western Canadian Champions Campbell River Storm.

Captain Jason Richter was named divisional most valuable player and top scorer for division and league, Jordan Busch was named top Defenseman in the Eddie Mountain division while Coy Prevost was awarded Divisional Rookie of the year. Goaltender Tyson Brouwer was awarded the Playoff most valuable player.

Kimberley Dynamiters

Season-by-season recordEdit

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

Records as of February 22, 2014.[2][3]

Season GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
1972-73 30 11 18 1 23 143 181 3rd, East
1973-74 30 17 12 1 35 203 157 2nd, East
1974-75 34 10 24 0 20 179 228 3rd, East
1975-76 34 21 12 1 43 193 158 2nd, East
1976-77 44 19 23 2 40 188 203 3rd, East
1977-78 42 15 27 0 30 182 232 4th, East
1978-79 40 24 14 2 50 251 196 3rd, East
1979-80 40 28 11 1 57 252 192 2nd, East KIJHL Champions (Smoke Eaters)
1980-81 40 28 11 1 57 234 166 2nd, East
1981-82 42 25 14 3 53 262 217 2nd, East
1982-83 42 15 27 0 30 197 248 5th, East
1983-84 42 19 23 0 38 236 242 3rd, East
1984-85 42 13 28 1 27 229 326 5th, East
1985-86 37 6 31 0 12 156 310 5th, East
1986-87 42 6 36 0 12 156 359 4th, East
1987-88 42 17 24 1 35 220 241 4th, East
1988-89 43 23 19 1 47 212 206 3rd, East
1989-90 40 7 33 0 14 189 296 5th, East
1990-91 Did Not Participate
Season GP W L T SOL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
1991-92 52 15 35 2 32 218 276 4th, Kootenay Lost Div. Semifinals, 0-4 (Smoke Eaters)
1992-93 52 32 20 0 64 274 224 2nd, Kootenay Lost in Division Semifinals, 2-4 (Colts)
1993-94 52 40 9 3 83 339 178 1st, Kootenay RMJHL Champions, 4-1 (Huskies)
1994-95 52 26 25 1 53 263 255 3rd, Kootenay Lost in Division Semifinals, 0-4 (Colts)
1995-96 58 30 25 3 63 244 268 4th, Kootenay Lost in Division Finals, 0-4 (Ghostriders)
1996-97 60 26 34 0 52 243 282 6th, RMJHL Lost in Semifinals, 0-4 (Ghostriders)
1997-98 54 49 5 0 98 419 196 1st, RMJHL Lost in Finals, 3-4 (Colts)
1998-99 45 28 14 3 59 188 159 1st, RMJHL RMJHL Champions, 4-2 (Ghostriders)
1999-00 58 30 24 4 64 223 204 5th, AWHL
Season GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2000-01 60 34 24 2 0 70 221 227 4th, AWHL
Season GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2001-02 50 21 20 4 5 51 195 206 2nd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Finals, 2-4 (Rockies)
2002-03 50 24 19 6 1 55 204 173 2nd, Eddie Mountain Lost in League Semifinals, 0-3 (Nitehawks)
2003-04 50 19 23 6 2 46 216 217 2nd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Finals, 1-4 (Rockies)
2004-05 50 31 15 0 4 66 238 194 1st, Eddie Mountain Lost in League Semifinals, 0-3 (Nitehawks)
2005-06 50 28 15 5 2 63 225 162 2nd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Finals, 3-4 (Ghostriders)
Season GP W L OTL D Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2006-07 52 22 26 4 0 48 189 227 3rd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Semifinals, 3-4 (Thunder Cats)
2007-08 52 25 21 6 0 56 206 192 3rd, Neil Murdoch: East Lost in Division Finals, 3-4 (Ghostriders)
2008-09 52 28 17 7 0 63 193 183 4th, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Finals, 1-4 (Ghostriders)
Season GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2009-10 50 26 19 1 4 57 175 149 3rd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Semifinals, 2–4 (Thunder Cats)
2010-11 50 18 28 2 2 40 185 234 4th, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Semifinals, 0–4 (Ghostriders)
2011-12 52 36 14 1 1 74 279 162 2nd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Finals, 3–4 (Ghostriders)
2012-13 52 26 25 0 1 53 171 194 3rd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Semifinals, 0–4 (Rockets)
2013-14 52 41 7 0 4 86 176 157 2nd, Eddie Mountain Lost in Division Finals, 3–4 (Thunder Cats)
2014-15 52 32 15 2 3 69 226 124 2nd, Eddie Mountain KIJHL Champions, 4-2 (Storm)
2015-16 52 29 21 2 0 60 211 109 1st, Eddie Mountain Lost in Finals, 1-4 (Wranglers)
2016-17 47 33 13 1 1 67 211 141 2 of 5 Eddie Mountain
5th of 20 KIJHL
Lost in Division Finals, 2-3 (Nitehawks)

