Quick Shift: A look at the Chase Heat

  Welcome to Quick Shift, which provides a preview of each of the 20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams, with insights from their respective general managers/head coaches. Next are the Chase Heat in the Doug Birks division. The Heat are coming off a challenging season that saw them win 10 games and finish last […]

HockeyTV is now FloHockey

Fans of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will notice a few key changes when they tune in to watch their favourite team’s broadcasts this season, as HockeyTV is now part of the FloSports family and has been re-branded as FloHockey. In order to enjoy KIJHL game broadcasts during the 2023/24 season, fans who already […]

McGill joins WHL Wheat Kings

  Chase Heat goalie coach Colin McGill is starting a new chapter in his coaching career with the WHL’s Brandon Wheat Kings and the Western Canada Hockey Academy. In the WCHA’s announcement of McGill’s hiring, Wheat Kings Goalie Coach Tyler Plante said, “I was thrilled with Colin during the interview process. He is very detail […]

BC Hockey approves KIJHL for Junior A status

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) is thrilled to announce that the league and its 20 member clubs have been reclassified as Junior A, Tier 2 beginning the 2023/24 season following a unanimous vote by BC Hockey’s Board of Directors. The decision immediately vaults the KIJHL to Junior A status and provides an avenue […]