The Slobodian Family Thanks Our Broadcast Team

Our Cookie, Doughnut and Cinnamon Bun Eatin  Broadcast Crew, John, Scotty, Budgie and Dan, Ted was missing when this was taken. D-man Kaden Slobodian came to Fernie in a trade with the Campbell River Storm near the end of the 2021-22 season and played the next two seasons with the Riders as a top pairing defenseman. Last […]

Kootenay Conference Bursary recipients

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2023-24 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies.   We begin with the recipients from the Kootenay Conference. Kaden Slobodian – Fernie […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for April 5

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Cole Fournier of the Fernie Ghostriders joins Emanuel Sequeira and he talks about his season and playing with his brother. Brady Augot of the Revelstoke Grizzlies joins the podcast a bit later to talk about his play and what the Grizz […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup Final

  Today’s KIJHL Notebook previews the Teck Cup Final between the Revelstoke Grizzlies and Fernie Ghostriders that begins today at the Revelstoke Forum. It’s the first time these two teams battle for the Teck Cup and the Ghostriders are looking for their third championship win, first since the 2007/08 season. The Grizzlies are looking for […]

Aston, Hrechka & Kunyk named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Luke Aston (Revelstoke Grizzlies), Mikkel Hrechka (Revelstoke Grizzlies) and Nick Kunyk (Fernie Ghostriders) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending April 1/24. Aston – Top Forward – The St. Alberta, Alta., product had three goals and three assists in five […]

Ghostriders this Week April 1st /24

Most of the Photos courtesy of trainer Leigh-Amber Baxter the Ghostriders fixer Cole Fournier, Taylor Haggerty, Jeff Dubois (KIJHL Commissioner) Cole Fisher, Barb Anderson and Jack Lambert with the Cup and Banner Congratulations to all the players coaches and trainers on winning the Kootenay Conference banner and Cup. We know how hard you guys work. Captain […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Standout player performances

  The Kimberley Dynamiters are back to work, getting ready to compete for the 2024 Mowatt Cup, which they host April 18 to 21. “This month hasn’t been much fun for the guys,” says Dynamiters head coach-general manager Derek Stuart. “Our practices have been focused on competing, battling drills and conditioning as we’ve hit the […]

Skarsen, Sterling-Ponech & Hawco named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Ben Skarsen (Fernie Ghostriders), Grady Sterling-Ponech (Princeton Posse) and Joey Hawco (Princeton Posse) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 24/24. Skarsen – Top Forward – The Bonnyville, Alta., product scored three goals and added two assists to help […]

Ghostriders This Week March 24/24

Somebody needs to learn to juggle The Fernie Ghostriders went into Beaver Valley and won the first two games of their series with the Nitehawks, 3-2 and 6-4. Nick Kunyk played net in the first game and Levi Hall was in net for the second game. This was on BV’s Twitter feed, I still call […]