KIJHL Power Rankings Week 11 – (Dec. 4)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 11th week of regular season action for the 2022-23 season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on winning percentage, with various tie-breakers to help decide final positions. Revelstoke Grizzlies Last Week: 1 Record: 16-1-3-3 Staying at the top are the Grizzlies, who opened […]

Top Shelf

  Welcome to episode 14 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. Kasey Miller is in his third season with the Kimberley Dynamiters; he chats with Emanuel Sequeira. Emanuel also joins Mark Berry to discuss the KIJHL Notebook on the kijhl.ca website. Kamloops Storm Head Coach Jan Ludvig talks about the much improved play of […]

KIJHL Notebook: Kostiuk new Dynamiters captain

On Remembrance Day, Kimberley Dynamiters captain Ryan Bennett made the difficult decision to retire from junior hockey because of an injury. The Dynamiters selected Jayden Kostiuk to fill his leadership role. In a recent Dynamiters Deep Dive blog, published on Nov. 27, 2022, Jesse Heinrichs wrote about the new captain, which is being used in […]

Sutter enjoying breakout season with WHL Silvertips

  Aidan Sutter, a Kamloops minor hockey product, got his first taste of junior hockey as an affiliate player with the BCHL’s Salmon Arm Silverbacks. He played his first full season in the WHL with the Everett Silvertips in 2019-20 where he currently plays. At the start of the 2020-21 season, when the WHL shut […]

Anderson, Sadownyk, Phillips-Watts named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Blake Anderson (Creston Valley Thunder Cats), Lucas Sadownyk (Princeton Posse) and Colton Phillips-Watts (Kamloops Storm) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Nov. 27. Anderson – Top Forward – The Peace River, Alberta product recorded two goals and five assists in two games for […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 10 – (Nov.27)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 10th week of regular season action for the 2022-23 season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on winning percentage, with various tie-breakers to help decide final positions. Revelstoke Grizzlies Last Week: 1 Record: 15-1-2-3 The Grizzlies maintain their top position after a 3-0 […]

Top Shelf

Episode 13 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast is loaded with great interviews. This is our longest one yet, but worth it. Co-host Mark Berry speaks with Revelstoke Grizzlies voice Bob Loeppky and North Okanagan Head Coach Liam McOnie. KIJHL Director of Communications Emanuel Sequeira spoke with Kelowna Chiefs rookie Oliver King of Glasgow, […]

KIJHL Notebook: BCHC Prospects Game experience

  When Ryan Larsen was added to the KIJHL Top Prospects team late due to an injury/illness to another player, that gave the Kamloops Storm three players in the B.C. Hockey Conference Prospects Game, which started with Owen Aura and Jake Phillips-Watts. Larsen ended up with a goal and two assists, including helping set up […]

Livingstone having excellent junior season with Mavericks

  Creston Valley Thunder Cats alumnus Jake Livingstone is having a tremendous season as he continues to climb Minnesota State’s scoring list for defencemen. Livingstone, last year’s CCHA Defenseman of the Year, has 3-10-13 on the season, and is tied for the Maverick’s team point-scoring lead. Those totals rank him 45th in the NCAA. He […]

Ingram, Bourgeois and Seibel named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Keenan Ingram (Columbia Valley Rockies), Adam Bourgeois (North Okanagan Knights) and Austin Seibel (North Okanagan Knights) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending November 20, 2022. Ingram – Top Forward – The Calgary product had five goals and two assists in two games, helping […]