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. […]

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 […]

Smith playing well for BCHL’s Centennials

  Jacob Smith spent a full season with the Revelstoke Grizzlies last season winning the KIJHL Teck Cup Championship and earning a bronze medal at the Cyclone Taylor Cup. The Trail, B.C. product debuted in the league as an affiliate player in 2019-20, playing four games with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks. Smith, who plays for […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 16 – (Jan. 8)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 16th 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: 23-4-3-3 The Posse […]

KIJHL Notebook: Team defence

  In this week’s KIJHL Notebook, the coaches from the Kimberley Dynamiters, Grand Forks Border Bruins, Princeton Posse and Revelstoke Grizzlies spoke about their team defence and goaltending. Those teams have allowed the fewest goals against in their respective divisions. Eddie Mountain Division The Columbia Valley Rockies have allowed 75 goals in 29 games. Their […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 15 – (Jan.1)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 15th 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: 2 Record: 22-4-1-3 The Posse […]

KIJHL Notebook: Lethal Ingram leads high-octane Rockies

  Led by Keenan Ingram, who is tied for the KIJHL lead in goals with 26, the Columbia Valley Rockies are the highest scoring team in the league with 132 goals. Later into this edition of the KIJHL Notebook, we’ll get into more detail about the Rockies offence as well as the other 18 teams, […]

KIJHL Power Rankings Week 13 – (Dec. 18)

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 13th 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. Revelstoke Grizzlies Last Week: 1 Record: 18-2-3-4 The Grizzlies go into the Christmas break No.1 as […]

KIJHL Notebook: Impressive recovery for Spring after broken leg

  In the second round of last season’s KIJHL Teck Cup championships, Carter Spring, who played for the Kimberley Dynamiters, had a season-ending injury against the Columbia Valley Rockies in Game 2. He sustained a fracture just above his ankle, which was also dislocated after a scoring opportunity on the penalty-kill when he was kind […]