KIJHL Power Rankings Week 12 – (Dec. 11)


The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League completed its 12th 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: 16-2-3-4

Maintaining their No. 1 spot, the Grizzlies opened the weekend with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Columbia Valley Rockies. The next day in Fernie, they were handed a 6-2 loss. Porter Trevelyan led the Grizzlies with two points.

Columbia Valley Rockies

Last Week: 3

Record: 19-5-0-2

The Rockies climbed another spot with three wins last week. They defeated Fernie 5-1, as just mentioned the Grizzlies 3-2 in a shootout, and a 6-0 win over the Nelson Leafs. Reed Sparrow led the team with four points, while Keenan Ingram had three goals. Brett Sweet won two games, including a 26-save shutout performance against Nelson, while Nate Glenn picked up the other victory.

Princeton Posse

Last Week: 2

Record: 18-4-1-3

The Posse drop a spot after opening their week with a 3-2 shootout loss to North Okanagan, then defeated Creston Valley 4-1 and Kamloops 4-3 in a shootout. Tyson Horiachka and Brayden Bablitz led the Posse with four points.

Kimberley Dynamiters

Last Week: 4

Record: 18-6-1-1

The Dynamiters stay slotted fourth after a pair of wins against Fernie, 4-3 in overtime and a 3-1 win over Golden. Campbell McLean led the Dynamiters with two goals and four points. 

Grand Forks Border Bruins

Last Week: NR

Record: 17-8-1-1

The Border Bruins climb into the top-five with a pair of wins, 5-1 against Summerland and 3-2 in a shootout against Castlegar. Chad Bates led with two goals, while Ethan Soutar earned his first win as a Border Bruin.