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by Contributor on Friday May 29 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

The dream to play professional hockey in Europe was planted in Shawn Campbell’s mind while he watched his father Scott in Germany.

Scott spent 13 years with six professional hockey teams in Germany after a four-year career with Colorado College in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. It was while...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday May 20 2020

Even in these highly unusual times, Selkirk College Saints head coach Dave Hnatiuk has managed to bolster the program’s roster with talented recruits who are eager to start their post-secondary journey.

The former assistant coach with the University of Regina Cougars, Hnatiuk took the reins of the Selkirk College program last June. Though not optimum timing to sculpt a roster through...

by Interior Health Authority on Friday May 15 2020

An order by Interior Health’s Chief Medical Health Officer (MHO) closing all fitness centres, gyms, yoga studios or similar personal training facilities will be lifted on May 19.

The order, issued April 2, is being rescinded in accordance with ...

by Bob Hall on Monday May 11 2020

The Selkirk College Saints have added a pair of players to its recruitment class that are expected to make an immediate impact on the team’s success.

Brad Marshall and Bekkam Willis have committed to the Saints program for the 2020-2021 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season, packing solid resumes of Junior A experience at both ends of the ice.

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by Contributor on Thursday May 07 2020

KIJHL Communications

As Angus Amadio moves forward with his education, he hopes to carry on in Grant Sheridan’s footsteps and encourage others the way Sheridan did and hopefully inspire and lead by his example.

It’s a reason why Amadio of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks is the first recipient of the Remembering Grant Sheridan Scholarship.

The Calgary...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 28 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced Tuesday in a media release that the Junior B league will seek financial assistance from the provincial and federal governments due to the monetary impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 20-team -Junior B league followed the lead of many other sports organizations around the globe in March by cancelling the...

by Bob Hall on Sunday Apr 26 2020

The Selkirk College Saints put the official wraps on the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season at the team’s annual awards evening using tools that have become a symbol for current times.

Gathering in their homes and connected using Zoom videoconferencing, players and coaches recognized outstanding contributions in a hockey season that came to a...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

It’s not the ending Selkirk College Saints’ captain Parker Wakaruk anticipated.

On March 12, the Saints had traveled to Langley and were preparing for the first-round British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoff series against the Trinity Western University Spartans when they received news that all games were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.     

“We knew...

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