KIJHL Notebook: BCHC player spotlights

  On Tuesday, the British Columbia Hockey Conference announced the rosters for the KIJHL and PJHL teams that will compete in the first annual BCHC Prospects Game on Tuesday, November 22nd at the Sardis Sports Complex in Chilliwack, BC. The team, featuring players born mainly in 2005 and 2006 with a maximum of six from […]

KIJHL official Albinati receives HC Silver-Plated Whistle

  On Saturday, November 5 in Kelowna, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League recognized one of its referees for his accomplishments during the 2021-22 season. Josh Albinati, 26, of Prince George worked the KIJHL Teck Cup Championship series between the Revelstoke Grizzlies and Nelson Leafs and was selected as one of four referees to officiate […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 7 – (Nov. 6)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its seventh 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 after. Princeton Posse Last week: 2 Record: 11-3-0-1 The Posse picked up a pair of wins over the […]

BCHC Prospects Game rosters announced

The British Columbia Hockey Conference announced today the rosters for the KIJHL and PJHL teams that will compete in the first annual BCHC Prospects Game on Tuesday, November 22nd at the Sardis Sports Complex in Chilliwack, BC. The KIJHL’s roster selection process has been guided by head coach Dave Hnatiuk, assistants Mark Readman and Ty […]

Davidson, Levesque and Cunningham named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Joe Davidson (Nelson Leafs), Dain Levesque (Kelowna Chiefs) and Damon Cunningham (Sicamous Eagles) have been selected as the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Nov. 6, 2022. Davidson – Top Forward – The Nelson product had four goals and an assist in two games […]

Top Shelf

Welcome to episode 10 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. This week Top Shelf features Fernie Ghostrider, Ethan MacDuff, while co-host Mark Berry spoke with Nelson Leafs Head Coach Adam DiBella and the voice of the Chase Heat Steve Smyth. Enjoy!   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – E10 – November 4 – MacDuff […]

KIJHL Notebook

  Before getting into the KIJHL Notebook, we want to give you a couple of facts about player and team performances. Three players in the KIJHL have earned a first star three times this season – they are Reed McLennan of the Fernie Ghostriders, Jordan Lario of the Golden Rockets and Ethan Shebansky of the […]

Steam’s Alyssa MacMillan KIJHL’s first female coach

  On Sept. 5, 2022 the Summerland Steam announced the hiring of Alyssa MacMillan as their new Assistant Coach and Director of Marketing and Advertising. MacMillan is the lone female coach in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League and the first female coach in the league. In the Steam release, MacMillan joins the hockey club after […]

Coaches, staff named for BCHC Prospects Game

The British Columbia Hockey Conference announced today the coaches and staff that will be a part of the first annual BCHC Prospects Game on Tuesday, November 22nd at the Sardis Sports Complex in Chilliwack, BC. The KIJHL’s Top Prospects team will be led by head coach Dave Hnatiuk, whose Grand Forks Border Bruins currently lead […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 6 (Nov. 1)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its sixth 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 after. The Revelstoke Grizzlies collected three of four points last week to maintain their top spot in the […]