Quick Shift: A look at the Fernie Ghostriders

  Welcome to Quick Shift, which provides a preview of each of the 20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams, with insights from their respective general manager/head coach heading into the regular season. Next is the Fernie Ghostriders in the Eddie Mountain division. The Ghostriders finished fourth in their division with a record of 23-14-5-2 […]

HockeyTV is now FloHockey

Fans of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will notice a few key changes when they tune in to watch their favourite team’s broadcasts this season, as HockeyTV is now part of the FloSports family and has been re-branded as FloHockey. In order to enjoy KIJHL game broadcasts during the 2023/24 season, fans who already […]

Riders Announce New Athletic Trainer for the 2023-24

The Fernie Ghostriders are excited to welcome Leigh-Amber Baxter as the team’s new Athletic Trainer and Equipment Manager. Baxter joins the Ghostriders for her first season in the newly formed Jr. A league. Leigh-Amber is a Registered Massage Therapist, having graduated from Georgian College in Barrie, Ont. Originally from Elliot Lake, Leigh-Amber worked with the […]

Full-Time Assistant Coach Position

The Fernie Ghostriders Jr A Hockey Team Are in Searching for An Assistant Coach For The Upcoming 2023-24 Season. This Is a Full-Time Position Within The Ghostriders Organization. Salary Dependent On Experience. Relocation To Fernie Is Required Team & Organization: The Assistant Coach Will Support the Head Coach / GM In All Aspects of The […]

BC Hockey approves KIJHL for Junior A status

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) is thrilled to announce that the league and its 20 member clubs have been reclassified as Junior A, Tier 2 beginning the 2023/24 season following a unanimous vote by BC Hockey’s Board of Directors. The decision immediately vaults the KIJHL to Junior A status and provides an avenue […]

Hockey School Announced

The Fernie Ghostriders will host their 2023 Ghostriders Hockey School from August 21th to August 30th, 2023, at the Fernie Memorial Arena. This camp will include 7 on-ice training sessions conducted by the Ghostriders Coaching Staff. Ice sessions will focus on power skating and skill development with an emphasis on shooting, passing, small-area play and […]

Fernie Legion donates $2000 to the Ghostriders

  Legion Vice President Pat Pierce presents Ghostrider  Executive Members Rose Mangone, Barb Anderson (President) Tom Murdoch and Ruth Murdoch a cheque for $2000 for helping out at the Legion’s weekly Saturday night “Meat Draw” The Ghostriders thank the Fernie Legion for their donation !

Ghostriders’ MacDuff signs with SMU Huskies

Fernie Ghostriders forward Ethan MacDuff will play for the Southern Maine University Huskies in NCAA Division III next season. MacDuff led the Ghostriders with 65 points in 43 games. In 86 career KIJHL games, the Lloydminster, Alberta product had 47 goals and 103 points. He added 13 points in 19 KIJHL Teck Cup championship games. […]

Eddie Mountain Bursary recipients

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2022-23 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies. Tuesday, April 18 – Doug Birks Division recipients Thursday, April 20 – Neil Murdoch Division […]

Ethan MacDuff to the Southern Maine Huskies

Ghostrider star forward Ethan MacDuff, seen here between Mike Anderson and Ty Valin holding his team MVP award. The Fernie Ghostriders are proud to announce that after winning the team MVP, Top Scorer and Top Forward awards Ethan has committed to the Southern Maine Huskies Men’s Ice Hockey team for the upcoming 2023-24 season. MacDuff […]