The KIJHL Notebook: Special teams

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will have a new Teck Cup champion this season after the Columbia Valley Rockies defeated the defending champion Kimberley Dynamiters in five games.  The Kimberley Bulletin newspaper reported it’s the first time in over a decade that the Dynamiters have been eliminated in the opening round, dating back […]

Chakrabarti, Fleming & Shebansky named February 3 Stars

  Luke Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats), Colton Fleming (North Okanagan Knights) and Ethan Shebansky (Grand Forks Border Bruins) have been selected as the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Month for February. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The Surrey product had nine goals and 10 assists in nine games  […]

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 […]

Knights alum Funk inks NHL deal with Capitals

  The Prince George Cougars announced today that North Okanagan Knights alum Zac Funk, 20, has signed a three-year entry level contract with the Washington Capitals. Funk played for the Knights during the 2020-21 season. “I am very grateful and honoured for this opportunity with the Washington Capitals and am looking forward to the next […]