Leafs’ Sookro signs with BCHL Bucks

  Nelson Leafs defenceman Bryce Sookro has signed with the BCHL’s Cranbrook Bucks for the 2022-23 season. The Nelson native said this is “just another step for me.”  “A pretty big step and I’m excited to be with the Bucks for next season,” said Sookro, who played two games with the BCHL organization last season […]

Eagles’ Lott signs with University of Jamestown

  Sicamous Eagles goalie Jordan Lott will play for the University of Jamestown Jimmies in ACHA Division I in the fall. Lott, 20, joins the Jimmies after a season with the Eagles in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in which he won four of 15 games with a 3.31 goals against average and .909 […]

Vote Princeton for Kraft Hockeyville

  As Lori T of Princeton put it, “Princeton takes a licking but keeps on ticking!”  A major flood last fall caused the Okanagan town upwards of $50 million in damages and led to evacuations and a boil water advisory. It came just two years after many locals had to leave their homes due to […]

Nitehawks’ alum Lucchini named Sens MVP

    Jake Lucchini, who made his junior hockey debut with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in 2010-11 and played nine games the following season, joined the Belleville Senators after being acquired from the Laval Rocket just prior to the start of the 2021-22 campaign. He was named their Most Valuable Player on May 2 as the […]

KIJHL alumni recognized with BCIHL awards

  The B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League announced its league award winners for the 2021-22 season on April 29. Several Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni were recognized.   Second Team All-Stars Finn Withey (Revelstoke Grizzlies) – UVic Vikes (11GP, 5G, 3A, 8 PTS)  Kyle Bergh (Princeton Posse, Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Castlegar Rebels) SFU (12GP, […]

Storm’s Evan Clark signs with AJHL’s Crusaders

  Evan Clark of the Kamloops Storm has signed with the Sherwood Park Crusaders of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. A Kamloops native and product of the Thompson Blazers program, the 6–0, 180 pound centre will make the jump to Junior A after a season in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. “It’s very exciting […]

Stead enjoys first pro season with SPHL’s Ice Bears

  Kristian Stead helped the Knoxville Ice Bears win their first Southern Professional Hockey League regular season title since 2009. The former 100 Mile House Wrangler earned 18 wins in his first pro season to help the Ice Bears set an SPHL record with 42 wins, to go 42-10-4. The season was a change of […]

Storm’s Cameron signs with AJHL’s Crusaders

  Hudson Cameron of the Kamloops Storm has signed to play for the Sherwood Park Crusaders in the Alberta Junior Hockey League next season. Cameron said it’s awesome to get this opportunity, which he has been working towards. “I’m super pumped to finally sign,” said the Kamloops native, who played four games in the BCHL […]

Revelstoke Grizzlies to host 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup

  The city of Revelstoke and the Grizzlies to host BC’s Provincial Junior B Championship on April 13-16, 2023.   For Immediate Release April 26, 2022 Saanichton, BC – BC Hockey along with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL) and the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) are pleased […]

Coyotes’ Hannon signs with ACHA’s Ducks

  Osoyoos Coyotes captain Nathan Hannon has signed to play for the University of Oregon Ducks in ACHA Division 1. When he spoke to Head Coach Rylee Orr, Hannon liked what he had to say about the program and their future goals, which includes going into the NCAA. “That is something I always wanted to […]