The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) held its 2021 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 12th, with league members meeting virtually to cover a wide range of topics and approve a number of new measures and initiatives.
2021 SEASON DATES & SCHEDULE FORMAT
The KIJHL is excited to continue planning for the 2021/22 season, which is slated to kick off on Friday, October 1st and conclude on Sunday, February 20th. All 20 of the KIJHL’s member clubs will complete a 42-game regular season schedule that includes eight games against divisional opponents and two games each against teams in the opposing division within the same conference.
The playoffs will begin on Tuesday, February 22nd as 16 teams compete for the KIJHL’s Teck Cup championship and the honour of representing the league at the 2022 Cyclone Taylor Cup in Delta, BC.
“After a difficult season for our teams, staff and players, we’re very excited by the positive indications that we will be back on the ice under normal conditions this fall,” says KIJHL commissioner Jeff Dubois. “Most of all, we are looking forward to welcoming fans back into our arenas and enjoying the in-game atmosphere that makes our league special.”
The KIJHL will continue to follow all guidance and protocols from the BC government, ViaSport and BC Hockey in planning a safe return to the ice.
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