KIJHL, PJHL announce creation of BCHC

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League and the Pacific Junior Hockey League are pleased to announce the creation of the British Columbia Hockey Conference. This new organization represents a partnership between two of Western Canada’s premier junior hockey leagues to advance their level of competitive hockey in British Columbia. The British Columbia Hockey Conference’s inaugural […]

New Wave: Fernie Ghostriders

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has an exciting new wave of rookie talent entering the 2022-23 season, which begins on Sept. 23. Leading up to the start of the season, we will highlight those players from each team. Next in the New Wave series are the Fernie Ghostriders. The Ghostriders finished third in […]

Hockey School Dates Added

The Fernie Ghostriders will be hosting their 2022 Ghostriders Hockey School from August 29 – September 1st, 2022 at the Fernie Memorial Arena. This camp will include 4 on-ice training sessions, conducted by the Ghostriders Coaching Staff. Ice sessions will focus on skill development with an emphasis on shooting, passing, small area play and edge […]

Ghostriders’ Schulmeister joins MJHL’s Blues

  Earning opportunities to improve his skills with the Fernie Ghostriders helped Matthew Schulmeister get a chance at the Junior A level with the Winnipeg Blues for the 2022-23 season in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. Last season the Calgary, Alberta product had 10 points in 30 games for the Ghostriders in his lone season […]

Ghostriders’ Nelson excited to join SJHL’s Ice Wolves

  Loaded with confidence and improved skills, Fernie Ghostrider Dayton Nelson is headed for the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League to play for the La Ronge Ice Wolves for the 2022-23 season. Nelson spent three seasons in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) and last season the Cranbrook native had 22 goals and 37 points […]

KIJHL announces 2021/22 Bursary Recipients

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2021-22 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies.   Eddie Mountain Division Columbia Valley Rockies – Jonah Fournier: The Canal Flats, B.C. native, […]

Year End Awards

As another season comes to an end for the Fernie Ghostriders, the team held their year-end awards banquet for the players, staff, board members, billets, and families this past Sunday night. As the organization says goodbye to three graduating players, President Barb Anderson and the coaching staff handed out team jerseys and Ghostriders watches to […]

Spring Camp Details

2022-2023 Ghostriders Spring Identification Camps (2007 and older) The Fernie Ghostriders of the KIJHL are excited to partner with the Coquitlam Express to host their 2022 Spring Camp April 1-3. If you’re taking your hockey career to the next level the first step would be attending our upcoming Spring Identification Camps. With the Ghostriders partnering […]

Ghostriders’ Mitchell commits to Oregon Ducks

  In the last two years, Nick Mitchell has seen two of his dreams come true. One has been playing for his hometown Fernie Ghostriders. He grew up going to games  and always wanted to be a Ghostrider. He was such a big fan that he created his own YouTube channel when he was younger. […]

KIJHL Notebook: Team MVP’s

  Osoyoos Coyotes forward Jack Henderson looks poised to win the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League scoring championship. As the regular season nears completion on Feb. 19, Henderson has a seven point lead on Columbia Valley Rockies rookie Kayde Kinaschuk. While Henderson looks to land the Top Scorer crown, Kinaschuk is battling with Tristan Weill […]