Steam’s Ouchi receives Doug Lidster Scholarship

  Mason Ouchi of the Summerland Steam didn’t realize he had received the Canucks Alumni Doug Lidster Scholarship for the Okanagan region until his mom told him. “I was pretty happy,” he said. Lidster, a Kamloops, B.C. native, played 897 NHL regular season games, collecting  343 points while spending most of his career with the […]

Chiefs’ Marchant joins ACHA’S ASU Sun Devils

  Ty Marchant of the Kelowna Chiefs has signed to play for Arizona State University Sun Devils in the ACHA Division 1 for the 2022-23 season. The Kelowna product spent three seasons with the Chiefs, playing 93 career KIJHL regular season games, putting up 77 points.  Marchant said his time with the Chiefs allowed him […]

Chiefs’ Lowry signs with BCIHL Lakers

  Jordan Lowry of the Kelowna Chiefs is joining teammate Patrick Reynolds, signing with the Okanagan Lakers in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. Lowry, a Kelowna product, spent three seasons with his hometown team, putting up 65 points in 111 regular season games and adding nine points in 22 Teck […]

Rockies’ Roger Dubielewicz recognized for outstanding service

Roger Dubielewicz volunteered for the Columbia Valley Rockies for nearly 40 years before his passing in January.  The key figure of the Rockies organization was recognized by the KIJHL with the Outstanding Service Award to open its annual general meeting at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort on June 17. Receiving the Outstanding Service Award plaque […]

Chiefs’ Reynolds signs with BCIHL’s Lakers

  Patrick Reynolds of the Kelowna Chiefs has signed to play for the Okanagan Lakers in the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. The Calgary product spent three seasons with the Chiefs, putting up 33 goals and 61 points in 75 games. The 6-4, 195-pound forward added 10 points in 12 Teck Cup […]

Steam’s Lynes signs with Nighthawks

  Jack Lynes of the Summerland Steam has signed to play with the Niverville Nighthawks of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. In his lone season with the Steam in the KIJHL, Lynes, 19, had 11 goals and 26 points in 38 regular season games. The Spruce Grove, Alberta native added four […]

Knights’ McNaughton playing close to home with MJHL Blues

  Ty McNaughton of the North Okanagan Knights has signed to play for the Winnipeg Blues in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. McNaughton began his junior career in the KIJHL with the Sicamous Eagles last season where he had a goal and five points in eight games before being traded to […]

Coyotes’ Bester joins ACHA Div 1 Eagles

  Ryan Bester of the Osoyoos Coyotes has signed to play for the Eastern Michigan University Eagles in the ACHA Division 1 for the 2022-23 season. The Beaumont, Alberta product spent three seasons in the KIJHL with the Coyotes. In 84 career regular season games, Bester put up 19 goals and 36 points, including 11 […]

Nitehawks’ Stocks signs with MJHL’s Titans

  Hayden Stocks of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks has signed to play for the Neepawa Titans in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. The Edmonton native put up 20 goals and 45 points in 42 KIJHL regular season games. He led the Nitehawks in points and ranked fourth overall among rookies and […]

Braves’ alum Feist inks with AHL’s Crunch

On Friday, the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch signed Spokane Braves alum Tyson Feist to a one-year AHL contract, General Manager Stacy Roest announced. Feist, 21, appeared in 65 games with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL last season where he served as captain. He tallied career highs in goals (15) and assists (24). The Dawson […]