KIJHL Notebook

  The first weekend of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 2023-24 season didn’t disappoint. The defending Teck Cup champion Kimberley Dynamiters won their opening game, the Eddie Mountain division regular season champs, the Columbia Valley Rockies gave Tayler Sincennes his first KIJHL win as a head coach and the Spokane Braves bounced back from […]

Quick Shift: A look at the Beaver Valley Nitehawks

  Welcome to Quick Shift, which provides a preview of each of the 20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams, with insight from their respective general managers/head coach. Next up is the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in the Neil Murdoch division. The Nitehawks finished third in their division with a 24-17-1-2 record and advanced to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nitehawks alum Connor Jones talks about Knights Cup win

  Connor Jones starred with his twin brother Kellen for the Beaver Valley Nitehawks, their hometown team, for a season in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in 2006-07. Connor joined the Vegas Golden Knights as an amateur scout last July after wrapping up his pro career in the ECHL with the Fort Wayne Komets. […]

Nitehawks’ Dominici signs with hometown BCHL’s Smoke Eaters

  Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward Nathan Dominici has signed to play for the Trail Smoke Eaters in the B.C. Hockey League next season. Dominici had 23 goals and 41 points in 39 games to lead the Nitehawks. In 75 career games, the Trail product had 36 goals and 68 points. This season Dominici played seven […]

Neil Murdoch Division 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 Wednesday, April 29 – Eddie Mountain […]

Mealey, Percival & Trzaska named Instat KIJHL March 3 Stars

  Christian Mealey (Kimberley Dynamiters), Kaleb Percival (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Peyton Trzaska (Princeton Posse) have been selected the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Month for March. Mealey – Top Forward – The Calgary product played a big part in helping the Dynamiters advance to the KIJHL Final and play for the Teck Cup. […]

Mitchell, Dixon-Reusz & Self named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

    Sean Mitchell (Princeton Posse), Spencer Dixon-Reusz (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Trystan Self (Kimberley Dynamiters) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 19. Mitchell – Top Forward – The Calahoo, Alberta product had a goal and assist for the Posse, who had a split […]

Top Shelf podcast for March 17

LISTEN to this week’s playoff edition of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. We are down to our Final 4; Princeton, Revelstoke, Kimberley and Beaver Valley. Our guests include players Trystan Self from the Kimberley Dynamiters, Curtis Gould from the Princeton Posse and Connor Stojan from the Beaver Valley Nitehawks. Also joining us for the […]