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32 BCHL alums crack NHL rosters

The 2019-20 NHL season starts tonight and there are 32 BCHL alums on opening-night rosters across the league.

The Nashville Predators have the most BCHL talent on their roster with six as 22 of the 31 NHL teams have at least one former BCHLer on their roster.

The Penticton Vees lead the way with six alums in the NHL, while the Coquitlam Express are close behind with five and the Salmon Arm Silverbacks have four.

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

Anaheim Ducks
Derek Grant (Langley Chiefs)
Josh Manson (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

Boston Bruins
Danton Heinen (Surrey Eagles)

Calgary Flames
Milan Lucic (Coquitlam Express)

Chicago Blackhawks
Duncan Keith (Penticton Panthers)

Colorado Avalanche
Tyson Jost (Penticton Vees)

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)
Taro Hirose (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

Edmonton Oilers
Jujhar Khaira (Prince George Spruce Kings)
Brandon Manning (Prince George Spruce Kings)

Minnesota Wild
Brad Hunt (Coquitlam Express)

Montreal Canadiens
Carey Price (Quesnel Millionaires)
Mike Reilly (Penticton Vees)

Nashville Predators
Daniel Carr (Powell River Kings)
Dante Fabbro (Penticton Vees)
Matt Irwin (Nanaimo Clippers)
Ryan Johansen (Penticton Vees)
Colton Sissons (Westside Warriors)
Kyle Turris (Burnaby Express)

New Jersey Devils
Travis Zajac (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)

New York Islanders
Andrew Ladd (Coquitlam Express)
Devon Toews (Surrey Eagles)

Pittsburgh Penguins
Justin Schultz (Westside Warriors)
Brandon Tanev (Surrey Eagles)

St. Louis Blues
Tyler Bozak (Victoria Grizzlies)

Toronto Maple Leafs
Alex Kerfoot (Coquitlam Express)

Vancouver Canucks
Jordie Benn (Victoria Grizzlies)
Troy Stecher (Penticton Vees)

Winnipeg Jets
Laurent Brossoit (Cowichan Valley Capitals)