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by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 25 2020

To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of British Columbians, the 2020 BC Summer Games that were scheduled for July 23-26 in Maple Ridge have been cancelled.

“Keeping British Columbians safe and healthy is our top priority. Through conversations with leadership at the BC Games Society, it became clear that there was no viable path forward to host the Games this year and...

by Contributor on Saturday Mar 21 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Being on the bench of the WHL’s Spokane Chiefs, it’s another step closer to Adam Maglio realizing his ultimate goal of coaching in the NHL.

Working with head coach Manny Viveiros and assistant coaches Adam Deadmarsh and Dustin Donaghy, Maglio says he wouldn’t be there were it not for playing in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 12 2020

Hours after the National Hockey League announced it has put a pause on the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League followed with news the Junior B League has indefinitely suspended the 2019/20 playoffs due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19.

News of the decision was announced on the KIJHL website Thursday afternoon.

“The KIJHL...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 09 2020

The Trinity Western University Spartans finished a hefty 21 points ahead of the Selkirk College Saints in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season. The upshot of matching up against tough odds in the first round of the playoffs is that once the puck drops to start the BCIHL semi-final between the Spartans and Saints, they embark at the exact same 0-0 score....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 03 2020

L.V. Rogers Bombers overcame a slow start to bounce Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 66-36 at West Kootenay Junior Boys Basketball Playoff Tournament Saturday at the Hangar in Nelson.

Nathan Humphrey led the Bombers against SHSS in the Consolation Final with 18 points.

Jake Wheeler had 13 while Mika Whitefield, Griffin Phillips and Cole Woodward each added eight points.

The...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 02 2020

The Selkirk College Saints will ride the underdog train into the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs after clinching the final spot in the run for the championship.

The Saints returned to the West Kootenay from a weekend roadtrip on Vancouver Island with one out of a possible four points, but it was enough to secure fourth place in the BCIHL regular season...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 28 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Jeff Dubois has been hired as the new Commissioner for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the league announced today.

Dubois will succeed Larry Martel, who will continue in his duties through the conclusion of the 2020 Cyclone Taylor Cup in 100 Mile House. Dubois will take over the...

by Benjamin Phillips on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

 The British Columbia Hockey League announced today the various league award winners from the regular season, with two Trail Smoke Eaters receiving three of the awards.

Kent Johnson - 

Along with already claiming the Brett Hull Trophy as the leagues leading scorer with 101 points in 52 games, Johnson has been named the winner of the Vern Dye Memorial Trophy and...

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