Leafs’ Dawson signs with ACHA University of Mary

  Crae Dawson of the Nelson Leafs has committed to play for the University of Mary in the American Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 for the 2024-25 season. The Osoyoos product led the Leafs with 51 points in 40 regular season games. Dawson, who began his KIJHL career with his hometown Coyotes, says last summer […]

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. […]

The KIJHL Notebook: MVP Ethan Coventry & the Dynamiters

  It’s special for Ethan Coventry to have his name linked to the KIJHL Commissioner’s Award as the Most Valuable Player for the Teck Cup playoffs. “It’s pretty nice,” says Coventry, 19. “It’s a good honour to have and mostly everyone could have got that award. It was nice to get it.” The Calgary product […]

Eagles’ Roberts-Lee signs with ACHA Duquesne University

  Sicamous Eagles forward Warren Roberts-Lee has committed to play for the Duquesne University Dukes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association for the 2024-25 season. The 19-year-old from Beaumont, Alta., had 13 goals and 20 points in 27 games for the Eagles this season. Roberts-Lee says he grew as a leader and became more accountable […]

Okanagan-Shuswap 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. Next are the recipients from the Okanagan-Shuswap Conference.   Brendan Smith – Kelowna Chiefs […]

Grizzlies claim KIJHL Teck Cup championship

    The Grizzlies captured their fifth KIJHL Teck Cup championship with a 7-1 victory over the Ghostriders at the Fernie Memorial Arena in front of 700 spectators. Daniel Wittenberg opened the scoring and captain Brady Schwab’s 2-0 goal proved to be the eventual winner. The Ghostriders broke Jozef Kuchaslo’s shutout bid with seven seconds […]

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 […]

Schwab, Fyfe & Kuchaslo named KIJHL 3 Stars

      Brady Schwab (Revelstoke Grizzlies), Kesler Fyfe (Revelstoke Grizzlies) and Jozef Kuchaslo (Revelstoke Grizzlies) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending April 7/24. Schwab – Top Forward – The Snohomish, Wash., product helped the Grizzlies take a 2-0 lead in […]

Rebels’ Ethan Lawczynski receives Grant Sheridan Scholarship

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League and the MindRight for Athletes Society are pleased to announce that Castlegar Rebels goalie Ethan Lawczynski has been named the recipient of the Remembering Grant Sheridan Scholarship. Each year, the MindRight for Athletes Society awards the $1,500 scholarship, named in memory of the longtime Kelowna Chiefs owner and […]

Grizzlies’ Aston joins teammate, signs with ACHA Drury University

  Luke Aston of the Revelstoke Grizzlies has signed to play for the Drury University Panthers in the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division 1 for the 2024-25 season. The St. Albert, Alta. product led the Grizzlies with 44 points in 37 games, including a team high 29 assists. He’s currently second on the team with […]