Border Bruins, Ghostriders and Rockies advance players

The Grand Forks Border Bruins and Fernie Ghostriders have made announcements on players advancing to junior A and the college level.   The Bruins announced that Nathan Cohen-Wallis is joining the Espanola Express in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League while Logan Hascarl has committed to Concordia University, former Bruins defenceman Byron Walker is joining Eastern Washington University and Evan Gorman […]

KI teams continue making headlines with player advancements

More Kootenay International Junior Hockey League players are landing roster spots at higher levels.   The Nelson Leafs are advancing Jack Karran, Caiden Kreitz, Kalem Hanlon and Tulsen Fawcett to the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) and Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL).   Karran, a Grand Prairie native, who will join the Selkirks Saints, was awarded the Leafs’ Most […]

Camp Talk- Snap shots into Okanagan Division teams

Welcome to Camp Talk.   An introduction to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s 2019-20 season. During Camp Talk, the KIJHL will catch up with coaches to discuss their roster, veterans and rookies fans should watch for. We kick things off in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conferences Okanagan Division.   Kelowna Chiefs – KIJHL regular seasons champs with […]

More KIJHL players advancing

Announcements of players advancing to higher levels continues to come.   Liam McLaren of the Summerland Steam is committed to Drayton Valley in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. The Kaleden, B.C. product boosted his offensive totals (12 goals, 22 points in 49 games) from his rookie season in which he put up four points in […]

Knights Saharchuk inks with AJHL’s Grizzlys

Jett Saharchuk of the North Okanagan Knights is advancing in his junior hockey career. The Fort St. James, B.C. native has signed with the Olds Grizzlys of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL).   Saharchuk returned to the Knights for his second season (2018/19), netting 26 goals and 49 points in 46 GP.   “Jett’s kind of a raw shooter. […]

Cedric LeSieur Commits to Liberty University

The Castlegar Rebels Cedric LeSieur has commited to Liberty University for the 2019-2020 season. LeSieur was acquired in a trade with the Nanaimo Buccaneers in October and made an immediate impact for the Rebels.  An incredibly hard working player that spent many extra hours working with the Rebels coaching staff all season, it has paid off. […]

Six Chiefs takes talents to higher levels

Six members of the 2018/19 Kelowna Chiefs are moving on to higher levels. Lane Paddison (Canmore Eagles), Brody Dale and Devin Sutton (Grande Prairie Storm) are headed to the Alberta Junior Hockey League, while Ryan Stack heads east to the Swan Valley Stampeders in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. Dylan Kent is headed for Adrian College in the ACHA, […]

Golden Rockets announce four players moving to Jr A

The Golden Rockets of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) Eddie Mountain Division are please to announce four Rocket players advancing to junior A.   Jaden Callen     Melford Mustangs SJHL   Riley Egan      Yorkton Terriers SJHL   Bryce Trimmer   LaRonge Ice Wolves SJHL   Ryan Baker       LaRonge Ice Wolves SJHL   […]

Revelstoke Grizzlies announce 5 players moving to Jr A

The KIJHL is know for moving many players to the Junior A and College Hockey ranks.  The Cyclone Taylor Cup and KIJHL league champions have 5 players choosing Junior A jerseys this fall. Kaeden Patrick     Langley Riverman BCHL Carter Anderson   Langley Riverman BCHL Matt Cadden         Canmore Eagles AJHL Ethan Schaeffer    […]

New Communications manager joins KIJHL

New Communications Manager for the KIJHL Emanuel Sequeira   Please welcome our first league communicaitons manager. With a Applied Communications, Journalism and Public Relations education behind him, Emanuel brings a new voice for our league’s fan base.   We have the best fans in the hockey world and it’s great that we can now help all our […]