Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for April 5

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Cole Fournier of the Fernie Ghostriders joins Emanuel Sequeira and he talks about his season and playing with his brother. Brady Augot of the Revelstoke Grizzlies joins the podcast a bit later to talk about his play and what the Grizz […]

Top Defenceman: Max Chakrabarti

  This week the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announces its overall award winners in seven categories – Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year.  Next is Top Defenceman – Max Chakrabarti of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats. Thunder Cats associate […]

Top Scorer: Luke Chakrabarti

  This week the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will announce its overall award winners in seven categories – Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year.  We begin with Top Scorer, Luke Chakrabarti from the Creston Valley Thunder Cats. Chakrabarti is […]

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 […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for Feb. 23

  Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. This Week on Top Shelf, Emanuel Sequeira talks with the Hudl Instat Forward of the Week Luke Chakrabarti of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats.  He also chats with Lucas Sadownyk of the Princeton Posse. Mark Berry discusses all 8 first round Playoff series. Top Shelf: The […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Player playoff experience

  The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Teck Cup playoffs begin today. The Kimberley Dynamiters will be looking to defend their title, while the Princeton Posse have their sights on winning their first league championship after repeating as President’s Cup regular season champions. This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights previous playoff experience and stats that some […]

Chakrabarti Bros. & Soneff named KIJHL 3 Stars

    Luke and Max Chakrabarti (Creston Valley Thunder Cats) and Karl Soneff (Nelson Leafs) have been selected the Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Feb. 18/24. Chakrabarti – Top Forward – The Surrey native scored five goals and three assists in a home and […]

Eddie Mountain Division Award Winners

  Each year, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League presents seven awards for on-ice excellence: Most Valuable Player, Top Scorer, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Rookie of the Year, Most Sportsmanlike Player and Coach of the Year. Winners are named from the four divisions prior to the start of KIJHL Playoffs, with overall league award winners […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team goal leaders

  Who doesn’t like goals? This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights each team’s top snipers. Before getting into that, on Tuesday night, the Creston Valley Thunder Cats gave the goal judge plenty of work in a 14-3 victory over the Spokane Braves. Austin McLean was credited with the eventual winning goal as he scored to give […]