The Kamloops Storm has added a goaltender.
The Storm, which has lost 15 of its last 16 KIJHL games, acquired Wade Moyls from the North Delta Devils of the Pacific International Junior Hockey League. Kamloops traded goaltender Marcus Beesley to the Nelson Leafs last week.
Moyls, a 6-foot-6 Kamloops native, started with the Storm, but was traded to the Osoyoos Coyotes, with whom he was the player of the month for September. Osoyoos traded him in November.
The Storm is scheduled to play three games this weekend. On Friday, it is to play the Penticton Lakers in 100 Mile House, which is set to be home to the Lakers franchise in 2013-14.
Kamloops will return to McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre on Saturday, 7 p.m., against the Nelson Leafs, and Sunday, 5 p.m., against the Sicamous Eagles.
After this weekend, the Storm will have 10 games remaining — five at home, five on the road — before the regular season ends on Feb. 16.
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Brett Watkinson, a rookie forward with the Storm, is one of the subject of a television series starting tonight on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.
The program is titled Hit The Ice, and features 20 male first nations hockey players in a camp atmosphere. The first episode will run at 8 o’clock, on APTN, which is Channel 51 on Shaw systems. There will be re-airings on Saturday, 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon.
Watkinson is a 6-foot-0 winger from Lillooet. The 17-year-old has played in 30 games with Kamloops, scoring five times.
The 13-episode series has already been filmed, and follows the 20 players at an NHL-like training camp in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que. Watkinson was selected after impressing former NHL player John Chabot at the national aboriginal championships in Saskatoon in May.