KIJHL Notebook: Unsung Heroes

This week’s KIJHL Notebook recognizes the unsung hero on teams. According to, 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 […]

Rockies Weekly Roundup – Weeks 13 & 14

The Rockies kicked off the new year in week 13 with a home-and-home series against the Creston Valley Thundercats starting January 4th in Creston. The game started a level 1-1 after the first period before a penalty filled second and third period had the Rockies blow the doors wide open to ultimately finish the game […]

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 […]

Rockies Weekly Roundup – Week 11

(Bryson Monych (10) looking at his options before shooting and scoring the game-tying goal against the Kimberley Dynamiters) Week 11 was a short week for the Rockies as it only consisted of one single game against the Kimberley Dynamiters on Saturday December 11th. Kayde Kinaschuk got things going on Saturday night mid-way through the first […]

Rockies Weekly Roundup – Week 10

(Forward Drew Tkachuk (13) stays open as he waits for his teammates to free the puck alongside the boards) Week 10 was quite the roller coaster of a week for the Rockies. They started off the week on Tuesday November 30th where they lost away in Kimberley against the Dynamiters 6-1. Immediately after the tough […]

Rockies Weekly Roundup – Week 9

Before their weekend matchups against Fernie and Golden this past week, the Rockies held a “Christmas Shopping with the Rockies” event where children under the age of 12 had the opportunity to do some Christmas shopping in town with Rockies players. After purchasing all of the gifts they had on their lists, the children went […]