KIJHL excited to participate in WCDM

Hockey Canada has announced that its board of directors has approved a Western Canadian Development Model (WCDM) pilot project for the 2024-25 season, following an extensive proposal submitted in collaboration from its four Western Members, their respective Junior A hockey leagues and the Western Hockey League (WHL). The WCDM pilot project focuses on strengthening the […]

Wranglers announce Levi Stuart as new head coach-GM

  Levi Stuart is the new head coach-GM of the 100 Mile House Wranglers, the organization announced today. The Merritt, B.C. native joins the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League club from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Nipawin Hawks, where he was an assistant coach for the last two seasons. During that time, the Hawks had […]

BCIHL’s Miners led by KIJHL alumni

  Tomorrow the Logan Lake Miners will compete in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League’s Championship tournament. The Miners won two of their 20 games this season and will face the No. 4 Simon Fraser University Red Leafs, with the winner deciding the final team for the four-team playoff bracket.  The Miners have five KIJHL […]

Wranglers seeking Head Coach-GM

The 100 Mile House Wranglers Junior A Hockey Club has an immediate opening for a longtime Head Coach- General Manager. Primary Objective Head Coach and General Manager is responsible for ensuring each of our players receive the absolute highest possible program value in keeping with the standards of the Wranglers whom they represent. Coaches will […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team goal leaders

  Who doesn’t like goals? This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights each team’s top snipers. Before getting into that, on Tuesday night, the Creston Valley Thunder Cats gave the goal judge plenty of work in a 14-3 victory over the Spokane Braves. Austin McLean was credited with the eventual winning goal as he scored to give […]

The KIJHL Notebook – Goalie tandems

  Spokane Braves goalie Andrew Tworkowski has played the most minutes of any KIJHL goalie at 1,766 and has faced the most rubber – 1,482 shots. The next closest to Tworkowski is Osoyoos Coyote Hunter Arntsen who has faced 1,699 shots. What’s even more impressive about Tworkowski’s play is his save percentage – .911, while […]