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by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 03 2019

West Kootenay hockey fans will get a chance to capture some of the magic that comes along with Canada’s most storied hockey franchises when the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Team touches down in Nelson this winter.

Make A Change Canada is hosting the charity hockey game on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the Nelson and District Community Complex where some of the legends of the Montreal...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

by Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

KIJHL Communications Manager Emanuel Sequeira spoke with all teams in the Neil Murdoch Division as the teams prepare to open training camp for the upcoming season.

Nelson Leafs were the first out of the gate, holding training camp over the weekend at the NDCC Arena.

Other teams begin training camp...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Aug 19 2019

As the Grand Forks Border Bruins prepare for main camp, beginning August 30th at the Jack Goddard Arena, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise can look back at the accomplishments from the past season with the announcement that a few players are moving onto Junior A and college level teams.

The Bruins announced that Nathan Cohen-Wallis is joining the...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

 A pair of Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) grads are headed to the mountains as they transition into post-secondary with the Selkirk College Saints.

Blake Sidoni and Tristen Cross spent their final season of junior hockey with the Virden Oil Capitals. With impressive resumes of success at the junior level, the pair will help fuel the Saints at both ends of the ice during the 2019-...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Thursday that play-by-play broadcaster Trevor Miller will not be returning to the organization for the 2019/20 season to pursue another job opportunity. 

Miller, 24, spent the 2018/19 season with the Smoke Eaters, calling all 58 regular season games as well as 12 playoff games during the team’s run to the Interior Division Semi...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2019 BCHL Showcase Festival presented by Bauer that will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. 

Formerly taking place at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack, the event has been split to two locations with the majority of the Mainland...

by Trevor Miller on Friday Jun 28 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce defenceman Jackson Murphy-Johnson has committed to the team for the 2019/20 season.

Murphy-Johnson, 17, comes to the Smoke Eaters after playing with the Vancouver North East Chiefs of the BC Major Midget League, where he played in all but two games over the course of his last two seasons. The 6’2”, 180-pound rearguard...

by Bob Hall on Friday Jun 28 2019

The Selkirk College Saints continue to sculpt a squad for the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season that puts emphasis on success at both ends of the ice.

Former Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) standouts Garrett Hilton and Derian Bamber have committed to the Saints for the 2019-2020 season with on-...

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