Grizzlies sweep past Ghostriders to capture KIJHL Teck Cup

The Revelstoke Grizzlies captured their fifth KIJHL Teck Cup championship with a 7-1 victory over the Fernie Ghostriders Tuesday night in front of 700 spectators at the Memorial Arena in the East Kootenay City. Revelstoke, winning the KIJHL best-of-seven final 4-0, now advances to the Mowat Cup (formerly Cyclone Taylor Cup) beginning Thursday, April 16, […]

Okanagan Knights franchise sold, relocated to Quesnel

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League continues to shuffle the deck chairs on a Junior Hockey League following the announcement that the North Okanagan Knights franchise has been sold and relocated to Quesnel. The Quesnel-based hockey club will now be known as the River Rush. The sale and move was approved unanimously by the KIJHL’s […]

Junior Hockey returns to Williams Lake following sale of KIJHL franchise from Summerland

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announced today that the Summerland Steam franchise has been sold and relocated to Williams Lake, where they will now be known as the Mustangs. The sale and move was approved unanimously by the KIJHL’s Board of Governors and will take effect immediately. With the addition of the Mustangs, the […]

UPDATED: Border Bruins take stranglehold on Murdoch Division Series against Leafs

The Grand Forks Border Bruins are one victory away from advancing to the Neil Murdoch Division Final. The Bruins rolled to a 4-0 lead en route to a 5-2 win over the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff action before more than 640 fans Tuesday at the NDCC Arena. Grand Forks, leading […]

Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games begins Thursday

Minus three Provincial Sport, the Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games from February 22-25 is ready to light the torch Thursday at West Fraser Centre. Earlier this month the BC Alpine Ski, Freestyle BC, and BC Snowboard made the difficult decision to withdraw from the Winter Games due to unfavourable snow conditions in the host […]

KIJHL playoffs begin, Leafs-Border Bruins meet in Murdoch semi final

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League kicks in to playoff mode Friday with a full slate of games on the schedule. In the Neil Murdoch Division, two teams finishing the season on fire tangle in the Boundary City as Nelson Leafs face Grand Forks Border Bruins. Game two goes Saturday at the Jack Goddard Memorial […]

KIJHL announces partnership with Neuropsychology Consultant

In a media release Wednesday, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced its partnership with Dr. Michael Czarnota, the official Neuropsychology Consultant of the Canadian Hockey League. Dr. Czarnota comes with an impressive resume working with the ECHL, USHL, the CHL and its three leagues and has a desire to work with as many […]

UPDATED: Games cancelled for Alberta teams joining BCHL

The Alberta Junior Hockey League is putting the hammer down on the five teams joining the independent, British Columbia Hockey League for 2024-25 season. The AJHL said in a statement Thursday on its website that the league has “cancelled all upcoming games scheduled to be played between these five defecting teams and the remaining eleven […]

BC Hockey updates Junior A pathway

BC Hockey is excited to share a progress update on the Junior hockey pathway in B.C., and the teams looking to move from Junior A Tier 2 to Junior A Tier 1. Behind the scenes this hard work continues as a part of our commitment to elevate the Junior hockey experience in British Columbia and Yukon. […]

Dec. 12 proclaimed Christine Sinclair Day

Dec. 12 will be proclaimed Christine Sinclair Day in B.C. to recognize the extraordinary career and outstanding achievements in sport of the Canadian women’s soccer legend. “Dec. 12 is a day for our province to celebrate the extraordinary career of Christine Sinclair and her unparalleled contributions to soccer, both on and off the field,” said […]