Earl Seitz

Earl Seitz, nicknamed "Foster" by former NHL Coach Barry Melrose when he played in Kamloops, is the "dean" of active sportscasters in British Columbia. Born and raised on a farm outside of the small village of Duchess, Alberta, Earl is into his 47th year of broadcasing in 2015, and 42nd at Broadcast Centre. His interest in media began at a very early age. In 1953, during a family visit to Kansas, he saw television for the first time. Earl and his wife Velma have two children and three grandchildren. He embraces the Kamloops Tournament Capital Brand, and the wide range of sports events it brings to the City. Earl was recognized for his contributions to the sports community with the presentation of a Lifetime Achievment Award by the Radio-Television News Directors Association in 2011.

Hicketts gets quality ice time, plus-1, in second callup of the season by Red Wings

By Earl Seitz
April 3, 2019 - 7:19am Updated: April 3, 2019 - 5:11pm

KAMLOOPS — Joe Hicketts played just over 23 minutes, the most of any of the defencemen, in his first game of his second call up of the season by the Detroit Red Wings.

Hicketts was held scoreless but was a plus-1 in Detroit's 4-1 over Pittsburgh.