Category: 2017-18 Season

Oceanside Generals: training camp report

PARKSVILLE — Close to 40 hockey players vying for a roster spot with the Oceanside Generals are trying to impress a new head coach this weekend. Training camp for the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League club began Friday with workouts wrapping up today at Oceanside Place in Parksville. This past off season seen some changes for the mid-island hockey...

Day 1 of Main Camp was a huge success

Parksville, BC (August 11, 2017) – The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals Day 1 of Main Camp was a huge success. Players competed in a full fitness test which included a Beep Test, 40 yard dash, Standing Long jump, and distance running. “Jake Sweet, a Midget Tier 1 goalie from Prince George, looked very good in fitness testing. He did really...

Brandon Roberge VIJHL Mini Clip

Video Credit to Mark F Berry

Generals Announce 2017-18 Schedule

PARKSVILLE, BC (July 21, 2017) – The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals will open their 27th Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season on Friday, Sep. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Rod Brind’Amour Arena against the reigning League Champion Campbell River Storm. The 2017-18 schedule features 24 home dates, consisting of 2 Wednesday, 4 Friday, 14 Saturday, and 4 Sunday matchups. The...

Billet Homes Needed for 2017/2018 Season

The Oceanside Generals are seeking Billet Homes for 2017/2018. We offer excellent renumeration and can guarantee some great hockey and other “gens family” perks. We would very much appreciate help in filling those spots. If you have any questions you can email us at billets@oceansidegenerals.com to discuss how this program can be a great experience for any household. Thank-you. #gogens...

Generals Mid Summer Camp

“We are looking forward to seeing our Returning Players, Newly Committed players and prospects this weekend as we host a mid summer Prep Camp” Contact our Head Coach and GM Jesse Hammill at 250 797 4249 or gm@oceansidegenerals.com if you have any questions or are interested in attending. #gogens #weareallgenerals

Succesful Canada Day Weekend

The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals participated to once again a successful Canada Day Parade and Canada Day Activities in Beautiful Parksville, British Columbia. The Generals are really proud of participating in Community Activities like this in Parksville. The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals next Community Activities will beach at the Kids Beach Fest in Parksville in August.

Generals participating in Canada Day

The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals will be participating in the Canada Day activities in Beautiful Parksville, British Columbia. Join the Generals for the Canada Day Parade and Join them at the Park for Canada Day Activities. More Info to Come…

Generals head coach Bickerton steps down to become president

Hammill to take over coaching chores while also serving as general manager The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals have shuffled their administration as they prepare for their next Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season. Topping the list of changes was Gerry Bickerton’s resignation as head coach. He was handed a new role as president at the Generals’ annual general meeting...

VI Introduces TV Time-outs

New to the VIJHL for the 2017/18 season, a VIJHL TV time-out. For many Island fans, it was at the Cyclone Taylor Cup in Creston that they first witnessed this strange break midway through each period. At the first stoppage in action, not involving a penalty or icing, after the 10 minute mark of the period, the officials will call a...