KIJHL Notebook: Levi Hall and his Hall of Fame grandfather

Being a goalie kind of runs in the Hall family. Levi Hall of the Golden Rockets became one because of his grandfather Glenn, who only happens to be a Hockey Hall of Famer and one of the 100 greatest NHL players of all time. Levi’s older brother Luke Hall plays goal for the Portage College […]

TRADE TRAIN PASSED THROUGH TOWN

A few weeks back it was mentioned the trade train may provide some much needed help for our Heat.  Well low and behold changes have been made and time will tell if the mathematical processes of addition and subtraction provide a winning solution. Two of the additions were already part of the team but were […]

KIJHL Notebook: Kostiuk new Dynamiters captain

On Remembrance Day, Kimberley Dynamiters captain Ryan Bennett made the difficult decision to retire from junior hockey because of an injury. The Dynamiters selected Jayden Kostiuk to fill his leadership role. In a recent Dynamiters Deep Dive blog, published on Nov. 27, 2022, Jesse Heinrichs wrote about the new captain, which is being used in […]

ON A FROZEN POND

Crisp cold air can do wonders for just about anyone, especially if a clear mind or two, three or 25 is needed.  A frozen pond is somewhere out there in the vicinity, beckoning to host a bunch of fun loving shinny stars. This past weekend the Chase Heat earned a point in the Division standings.  […]

TEMPERATURES RISING

Hockey Team fortunes can be won or lost on the ability to remain healthy during the regular season.  In respect to the local Chase Heat as temperatures rise amongst the roster their fortunes have taken a down turn game after game.  While not everyone has been down due to everything that has gone around, the […]

KIJHL Notebook

  From Nov.6-13, six goalies recorded shutouts including both Princeton Posse netminders. Jozef Kuchaslo of the Revelstoke Grizzlies leads with three shutouts, which is one away from matching what he recorded last season in 16 games. Right behind Kuchaslo with two shutouts is his teammate Owen Albers, Ethan Rau of the Posse and Trystan Self […]

AND THE HEAT GOES ON AND OFF

Another week has passed and the Heat have been off and on in more ways then one.  For the citizens of the area we have enjoyed power outages due to  apparent substation deficiencies, playing havoc of course with daily activities.  On the ice it’s another week of lose one win one, which is a habit […]

THE HEAT UNWRANGLED AFTER BEAR ENCOUNTER

For starters you actually can’t get unwrangled but it is possible to lose to Wranglers.  Doing it after beating the KIJHL league leading Revelstoke Grizzlies  twice makes it hard to fathom on the best of days. Just when we assumed they had found the recipe for success they found a way to deliver badly burnt […]

SPICING IT UP – RECIPES FOR SUCCESS

This article isn’t about your Grandma’s or Mom’s recipes that you remember as the best ever. It is about the human lab experiments concocted by Brad, Cody, Colin, Kolten, Tyson and Corson down in the bowels of the local Chaos Castle.  For awhile they couldn’t get a working formula figured out, but like any great […]

Top Shelf Podcast for Nov. 4

Welcome to episode 10 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. This week Top Shelf features Fernie Ghostrider, Ethan MacDuff, while co-host Mark Berry spoke with Nelson Leafs Head Coach Adam DiBella and the voice of the Chase Heat Steve Smyth. Enjoy!   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – E10 – November 4 – MacDuff […]