KIJHL Notebook: Unsung Heroes

This week’s KIJHL Notebook recognizes the unsung hero on teams. According to, that term first appeared in the mid-1800s, though it has its roots in ancient Greece. They say an unsung hero is a person who has achieved great things or committed acts of bravery or self-sacrifice, yet is not celebrated or recognized. The […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Jan. 9

Brandon Kasdorf of the Revelstoke Grizzlies, Tyson Tisdale of the Columbia Valley Rockies and Jake Dubinsky of the North Okanagan Knights have been named the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Jan. 9. Kasdorf – Top Forward – The Rosemary, Alberta product had a goal and […]

KIJHL Notebook: Team Goaltending

Brandon Weare photo/Revelstoke Grizzlies Facebook Page/Matt Timmins Photography   As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League nears the Christmas Break, the last game before Christmas is on Dec. 19, this week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on how each team’s goalie tandems have performed.   Eddie Mountain Division The Columbia Valley Rockies have 15 wins and Head […]

Knights’ McOnie joins WHL’s Rockets

  Along with being the Head Coach and General Manager of the North Okanagan Knights, Liam McOnie is a goalie consultant with the WHL’s Tri-City Americans, and now has joined the Kelowna Rockets. McOnie says it’s a large commitment, “but I’m doing what I want so it’s good.” McOnie joined the Rockets coaching staff, headed […]