Braves bring back Michael Bay as Head Coach

  (SPOKANE, Wash.) – The Spokane Braves will have a new, but familiar face behind their bench for the 2024-25 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season. Michael Bay is returning as he last coached the Braves in the 2019-20 season leading them to a third-place finish in the Neil Murdoch Division with a record of […]

Doug Birks Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

Wranglers seeking Head Coach-GM

  The 100 Mile House Wranglers Junior A Hockey Club has an immediate opening for a longtime Head Coach- General Manager. Primary Objective Head Coach and General Manager is responsible for ensuring each of our players receive the absolute highest possible program value in keeping with the standards of the Wranglers whom they represent. Coaches […]

KIJHL alum Rigby having success with WHL’s Cougars

  Carter Rigby is in his second season as an assistant coach with the WHL’s Prince George Cougars. Rigby joined the Cougars after being the head coach-GM of the Osoyoos Coyotes and before that was an assistant coach with the Summerland Steam. His junior hockey career began with the Cougars, where he played seven games […]

Neil Murdoch Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

Chakrabarti Bros. & Soneff named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Luke and Max Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats) and Karl Soneff (Nelson Leafs) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Feb. 18/24. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The Surrey native scored five goals and three assists in a home and […]

Bill Ohlhausen Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

Eddie Mountain Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 22 (Feb. 18/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 22nd and final week of action for the 2023-24 regular season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on their performance over the past 10 games, including winning percentage.   Princeton Posse Last Week: 3 Record: 35-8-0-1 The Posse closed out the regular season […]

Posse defends KIJHL’s President’s Cup title

  The Princeton Posse have won the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s President’s Cup, finishing first overall with a record of 35-8-0-1 in 44 games. The Posse defeated the Summerland Steam on the road as Justice Loewen scored his 13th goal to give the Posse a 2-1 lead early in the second period, en route […]