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

  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 Power Rankings – Week 6 (Nov. 1)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its sixth week of regular season action for the 2022-23 season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on winning percentage, with various tie-breakers to help decide after. The Revelstoke Grizzlies collected three of four points last week to maintain their top spot in the […]

THE NITEHAWKS LEGACY

The Nitehawks are among 20 teams in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League that compete for the Teck Cup.  We are proud to say that the eight KIJHL championships we have won are the most out of any active teams in our league. The teams compete to qualify for the playoffs in four divisions of five teams.

“Once a Nitehawk, always a Nitehawk.”  - Head Coach & GM Terry Jones

NITEHAWKS RESPONSIBILITY

Some of the activities Nitehawks players participate in, on a weekly basis are; playing shinny with the disabled adult program, teaching hockey to youngsters in the Hot Shot program, mentoring less fortunate youngsters at the Sanctuary program, and taking down tables at the Lion’s Club Bingo. We also participate in Cancer Society fundraising, reading and playing shinny in elementary schools, and cleaning the highway as part of the Adopt a Highway program.

NITEHAWKS DEVELOPMENT

In our 37 years in the KIJHL, seven of our players have played in the NHL, 120 have advanced to Major Junior or Junior A, and 55 players went on to play at the college level. You can check out Nitehawks player advancement by scrolling to our Alumni pages.

TOP NITEHAWK

Dallas Calvin is the all-time leading point producer on the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

He achieved: 273 points in KIJHL regular season, 98 points in KIJHL playoffs, 10 points in the Cyclone Taylor BC Championships, 14 points in the Keystone Cup, which is 395 points in total.

The most remarkable thing about this offensive achievement is that Dallas played his final year of junior eligibility with the Trail Smoke Eaters.