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CALGARY, Alberta (October 3, 2016) – As the page turns on a new month, the CJHL finds only four teams still unbeaten across the country in what is already shaping up to be a very competitive and evenly balanced regular season. In the BCHL, the Wenatchee Wild are already pulling away from the rest of […]

Switzer inks with Falcons

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) A Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman will showcase his skills in college this upcoming fall. Jake Switzer, who appeared in 108 games over the last two seasons for the Capitals, will join NCAA Div. III Concordia Wisconsin of the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) next season. A native of Swansea, […]

Brubacher accepts offer to RIT

It’s been a well-worn path from Powell River to the NCAA and Kings defenceman Adam Brubacher is the latest to travel it. Brubacher has committed to play Div. I hockey next season for the Tigers of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The blueliner has earned a reputation this season, which will be his lone BCHL campaign, […]

Huskies honours: Petan, Benik earn NCAA nods

Now in their respective final seasons of NCAA hockey, Alex Petan and Joey Benik are perhaps saving their best for last. Petan is the only player in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association scoring race averaging better than a point per game in conference play and just led the Michigan Tech Huskies to an undefeated month […]

Links for Future Players

  IMPORTANT LINKS FOR FUTURE PLAYERS As a potential BCHL player, we recommend you take advantage of the links below to gain more information about your hockey future. The decisions you make along the way in your development as a student athlete will have a big impact on your experience and your ultimate success in […]

What is Smart Hockey?

  Play Smart Hockey. That’s the British Columbia Hockey League’s message to young athletes. There are a number of options available to junior hockey players, and competing in the BCHL ensures that each of those doors will be open when it comes time to choose. Playing Junior A hockey can lead many different places; to […]

Getting Started in the BCHL

GETTING YOUR START IN THE BCHL As a potential future BCHL player, the BCHL offers a first-class experience as you continue to develop as a player and student. Remember that development is a marathon, NOT a sprint. Prepare carefully and take your time. The League – The BCHL is comprised of 16 teams covering most […]


  Frequently Asked Questions Please refer to the following sections for answers to some of the most frequently asked questions that potential players ask about the British Columbia Hockey League. Fees and Costs Q: Is there a monthly Room and Board Fee that teams charge? A: No, BCHL teams provide room and board to out-of-town players.  […]

Iacobellis posts big weekend at UMass and takes Hockey East POW

Former Vees, Capitals and Silverbacks forward Steven Iacobellis of the University of Massachusetts has been named the Hockey East player of the week after a strong showing against Michigan State. Iacobellis was in on each UMass goal in a 4-3 comeback win over the Spartans Saturday. The native of Port Coquitlam, B.C. tallied the game-tying […]

Vees graduating captain McClure will skate at Pens camp

PENTICTON, BC –The Penticton Vees Jr. ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce graduating forward and Captain Brad McClure (93), has been invited to the Pittsburgh Penguins Prospect Development Camp. McClure, 20, just completed his two-year Vees career and led the team in scoring in both the 2013-2014 regular season and playoffs. The Stratford, Ont. native […]