Top Shelf podcast for Jan. 13

Welcome to episode 19 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This week, Emanuel talks with two KIJHL players who had strong weekends in the BCHL; Matt Fleet of the Kimberley Dynamiters and Nathan Dominici of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks. Branden Toye has a wealth of BCHL experience; now that he’s back with his hometown Kamloops Storm, […]

Haggerty, Hughes and Phillips-Watts named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Taylor Haggerty (Fernie Ghostriders), Nicholas Hughes (Sicamous Eagles) and Colton Phillips-Watts (Kamloops Storm) have been selected the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Jan. 8, 2023. Haggerty – Top Forward – The Sherwood Park, Alberta product collected four goals and eight points in two games to help the […]

Fan energy ramps up intensity for Christmas Classic

  Since 2004-05, the Kimberley Dynamiters and Fernie Ghostriders have faced each other in the Christmas Classic. The two meet again today and tomorrow. It’s the atmosphere that Dynamiters Head Coach-GM Derek Stuart looks forward to as he says it’s pretty special. “That’s the coolest part about it. It’s crazy, like a Game 6 or […]

KIJHL Notebook: Lethal Ingram leads high-octane Rockies

  Led by Keenan Ingram, who is tied for the KIJHL lead in goals with 26, the Columbia Valley Rockies are the highest scoring team in the league with 132 goals. Later into this edition of the KIJHL Notebook, we’ll get into more detail about the Rockies offence as well as the other 18 teams, […]

KIJHL Notebook: Impressive recovery for Spring after broken leg

  In the second round of last season’s KIJHL Teck Cup championships, Carter Spring, who played for the Kimberley Dynamiters, had a season-ending injury against the Columbia Valley Rockies in Game 2. He sustained a fracture just above his ankle, which was also dislocated after a scoring opportunity on the penalty-kill when he was kind […]

Ghostriders alumnus Carr growing loved veggies

  The seed planted that grew Matthew Carr’s interest in farming vegetables happened by accident. The former Fernie Ghostrider was in a Grade 11 biology class doing an experiment when he became really interested in how plants are bred, specifically how they can grow roots on stem tissue and vice versa. That led to him […]