KIJHL alumni recognized with BCIHL awards

  The B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League announced its league award winners for the 2021-22 season on April 29. Several Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni were recognized.   Second Team All-Stars Finn Withey (Revelstoke Grizzlies) – UVic Vikes (11GP, 5G, 3A, 8 PTS)  Kyle Bergh (Princeton Posse, Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Castlegar Rebels) SFU (12GP, […]

KIJHL announces 2021/22 Bursary Recipients

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2021-22 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies.   Eddie Mountain Division Columbia Valley Rockies – Jonah Fournier: The Canal Flats, B.C. native, […]

KIJHL Top Goalie Award winners

  Trystan Self of the Kimberley Dynamiters, Dylan Marshall of the Nelson Leafs, Colton Phillips-Watts of the Kamloops Storm and Frederick Larochelle of the Kelowna Chiefs are the divisional winners for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Top Goalie Award. Self – Eddie Mountain Division – Self led the league with 22 wins in 29 […]

Kelowna Chiefs jersey design contest

The Kelowna Chiefs have partnered with the Westbank First Nation on an exciting project to include an alternate jersey that will be designed by a syilx/Okanagan artist, and will be worn on special occasions. The alternate jersey will be worn in the upcoming 2022/23 season. The logo should demonstrate what “Chief means to you”. This […]

KIJHL Top Defenceman Award winners

  Cam Reid of the Kimberley Dynamiters, Bryce Sookro of the Nelson Leafs, Brandon Gallo of the Revelstoke Grizzlies and Ty Marchant of the Kelowna Chiefs are the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Top Defencemen for their respective divisions.   Reid – Eddie Mountain Division – “It was definitely a confidence booster going into playoffs, […]

KIJHL Playoffs Day 8 recap

March 3, 2022 The opening round of the KIJHL Teck Cup Championships are now complete after the Beaver Valley Nitehawks defeated the Creston Valley Thunder Cats in the seventh, and deciding game, 3-2. Trail product Nathan Dominici scored the winner with 6:11 remaining in the third period, his second goal of the playoffs. The Thunder […]

KIJHL Notebook: Team MVP’s

  Osoyoos Coyotes forward Jack Henderson looks poised to win the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League scoring championship. As the regular season nears completion on Feb. 19, Henderson has a seven point lead on Columbia Valley Rockies rookie Kayde Kinaschuk. While Henderson looks to land the Top Scorer crown, Kinaschuk is battling with Tristan Weill […]

KIJHL Notebook

  The 2021-22 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season wraps up on Feb. 19 and there are still two playoff spots mathematically available. This week’s KIJHL Notebook connects with the leaders of each team to talk about how their respective teams are playing as the season comes to a close.  Eddie Mountain Division Kayde […]

KIJHL Notebook

As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League winds down to the completion of its 2021-22 regular season, the KIJHL Notebook digs into what some teams are focused on as they close out their schedules. Also highlighted are the remaining matchups for some teams.   Eddie Mountain Division Columbia Valley Rockies Head Coach Briar McNaney said […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Jan. 30

Liam Noble of the Nelson Leafs, Nick Morin of the Kelowna Chiefs and Scott Thompson of the Columbia Valley Rockies hve been selected as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Jan. 30. Noble – Top Forward – The Dawson Creek native helped the Leafs earn three […]