Mitchell, Reid and May named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Sean Mitchell (Princeton Posse), Cam Reid (Kimberley Dynamiters) and Roderic May (Chase Heat) have been selected the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Jan. 1, 2023. Mitchell – Top Forward – The Calahoo, Alberta product enjoyed a four-point performance that included scoring the winning goal in a 6-2 […]

KIJHL Notebook: Lethal Ingram leads high-octane Rockies

  Led by Keenan Ingram, who is tied for the KIJHL lead in goals with 26, the Columbia Valley Rockies are the highest scoring team in the league with 132 goals. Later into this edition of the KIJHL Notebook, we’ll get into more detail about the Rockies offence as well as the other 18 teams, […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 13 – (Dec. 18)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 13th 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 final positions. Revelstoke Grizzlies Last Week: 1 Record: 18-2-3-4 The Grizzlies go into the Christmas break No.1 as […]

KIJHL Notebook: Impressive recovery for Spring after broken leg

  In the second round of last season’s KIJHL Teck Cup championships, Carter Spring, who played for the Kimberley Dynamiters, had a season-ending injury against the Columbia Valley Rockies in Game 2. He sustained a fracture just above his ankle, which was also dislocated after a scoring opportunity on the penalty-kill when he was kind […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 12 – (Dec. 11)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 12th 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 final positions. Revelstoke Grizzlies Last Week: 1 Record: 16-2-3-4 Maintaining their No. 1 spot, the Grizzlies opened the […]

Top Shelf Podcast for Dec. 9

On episode 15 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast, co-host Mark Berry speaks with Beaver Valley Head Coach/General Manager Terry Jones, who just celebrated his 1,100th win in Junior hockey. Mark talks with Jones about the milestone and the 22/23 edition of the Nitehawks. Scott Burgess is a 20-year-old defenceman for the Princeton Posse, who […]

KIJHL Notebook: Levi Hall and his Hall of Fame grandfather

Being a goalie kind of runs in the Hall family. Levi Hall of the Golden Rockets became one because of his grandfather Glenn, who only happens to be a Hockey Hall of Famer and one of the 100 greatest NHL players of all time. Levi’s older brother Luke Hall plays goal for the Portage College […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 11 – (Dec. 4)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 11th 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 final positions. Revelstoke Grizzlies Last Week: 1 Record: 16-1-3-3 Staying at the top are the Grizzlies, who opened […]

KIJHL Notebook: Kostiuk new Dynamiters captain

On Remembrance Day, Kimberley Dynamiters captain Ryan Bennett made the difficult decision to retire from junior hockey because of an injury. The Dynamiters selected Jayden Kostiuk to fill his leadership role. In a recent Dynamiters Deep Dive blog, published on Nov. 27, 2022, Jesse Heinrichs wrote about the new captain, which is being used in […]

Anderson, Sadownyk, Phillips-Watts named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Blake Anderson (Creston Valley Thunder Cats), Lucas Sadownyk (Princeton Posse) and Colton Phillips-Watts (Kamloops Storm) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Nov. 27. Anderson – Top Forward – The Peace River, Alberta product recorded two goals and five assists in two games for […]