With the recent information that was presented by the BC Health Authority and more specifically a timeline from via sport of a full return to competition on Sept. 7. We are happy to say “Hockey will be back!’ With this information, comes the task of reorganizing. As a non-profit entity the Revelstoke Grizzlies Junior […]

KIJHL DOUG BIRKS BURSARY RECIPIENTS

WEST KELOWNA – The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has selected 13 student-athletes and one game official who competed during the 2020-21 season to receive league bursaries, including three from the Doug Birks Division. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post secondary studies. The recipients were chosen from a large […]

GRIZZLIES SPEERBRECKER JOINS MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE VALIANTS

The Manhattanvile College Valiants program checked off a lot of boxes for Revelstoke Grizzlies captain Raymond Speerbrecker. First is the school itself, which he says is very well regarded and gives people opportunity for employment after hockey. Among them are more than 12,500 internship opportunities, more than 3,500 employer connections and in 2018, 89 per […]

GRIZZLIES VULCANO ATTRACTED TO WINNING JIMMIES PROGRAM

Brenden Vulcano is going from one winning organization to another. The Revelstoke Grizzlies defenceman will join the University of Jamestown Jimmies in the American Collegiate Hockey Association next fall. He will also be joining some former Grizzlies teammates already there and they compare it to being in Revelstoke. “Just that familiarity and the same kind […]

GRIZZLIES MCWILLIS ADDED TO KINGS ROSTER

Tyden McWillis is getting another shot at showcasing himself at the junior level. The Revelstoke Grizzlies rookie has joined the B.C. Hockey League’s Powell River Kings. It’s an opportunity that means a lot for the 17-year-old Kelowna native.   “It means my hard work with the Grizzlies was recognized by my coach Ryan Parent,” says […]

GRIZZLIES THANK THEIR 20 YEAR OLD PLAYERS

Unfortunately, these 5 young men did not have the opportunity to finish their junior careers on the ice, in the game. We would like to take this time to thank each of them for everything they have done for our organization, and the entire city of Revelstoke over the previous 3 years. We are proud […]

GRIZZLIES DESOUZA MAKES ROCKETS ROSTER

          Jackson DeSouza, of the Revelstoke Grizzlies,in action with the Kelowna Rockets against the Portland Winterhawks at Prospera Place on February 7, 2020 in Kelowna. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)   The COVID-19 pandemic made Jackson DeSouza’s stint with the Revelstoke Grizzlies shorter than hoped, but the 17-year-old says playing […]

CLOTHING LINE DOING WELL FOR FORMER GRIZZLIES PLAYER

Veronica and Matt Cadden are operating their own clothing business called HNY-BDR short for Honey Badger. Cadden played three years in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with the Revelstoke Grizzlies Matt Cadden photo     A passion for fashion and clothes led to Matt Cadden and his sister Veronica to start HNY BDR – […]

KIJHL ACCEPTING BURSARY APPLICATIONS

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is now accepting league bursary applications for the 2020/21 season. For more info click here…

KIJHL NOTEBOOK – LEADERSHIP

Revelstoke Grizzlies captain Raymond Speerbrecker has been focused on following the safety protocols and setting a good example for his teammates despite COVID-19 challenges.   “You’re doing it so that a younger guy in the room can look at you and say, a third year guy can do it, that means I can do it,” […]