KIJHL alumni recognized with BCIHL awards

  The B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League announced its league award winners for the 2021-22 season on April 29. Several Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni were recognized.   Second Team All-Stars Finn Withey (Revelstoke Grizzlies) – UVic Vikes (11GP, 5G, 3A, 8 PTS)  Kyle Bergh (Princeton Posse, Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Castlegar Rebels) SFU (12GP, […]

Stead enjoys first pro season with SPHL’s Ice Bears

  Kristian Stead helped the Knoxville Ice Bears win their first Southern Professional Hockey League regular season title since 2009. The former 100 Mile House Wrangler earned 18 wins in his first pro season to help the Ice Bears set an SPHL record with 42 wins, to go 42-10-4. The season was a change of […]

Wranglers alum Stevenson signs NHL deal

  By: Nick Romei Story Links WASHINGTON CAPITALS RELEASE HANOVER, N.H. — The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL) announced the signing of Dartmouth men’s hockey sophomore goaltender Clay Stevenson, the organization announced on Monday. “We want to congratulate Clay on signing with the Washington Capitals,” said Koenig Family Head Coach of Dartmouth […]

KIJHL MSP Divisional Winners

Corbin Cockerill of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Tyson Lautard of the Nelson Leafs, Reid Stumpf of the 100 Mile House Wranglers and Matthew Johnston of the North Okanagan Knights received the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Most Sportsmanlike Player award for their respective divisions.   Cockerill – Eddie Mountain Division – The Thunder Cats […]

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 […]

Keon a leader for AJHL’s Storm

  Ben Keon is having what he calls “almost like a breakout season” with the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Grande Prairie Storm. In 47 games, the 100 Mile House Wranglers alum has six goals and 32 points. “It’s been good and I’ve played a lot and in some good, key situations,” said Keon, who joined […]

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 […]

Wranglers include Mainguy-Crepault leadership group

  When the 100 Mile House Wranglers traded their captain and assistant captain a day before the trade deadline on Jan. 9, Head Coach and General Manager Dale Hladun had decisions to make about his new leadership group. Local product Ethan Sanders was named captain, and it didn’t take long to decide who should get […]