Grizzlies’ Smith joins BCHL’s Centennials

  Jacob Smith of the Revelstoke Grizzlies is taking his speed and gritty style to the Merritt Centennials of the B.C. Hockey League for the 2022-23 season. The Trail, B.C. product told www.merrittcentennials.com that he is excited to play for a team “with such great history in the best Junior A league in North America.” […]

Former Grizzlies coach wins BCHL championship

  Once the Penticton Vees defeated the Nanaimo Clippers 8-2 to sweep the B.C. Hockey League championship and claim the Fred Page Cup, it was the second time Matt Miller hoisted the trophy above his head. “It was really exciting,” said Miller, who was an assistant coach with the Revelstoke Grizzlies in 2019-20 and did […]

Alumni enter Lions Athletics HoF

  In 2015-16, KIJHL alumni Riley Spraggs and Michael Hails helped the Lindenwood University Lions men’s ice hockey team win the 2016 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I National Championship with a 2-1 victory over Iowa State.  Hails, a freshman goalie, had such a strong performance that he was selected as the Most Valuable […]

KIJHL alumni recognized with BCIHL awards

  The B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League announced its league award winners for the 2021-22 season on April 29. Several Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni were recognized.   Second Team All-Stars Finn Withey (Revelstoke Grizzlies) – UVic Vikes (11GP, 5G, 3A, 8 PTS)  Kyle Bergh (Princeton Posse, Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Castlegar Rebels) SFU (12GP, […]

Revelstoke Grizzlies to host 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup

  The city of Revelstoke and the Grizzlies to host BC’s Provincial Junior B Championship on April 13-16, 2023.   For Immediate Release April 26, 2022 Saanichton, BC – BC Hockey along with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL) and the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) are pleased […]

Grizzlies’ Weare signs with ACHA’s Jimmies

  Brandon Weare, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Teck Cup championship MVP, has signed to play for the University of Jamestown Jimmies this fall. The Revelstoke Grizzlies goalie said it’s awesome to join the ACHA Division 1 program. “Dean’s a great coach. Ryan Parent, the coach in Revelstoke, speaks very highly of him and […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Month: March

Simon Nemethy and Bryce Sookro of the Nelson Leafs, as well as Brandon Weare of the Revelstoke Grizzlies have been selected as the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Month for March. Nemethy – Top Forward – Nemethy scored eight goals and added eight assists for 16 points in 17 games, […]

Grizzlies win bronze in CTC

The Revelstoke Grizzlies are Cyclone Taylor Cup bronze medal winners thanks to a great wrist shot by Owen Chamberland, who picked the top corner on Peninsula Panthers goalie Ashton Lukan to make it 3-2.  The clinching goal came with 5:58 remaining in the third period at the Ladner Leisure Centre in Delta. Grizzlies goalie Brandon […]

KIJHL Notebook: Cyclone Taylor Cup

  The 2022 Cyclone Taylor Cup in Delta has arrived. The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) Teck Cup champ Revelstoke Grizzlies are facing the Delta Ice Hawks (host), Langley Trappers (Pacific Coast Junior Hockey champs) and the Peninsula Panthers (Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League champs). In this edition of the KIJHL Notebook, the focus […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: April 3

  Liam Noble of the Nelson Leafs, as well as Kaleb West and Brandon Weare of the Revelstoke Grizzlies have been named the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending April 3.   Noble – Top Forward – The Dawson Creek native had two goals and three […]