KIJHL excited to participate in WCDM

Hockey Canada has announced that its board of directors has approved a Western Canadian Development Model (WCDM) pilot project for the 2024-25 season, following an extensive proposal submitted in collaboration from its four Western Members, their respective Junior A hockey leagues and the Western Hockey League (WHL). The WCDM pilot project focuses on strengthening the […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team series leaders

  Tonight there are two important Game 5s being played – the Grand Forks Border Bruins are in Beaver Valley, and the North Okanagan Knights visit the Princeton Posse. Heading into tonight, Knights rookies Nolan Kelly and Gage Parrell are 1-2 in points – Kelly has 19 points in eight games, while Parrell has 15. […]

BCIHL’s Miners ink Rockies’ Gromnisky

  Kyran Gromnisky of the Columbia Valley Rockies has signed to play for the Logan Lake Miners in the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League for the 2024-25 season. Gromnisky had 15 points in 25 games in his third season with the Rockies. The Lethbridge, Alta., product has six points in nine Teck Cup playoff games. The […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast This Week on Top Shelf, Emanuel Sequeira talks with Columbia Valley Rockies goalie Nate Glenn who’s sporting a 954 save percentage in 5 playoff games. They’ll talk about a big first round series win over the Dynamiters. Evan Douglas of the Kamloops Storm is one of those […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Special teams

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will have a new Teck Cup champion this season after the Columbia Valley Rockies defeated the defending champion Kimberley Dynamiters in five games.  The Kimberley Bulletin newspaper reported it’s the first time in over a decade that the Dynamiters have been eliminated in the opening round, dating back […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup performances

  What a great start to the KIJHL Teck Cup playoffs. Nine games have gone to overtime and one double overtime. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on areas of team and individual performances. Eddie Mountain Division The Fernie Ghostriders have themselves within a victory of advancing to the second round after their 2-1 double overtime […]