PlayoffsEdit

Records as of March 1, 2015.[4][5][6]

Season1st Round2nd Round3rd RoundFinals
1991–92L, 0-4, Trail
1992–93L, 2-4, Cranbrook
1993–94W, 4-0, FernieW, 4-1, CranbrookW, 4-1, Fort St. John
1994–95L, 0-4, Cranbrook
1995–96W, 4-2, CranbrookL, 0-4, Fernie
1996–97W, 4-3, CranbrookL, 0-4, Fernie
1997–98ByeW, 4-0, NelsonL, 3-4, Cranbrook
1998–99W, 4-0, Creston ValleyW, 4-2, Fernie
1999–01Playoff statistics not available
2001–02W, 4-3, Creston ValleyL, 2-4, Columbia Valley
2002–03W, 4-3, Creston ValleyW, 4-2, Columbia ValleyL, 0-3, Beaver Valley
2003–04W, 4-1, Creston ValleyL, 1-4, Columbia Valley
2004–05W, 4-2, FernieW, 4-3, Columbia ValleyL, 0-3, Beaver Valley
2005–06W, 4-2, Columbia ValleyL, 3-4, Fernie
2006–07L, 3-4, Creston Valley
2007–08W, 3-1, Creston ValleyL, 3-4, Fernie
2008–09W, 4-1, Creston ValleyL, 1-4, Fernie
2009–10L, 2-4, Creston Valley
2010-11L, 0-4, Fernie
2011-12W, 4-2, Creston ValleyL, 3-4, Fernie
2012-13L, 0-4, Golden
2013-14W, 4-1, FernieL, 3-4, Creston Valley
2014-15W, 4-1, Creston ValleyW, 4-2, FernieW, 4-1, Beaver ValleyW, 4-2, Kamloops
2015-16W, 4-1, FernieW, 4-0, Creston ValleyW, 4-1, Beaver Valley L, 1-4, 100 Mile House
2016-17W, 4-2, FernieW, 4-2, Creston ValleyL, 2-3, Beaver Valley
Notes
  1. The RMJHL playoffs had three rounds.
  2. The final 1998-99 RMJHL playoffs had two rounds.

Mowat CupEdit

SeasonChampionship Series
1993-94L, 0-3, Kelowna
1998-99L, 1-3, Vernon

Cyclone Taylor Cup Edit

Year Gold Medal Game Bronze Medal Game
Champions Score Finalists Third Place Score Fourth Place
2008 Grandview Steelers
PIJHL
4 - 3 Kimberley Dynamiters
KIJHL
Fernie Ghostriders
KIJHL
5 - 3 Victoria Cougars
VIJHL
Season Round Robin Record Standing Bronze Medal Game Gold Medal Game
2015 W, Mission City 2-1
OTL, Campbell River 3-4
OTW, North Vancouver 5-4
2-0-1 2nd of 4 n/a L, Campbell River 6-7
Silver Medalists
Notes
  1. The Kimberley Dynamiters hosted the 2008 Cyclone Taylor Cup in Kimberley, British Columbia, at the Kimberley Civic Centre.


NHL alumniEdit

Awards and trophiesEdit

Most Sportsmanlike

  • Leo Keefer: 2008-2009
  • Leo Keefer: 2007-2008
  • James Jowsey: 2014-2015

Top Scorer

  • Tommy Latouche-Gauvin: 2007-2008
  • Mike Whitequills: 2006-2007
  • Chris Kostiuk: 2005-2006
  • Chris Kostiuk: 2004-2005
  • Jason Richter: 2014-2015
  • Eric Buckely: 2015-2016

Most Valuable Player

  • Chris Kostiuk: 2005-2006
  • Chris Kostiuk: 2004-2005
  • Jason Richter: 2014-2015
  • Tyson Brouwer: 2015-2016

Rookie of the year

  • Drayson Bowman: 2004-2005
  • Coy Prevost: 2014-2015
  • George Bertoia: 2015-2016

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit



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