Chiefs’ Marchant joins ACHA’S ASU Sun Devils

  Ty Marchant of the Kelowna Chiefs has signed to play for Arizona State University Sun Devils in the ACHA Division 1 for the 2022-23 season. The Kelowna product spent three seasons with the Chiefs, playing 93 career KIJHL regular season games, putting up 77 points.  Marchant said his time with the Chiefs allowed him […]

Chiefs’ Lowry signs with BCIHL Lakers

  Jordan Lowry of the Kelowna Chiefs is joining teammate Patrick Reynolds, signing with the Okanagan Lakers in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. Lowry, a Kelowna product, spent three seasons with his hometown team, putting up 65 points in 111 regular season games and adding nine points in 22 Teck […]

Chiefs’ Reynolds signs with BCIHL’s Lakers

  Patrick Reynolds of the Kelowna Chiefs has signed to play for the Okanagan Lakers in the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. The Calgary product spent three seasons with the Chiefs, putting up 33 goals and 61 points in 75 games. The 6-4, 195-pound forward added 10 points in 12 Teck Cup […]

Mattila joins Kids Help Phone council

  Since February, KIJHL alum Myles Mattila, founder and director of the MindRight for Athletes Society, has sat on the Kids Help Phone National Youth Council (NYC). Mattila is among approximately 20 youth nationally involved in the new initiative focusing on building a strong foundation for the National Youth Council to offer more meaningful opportunities […]

Summer Skills and Main Camp Registration

Upcoming Events 2022 SUMMER SKILLS CAMP We are running weekly skills sessions over the summer to help stay sharp for next season. The ice is open to all Junior aged players. About this event: Kelowna Chiefs Summer Summer Skills Ice. Practice Jersey and Socks will be provided. Sessions will be run by Kelowna Chiefs Staff. […]

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, […]