KIJHL Notebook: Lethal Ingram leads high-octane Rockies

  Led by Keenan Ingram, who is tied for the KIJHL lead in goals with 26, the Columbia Valley Rockies are the highest scoring team in the league with 132 goals. Later into this edition of the KIJHL Notebook, we’ll get into more detail about the Rockies offence as well as the other 18 teams, […]

Rockets Action Summary – Columbia Valley Takes A Pair From The Rockets

Friday, Dec.16th, 2022  Rockies 8  Rockets 3      An early Xmas present for valley hockey fans this weekend, with a pair of games featuring the Golden Rockets and Columbia Valley Rockies in a home-and-home series.  Action got underway Friday night in Invermere where the southern club, after surrendering an initial goal, recovered and rolled […]

Top Shelf Podcast for Dec. 16

Welcome to episode 16 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. Jace Myers is a Wrangler, in more ways than one. When the 20-year-old from Williams Lake isn’t playing out of the South Cariboo Recreation Centre, he’s riding on the back of a 1 ton Bull. Emanuel Sequeira chats with #13. Mark Berry talks with […]

KIJHL Notebook: Impressive recovery for Spring after broken leg

  In the second round of last season’s KIJHL Teck Cup championships, Carter Spring, who played for the Kimberley Dynamiters, had a season-ending injury against the Columbia Valley Rockies in Game 2. He sustained a fracture just above his ankle, which was also dislocated after a scoring opportunity on the penalty-kill when he was kind […]

Rockets Action Summary – Strong Third Period Comeback Gains Valuable Point

Tuesday, Dec.13th, 2022   Kimberley 4  Rockets 3      A hometown Dynamiter crowd of just under 500 were anticipating a repeat of last Saturday’s Nitro’s win, but a gritty Rockets third period comeback forced overtime before a winner was decided.      Kimberley held most of the play through the first two periods of […]

Burke, Aebly, Sweet named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Tyler Burke (Sicamous Eagles), Ethan Aebly (Golden Rockets) and Brett Sweet (Columbia Valley Rockies) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending December 11. Burke – Top Forward – The Vernon product collected six goals in two games, helping the Eagles earn a pair of […]

KIJHL Notebook: Levi Hall and his Hall of Fame grandfather

Being a goalie kind of runs in the Hall family. Levi Hall of the Golden Rockets became one because of his grandfather Glenn, who only happens to be a Hockey Hall of Famer and one of the 100 greatest NHL players of all time. Levi’s older brother Luke Hall plays goal for the Portage College […]

Rockets Action Summary – Weekend Split For Rockets

     A home-and-home series between the Rockets and the Ghostriders saw each team utilize their home-ice advantage, as the two teams split the two weekend games.  While Saturday’s contest in Fernie saw a bushel-full of goals, Friday’s matchup was a ’nail-biter’…………… Friday, Dec.2nd, 2022  Rockets 3  Fernie 2      It was a classic […]

KIJHL Notebook: Kostiuk new Dynamiters captain

On Remembrance Day, Kimberley Dynamiters captain Ryan Bennett made the difficult decision to retire from junior hockey because of an injury. The Dynamiters selected Jayden Kostiuk to fill his leadership role. In a recent Dynamiters Deep Dive blog, published on Nov. 27, 2022, Jesse Heinrichs wrote about the new captain, which is being used in […]