KIJHL Notebook

  The first weekend of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 2023-24 season didn’t disappoint. The defending Teck Cup champion Kimberley Dynamiters won their opening game, the Eddie Mountain division regular season champs, the Columbia Valley Rockies gave Tayler Sincennes his first KIJHL win as a head coach and the Spokane Braves bounced back from […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast for Sept. 28

Welcome to Top Shelf – The KIJHL podcast. Week One of the 23/24 KIJHL season is in the books. Emanuel will talk with one of the Hudl Instat Players of the Week, Parker Fournier from the Sicamous Eagles. Andrew Tworkowski of the Spokane Braves and Mikkel Hrechka of the Chase Heat share the honours and […]

Braves alum Tritt selected to CCHA’s Lakers leadership group

  Spokane Braves alumnus Dawson Tritt was named an assistant captain by the Lake Superior State Lakers recently. He is one of two assistant captains with two co-captains. “This group looks to do everything the right way on and off the ice, and they bring a great work ethic and intensity to our daily routines,” […]

Fournier, Hrechka & Tworkowski named Hudl Instat KIJHL 3 Stars

    Parker Fournier (Sicamous Eagles), Mikkel Hrechka (Chase Heat) and Andrew Tworkowski (Spokane Braves) have been selected as the first Hudl Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Sept. 24. Fournier – Top Forward- The Salmon Arm product had three goals and seven points in three […]

Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast for Sept. 12

Welcome to Season 2 of Top Shelf – The KIJHL Podcast. In this first episode, 1,286 days between games for the KIJHL Spokane Braves. Emanuel Sequeira talks with current Spokane Head Coach Darin Schumacher and past coach Michael Bay.   Top Shelf: The KIJHL Podcast – S2 E1 – September 12 – Schumacher – Bay […]

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 […]

Braves alum Chase Decker thrives in sports media

  Chase Decker spent two seasons with the Spokane Braves from 1999-2001 and scored 53 goals, collected 64 assists for 117 points. In his final season with the Braves, Decker produced 90 points in 56 games, then moved on to play two seasons in the B.C. Hockey League with the Cowichan Valley Capitals and Trail […]

Quick Shift: A look at the Spokane Braves

  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 leading up to the 2023-24 regular season on September 22. We begin with the Spokane Braves, as they will hit the ice for their 50th season on opening […]

Preseason tickets are on sale

Tickets are on sale now for our two preseason games at Frontier Ice Arena presented by Northwell Medical Solutions. 9/9 vs Nelson Leafs – 9/16 vs Beaver Valley Nitehawks –

3v3 Hockey Event

Get your crew together and participate in our 3 v 3 hockey event September 8-10th at Frontier Ice Arena in Coeur D’Alene. This open to all ages.