Skip the line-up and buy your game day tickets at Showpass

KIJHL Notebook: Playoff edition

  What a great first round of the playoffs to kick off the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Teck Cup Championships. There were several overtime thrills, tremendous action and ends off with Game 7 battles. This KIJHL Notebook focuses on the first round winners.   Eddie Mountain Division Aside from the opening period in Game […]

KIJHL Coach of the Year

  Derek Stuart, Mario DiBella, Geoff Grimwood and Carter Rigby were named Coach of the Year by Kootenay International Junior Hockey League for their respective divisions earlier in the week. Each of them shared what the recognition means to them and more. Stuart – Eddie Mountain – “It’s always nice to get recognized by your […]

KIJHL Power Rankings: Week 19

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League finished its 19th week, concluding the regular season. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on winning percentage and here is how they rank. Osoyoos Coyotes: (GP: 42 W: 33 L: 3 OTL: 2 SOL: 4) The Coyotes closed out the regular season by winning two […]

KIJHL Divisional Award Winners Announced

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has announced its Divisional Award winners for the 2021/22 season. Honours have been awarded in seven categories for the Doug Birks, Eddie Mountain, Neil Murdoch and Bill Ohlhausen divisions: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the […]

Division-leading Leafs head into last two games of season

First responders get in free, playoffs start next Tuesday The Nelson Leafs will look to re-prime their pre-playoff pumps with two at-home matches this Friday and Saturday. Coming off a loss to the Castlegar Rebels that ended a 12-game winning streak last Friday, the Leafs host the Beaver Valley Nighthawks Friday, and the Grand Forks […]

KIJHL Notebook: Team MVP’s

  Osoyoos Coyotes forward Jack Henderson looks poised to win the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League scoring championship. As the regular season nears completion on Feb. 19, Henderson has a seven point lead on Columbia Valley Rockies rookie Kayde Kinaschuk. While Henderson looks to land the Top Scorer crown, Kinaschuk is battling with Tristan Weill […]

KIJHL Power Rankings: Week 18

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League finished its 18th week. The KIJHL Power Rankings highlights the top-five teams based on winning percentage and here is how they rank. Osoyoos Coyotes: (GP: 39 W: 31 L: 2 OTL: 2 SOL: 4) The Coyotes are KIJHL regular seasons champs after winning both their games, 8-2 versus […]

Leafs clinch top spot in division, but look to three critical final regular season games

Nelson — Three games and counting. The Nelson’s Leafs regular season is winding down with a promising roar. But the pressure’s on. The Leafs are on a 12-game winning streak, following Wednesday night’s 4-1 win over the Castlegar Rebels at the Nelson Community Complex. “We ramped up our intensity as the game progressed,” says coach […]

KIJHL Notebook

  The 2021-22 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season wraps up on Feb. 19 and there are still two playoff spots mathematically available. This week’s KIJHL Notebook connects with the leaders of each team to talk about how their respective teams are playing as the season comes to a close.  Eddie Mountain Division Kayde […]