COVID-19 Update: May 4

In our latest COVID-19 update, we hear directly from BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb. Message from the British Columbia Hockey League: First off, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy with their families during this challenging time. With the ever-changing situation we are all facing, the BC Hockey League has committed to providing regular updates […]

Trail’s Kent Johnson named CJHL’s Top Forward

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Kent Johnson of the Trail Smoke Eaters has been named the CJHL’s Top Forward for 2019-20. Johnson, from Port Moody, B.C., led the BCHL in scoring this year with 101 points, becoming just the second player since 2015-16 to reach the 100-point plateau. His 41 goals and 60 assists were […]

BCHL seeks financial support from provincial government

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the BC Hockey League is requesting financial assistance from the provincial government to offset major losses for its teams due to the shutdown of the league. On Mar. 13, after the first round of the BCHL Playoffs, the league was forced to cancel the remainder of its season due […]

Victoria’s Marty Westhaver named final Community Hero Award winner for 2019-20

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography For the final time in the 2019-20 season, the BC Hockey League and Shaw Communications are proud to announce the latest recipient of the Shaw BCHL Community Hero Award – Marty Westhaver of the Victoria Grizzlies. Westhaver, who is born and raised in Victoria, B.C., just wrapped up his fourth […]

BCHL Rewind series to stream classic Fred Page Cup final games

The British Columbia Hockey League is excited to announce a new video series titled BCHL Rewind which will focus on re-broadcasting classic games from the league’s history on their official YouTube channel. From April 20th to 26th fans will be able to catch each of the past seven Fred Page Cup final cup-clinching games, beginning with […]

COVID-19 Update: Apr. 17

For this week’s COVID-19 update, we thought we’d take a look at what BCHL teams have been doing in the weeks since the shutdown. Many teams have been helping out in their communities and posting thoughtful or entertaining videos on social media. Lets take a look at what everyone’s been up to. BCHL At the […]

BCHL sets new commitment record

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography For the sixth year in a row, the BCHL has set a new record for committed players to NCAA or Canadian University programs. After a surge of players announced their commitments over the last week, that brings the league’s total to 172 for the 2019-20 season, surpassing last season’s high […]

NHL 20 simulation final: Salmon Arm vs. Cowichan

It all comes down to this! Matt Crasa and the Cowichan Valley Capitals go head to head with Ethan Langenegger and the Salmson Arm Silverbacks to see who will be crowned Fred Page Cup champion in the NHL 20 BCHL Playoffs simulation! This simulation is powered by Shaw

BCHL Volunteer Award: Carl and Debby Mah

LNG Canada and the BCHL are proud to present the final Volunteer Award of the 2019-20 season to Carl and Debby Mah who have been involved with the team since their inaugural season back in 2001. Carl and Debby are husband and wife and share a passion for hockey. They remained with the Express when […]

4 BCHL players listed in final 2020 draft rankings

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting released its final rankings ahead of the 2020 NHL Draft and four BCHL players were listed. Chilliwack Chiefs forward Ethan Bowen, Penticton Vees forward Danny Weight, Nanaimo Clippers forward Kyler Kovich and Vernon Vipers defenceman Trey Taylor all made the final cut ahead of the draft, which […]