Knights’ Walters signs with BCIHL’s Lakers

North Okanagan Knights forward Kevin-Thomas Walters will play for the Okanagan Lakers in the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League next season. Walters, 21, completed his third and final season with the Knights, leading the team with 54 points in 34 games. In 128 career KIJHL regular season games, the Vernon product had 56 goals and 120 […]

Knights’ Jameson signs with MJHL’s Terriers

North Okanagan Knights forward Devin Jameson has signed with the Portage Terriers in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for next season. The Armstrong product completed his third full season with the Knights in which he had 45 points in 40 games. Jameson, 19, first debuted with the Knights in the 2019-20 season playing one game. […]

Bill Ohlhausen Division 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 Wednesday, April 19 – Eddie Mountain Division […]

Knights’ Bourgeois signs with BCHL Capitals

  North Okanagan Knights defenceman Adam Bourgeois has signed to play with the BCHL’s Cowichan Valley Capitals for the 2023-24 season. In his first season in the KIJHL, Bourgeois had four goals and 20 points in 24 regular season games. The 5-11, 169-pound blueliner added three goals and nine points in nine KIJHL playoff games. […]

Overall Award Winners – Scorer, Most Sportsmanlike & Coach of the Year

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is pleased to announce its Overall Award Winners for the 2022-23 regular season. Today and tomorrow, honours will be handed out in seven categories: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player, Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year. […]

Knights’ Seibel set to be a King

  North Okanagan Knights goalie Austin Seibel is “pretty pumped” to have signed to play for the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Dauphin Kings for the 2023-24 season. He received the offer early from the MJHL organization and took it as a complement and accomplishment. In his first season in the KIJHL with the Knights, Seibel […]

KIJHL Notebook: Stellar playoff performers

The second round of the KIJHL Teck Cup championships has continued, if not raised how good the play has been. There have been impressive performances offensively and defensively, especially in goal. The defending KIJHL champion Revelstoke Grizzlies are waiting to see who they will play between the Princeton Posse and North Okanagan Knights in the […]

Johnston, Sinclair & Fleet named Instat KIJHL February 3 Stars

  Matthew Johnston (North Okanagan Knights), Scott Sinclair (Fernie Ghostriders) and Matt Fleet (Kimberley Dynamiters) have been selected as the Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Month for February. Johnston – Top Forward – The Salmon Arm product had eight goals and nine assists in seven games for the Knights. He helped the Knights defeat […]

Top Shelf podcast for March 3

Welcome to episode 27 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. As eight KIJHL teams prepare for the Division Finals, hosts Emanuel Sequeira and Mark Berry chat with several players and coaches including Fernie Ghostriders’ goaltender Aiden Kruhlak, Kimberley Dynamiter’s netminder Matt Fleet, Sicamous Head Coach Nick Deschenes and North Okanagan Assistant Coach Josh Evans. […]

KIJHL Notebook: Key performers

  The first round of the KIJHL Teck Cup championships did not disappoint. Fans watched as lower seeds Fernie and Creston Valley won their respective series. Plus there were several big performances by players. The second round will feature a pair of rematches from last season’s first round as the Thunder Cats face the Beaver […]