Kennedy, Grishin and Hall named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Trevor Kennedy (Chase Heat), Eithan Grishin (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Levi Hall (Golden Rockets) have been selected as the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 30, 2022. Kennedy – Top Forward – The Kamloops product led the Heat with three goals and six […]

Rockets Action Summary – Two Solid Weekend Victories

     A pair of impressive wins for the Golden Rockets over the weekend, as they kept pace in the race for top spot in the tough Eddie Mountain Divisional standings.      Here’s a quick review of the Rocket’s recent impressive results………….. Friday, Oct.28th, 2022  Rockets 9  Wranglers 1      This huge score […]

KIJHL Notebook

  Twelve hat-tricks have been scored in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season play as of Oct. 26, with the last being scored on Oct. 22. Coletyn Boyarski of the Osoyoos Coyotes and Luke Chakrabarti of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats have each recorded two. Both of them recorded four goals recently.  Last season […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Gain Weekend Split

     Exciting KIJHL action continued over the past weekend on two fronts for the Golden Rockets, as they came away with one win at home, and one loss on the road, to remain near the top in the tough Eddie Mountain divisional standings.      With one month already completed in the regular season […]

KIJHL Notebook

There have been many impressive team and player performances this season and this week’s KIJHL Notebook touches on what players from the respective teams did over the weekend, including some of the games during this week. Bill Ohlhausen Division The Princeton Posse improved to 6-2 on the season with a pair of wins against the […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Take Two of Three In Extended Homestand

     Plenty of action on home ice this past weekend, as the Rockets played hosts for a trio of contests.  When the smoke cleared, the local stars came away with two victories, before coming up on the shortend of the third game Sunday afternoon against the Kamloops Storm. Friday, October 14th, 2022    Rockets 5  Sicamous […]

Top Shelf Podcast for Oct. 14

Episode 7 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast features Golden Rockets captain Jordan Lario, the voice of the Grand Forks Border Bruins Kevin McKinnon and Emanuel Sequeira, the Director of Communications for the KIJHL, talking about The KIJHL Notebook.   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – E7 – October 14 – Lario – Sequeira […]

KIJHL Notebook

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season is now three weeks old. The landscape of where teams sit in their respective divisions so far has changed from last season. Some teams are seeing early returns from the strong play of their rookies, while others are benefitting from trades for experienced players. This weeks KIJHL […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Gain Split In Weekend Play

     A pair of 4-3 decisions for the Rockets over the Thanksgiving weekend, resulting in a one-win and one-loss split, as the club continues to display significant improvement every contest. Friday, October 7th, 2022  Columbia Valley 4  Rockets 3      When two evenly-matched clubs are playing a wide-open style for the entire 60 […]

The KIJHL Notebook

  With two weekends of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action in the books, only one team remains undefeated in regulation – the back-to-back Teck Cup champion Revelstoke Grizzlies, while the Summerland Steam, are also undefeated in regulation time, but have dropped two games in a shootout. This week’s edition of The KIJHL Notebook delves […]