KIJHL Notebook: Power play producers

  Since the calendar flipped to 2023, 11 hat-tricks have been scored. Included are two four-goal performances by Reece Nelson of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats on and Kaelan Shelton of the Columbia Valley Rockies. Shelton’s came on the same night that Nathan Dominici of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks collected three goals against the Nelson […]

Top Shelf podcast for January 27

Welcome to episode 21 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. Matteus Reis is part of the Grand Forks Border Bruins’ leadership group; Emanuel Sequeira talks with him about the season the Bruins have put together. We really put Emanuel to work this week. He chats with Columbia Valley’s Keenan Ingram, Kelowna’s Maddix McCagherty and […]

KIJHL Notebook

  Kelowna native Maddix McCagherty began his junior hockey career in the WHL with the Swift Current Broncos, who selected him in the 2021 bantam draft in the second round, 25th overall. The 16-year-old played 13 games and registered four shots. The Kelowna Chiefs announced on January 7 that they added the 5-11, 160-pound forward. […]

KIJHL Notebook

  Unless Kent Moors of the Summerland Steam goes on an absolute offensive tear in their final 10 games, Keenan Ingram of the Columbia Valley Rockies will finish as the top rookie producer. Plus, Moors would need Ingram, his KIJHL Prospects teammate to slow down. In 31 games, the Calgary product leads all rookies with […]

KIJHL Notebook: Lethal Ingram leads high-octane Rockies

  Led by Keenan Ingram, who is tied for the KIJHL lead in goals with 26, the Columbia Valley Rockies are the highest scoring team in the league with 132 goals. Later into this edition of the KIJHL Notebook, we’ll get into more detail about the Rockies offence as well as the other 18 teams, […]

Chakrabarti, Grishin, Gregga named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week

    Luke Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats), Eithan Grishin (Beaver Valley Nitehawks) and Ryder Gregga (100 Mile House Wranglers) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Dec. 18. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The White Rock, B.C. product had four goals and three assists in […]

Top Shelf Podcast for Dec. 16

Welcome to episode 16 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. Jace Myers is a Wrangler, in more ways than one. When the 20-year-old from Williams Lake isn’t playing out of the South Cariboo Recreation Centre, he’s riding on the back of a 1 ton Bull. Emanuel Sequeira chats with #13. Mark Berry talks with […]

KIJHL Notebook: Impressive recovery for Spring after broken leg

  In the second round of last season’s KIJHL Teck Cup championships, Carter Spring, who played for the Kimberley Dynamiters, had a season-ending injury against the Columbia Valley Rockies in Game 2. He sustained a fracture just above his ankle, which was also dislocated after a scoring opportunity on the penalty-kill when he was kind […]

KIJHL Notebook: Levi Hall and his Hall of Fame grandfather

Being a goalie kind of runs in the Hall family. Levi Hall of the Golden Rockets became one because of his grandfather Glenn, who only happens to be a Hockey Hall of Famer and one of the 100 greatest NHL players of all time. Levi’s older brother Luke Hall plays goal for the Portage College […]

Wranglers alumnus Stevenson called up to AHL Bears

Clay Stevenson, who played for the 100 Mile House Wranglers, was recalled by the Washington Capitals AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears. In his first professional season, the 23-year-old has posted a 5-2-2 record with the Stingrays this season over nine games. Stevenson earned his first shutout last Saturday, stopping 25 shots and earning first star honours […]