Eagles’ Lott signs with University of Jamestown

  Sicamous Eagles goalie Jordan Lott will play for the University of Jamestown Jimmies in ACHA Division I in the fall. Lott, 20, joins the Jimmies after a season with the Eagles in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in which he won 4 of 15 games with a 3.31 goals against average and .909 […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Feb. 20

  Gage Reimer of the Sicamous Eagles, Ethan McKinley of the Osoyoos Coyotes and Bhavin Serown of the 100 Mile House have been named the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Feb. 20. Reimer – Top Goalie – The Medicine Hat, Alberta product stopped all 35 […]

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 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 […]

KIJHL Notebook

As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League winds down to the completion of its 2021-22 regular season, the KIJHL Notebook digs into what some teams are focused on as they close out their schedules. Also highlighted are the remaining matchups for some teams.   Eddie Mountain Division Columbia Valley Rockies Head Coach Briar McNaney said […]

KIJHL Notebook: January goal/assist leaders

  The KIJHL is heading into its final month of the 2021-22 regular season and teams are pushing for playoff spots. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the leading goal scorer and set up player on each team as of Jan. 24 for this month.  Eddie Mountain Division Rookie Christian Mealey and Cash Regan have […]

KIJHL Notebook: Unsung Heroes

This week’s KIJHL Notebook recognizes the unsung hero on teams. According to grammarist.com, that term first appeared in the mid-1800s, though it has its roots in ancient Greece. They say an unsung hero is a person who has achieved great things or committed acts of bravery or self-sacrifice, yet is not celebrated or recognized. The […]

Officiating gave Love extra ice time and more

Bobby Jo Love is a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni, who is officiating in the Western Hockey League and has made the jump to working games in the American Hockey League. As a defenceman, Love made his debut in the KIJHL at 17 with the Sicamous Eagles in 2013-14 collecting six assists in 32 […]

KIJHL Notebook: Team improvements

  In this week’s KIJHL Notebook, we’ve continued to focus on how teams are playing, especially from the previous weekend and moving forward. And there is news on a KIJHL team helping the Princeton Posse.   Doug Birks Division The Kamloops Storm defeated Summerland and North Okanagan on the weekend, then lost in overtime to […]

KIJHL Notebook: Sicamous Eagles and more

  This week’s KIJHL Notebook provides an update on what the Princeton Posse have been doing, and on how teams are doing, while highlighting specific players and how they are performing in certain areas.   Bill Ohlhausen Division The Osoyoos Coyotes have nine wins in 13 games and are tied for first in the division […]