22 BCHL alumni to compete for 2021 Stanley Cup

The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs got going over the weekend and this year, no matter what the outcome, there will be a significant amount of BCHL representation all the way to the Cup Finals.

This season, 22 league alumni are on playoff rosters, which is up 10 from last year’s postseason.

The Colorado Avalanche and Nashville Predators lead the way with three BCHL alumni each, while the Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild, New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets have two each on their rosters.

In total, 12 of the 16 playoff teams have at least one former BCHL representative.

Two of those players are on taxi squad rosters, while the other 20 are on the active roster.

To help you decide who you will be cheering for over the coming weeks, here is a full list of BCHL alumni on NHL playoff rosters.

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Boston Bruins

Mike Reilly – Penticton Vees (2011-12)

Colorado Avalanche

Tyson Jost – Penticton Vees (2014-16)
Alex Newhook – Victoria Grizzlies (2017-19)
Devon Toews – Surrey Eagles (2011-13)

Edmonton Oilers

Jujhar Khaira – Prince George Spruce Kings (2010-12)
Kyle Turris – Burnaby Express (2005-07)

Minnesota Wild

Andrew Hammond – Surrey/Vernon (2007-09) (Taxi Squad)
Brad Hunt – Burnaby Express (2006-08)

Montreal Canadiens

Carey Price – Quesnel Millionaires (2002-03)

Nashville Predators

Dante Fabbro – Penticton Vees (2014-16)
Ryan Johansen – Penticton Vees (2008-09)
Colton Sissons – Westside Warriors (2009-10)

New York Islanders

Andrew Ladd – Coquitlam Express (2002-03) (Taxi Squad)
Travis Zajac – Salmon Arm Silverbacks (2002-04)

Pittsburgh Penguins

Brandon Tanev – Surrey Eagles (2011-12)

St. Louis Blues

Tyler Bozak – Victoria Grizzlies (2004-07)

Toronto Maple Leafs

Alex Kerfoot – Coquitlam Express (2011-13)
Riley Nash – Salmon Arm Silverbacks (2006-07)

Washington Capitals

Daniel Carr – Powell River Kings (2009-10)
Justin Schultz – Westside Warriors (2007-09)

Winnipeg Jets

Jordie Benn – Victoria Grizzlies (2005-08)
Laurent Brossoit – Cowichan Valley Capitals (2009-10)