Top Shelf podcast for January 27

Welcome to episode 21 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. Matteus Reis is part of the Grand Forks Border Bruins’ leadership group; Emanuel Sequeira talks with him about the season the Bruins have put together. We really put Emanuel to work this week. He chats with Columbia Valley’s Keenan Ingram, Kelowna’s Maddix McCagherty and […]

KIJHL Notebook

  Kelowna native Maddix McCagherty began his junior hockey career in the WHL with the Swift Current Broncos, who selected him in the 2021 bantam draft in the second round, 25th overall. The 16-year-old played 13 games and registered four shots. The Kelowna Chiefs announced on January 7 that they added the 5-11, 160-pound forward. […]

Ingram, Floris and Hall named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

    Keenan Ingram (Columbia Valley Rockies), Ethan Floris (Osoyoos Coyotes) and Levi Hall (Golden Rockets) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Jan. 22, 2023. Ingram – Top Forward-  The Calgary, Alberta product had six goals and two assists in three games to help the […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 18 – (Jan. 23)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 18th 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. Princeton Posse Last Week: 1 Record: 26-5-3-3 The Posse won both their games last week, picking […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 17 – (Jan. 15)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 17th week of regular season action for the 2022-23 season. Week 14 was during the Christmas break. 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: 24-5-3-3 The Posse […]

KIJHL Notebook: Education and trades

  This week’s KIJHL Notebook begins with a focus on education with insight provided by Tom McEvay, the league’s education director. McEvay answered some questions to provide players with valuable information to consider when making that important decision for their future. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.   KIJHL: In using hockey […]