The KIJHL Notebook – Goalie tandems

  Spokane Braves goalie Andrew Tworkowski has played the most minutes of any KIJHL goalie at 1,766 and has faced the most rubber – 1,482 shots. The next closest to Tworkowski is Osoyoos Coyote Hunter Arntsen who has faced 1,699 shots. What’s even more impressive about Tworkowski’s play is his save percentage – .911, while […]

Chakrabarti, Nimmo & Stojan named January 3 Stars

  Luke Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats), Lohgan Nimmo (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Connor Stojan (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) have been selected as the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Month for January. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The Surrey product scored six goals and racked up 13 assists in nine […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 20 (Feb. 4/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 20th week of action for the 2023-24 regular season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on their performance over the past 10 games, including winning percentage.   Beaver Valley Nitehawks Last Week: 1 Record: 30-8-0-1 The Nitehawks are on a 16-game winning streak […]

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.