KIJHL Notebook

As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League winds down to the completion of its 2021-22 regular season, the KIJHL Notebook digs into what some teams are focused on as they close out their schedules. Also highlighted are the remaining matchups for some teams.   Eddie Mountain Division Columbia Valley Rockies Head Coach Briar McNaney said […]

KIJHL Notebook: January goal/assist leaders

  The KIJHL is heading into its final month of the 2021-22 regular season and teams are pushing for playoff spots. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the leading goal scorer and set up player on each team as of Jan. 24 for this month.  Eddie Mountain Division Rookie Christian Mealey and Cash Regan have […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Jan. 23

Luke Chakrabarti of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Lucas Sadownyk of the Princeton Posse and Owen Albers of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks have been selected as the KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending, Jan. 23. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The White Rock, B.C. product helped the Thunder Cats earn three […]

KIJHL Notebook: Unsung Heroes

This week’s KIJHL Notebook recognizes the unsung hero on teams. According to grammarist.com, that term first appeared in the mid-1800s, though it has its roots in ancient Greece. They say an unsung hero is a person who has achieved great things or committed acts of bravery or self-sacrifice, yet is not celebrated or recognized. The […]

Posse’s Thiessen signs with SJHL’s Ice Wolves

A late cut by the Battlefords North Stars in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Princeton Posse rookie forward Daniel Thiessen will join the La Ronge Ice Wolves for the 2022-23 season. The Sherwood Park, Alberta product got a taste of the SJHL and playing in La Ronge, while playing with the North Stars on Sept. […]

Posse’s Garcha having impressive season

Anmol Garcha of the Princeton Posse has had an impressive rookie season/Hanna Gould Photo   Anmol Garcha was “having a rookie of the year season” as his Princeton Posse Head Coach Mark Readman put it before breaking his hand early against the Summerland Steam on Dec. 10. Garcha, 18, managed to play through the injury […]

KIJHL Notebook: Team Goaltending

Brandon Weare photo/Revelstoke Grizzlies Facebook Page/Matt Timmins Photography   As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League nears the Christmas Break, the last game before Christmas is on Dec. 19, this week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on how each team’s goalie tandems have performed.   Eddie Mountain Division The Columbia Valley Rockies have 15 wins and Head […]

KIJHL Notebook

  This KIJHL Notebook takes a look at how teams performed overall in November and how some of the players made contributions to team success. There is also more good news from Princeton, a perspective on how the Posse have helped their community from a residents perspective.   Eddie Mountain Division The Columbia Valley Rockies […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Nov. 28

Anmol Garcha of the Princeton Posse, Colton Phillips-Watts of the Kamloops Storm and Bryce Sookro of the Nelson Leafs have been named the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Nov. 28. Garcha – Top Forward – The rookie from Sherwood Park, Alberta racked up seven assists in two games, and […]