Spruce Kings name captains for 2008/09 season

With the start of the 2008-09 regular season just 24 hours away, the Prince George Spruce Kings selected their captains and jersey numbers on Wednesday. In a ballot form selection process, Zach Davies was the overwhelming choice for team captain with Sam Muchalla, Matt Lees and Brandon Busse picking up the roles of assistant captains.Davies, […]

Warriors implement paper-free ticketing system

The Westside Warriors of the BCHL announced today the arrival of the newest evolution in ticketing. Cardticketing.com, the latest innovation developed by Recreation Sports Management of Vancouver, BC, allows for a completely paperless ticketing solution for sports franchises and venues.Cardticketing.com combines the basic functions of various types of gift cards and the function of storing […]

Optimism abound for Spruce Kings leading into season

It's been a series of highs and lows in recent seasons for the Prince George Spruce Kings. One year after hosting the RBC Royal Bank Cup, the Kings bowed out in the first round of the Interior Conference playoffs in March.But a series of intriguing additions and a returning core of talented young players have […]

Express split four-game trip to Dawson Creek

After a four-game stay in Dawson Creek, it's fair to say the Burnaby Express will be glad to get home and pick on BCHL competition once again. What had been shaping up as a highly successful road trip — after consecutive wins over Prince George — quickly soured Friday and Saturday when the Grand Prairie […]

Bulldogs’ Ross commits to Princeton Tigers

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are pleased to announce that defenseman Kevin Ross has committed to Princeton University for the 2010-2011 season where he will suit up for the Tigers.A Cranbrook, BC native, Ross is a steady defenseman that provides stability to the Bulldogs blueline.  In 52 games last season Kevin scored once and added 10 […]

McLaughlin reflects on great year at Lindenwood

It may not be the NCAA, but former Langley Hornets defenceman Justin McLaughlin doesn't mind. Last season, McLaughlin was a key member of the Lindenwood University squad that was narrowly beat out for the 2008 American College Hockey Association Division I Championship.The ACHA flies under the radar in Canada, but the league provides scholarship and […]

Warriors’ Lieuwen backstops Canada to U-18 Gold

Westside Warriors netminder Nathan Lieuwen finished the job in Slovakia, leading Canada's Under-18 National Team to a gold medal at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka. Lieuwen won his fourth consecutive tournament games in Canada's 6-3 triumph over Russia.Lieuwen also picked up wins over Switzerland, Sweden and Slovakia and a pre-tournament victory over the United States.The […]

Lieuwen thrilled to get first win for Canada U18s

Westside Warriors netminder Nathan Lieuwen is off to a hot start with Canada's National Under-18 squad at the 2008 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament in Slovakia. This morning, Lieuwen backstopped Canada to a 5-3 tournament-opening win over Switzerland.After falling behind less than a minute into the game, Lieuwen and company dominated the Swiss both in […]

Surrey grad Brody Toigo commits to Iowa State

The Surrey Eagles have announced that graduating defenceman Brody Toigo has accepted a scholarship to attend Iowa State University in the fall and play hockey for the school's ACHA Division 1 Cyclones Hockey Team.A Delta, B.C. native, Toigo manned the blueline for the Eagles during the 2007/08 season, where he played in 34 games and […]

Benn and Co. impress at Team Canada camp

Former Victoria Grizzlies forward Jamie Benn finished his first National Junior Team development camp on a high Wednesday, scoring once and adding an assist in a 4-1 intersquad game victory for Team Red. Benn completed the three-game series at the top of the scoring charts with two goals and four points.The camp, which was held in […]