BCIHL’s Vikes land Eagles captain Smith

  Sicamous Eagles captain Alex Smith has committed to the UVic Vikes of the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League for the 2024-25 season. Smith had 31 points in 43 regular season games and added four points in seven KIJHL Teck Cup playoff games. This past season, the High River, Alta. product developed a greater sense of […]

ACHA Duquesne University add Eagles goalie Marshall

  Dylan Marshall of the Sicamous Eagles has signed to play for Duquesne University Dukes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division 1 for 2024-25. Marshall, 20, went 15-5-0 in 21 games for the Eagles this season helping them qualify for the KIJHL Teck Cup playoffs. The Saskatoon, Sask., product grew as a leader and […]

Eagles’ Roberts-Lee signs with ACHA Duquesne University

  Sicamous Eagles forward Warren Roberts-Lee has committed to play for the Duquesne University Dukes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association for the 2024-25 season. The 19-year-old from Beaumont, Alta., had 13 goals and 20 points in 27 games for the Eagles this season. Roberts-Lee says he grew as a leader and became more accountable […]

Okanagan-Shuswap Conference bursary recipients

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2023-24 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies. Next are the recipients from the Okanagan-Shuswap Conference.   Brendan Smith – Kelowna Chiefs […]

Rookie of the Year: Owen Dewitt

  This week the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announces its overall award winners in seven categories – Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year.  Next is Rookie of the Year – Owen Dewitt of the Sicamous Eagles. Dewitt (2007-born) is […]

Eagles alum Shea Weber gets B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame call

Sicamous Eagles alum Shea Weber (2000-02) was announced as part of the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame 2024 class along with his Montreal Canadiens teammate Carey Price. Weber, selected 49th overall by the Nashville Predators in the 2003 NHL Draft, is one of hockey’s finest all-around defencemen. He played his minor hockey and started his […]

Young Guns: Gabe Bergeron

  Gabe Bergeron of the Sicamous Eagles is this week’s Young Guns, presented by the Next Shift Network, as he saved 54 of 56 shots in a 2-1 loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies. Bergeron had a 2.05 goals against average with a .964 save percentage while playing in front of family who came to watch […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Player playoff experience

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Teck Cup playoffs begin today. The Kimberley Dynamiters will be looking to defend their title, while the Princeton Posse have their sights on winning their first league championship after repeating as President’s Cup regular season champions. This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights previous playoff experience and stats that some […]

Doug Birks Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for Feb. 16

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf,  Emanuel Sequeira talks with the Hudl Instat Forward of the Week Gage Parrell of the North Okanagan Knights and Spokane Braves 20-year-old freshman, Karsen Kendall. Leading off the episode, Emanuel talks with Alex Smith of the Sicamous Eagles about his two seasons […]