BCHL and Canucks Alumni name 10 scholarship recipients

The BCHL along with the Vancouver Canucks Alumni are proud to announce a new set of scholarship recipients for the 2020-21 season. Since 1987, the BCHL and the Canucks Alumni have provided scholarships to players who have graduated from the BCHL with the goal of continuing their academic careers. The recipients of the scholarships are […]

BCHL Podcast: April 16 (Stephen Castagna, Ryan Tattle & Aaron Bohlinger)

Photo credits: Chaisson Creative (Castagna), Garrett James Photography (Tattle) It’s another jam-packed episode of the BCHL Podcast, presented by FortisBC. This week’s guests include Alberni Valley Bulldogs F Stephen Castagna (1:58) who is coming off a BCHL Player of the Week award. We also chat with Coquitlam Express F Ryan Tattle (18:45) who made news […]

NHL Bloodlines: Tristan Amonte

The 1996 World Cup of Hockey was a landmark moment for USA Hockey. The Americans were up against the powerhouse Team Canada in a best-of-three series to crown a tournament champion in the first best-on-best international competition since the 1991 Canada Cup. After dropping the first game in overtime, Team USA won Game 2 to […]

BC Born: Ryan Tattle

Ryan Tattle’s path to the BCHL may be considered unorthodox. Some might even call him a late bloomer. At 16-years-old, he was cut from the U18 team he tried out for and ended up playing minor hockey in his hometown of Port Moody, B.C. Fast forward two years later and Tattle was an everyday player […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Family of the Week

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods have partnered to recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Family of the Week award. Throughout the season, we will be going pod-by-pod to recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they […]

4-goal game propels Castagna to BCHL Player of the Week

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Stephen Castagna has been named the FortisBC BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 11. Castagna was an offensive machine in his three games last week, totaling nine points on six goals and three assists, and vaulting into the BCHL scoring lead with 13 points on the season. […]

Vees alumnus LaFontaine wins Mike Richter Award

University of Minnesota goaltender and Penticton Vees alumnus Jack LaFontaine has won the 2020-21 Mike Richter Award as the NCAA’s top goaltender. He was also named a First-Team All-American. The winners of the major college hockey year-end awards were announced today in a live ceremony from the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh, Pa. From Mississauga, Ont., […]

NHL Bloodlines: Cameron Recchi

Like many sons of NHL players, Cameron Recchi grew up at the rink. A huge perk for kids in that situation is to be able to go to work with your dad and hang out in the dressing room around superstar hockey players, even though you might be too young to fully appreciate it. Cameron’s […]

BC Born: Josh Van Unen

Growing up, Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Josh Van Unen and his family moved around the province a little bit, so he got to experience minor hockey in a few different areas. After stops in Prince George and Merritt, the Van Unens setup shop in Kamloops and that’s where Josh really started to get some traction […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 7 (Ellis Rickwood & Ryan Sandelin)

We are back with a brand-new episode, featuring two more interviews after opening weekend of the BCHL season. To kick things off, we speak with Victoria Grizzlies forward and BCHL Player of the Week Ellis Rickwood (2:45) who is coming off quite the BCHL debut last Friday. We also look ahead to the NCAA’s Frozen […]