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 […]

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North Okanagan Knights two points from playoffs

The North Okanagan Knights will show no love to the Osoyoos Coyotes on Valentine’s Day. In fact, the Knights hope to dump the Coyotes right out of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoffs Friday at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. North Okanagan needs only a win in one of its final six regular season games […]

KIJHL Rookie Star earns another W

Sean Kanervisto has had a solid KIJHL rookie season to date, and North Okanagan Knights goaltender had to be solid again on Friday to lift his team over the Sicamous Eagles 4-3 in overtime. Kanervisto had to be sharp early against the Eagles; the first period was a two-way shooting range with each team sending […]

KIJHL Champs tamed

???? The North Okanagan Knights saw a three-goal lead evaporate against the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Saturday night, but a hat trick goal from Cole Haberlack secured the victory in overtime. The Grizzles fired an astounding 64 shots on goal — more than double the Knights’ shot total — but goaltender Sean Kanervisto stood tall through […]

Saharchuk to Kimberly

Trade News ?? The North Okanagan Knignts have traded Ethan-Jett Saharchuk to the Kimberly Dynamiters in return for 01′ Tyler Cheetham and a PDF. Jett spent two years with the Knights playing 87 games racking up 33G- 29A for 62 total points and a 0.71 PPG. Tyler has 2 points in 4 games with Kimberly, his […]

Haberlack joins Olsen with century mark

Congratulations Cole Haberlack on playing in your 100th KIJHL game. Cole has suited up for all 100 Games with the North Okanagan Knights. Cole added a goal to his memorable night, making it 18 Goals, 46 assists for a total of 64 points in 100 Games Played.   Cole has crowned himself franchise leader in […]

Knights play Home and Home

Summerland Steam face North Okanagan Knights in two games Junior B hockey teams compete in regular season action JOHN ARENDT  Oct. 18, 2019 11:30 a.m. SPORTS    The Summerland Steam faced the North Okanagan Knights in two Junior B hockey games on the weekend, losing one and winning one. On Friday, the Summerland Steam lost […]

North Okanagan Knights rake up Leafs

North Okanagan Knights rake up Leafs Home team rallies from early deficit for 5-3 KIJHL win over Nelson MORNING STAR STAFF Sep. 29, 2019 7:30 a.m. LOCAL SPORTS SPORTS Twenty-four hours after suffering their first regulation-time defeat, the North Okanagan Knights returned to their early-season winning ways in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. The […]