KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 21 (Feb. 11/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 21st 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. Beaver Valley Nitehawks Last Week: 1 Record: 32-8-0-2 The Nitehawks’ 16-game winning streak was snapped by the […]

The KIJHL Notebook – Goalie tandems

  Spokane Braves goalie Andrew Tworkowski has played the most minutes of any KIJHL goalie at 1,766 and has faced the most rubber – 1,482 shots. The next closest to Tworkowski is Osoyoos Coyote Hunter Arntsen who has faced 1,699 shots. What’s even more impressive about Tworkowski’s play is his save percentage – .911, while […]

Ghostriders’ alum MacDuff gets ROW honour

  Fernie Ghostriders alumnus Ethan MacDuff was named the New England Hockey Conference Rookie of the Week in NCAA Division III. MacDuff, a freshman with the University of Southern Maine Huskies, opened the scoring in their win over Castleton on Friday night and added another goal and an assist. He also scored the game-winning goal […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team defence

  On Saturday, Jan. 27, Daniel Wittenberg (Revelstoke Grizzlies), Raphael Eloe (Spokane Braves), Anmol Garcha (Princeton Posse) and Nolan Kelly (North Okanagan Knights) all scored hat-tricks. It’s the third time this season that four players have scored three goals in a day.  The second time was on Jan. 5 when Kobe Mason (Columbia Valley Rockies), […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 19 (Jan. 28/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 19th 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.   Beaver Valley Nitehawks Last Week: 1 Record: 28-8-0-1 The Nitehawks are on a 14-game winning streak […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team play

This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the recent performance of teams, coaches talking about standout players and the impact that some trade deadline pick ups have had on their respective teams.   Eddie Mountain Division The Fernie Ghostriders have won seven of their last 10 games since the Christmas break and have been led offensively […]

Shinde, Gartner & Hall selected KIJHL 3 Stars

    Kelton Shinde (100 Mile House Wranglers), Lucas Gartner (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) 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 Jan. 21/24. Shinde – Top Forward – The Terrace product had a goal and three assists in […]

The KIJHL Notebook: January leaders

  It’s the final stretch drive as the KIJHL 2023-24 regular season wraps up in a month. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the top point producers and goalies for each team in January.  Eddie Mountain Division Not only has Taylor Haggerty led the Fernie Ghostriders with five goals and five assists in six games, […]

Haggerty, Nimmo & Roberts named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Taylor Haggerty (Fernie Ghostriders), Lohgan Nimmo (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Luke Roberts (Chase Heat) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Jan. 14/24. Haggerty – Top Forward – The Sherwood Park, Alta., product had three goals and two assists to […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 17 (Jan. 14/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 17th 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.   Revelstoke Grizzlies Last Week: 1 Record: 25-6-0 The Grizzlies defeated the Summerland Steam 5-1, scoring once […]