2022 KIJHL AGM wraps in Fairmont Hot Springs

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League held its 2022 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 18th at the Fairmont Hot Spring Resort, marking the first time since 2019 that League Governors and Staff have been able to hold in-person meetings.  2022 SEASON DATES & SCHEDULE FORMAT The puck will drop on the 2022/23 KIJHL regular […]

KIJHL Overall Award Winners Announced

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has announced its Overall Award winners for the 2021/22 season. Honours have been handed out in seven categories: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. The overall KIJHL winners were selected from the four […]

KIJHL Divisional Award Winners Announced

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has announced its Divisional Award winners for the 2021/22 season. Honours have been awarded in seven categories for the Doug Birks, Eddie Mountain, Neil Murdoch and Bill Ohlhausen divisions: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the […]

First Round of KIJHL Playoffs begin Tuesday

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has released its first round playoff schedule, with postseason games beginning Tuesday, February 22nd. As many as 56 first round games may be played by the 16 qualifying teams, with the round set to end no later than Thursday, March 3rd. The second round will begin on Friday, March […]

Kootenay Conference Playoff Change Announced

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has announced a significant change to the Kootenay Conference playoff format for the 2021/22 season. With eight Kootenay Conference teams now having qualified for the postseason, it has been determined that the Creston Valley Thunder Cats will move from the Eddie Mountain division to the Neil Murdoch division and […]

KIJHL Announces Scheduling Changes

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has announced the following game postponements: Due to a number of positive COVID-19 cases, the following games involving the 100 Mile House Wranglers have been postponed: Friday, January 14th: 100 Mile House Wranglers at Kamloops Storm Saturday, January 15th: Sicamous Eagles at 100 Mile House Wranglers The Kamloops Storm […]

Eagles Announce Hockey Ops Changes

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Sicamous Eagles are pleased to announce the hiring of new head coach Nick Deschenes and general manager Tyler Moore. Nick joins the Eagles organization with experience as a head coach in the BCHL with the Trail Smoke Eaters and in the KIJHL with the Grand Forks Border Bruins and […]

KIJHL Announces Game Postponements

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has announced the following game postponements: Due to a number of positive COVID-19 cases, the following games involving the Summerland Steam have been postponed: Tuesday, January 11th: Summerland Steam at Princeton Posse Due to a number of positive COVID-19 cases, the following games involving the Castlegar Rebels have been […]

2022 KIJHL Trade Deadline Tracker

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s 2022 trade deadline is 4:00 PM on Monday, January 10th. This marks the deadline for transactions involving KIJHL clubs. Any player who is registered with a KIJHL team after the January 10th deadline will remain on that club’s roster for the remainder of the 2021/22 regular season and playoffs. […]

Pair of Chase Heat Games Postponed

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has announced that a pair of games involving the Chase Heat have been postponed. The postponements come as the result of a number of positive COVID-19 test results by members of the Heat organization over the past 72 hours. The following games have been postponed: Saturday, January 8th: Chase […]