The initial 18 skaters that will participate in the 3-on-3 outdoor All-Star Tournament on Jan. 21 in Penticton were unveiled today.
After a poll was conducted with all 18 BCHL head coaches, one skater from each team was voted onto the roster as part of the league’s 60th Anniversary celebration. An additional six skaters and all four goalie spots will be determined by a fan vote, starting Monday, Nov. 21.
The 18 skaters named to the All-Star rosters are:
|Alberni Valley Bulldogs
|Cowichan Valley Capitals
|Powell River Kings
|Prince George Spruce Kings
|Salmon Arm Silverbacks
|Trail Smoke Eaters
|West Kelowna Warriors
The format for the tournament is:
- Played on a newly built outdoor rink in Downtown Penticton
- Four teams of six skaters and one goalie (two teams per conference)
- Round robin format
- Top two teams faceoff in the championship game
The All-Stars will also participate in a skills competition earlier in the day with events including hardest shot, accuracy and more.
The process for the fan vote to fill out the remaining roster spots, as well as the list players eligible for the vote, will be unveiled at 10 a.m. on Monday morning.
Watch the BCHL social media accounts and the league website for details on how to vote.