KIJHL mourns passing of Posse’s Morton Johnston

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is saddened to share news of the passing of Princeton Posse assistant coach Morton Johnston, who perished in a motor vehicle accident on Sunday. Prior to serving as a coach with his hometown team, the Princeton, BC product also suited up for the Posse in 159 regular season games […]

Teck Cup Championships Round 3 G6 recap

March 26, 2023 Princeton Posse Revelstoke Grizzlies Two second-period goals lead Princeton past Revelstoke (Princeton wins series 4-2) Kassius Kler had a big game for the Posse, netting the winning goal and setting up the equalizer in a 2-1 victory over the Grizzlies. Kler set up Dayton Nelson for his eighth goal to tie the […]

Border Bruins’ Gorrill signs with ACAC Voyageurs

  Grand Forks Border Bruin Karsten Gorrill is joining teammate Matteus Reis to play for the Portage College Voyageurs in the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference next fall. Gorrill played 86 career KIJHL games in the regular season and playoffs combined with Kimberley, Creston Valley, then finishing with Grand Forks. He recorded eight goals and 25 […]

Border Bruins’ Reis signs with ACAC Voyageurs

  Matteus Reis of the Grand Forks Border Bruins will play for the Portage College Voyageurs in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference in the fall. “I’m super excited to be a Voyageur next season and to further my academic studies while pursuing my athletic goals,” said Reis, a Kelowna product who began his KIJHL career […]

Top Shelf podcast for March 24

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast, episode 30. In this week’s playoff edition guests include players Tristan Weill from the Kimberley Dynamiters, Sean Mitchell from the Princeton Posse, Head Coaches Ryan Parent of the Grizzlies, Mark Readman of the Posse and Derek Stuart of the Nitros. Enjoy.   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – […]

KIJHL Notebook: Clutch performers

  Congratulations to the Kimberley Dynamiters who advanced to the KIJHL Teck Cup Final for the fifth time in seven years. They will be trying to win their fourth league title, and first since 2017-18. Kimberley’s first league title was won in 1979-80 when the Knights defeated the Trail Junior Smoke Eaters. With the Dynamiters […]

Knights’ Seibel set to be a King

  North Okanagan Knights goalie Austin Seibel is “pretty pumped” to have signed to play for the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Dauphin Kings for the 2023-24 season. He received the offer early from the MJHL organization and took it as a complement and accomplishment. In his first season in the KIJHL with the Knights, Seibel […]

Mitchell, Dixon-Reusz & Self named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

    Sean Mitchell (Princeton Posse), Spencer Dixon-Reusz (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Trystan Self (Kimberley Dynamiters) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 19. Mitchell – Top Forward – The Calahoo, Alberta product had a goal and assist for the Posse, who had a split […]

Rebels’ Wallace signs with ACHA Warriors

  Castlegar Rebels defenceman Liam Wallace will play for the Waldorf University Warriors in the American Collegiate Hockey Association in Albert Lea in Southern Minnesota next season. The former Red Deer Elk played 72 regular season games with the Rebels, registering a goal and 13 points. He had one assist in seven Teck Cup championship […]

Steam captain Waldbillig signs with BCIHL’s Lakers

  Summerland Steam captain Cole Waldbillig has committed to play for the Okanagan Lakers in the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League. Steam Head Coach-GM Mark MacMillan says his two-year captain “is a great all-around player.” “He’s a great kid, great competitor and comes to the rink wanting to win,” says MacMillan. “He plays hard every night, […]