KIJHL announces its Off-Ice Award Winners

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to recognize four individuals for their off-ice accomplishments and contributions in the Off-Ice Awards. It’s the third year the league has shined a spotlight in the categories of Community Player of the Year, Scholastic Player of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Broadcaster of the […]

Kootenay Conference Bursary recipients

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2023-24 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies.   We begin with the recipients from the Kootenay Conference. Kaden Slobodian – Fernie […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for March 15

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This week, J.P. Desabrais of the Grand Forks Border Bruins scored the GWG in Game 1 of the Neil Murdoch Division Final, Emanuel Sequeira talks with him about the goal and his first full season of Junior hockey. Back to back hat-tricks for Revelstoke Grizzlies’ Forward Ethan […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team series leaders

  Tonight there are two important Game 5s being played – the Grand Forks Border Bruins are in Beaver Valley, and the North Okanagan Knights visit the Princeton Posse. Heading into tonight, Knights rookies Nolan Kelly and Gage Parrell are 1-2 in points – Kelly has 19 points in eight games, while Parrell has 15. […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Special teams

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will have a new Teck Cup champion this season after the Columbia Valley Rockies defeated the defending champion Kimberley Dynamiters in five games.  The Kimberley Bulletin newspaper reported it’s the first time in over a decade that the Dynamiters have been eliminated in the opening round, dating back […]

Langdon, Fisher & Shebansky named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Matthew Langdon (Princeton Posse), Cole Fisher (Fernie Ghostriders) and Ethan Shebansky (Grand Forks Border Bruins) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 3/24. Langdon – Top Forward – The Sherwood Park, Alta., product had three goals and three assists […]

Chakrabarti, Fleming & Shebansky named February 3 Stars

  Luke Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats), Colton Fleming (North Okanagan Knights) and Ethan Shebansky (Grand Forks Border Bruins) have been selected as the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Month for February. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The Surrey product had nine goals and 10 assists in nine games  […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup performances

  What a great start to the KIJHL Teck Cup playoffs. Nine games have gone to overtime and one double overtime. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on areas of team and individual performances. Eddie Mountain Division The Fernie Ghostriders have themselves within a victory of advancing to the second round after their 2-1 double overtime […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Player playoff experience

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Teck Cup playoffs begin today. The Kimberley Dynamiters will be looking to defend their title, while the Princeton Posse have their sights on winning their first league championship after repeating as President’s Cup regular season champions. This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights previous playoff experience and stats that some […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 22 (Feb. 18/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 22nd and final week of action for the 2023-24 regular season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on their performance over the past 10 games, including winning percentage.   Princeton Posse Last Week: 3 Record: 35-8-0-1 The Posse closed out the regular season […]