The KIJHL Notebook – Final Four

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Teck Cup playoffs are now down to its final four.  The Beaver Valley Nitehawks and Fernie Ghostriders will battle for the Kootenay Conference championship, while the Princeton Posse and Revelstoke Grizzlies have a rematch of last year’s Okanagan-Shuswap Conference championship. Of those teams, the Posse have scored the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for March 1

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Levi Hall of the Fernie Ghostriders earned a 51-shot shutout in Game 2 of the Playoffs. Emanuel Sequeira talks with him about the performance.  He also chats with Nolan Kelly of the North Okanagan Knights. Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – […]

Kelly, Slobodian & Hall named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Nolan Kelly (North Okanagan Knights) and Kaden Slobodian and Levi Hall (Fernie Ghostriders) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Feb. 25/24. Kelly – Top Forward – The Calgary, Alta product had three goals and three assists in two games […]

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 […]

Eddie Mountain Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team goal leaders

  Who doesn’t like goals? This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights each team’s top snipers. Before getting into that, on Tuesday night, the Creston Valley Thunder Cats gave the goal judge plenty of work in a 14-3 victory over the Spokane Braves. Austin McLean was credited with the eventual winning goal as he scored to give […]