Top Shelf podcast for March 24

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast, episode 30. In this week’s playoff edition guests include players Tristan Weill from the Kimberley Dynamiters, Sean Mitchell from the Princeton Posse, Head Coaches Ryan Parent of the Grizzlies, Mark Readman of the Posse and Derek Stuart of the Nitros. Enjoy.   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – […]

KIJHL Notebook: Clutch performers

  Congratulations to the Kimberley Dynamiters who advanced to the KIJHL Teck Cup Final for the fifth time in seven years. They will be trying to win their fourth league title, and first since 2017-18. Kimberley’s first league title was won in 1979-80 when the Knights defeated the Trail Junior Smoke Eaters. With the Dynamiters […]

KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup Final Four

  The KIJHL Teck Cup championships are now down to the Kimberley Dynamiters, Beaver Valley Nitehawks, defending champion Revelstoke Grizzlies and the President’s Cup winning Princeton Posse. The Dynamiters are playing in their seventh straight Kootenay Conference Final and have faced the Nitehawks six times in KIJHL history, with each time winning three. The last […]

Top Shelf podcast for March 10

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. In this episode, guests include Carter Bettenson from the Revelstoke Grizzlies, Ollie Clement from the Beaver Valley Nitehawks, Head Coach and General Manager Brad Tobin from the Creston Valley Thunder Cats and 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup Chair Kevin Dorrius. All this and some great calls from around […]

KIJHL Notebook: Stellar playoff performers

The second round of the KIJHL Teck Cup championships has continued, if not raised how good the play has been. There have been impressive performances offensively and defensively, especially in goal. The defending KIJHL champion Revelstoke Grizzlies are waiting to see who they will play between the Princeton Posse and North Okanagan Knights in the […]

KIJHL alumni recognized by WCHL

  On Saturday, Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni Ty Marchant (Kelowna Chiefs) and Josh Olson (Revelstoke/Sicamous/Princeton) were among players the Western Collegiate Hockey League recognized for their regular season awards. Marchant, who plays for Arizona State University, was named to the All-League Second Team, the All-Rookie Team and Rookie of the Year. He had […]

Grizzlies now selling CTC tickets

  The City of Revelstoke, the Grizzlies organization and its fans are “totally excited to be able to host the province” during the Cyclone Taylor Cup April 13-16, 2023. Not only can people enjoy watching the champions of the KIJHL, VIJHL and PJHL and the Host Grizzlies, they can ski as Revelstoke Mountain Resort will […]

KIJHL Notebook: Key performers

  The first round of the KIJHL Teck Cup championships did not disappoint. Fans watched as lower seeds Fernie and Creston Valley won their respective series. Plus there were several big performances by players. The second round will feature a pair of rematches from last season’s first round as the Thunder Cats face the Beaver […]

Nelson, Bourgeois and Kuchaslo named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

    Dayton Nelson (Princeton Posse), Adam Bourgeois (North Okanagan Knights) and Jozef Kuchaslo (Revelstoke Grizzlies) have been selected the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Feb. 19, 2023. Nelson – Top Forward – The Cranbrook native helped the Posse take a 2-0 series lead on the Summerland Steam with […]

Top Shelf podcast for Feb. 17

Welcome to episode 24 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. In this episode, former National Hockey Leaguer and Revelstoke Grizzlies alumnus Aaron Volpatti joins Emanuel Sequeira to talk about his KIJHL days. It’s a preview of a special Top Shelf coming out on Sunday. Beforehand, Emanuel chats with current Grizzlie, Will McPhee, their captain, […]