BCIHL’s Lakers add offence with Dynamiters’ Konneke

  Parker Konneke of the Kimberley Dynamiters has signed to play for the Okanagan Lakers in the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League for the 2024-25 season. Konneke, 19, was second on the Dynamiters with 56 points in 38 KIJHL regular season games. The West Kelowna product credits his time with the Dynamiters for helping him improve […]

The KIJHL Notebook: MVP Ethan Coventry & the Dynamiters

  It’s special for Ethan Coventry to have his name linked to the KIJHL Commissioner’s Award as the Most Valuable Player for the Teck Cup playoffs. “It’s pretty nice,” says Coventry, 19. “It’s a good honour to have and mostly everyone could have got that award. It was nice to get it.” The Calgary product […]

Kootenay Conference Bursary recipients

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2023-24 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies.   We begin with the recipients from the Kootenay Conference. Kaden Slobodian – Fernie […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for March 29

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Luke Aston of the Revelstoke Grizzlies scored the GWG in Game 4 of the Kootenay Conference Finals. Emanuel Sequeira talks with him about the series. The Mowat Cup is in Kimberley, starting April 18th. Kimberley Dynamiters’ Head Coach and General Manager, […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Teck Cup performances

  What a great start to the KIJHL Teck Cup playoffs. Nine games have gone to overtime and one double overtime. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on areas of team and individual performances. Eddie Mountain Division The Fernie Ghostriders have themselves within a victory of advancing to the second round after their 2-1 double overtime […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Player playoff experience

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Teck Cup playoffs begin today. The Kimberley Dynamiters will be looking to defend their title, while the Princeton Posse have their sights on winning their first league championship after repeating as President’s Cup regular season champions. This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights previous playoff experience and stats that some […]

Eddie Mountain Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

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 […]

Dynamiters’ alum McLean bats winner in for Saints

  Kimberley Dynamiter and Creston Valley Thunder Cats alum Campbell McLean scored a big goal to help the Maryville Saints pick up a 3-2 win over Minot State University. On Friday, Feb. 9, McLean scored his third goal when he batted a puck out of the air.   Wow. What a goal by the @nitroshockey […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for Feb. 9

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Emanuel Sequeira talks with the Hudl Instat Defenceman of the Week Ayden Baldo of the Nelson Leafs and Summerland Steam goaltender, Jasper Tait. Leading off the episode, Emanuel talks with Kimberley Dynamiter Carson Cleland about being a captain on a team with […]