KIJHL Notebook: Stellar playoff performers

The second round of the KIJHL Teck Cup championships has continued, if not raised how good the play has been. There have been impressive performances offensively and defensively, especially in goal. The defending KIJHL champion Revelstoke Grizzlies are waiting to see who they will play between the Princeton Posse and North Okanagan Knights in the […]

KIJHL alumni recognized by WCHL

  On Saturday, Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni Ty Marchant (Kelowna Chiefs) and Josh Olson (Revelstoke/Sicamous/Princeton) were among players the Western Collegiate Hockey League recognized for their regular season awards. Marchant, who plays for Arizona State University, was named to the All-League Second Team, the All-Rookie Team and Rookie of the Year. He had […]

Bablitz, Percival and Trzaska named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

    Brayden Bablitz (Princeton Posse), Kaleb Percival (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Peyton Trzaska (Princeton Posse) have been selected the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 5. Bablitz – Top Forward – The Sherwood Park, Alberta product scored three goals and added an assist in two games to help […]

KIJHL Notebook: Key performers

  The first round of the KIJHL Teck Cup championships did not disappoint. Fans watched as lower seeds Fernie and Creston Valley won their respective series. Plus there were several big performances by players. The second round will feature a pair of rematches from last season’s first round as the Thunder Cats face the Beaver […]

Top Shelf podcast for Feb. 24

Welcome to episode 26 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. In this episode, host Mark Berry discusses the first round Teck Cup Playoff series and talks with Princeton Posse Head Coach Mark Readman while co-host Emanuel Sequeira catches up with Coletyn Boyarski of the Osoyoos Coyotes.   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – E26 […]

Nelson, Bourgeois and Kuchaslo named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

    Dayton Nelson (Princeton Posse), Adam Bourgeois (North Okanagan Knights) and Jozef Kuchaslo (Revelstoke Grizzlies) have been selected the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Feb. 19, 2023. Nelson – Top Forward – The Cranbrook native helped the Posse take a 2-0 series lead on the Summerland Steam with […]

KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup playoffs

In speaking with coaches leading up to the start of the KIJHL Teck Cup playoffs for this Notebook, Kamloops Storm bench boss Jan Ludvig likely provided the best quote as the Quest for the Teck Cup begins tomorrow. “It’s gonna be like a good boxing match,” said Ludvig of their matchup with the Sicamous Eagles. […]

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 each of the league’s four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 21 – (Feb. 11)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 21st and final week of regular season 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.   Princeton Posse Last Week: 1 Record: 31-7-3-3 The Posse won the KIJHL’s President’s Cup […]

Posse wins KIJHL President’s Cup

  The KIJHL congratulates the Princeton Posse on a tremendous regular season as they have captured the President’s Cup as the overall regular season champions. It’s their first President’s Cup in their 20-year history. The Posse closed out the 2022-23 regular season with a record of 31-7-3-3 and won eight of their last 10 games. […]