KIJHL Notebook: Team Performance

  With most KIJHL teams now completed the quarter-mark of their 42-game schedule, we dig into how they have been performing in this week’s KIJHL Notebook.   Eddie Mountain Division Atop of the Eddie Mountain Division, the Columbia Valley Rockies have eight wins in 13 games. The Rockies earned a split last weekend, in which […]

KIJHL 3 Stars of the week: ending Oct.31

  Grayson Chell and Cole Waldbillig of the Summerland Steam as well as McCoy Bidewell of the Fernie Ghostriders are the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 31. Chell – 1st Star- In three games, all wins for the Steam, Chell collected three goals and seven […]

KIJHL 3 Stars of the week – period ending Oct.17

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is happy to announce its 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 17. The stars are Hayden Stocks of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks, McCoy Bidewell of the Fernie Ghostriders and Cole Senum of the Kamloops Storm. Stocks – 1st Star- The Edmonton, Alta., product racked […]

Ghostriders Hockey School Announced

The Fernie Ghostriders will be hosting their 2021 Ghostriders Hockey School for all ages on August 30 – September 3, 2021 This camp will include 5 ice times and 4 dryland training sessions, all conducted by the Ghostriders Coaching Staff. All ice sessions will be focused on skill development with a focus on shooting, passing, […]

Breaking: Training Camp Details Announced

The Fernie Ghostriders are excited to announce that the 2021/22 training camp dates have been set.  Training camp will run from September 10-12 at the Fernie Memorial Arena. With Covid-19 limiting viewings this past season it is very important for our hockey operations staff to get as much information on players. Players attending the camp […]

Attention: Billets Needed

The Fernie Ghostriders are currently looking for Billet Families for the 2021-22 season. If you are interested in becoming a billet family please contact

Breaking: KIJHL Releases 2021-22 Schedule

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has released its 2021-22 regular season schedule, with 16 teams in action on opening night October 1st. The league is pleased to welcome back the 100 Mile House Wranglers, Beaver Valley Nitehawks, and Spokane Braves after a season away. With all 20 clubs hitting the ice, the KIJHL returns […]


When former BCHL player Ty Valin saw that the Fernie Ghostriders were looking to hire a new head coach-GM, he knew he had to apply. “Opportunities come along and you have to jump at them when they are there,” he says. “When you do, you have to embrace them. You have to take full advantage […]


The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Fernie Ghostriders are pleased to announce the hiring of Ty Valin as the club’s newest Head Coach & General Manager. Valin joins the Ghostriders from the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Whitecourt Wolverines, where he served as an assistant coach during the 2020/21 season. The Peace River native has been […]


Thomas Skelton is impressed that he was able to finish his MindRight Ride for Mental Health. He applauds everyone for getting on board to help blow past the goal of raising $10,000 for MindRight, earning $15,000 in donations. More importantly, the Fernie Ghostriders associate coach and assistant GM is proud of the conversations struck on […]