30 BCHL alums make NHL rosters

The NHL season gets going tonight, which means rosters have been finalized. This year 29 BCHL alums have cracked opening-night lineups across the league.

17 of the 31 NHL teams have at least one former BCHLer on the roster. The Nashville Predators have the most with four.

Leading the way are the Penticton Vees and Coquitlam Express who each have five former players representing them in the NHL. The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are close behind with four alums on rosters across the league.

Here is a full list of BCHL alums on opening-night rosters across the NHL:

Anaheim Ducks
Josh Manson (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Ben Street (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

Boston Bruins
Danton Heinen (Surrey Eagles)

Chicago Blackhawks
Duncan Keith (Penticton Panthers)
Brandon Manning (Prince George Spruce Kings)

Colorado Avalanche
Tyson Jost (Penticton Vees)
Alexander Kerfoot (Coquitlam Express)

Columbus Blue Jackets
Riley Nash (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

Dallas Stars
Jamie Benn (Victoria Grizzlies)

Detroit Red Wings
Dennis Cholowski (Chilliwack Chiefs)
Danny DeKeyser (Trail Smoke Eaters)

Edmonton Oilers
Jason Garrison (Nanaimo Clippers)
Jujar Khaira (Prince George Spruce Kings)
Milan Lucic (Coquitlam Express)

Montreal Canadiens
Jordie Benn (Victoria Grizzlies)
Carey Price (Quesnel Millionaires)
Mike Reilly (Penticton Vees)

Nashville Predators
Ryan Johansen (Penticton Vees)
Matt Irwin (Nanaimo Clippers)
Colton Sissons (West Kelowna Warriors)
Kyle Turris (Burnaby Express)

New Jersey Devils
Travis Zajac (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

New York Islanders
Andrew Ladd (Coquitlam Express)

Pittsburgh Penguins
Derek Grant (Langley Chiefs)
Justin Schultz (West Kelowna Warriors)

St. Louis Blues
Tyler Bozak (Victoria Grizzlies)

Vancouver Canucks
Troy Stecher (Penticton Vees)

Vegas Golden Knights
Brad Hunt (Coquitlam Express)

Winnipeg Jets
Laurent Brossoit (Cowichan Valley Capitals)
Brandon Tanev (Surrey Eagles)