KIJHL

KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois alongside Cole Berg, Will McPhee, Carter Bettenson and Owen Chamberland with the presentation of the Teck Cup. (Steve Piccollo)

Revelstoke Grizzlies hoist the Teck Cup, defeat Nelson 6-4 to become KIJHL champions

The Grizzlies are back-to-back champions following a pair of cancelled seasons

 

Salmon Arm’s Matthew Johnston of the North Okanagan Knights has been named the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s most sportsmanlike player. (Contributed)

North Okanagan Knight KIJHL’s most sportsmanlike player

Matthew Johnston of North Okanagan Knights adds Junior B award to sportsmanlike trophy he won in Pee Wee

 

Revelstoke celebrates a goal in the first round against Sicamous (Photo - Matt Timmins)

Grizzlies off to second round after emphatic win, sweep over Sicamous

Revelstoke will play Chase or Kamloops in the second round

 

The Summerland Steam, in white, hosted the Kelowna Chiefs in Junior B hockey playoff action on Saturday evening at the Summerland arena. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland Steam win hockey division semi-finals

Junior B team to face Osoyoos Coyotes for division finals

The Summerland Steam, in white, hosted the Kelowna Chiefs in Junior B hockey playoff action on Saturday evening at the Summerland arena. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The 2022 KIJHL playoffs are over for the Sicamous Eagles. (KIJHL photo)

Sicamous Eagles’ KIJHL season over; Chase Heat on brink of elimination

Revelstoke Grizzlies complete four-game sweep of Eagles; Kamloops Storm have 3-1 edge over Heat

The 2022 KIJHL playoffs are over for the Sicamous Eagles. (KIJHL photo)
A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)

Chase Heat, Sicamous Eagles enter KIJHL post-season with losses

Chase falls 4-3 on home ice to 100 Mile House; Eagles lose 4-2 to the Chiefs in Kelowna; playoffs start Tuesday

A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)
North Okanagan Knights goalie Gabriel Murrells-Allaway made 44 saves in his final KIJHL game of 2022 Saturday, Feb. 19, leading the Knights to a 4-1 win on home ice over the Summerland Steam. Murrells-Allaway and fellow North Okanagan netminder Jake Dubinsky were named co-MVPs of the team. Dubinsky had 43 saves Friday as North Okanagan snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 3-2 shootout win on the road in Chase. (Tami Quan Photography)

North Okanagan Knights close out KIJHL season with win

Knights dump Summerland Steam 4-1; goalies Dubinsky and Murrells-Allaway named team co-MVPs

  • Feb 20, 2022
North Okanagan Knights goalie Gabriel Murrells-Allaway made 44 saves in his final KIJHL game of 2022 Saturday, Feb. 19, leading the Knights to a 4-1 win on home ice over the Summerland Steam. Murrells-Allaway and fellow North Okanagan netminder Jake Dubinsky were named co-MVPs of the team. Dubinsky had 43 saves Friday as North Okanagan snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 3-2 shootout win on the road in Chase. (Tami Quan Photography)
KIJHL playoffs start Feb. 22.

Sicamous Eagles, Chase Heat confirm KIJHL playoff partners

Eagles will face Revelstoke and Chase will take on Kamloops in opening round of post-season starting Feb. 22

KIJHL playoffs start Feb. 22.
Chase Heat goalie Roderic May and his colleague Jack Osmond both picked up wins in net in the South Cariboo this weekend, as the Heat swept a doubleheader against the Wranglers in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Biensch blisters 100 Mile House for Chase Heat

Forward scores six goals in two KIJHL wins over the Wranglers; Kamloops rallies to knock off Sicamous

Chase Heat goalie Roderic May and his colleague Jack Osmond both picked up wins in net in the South Cariboo this weekend, as the Heat swept a doubleheader against the Wranglers in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Busy weekend in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League

Sicamous Eagles add to 100 Mile House’s woe

Eagles hand Wranglers 13th straight loss with 6-3 win Saturday; weekend recap included

Busy weekend in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League
The Sicamous Eagles (dark jerseys) have blanked division rivals 100 Mile House Wranglers in three of five meetings in the KIJHL this season. The latest came Sunday afternoon, Jan. 23, at the Sicamous Recreation Centre with the Eagles handing the Wranglers a 10th straight loss, 4-0. (Black Press file photo)

Sicamous Eagles slam door on 100 Mile House

KIJHL: Eagles score 4-0 win; hand Wranglers a 10th straight defeat

The Sicamous Eagles (dark jerseys) have blanked division rivals 100 Mile House Wranglers in three of five meetings in the KIJHL this season. The latest came Sunday afternoon, Jan. 23, at the Sicamous Recreation Centre with the Eagles handing the Wranglers a 10th straight loss, 4-0. (Black Press file photo)
It's KIJHL game day in Sicamous. (@Sicamous_Eagles)

Sicamous Eagles host 100 Mile House in KIJHL action Sunday

Game time is 2 p.m. at Sicamous Rec Centre, followed by Skate With The Eagles session at 4:30 p.m.

