KIJHL announces its Off-Ice Award Winners

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to recognize four individuals for their off-ice accomplishments and contributions in the Off-Ice Awards. It’s the third year the league has shined a spotlight in the categories of Community Player of the Year, Scholastic Player of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Broadcaster of the […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for April 13

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, the Teck Cup Champion’s captain Brady Schwab joins Emanuel Sequeira to talk about the Revelstoke Grizzlies and their championship run. Then we talk scholarships and bursaries with Ethan Lawczynski of the Castlegar Rebels and Kaleb Percival of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks. […]

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 […]

Percival named recipient of Jaxon Joseph Memorial Scholarship

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is pleased to announce Beaver Valley Nitehawks defenceman and team captain Kaleb Percival as the third recipient of the Jaxon Joseph Memorial Scholarship. Joseph was one of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos killed in a tragic bus crash on April 6, 2018. He started his junior hockey career […]

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 […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for March 22

Welcome to Top Shelf – the KIJHL podcast. This week on Top Shelf, Grady Sterling-Ponech of the Princeton Posse had a three assist night in Game 7 helping his team get to the Conference Finals. Emanuel Sequeira talks with him about the series and what to expect from Revelstoke. How about the play of the […]

The KIJHL Notebook – Final Four

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Teck Cup playoffs are now down to its final four.  The Beaver Valley Nitehawks and Fernie Ghostriders will battle for the Kootenay Conference championship, while the Princeton Posse and Revelstoke Grizzlies have a rematch of last year’s Okanagan-Shuswap Conference championship. Of those teams, the Posse have scored the […]

Tale Of The Tape – The Quest Continues

The ‘Quest for the Teck Cup’ continues this week as the Nitehawks prepare for their Conference Final matchup against the Fernie Ghostriders. The Hawks claimed the Neil Murdoch Division title last week with a 4-2 series win over the Grand Forks Border Bruins. Now it’s down to four teams left, all fighting for KIJHL glory […]

Junek, Percival & Stojan named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Vinay Junek (Princeton Posse), Kaleb Percival (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Connor Stojan (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 17/24. Junek – Top Forward – The Yorkton, Sask., product had three goals and three assists and […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team series leaders

  Tonight there are two important Game 5s being played – the Grand Forks Border Bruins are in Beaver Valley, and the North Okanagan Knights visit the Princeton Posse. Heading into tonight, Knights rookies Nolan Kelly and Gage Parrell are 1-2 in points – Kelly has 19 points in eight games, while Parrell has 15. […]