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 and added to it with victories over Grand Forks (7-5), Castlegar (3-2) and Sicamous (4-1). In the three games their power-play went 3-for-15, while the penalty-kill was 11-for-12.


Fernie Ghostriders
Last Week: 2
Record: 26-8-3-1
The Ghostriders defeated the Columbia Valley Rockies 3-2 and the Golden Rockets 4-0. Their power-play went 0-for-10 and the penalty-kill went 6-for-6.


Grand Forks Border Bruins
Last Week: Honourable mention
Record: 23-10-2-2
The Border Bruins lost to the Nitehawks 7-5 and defeated the Creston Valley Thunder Cats 7-3. Their power-play went 5-for-8 – 4-for-5 against the Thunder Cats – and the penalty-kill went 9-for-11.


Princeton Posse
Last Week: Not ranked
Record: 28-8-0-1
The Posse defeated the Osoyoos Coyotes 7-2 and the Kelowna Chiefs 8-0. The power-play went 2-for-10 and the penalty-kill 10-for-10.


Kamloops Storm
Last Week: 4
Record: 27-10-0-1
The Storm defeated the Revelstoke Grizzlies 3-1, then split a two-game set with North Okanagan winning the first 5-1 and losing the second game 3-2. The power-play went 2-for-7 and the penalty-kill 8-for-8.