What does Kijhl stand for?

KIJHL – Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

How many games in a KIJHL season?

All teams will play a 42-game regular season with eight games each against divisional rivals as well as two games against opponents from the alternate division within the same conference.

What age is Junior B Hockey?

Junior hockey describes the level of hockey generally played by athletes age 16-20. In British Columbia/Yukon, there are three (3) levels of hockey.

How old do you have to be to play in the OHL?

The Ontario Hockey League (OHL; French: Ligue de hockey de l’Ontario (LHO)) is one of the three major junior ice hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. The league is for players aged 16–21. There are currently 20 teams in the OHL; seventeen in Ontario, two in Michigan, and one in Pennsylvania.

How old are WHL players?

Players aged 15–20 are eligible to play in the WHL, though 15-year-olds are permitted to play only five games unless their midget team’s season has ended. Also, each team is allowed to have only three 20-year-olds on their rosters, unless there is an expansion team, in which case five 20-year-olds are eligible to play.

What is KIJHL hockey for the players?

In the case of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), it’s hockey for the players. The KIJHL’s new education advisor added that “hockey is the game and should not define who you are.” McEvay […] Growing up in Powell River, Jaunre Naude looked up to the Kings in the B.C. Hockey League.

When did Castlegar become a KIJHL team?

Castlegar was granted an expansion franchise in 1998–99, who was named the Rebels. In 1999–2000, the Nelson Leafs rejoined the KIJHL, winning the title in their first season back, and the Rossland Warriors relocated for a single season to Summerland.

Who are the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams in 2021-22?

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has released its 2021-22 regular season schedule, with 16 teams in action on opening night October 1st. The league is pleased to welcome back the 100 Mile House Wranglers, Beaver Valley Nitehawks and Spokane Braves after a season away.

What happened to the KIJHL in 1993?

In 1993–94, the KIJHL gained two new teams in the form of the North Okanagan Kings and the Revelstoke Grizzlies. North Okanagan won the league title in their first year. The following year, Elk Valley and Nelson would depart the league, while the Sicamous Eagles would join.