It's KIJHL game day in Sicamous. (@Sicamous_Eagles)
Kaleb Kremp (88) scored once as the hometown Osoyoos Coyotes beat the North Okanagan Knights 6-4 in KIJHL action Sunday, Jan. 16, in the south Okanagan. (Osoyoos Coyotes Facebook/Jen Jensen Photography)

North Okanagan Knights fall to Osoyoos Coyotes

KIJHL: Osoyoos, the league’s top team, beats North Okanagan 6-4 in Sunday afternoon action

Kaleb Kremp (88) scored once as the hometown Osoyoos Coyotes beat the North Okanagan Knights 6-4 in KIJHL action Sunday, Jan. 16, in the south Okanagan. (Osoyoos Coyotes Facebook/Jen Jensen Photography)
The list of rescheduled games involving the Princeton Posse, the Summerland Steam, and the 100 Mile House Wranglers. (KIJHL)

KIJHL postpones games, players and staff test positive for COVID-19

Games involving Princeton Posse, Summerland Steam, and 100 Mile House Wranglers have been postponed

The list of rescheduled games involving the Princeton Posse, the Summerland Steam, and the 100 Mile House Wranglers. (KIJHL)
The visiting Osoyoos Coyotes needed a 71st shot to beat the North Okanagan Knights 4-3 in overtime in KIJHL action Saturday, Jan. 8, in Armstrong. (Jen Jensen Photography)

Butler, Dubinsky lead North Okanagan Knights to three of four points

KIJHL: New forward scores three goals in first two games, goalie stops 95 of 102 weekend shots

The visiting Osoyoos Coyotes needed a 71st shot to beat the North Okanagan Knights 4-3 in overtime in KIJHL action Saturday, Jan. 8, in Armstrong. (Jen Jensen Photography)
Overtime was needed – though not much extra time – to determine a KIJHL winner Saturday, Dec. 18, at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre between the Sicamous Eagles and North Okanagan Knights. (Black Press - file shot)

North Okanagan Knights snap losing skid with overtime win over Sicamous

Knights had lost nine straight; Eagles now riding nine-game skid; Carter Wiebe scores game-winner

Overtime was needed – though not much extra time – to determine a KIJHL winner Saturday, Dec. 18, at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre between the Sicamous Eagles and North Okanagan Knights. (Black Press - file shot)
The puck rolls agonizingly close to the goalline past Summerland Steam goalie Ben Lewis, who was able to keep it out of the net, denying the hometown North Okanagan Knights a goal. The Steam beat the Knights 4-3 in KIJHL action Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Jenna Fochler Photo)

North Okanagan Knights can’t buy KIJHL win

Knights losing streak reaches eight as home team falls 4-3 to Summerland

The puck rolls agonizingly close to the goalline past Summerland Steam goalie Ben Lewis, who was able to keep it out of the net, denying the hometown North Okanagan Knights a goal. The Steam beat the Knights 4-3 in KIJHL action Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Jenna Fochler Photo)
Beaver Valley Nitehawks coach and GM Terry Jones was suspended eight games after two players were found to have played games despite not being completely vaccinated. Photo: Jim Bailey

KIJHL team fined, coach suspended for COVID-19 policy breach

Two players with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks played games despite not having two vaccine doses

Beaver Valley Nitehawks coach and GM Terry Jones was suspended eight games after two players were found to have played games despite not being completely vaccinated. Photo: Jim Bailey
KIJHL games have been postponed through Dec. 31. (File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles’ offence erupts

KIJHL: Eagles score season-high nine times; wrap of league action Friday and Saturday

KIJHL games have been postponed through Dec. 31. (File Photo)
The Sicamous Eagles visited District of Sicamous council on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. (Contributed)

Sicamous Eagles visit council, raise awareness and funds for men’s health

The hockey team’s Movember campaign has raised $1,640 so far

The Sicamous Eagles visited District of Sicamous council on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. (Contributed)