BC Hockey approves KIJHL for Junior A status

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) is thrilled to announce that the league and its 20 member clubs have been reclassified as Junior A, Tier 2 beginning the 2023/24 season following a unanimous vote by BC Hockey’s Board of Directors. The decision immediately vaults the KIJHL to Junior A status and provides an avenue […]

Regan commits to ACHA’s Bronchos

  Cash Regan of the Kimberley Dynamiters has committed to the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. Regan had 43 points in 43 games for the Dynamiters and added 20 points in 21 KIJHL Teck Cup playoff games helping his team win the league championship. Regan also contributed to the […]

Dynamiters’ McLean joins ACHA’s Saints

Kimberley Dynamiters forward Campbell McLean will play for the Maryville University Saints next season. McLean, 20, had eight goals and 12 assists for 20 points in 21 games for the Dynamiters. McLean played a key role in helping the Dynamiters win the KIJHL Teck Cup by putting up 26 points in 23 games. McLean was […]

Dynamiters’ Reid signs with NCAA Division III Spartans

Kimberley Dynamiters defenceman Cam Reid has signed to play NCAA Division III hockey with the Castleton University Spartans next fall. In three seasons with the Dynamiters, Reid scored 26 goals and recorded 81 points in 105 career regular season games. He added 32 points in 39 KIJHL playoff games. Reid, who came from the Cranbrook […]

Eddie Mountain Bursary recipients

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the 12 student-athletes who competed during the 2022-23 season that it has selected to receive league bursaries. Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post-secondary studies. Tuesday, April 18 – Doug Birks Division recipients Thursday, April 20 – Neil Murdoch Division […]

Bettenson, Miller & Kuchaslo named Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

  Carter Bettenson and Jozef Kuchaslo of the Revelstoke Grizzlies and Kasey Miller of the Kimberley Dynamiters are the final Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week for the 2022-23 season, selected on their performances in the 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup championship.  Bettenson – Top Forward – The Red Deer product was named the Cyclone […]

Top Shelf podcast for April 16 – Cyclone Taylor Cup Day 3

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. Day 3 of the Cyclone Taylor Cup. Mark Berry, Emanuel Sequeira and Josh Piercey recap the day’s action and talk about the Medal games on Sunday. Post game interview with Kimberley Dynamiters HC/GM Derek Stuart.   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – E35 – April 15 – […]

Dominating play leads to playoff MVP for Dynamiters’ Reid

  Being named the KIJHL playoffs Most Valuable Player is special for Kimberley Dynamiter Cam Reid. His Head Coach Derek Stuart said the 6-0, 165-pound blueliner has been great ever since joining his hometown team, but added Reid was a big reason why they won the Teck Cup. “He elevated his game to a level […]

Top Shelf podcast for April 13 – Cyclone Taylor Cup Day 1

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. From the Cyclone Taylor Cup in Revelstoke, it’s a Day 1 Wrap-up at the 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup with Mark Berry, Emanuel Sequeira and Revelstoke Grizzlies Broadcaster Josh Piercey. Postgame interviews with Kimberley Dynamiters Head Coach Derek Stuart and Oceanside Generals bench boss Dan Lemmon,   Top Shelf: […]

KIJHL Notebook: Cyclone Taylor Cup

  After winning the KIJHL championship five years ago, winning it a second time on Monday reminded Kimberley Dynamiters Head Coach-GM Derek Stuart of “how great it feels.” “For me to watch the kids celebrate, and watch their reaction, that’s one of the reasons I do what I do,” said Stuart, on Wednesday morning prior […]