2021 BCHL Showcase begins today

The 2021 BCHL Showcase begins today at 1 p.m. at the Chilliwack Coliseum. The Prince George Spruce Kings and the Wenatchee Wild kick off the event this afternoon and will mark the start of 18 regular-season games over a five-day stretch, all in the same location. As is the case with previous BCHL Showcase events, […]

7 BCHL players listed as Players to Watch by NHL Central Scouting

NHL Central Scouting released its initial Players to Watch list ahead of the 2022 NHL Entry draft and there are seven current BCHL players on the list. Michael Abgrall (Surrey), Eli Barnet (Victoria), Ethan Bono (Alberni Valley), Emanuelson Charbonneau (Alberni Valley), Ryan Hopkins (Penticton), Tyson Jugnauth (West Kelowna) and Joshua Niedermayer (Penticton) were listed as […]

Wood, Eddy, Schleppe named 3 Stars of the Week

Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood, Grizzlies forward Connor Eddy and Langley Rivermen forward Tyler Schleppe have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week 1st Star – Matthew Wood (F) – Victoria Grizzlies It was another monster week for Wood who is coming off a 2nd Star of the Week honour after opening weekend. […]

BCHL implements new player support program for 2021-22

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) announced a new player support program today that will give all BCHL athletes access to virtual healthcare through an app on their smart phone at any time of day. The league has adopted a virtual health care app and mental health support for its players, providing them with an anonymous […]

BCHL unveils retro jerseys for 60th season

The BC Hockey League unveiled its retro jersey designs today in celebration of the league’s 60th Anniversary season. The designs range from retro-inspired versions of current uniforms to thowbacks to a previous look. Teams will wear their retro jerseys during their retro theme nights, but will also wear them at other points during the season […]

31 BCHL alumni crack NHL opening-night rosters

The NHL season began last night and there are a total of 31 alumni listed on opening-night rosters across the league. Mainstays like Jamie Benn (Dallas), Josh Manson (Anaheim) and Tyson Jost (Colorado) remained with their original clubs, but players like Duncan Keith (Edmonton), Matt Irwin (Washington) and Andrew Ladd (Arizona) all found new homes. […]

Black, Wood, Tattle earn 3 Stars of the Week

Nanaimo Clippers goaltender Cooper Black, Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood and Coquitlam Express forward Ryan Tattle have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – Cooper Black (G) – Nanaimo Clippers Black turned in a standout performance this weekend while making his BCHL debut in a two-game road set for the […]

BCHL Podcast: Oct. 8 (Chris Hebb, Tyson Dyck & Ryan Tattle)

The regular season starts tonight! We tee up the start of the league’s 60th Anniversary campaign with a brand-new episode of the podcast. Today’s guests include BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb (3:13), Cranbrook Bucks forward Tyson Dyck (16:54) and Coquitlam Express forward Ryan Tattle (26:40). Listen and subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts SoundCloud To visit […]

BCHL’s 60th Anniversary season starts tonight

The BC Hockey League’s 60th Anniversary season begins tonight with seven games on the schedule. After a shortened 20-game pod season last year, the league is back to a full schedule with each team playing home and away games and a limited capacity for fans in the building. All teams and facilities will observe health-authority […]