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 […]

KIJHL Notebook: Levi Hall and his Hall of Fame grandfather

Being a goalie kind of runs in the Hall family. Levi Hall of the Golden Rockets became one because of his grandfather Glenn, who only happens to be a Hockey Hall of Famer and one of the 100 greatest NHL players of all time. Levi’s older brother Luke Hall plays goal for the Portage College […]

KIJHL Notebook: Kostiuk new Dynamiters captain

On Remembrance Day, Kimberley Dynamiters captain Ryan Bennett made the difficult decision to retire from junior hockey because of an injury. The Dynamiters selected Jayden Kostiuk to fill his leadership role. In a recent Dynamiters Deep Dive blog, published on Nov. 27, 2022, Jesse Heinrichs wrote about the new captain, which is being used in […]

Top Shelf Podcast for Nov. 18

Episode 12 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast features interviews by Emanuel Sequeira, Director of Communications for the KIJHL, with four players that will play on the KIJHL Prospects team in the B.C. Hockey Conference Prospects game in Chilliwack on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Co-host Mark Berry speaks with Chilliwack Jets voice Ian Wilson as […]

KIJHL Notebook

  From Nov.6-13, six goalies recorded shutouts including both Princeton Posse netminders. Jozef Kuchaslo of the Revelstoke Grizzlies leads with three shutouts, which is one away from matching what he recorded last season in 16 games. Right behind Kuchaslo with two shutouts is his teammate Owen Albers, Ethan Rau of the Posse and Trystan Self […]

KIJHL Notebook: BCHC player spotlights

  On Tuesday, the British Columbia Hockey Conference announced the rosters for the KIJHL and PJHL teams that will compete in the first annual BCHC Prospects Game on Tuesday, November 22nd at the Sardis Sports Complex in Chilliwack, BC. The team, featuring players born mainly in 2005 and 2006 with a maximum of six from […]

Top Shelf Podcast for Nov. 4

Welcome to episode 10 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. This week Top Shelf features Fernie Ghostrider, Ethan MacDuff, while co-host Mark Berry spoke with Nelson Leafs Head Coach Adam DiBella and the voice of the Chase Heat Steve Smyth. Enjoy!   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – E10 – November 4 – MacDuff […]

KIJHL Notebook

  Before getting into the KIJHL Notebook, we want to give you a couple of facts about player and team performances. Three players in the KIJHL have earned a first star three times this season – they are Reed McLennan of the Fernie Ghostriders, Jordan Lario of the Golden Rockets and Ethan Shebansky of the […]

KIJHL Notebook

  Twelve hat-tricks have been scored in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season play as of Oct. 26, with the last being scored on Oct. 22. Coletyn Boyarski of the Osoyoos Coyotes and Luke Chakrabarti of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats have each recorded two. Both of them recorded four goals recently.  Last season […]

KIJHL Notebook

There have been many impressive team and player performances this season and this week’s KIJHL Notebook touches on what players from the respective teams did over the weekend, including some of the games during this week. Bill Ohlhausen Division The Princeton Posse improved to 6-2 on the season with a pair of wins against the […]