Chakrabarti, Fleming & Shebansky named February 3 Stars

  Luke Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats), Colton Fleming (North Okanagan Knights) and Ethan Shebansky (Grand Forks Border Bruins) have been selected as the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Month for February. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The Surrey product had nine goals and 10 assists in nine games  […]

Teck Cup playoffs Round 1 Game 6 recap

March 2/24 Kamloops Storm Sicamous Eagles Smith scores twice as Sicamous forces Game 7 against Kamloops Sicamous Eagles captain Alex Smith had a big game with two goals, including the winner, as they defeated the Kamloops Storm 2-1 in Game 6. Smith scored both goals in the opening seven minutes of the game. Ryan Larsen […]

Young Guns: Karl Soneff

  Karl Soneff of the Nelson Leafs is this week’s Young Guns, presented by the Next Shift Network, as he saved 96 of 100 shots in two games against the Grand Forks Border Bruins. He had a 39-save shutout performance and posted a .960 save percentage with a 1.79 goals against average over the two […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup performances

  What a great start to the KIJHL Teck Cup playoffs. Nine games have gone to overtime and one double overtime. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on areas of team and individual performances. Eddie Mountain Division The Fernie Ghostriders have themselves within a victory of advancing to the second round after their 2-1 double overtime […]

Knights alum Funk inks NHL deal with Capitals

  The Prince George Cougars announced today that North Okanagan Knights alum Zac Funk, 20, has signed a three-year entry level contract with the Washington Capitals. Funk played for the Knights during the 2020-21 season. “I am very grateful and honoured for this opportunity with the Washington Capitals and am looking forward to the next […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for March 1

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Levi Hall of the Fernie Ghostriders earned a 51-shot shutout in Game 2 of the Playoffs. Emanuel Sequeira talks with him about the performance.  He also chats with Nolan Kelly of the North Okanagan Knights. Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – […]

Eagles alum Shea Weber gets B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame call

Sicamous Eagles alum Shea Weber (2000-02) was announced as part of the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame 2024 class along with his Montreal Canadiens teammate Carey Price. Weber, selected 49th overall by the Nashville Predators in the 2003 NHL Draft, is one of hockey’s finest all-around defencemen. He played his minor hockey and started his […]

BCIHL’s Miners led by KIJHL alumni

  Tomorrow the Logan Lake Miners will compete in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League’s Championship tournament. The Miners won two of their 20 games this season and will face the No. 4 Simon Fraser University Red Leafs, with the winner deciding the final team for the four-team playoff bracket.  The Miners have five KIJHL […]

Kelly, Slobodian & Hall named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Nolan Kelly (North Okanagan Knights) and Kaden Slobodian and Levi Hall (Fernie Ghostriders) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Feb. 25/24. Kelly – Top Forward – The Calgary, Alta product had three goals and three assists in two games […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for Feb. 23

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Emanuel Sequeira talks with the Hudl Instat Forward of the Week Luke Chakrabarti of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats.  He also chats with Lucas Sadownyk of the Princeton Posse. Mark Berry discusses all 8 first round Playoff series. Top Shelf: The […]