Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for April 13

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, the Teck Cup Champion’s captain Brady Schwab joins Emanuel Sequeira to talk about the Revelstoke Grizzlies and their championship run. Then we talk scholarships and bursaries with Ethan Lawczynski of the Castlegar Rebels and Kaleb Percival of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks. […]

The KIJHL Notebook: MVP Ethan Coventry & the Dynamiters

  It’s special for Ethan Coventry to have his name linked to the KIJHL Commissioner’s Award as the Most Valuable Player for the Teck Cup playoffs. “It’s pretty nice,” says Coventry, 19. “It’s a good honour to have and mostly everyone could have got that award. It was nice to get it.” The Calgary product […]

Okanagan-Shuswap Conference bursary recipients

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2023-24 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies. Next are the recipients from the Okanagan-Shuswap Conference.   Brendan Smith – Kelowna Chiefs […]

Grizzlies claim KIJHL Teck Cup championship

    The Grizzlies captured their fifth KIJHL Teck Cup championship with a 7-1 victory over the Ghostriders at the Fernie Memorial Arena in front of 700 spectators. Daniel Wittenberg opened the scoring and captain Brady Schwab’s 2-0 goal proved to be the eventual winner. The Ghostriders broke Jozef Kuchaslo’s shutout bid with seven seconds […]

Schwab, Fyfe & Kuchaslo named KIJHL 3 Stars

      Brady Schwab (Revelstoke Grizzlies), Kesler Fyfe (Revelstoke Grizzlies) and Jozef Kuchaslo (Revelstoke Grizzlies) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending April 7/24. Schwab – Top Forward – The Snohomish, Wash., product helped the Grizzlies take a 2-0 lead in […]

Grizzlies’ Aston joins teammate, signs with ACHA Drury University

  Luke Aston of the Revelstoke Grizzlies has signed to play for the Drury University Panthers in the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division 1 for the 2024-25 season. The St. Albert, Alta. product led the Grizzlies with 44 points in 37 games, including a team high 29 assists. He’s currently second on the team with […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for April 5

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Cole Fournier of the Fernie Ghostriders joins Emanuel Sequeira and he talks about his season and playing with his brother. Brady Augot of the Revelstoke Grizzlies joins the podcast a bit later to talk about his play and what the Grizz […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup Final

  Today’s KIJHL Notebook previews the Teck Cup Final between the Revelstoke Grizzlies and Fernie Ghostriders that begins today at the Revelstoke Forum. It’s the first time these two teams battle for the Teck Cup and the Ghostriders are looking for their third championship win, first since the 2007/08 season. The Grizzlies are looking for […]

Coach of the Year: Jiri Novak – Revelstoke Grizzlies

  This week the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announces its overall award winners in seven categories – Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year.  Next is Coach of the Year – Jiři Novák of the Revelstoke Grizzlies. “Technically, I don’t think […]

Aston, Hrechka & Kunyk named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Luke Aston (Revelstoke Grizzlies), Mikkel Hrechka (Revelstoke Grizzlies) and Nick Kunyk (Fernie Ghostriders) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending April 1/24. Aston – Top Forward – The St. Alberta, Alta., product had three goals and three assists in five […]