Wranglers alum Stevenson records AHL-leading third shutout

  Former 100 Mile House Wranglers goalie Clay Stevenson leads the American Hockey League with three shutouts for the Hershey Bears. Stevenson has five wins in eight games with a 1.75 goals against average and a .927 save percentage. Three of Stevenson’s last four wins have been by a shutout, including on Nov. 18 against […]

The KIJHL Notebook: New Wave – Doug Birks division

  This week in the KIJHL Notebook, the New Wave of rookies in the Doug Birks division is the focus with the head coach-GM of each team providing a scouting report on each player.    Sicamous Eagles Forwards Owen Dewitt (2007 – 6-2, 175 pounds) The local product has hit the ground running leading the […]

KIJHL Notebook for Nov. 3

  Rookies are once making an impact among the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League points leaders. On the skaters side, five of the Top 10 are first-year players – Zach Baumann and Tie Schumacher from Spokane, Owen Dewitt and Hayden Evans from Sicamous Eagles and Tysin Mulligan from the Columbia Valley Rockies. It’s impressive to […]

KIJHL Notebook for Oct. 27

  The Beaver Valley Nitehawks are the highest scoring team in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with 60 goals in 10 games for an average of six a game. Their top guns are Adam Redding and Tim Josza with six goals each. The Princeton Posse are the second highest with 46 goals in 10 […]

KIJHL Notebook – Oct. 20

  Thirteen Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams have scored in the first minute of a period this season, for a total of 24 goals. The Columbia Valley Rockies lead with four first-minute goals, followed by the Spokane Braves and Summerland Steam with three. The Beaver Valley Nitehawks, Fernie Ghostriders, Kelowna Chiefs and Nelson Leafs […]

KIJHL Notebook for Oct. 13

  Revelstoke Grizzlies goalie Jozef Kuchaslo recorded his second shutout of the season against the Columbia Valley Rockies. It’s the 11th career regular season shutout for the Mission, B.C. native in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. As a rookie, he had four shutouts. Last season, his first as a starter, he had five. Will […]

KIJHL Notebook for Oct. 6

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s 2023-24 regular season is two weeks in and four players have recorded hat-tricks. Three of those have come from rookies – Owen Dewitt (Sicamous Eagles), Luke Nottviet (Grand Forks Border Bruins) and Tysin Mulligan (Columbia Valley Rockies). The other is by Daytn Kulynych of the Castlegar Rebels, who […]

KIJHL Notebook for Sept. 29

  The first weekend of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 2023-24 season didn’t disappoint. The defending Teck Cup champion Kimberley Dynamiters won their opening game, the Eddie Mountain division regular season champs, the Columbia Valley Rockies gave Tayler Sincennes his first KIJHL win as a head coach and the Spokane Braves bounced back from […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast for Sept. 15

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. In episode 2, Creston Valley Thunder Cat Luke Chakrabarti talks with co-host Emanuel Sequeira about the upcoming season while Mark Berry chats with KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois about some rule changes.   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – S2 E2 – September 15 – L. Chakrabarti – […]

Quick Shift: A look at the 100 Mile House Wranglers

  Welcome to Quick Shift, which provides a preview of each of the 20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams, with insights from their respective general managers. Next are the 100 Mile House Wranglers in the Doug Birks division. Nathan Bohmer, heading into his third season with the Wranglers, had 21 goals and 41 points […]