KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 21 (Feb. 11/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 21st week of action for the 2023-24 regular season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on their performance over the past 10 games, including winning percentage. Beaver Valley Nitehawks Last Week: 1 Record: 32-8-0-2 The Nitehawks’ 16-game winning streak was snapped by the […]

The KIJHL Notebook – Goalie tandems

  Spokane Braves goalie Andrew Tworkowski has played the most minutes of any KIJHL goalie at 1,766 and has faced the most rubber – 1,482 shots. The next closest to Tworkowski is Osoyoos Coyote Hunter Arntsen who has faced 1,699 shots. What’s even more impressive about Tworkowski’s play is his save percentage – .911, while […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 20 (Feb. 4/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 20th week of action for the 2023-24 regular season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on their performance over the past 10 games, including winning percentage.   Beaver Valley Nitehawks Last Week: 1 Record: 30-8-0-1 The Nitehawks are on a 16-game winning streak […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team defence

  On Saturday, Jan. 27, Daniel Wittenberg (Revelstoke Grizzlies), Raphael Eloe (Spokane Braves), Anmol Garcha (Princeton Posse) and Nolan Kelly (North Okanagan Knights) all scored hat-tricks. It’s the third time this season that four players have scored three goals in a day.  The second time was on Jan. 5 when Kobe Mason (Columbia Valley Rockies), […]

Garcha, Chakrabarti & Tworkowski named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Anmol Garcha (Princeton Posse), Max Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats) and Andrew Tworkowski (Spokane Braves) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Jan. 28/24. Garcha – Top Forward – The Sherwood Park, Alta., product had five goals and three assists […]

KIJHL Power Rankings – Week 19 (Jan. 28/24)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 19th week of action for the 2023-24 regular season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on their performance over the past 10 games, including winning percentage.   Beaver Valley Nitehawks Last Week: 1 Record: 28-8-0-1 The Nitehawks are on a 14-game winning streak […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team play

This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the recent performance of teams, coaches talking about standout players and the impact that some trade deadline pick ups have had on their respective teams.   Eddie Mountain Division The Fernie Ghostriders have won seven of their last 10 games since the Christmas break and have been led offensively […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for Jan. 26

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf we have three interesting guests. The Hudl Instat Forward of the Week Kelton Shinde of the 100 Mile House Wranglers, Danish goaltender, Karl Soneff from the Nelson Leafs and philanthropic netminder, Joey Hawco of the Princeton Posse. Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast […]

The KIJHL Notebook: January leaders

  It’s the final stretch drive as the KIJHL 2023-24 regular season wraps up in a month. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the top point producers and goalies for each team in January.  Eddie Mountain Division Not only has Taylor Haggerty led the Fernie Ghostriders with five goals and five assists in six games, […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Goal leaders

  This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the goal leaders on each te am. Included will be game-winners (GWG), short-handed goals (SHG) and power-play (PPG). Last season, Keenan Ingram of the Columbia Valley Rockies led the league with 43 goals in 41 games. Osoyoos Coyote Coletyn Boyarski led with nine game-winners, and his teammate Carter […]