Kings’ Vos commits to Holy Cross

Powell River, BC – October 31, 2008 – The Powell River Kings are proud to announce that forward Erik Vos has committed to attend NCAA Division I Holy Cross for the 2009/10 season. Vos brings a substantial offensive presence and is capable of playing diverse roles on the ice. Since coming back for his second season […]

Kings’ McLeod commits to Alaska-Anchorage

PRINCE GEORGE, BC – The Prince George Spruce Kings Junior A Hockey Club of the British Columbia Hockey League is pleased to announce that defenceman, Wes McLeod has committed to a four year scholarship at the University of Alaska Anchorage.Currently playing in his second season with the Prince George Spruce Kings, Wes McLeod has picked […]

Chiefs’ Gordic commits to Michigan Tech

The Langley Chiefs are pleased to announce that forward Milos Gordic has committed to attend Michigan Tech for the 2009/10 hockey season. Gordic, who in his third season with the Chiefs, has become a stabilizing force at centre since his rookie season with the club, centering the team’s top line both this season and last. […]

Pair of Vees sew up NCAA commitments

The British Columbia Hockey League season is just reaching the 20-game mark, but the Penticton Vees are already closing in on an impressive haul when it comes to players securing college scholarships.The club announced Wednesday that team captain Brent Vandenberg and defenceman Zach Josepher have each committed to NCAA institutions.Vandenberg, who sits second amongst Vees […]

Up Close with Zach Davies

The bobcat is known throughout the animal kingdom as an adaptive and elusive predator. Resiliency has allowed the species to thrive, even today, in the face of man’s destructive impact on the environment. These characteristics help to make the bobcat an animal to be admired, but it also begs the question: does anyone know what […]

Nine BCHL players selected to Team Canada West

Hockey Canada announced today that a total of nine players from the British Columbia Hockey League have been named to the pre-tournament camp roster for Team Canada West at the upcoming 2008 World Junior A Challenge in Camrose, Alberta.The 25-man pre-tournament roster will be trimmed to 22 before the tournament begins.Selected to the team were […]

Up Close with Ilan Cumberbirch

Steel meets ice and the crowd roars as the Surrey Eagles emerge from the tunnel at the South Surrey Arena. In the rafters hang numbers of retired greats like current head coach Shane Kuss and banners proclaiming numerous championships including the Royal Bank Cup in 1998. The man leading the charge for this new generation […]

Another season of Read with the Chiefs begins this week

The Langley Chiefs are excited to give back to their community and will do so with the re-launch of their very successful Read with the Chiefs program. This will be the third year since the program’s inception here in Langley and the demand has grown to match the popularity of the surging BCHL club. The […]

Vees begin new era at Events Centre

It's said that if you build it, they will come.On Saturday, hockey fans in Penticton helped further prove that thesis, turning up to the tune of 4,485 in attendance and cheering the Vees to a 4-0 win over Westside at the brand new South Okanagan Events Centre.The new building, which will house the city's Junior […]

Horcoff featured in launch issue of Smart Hockey Magazine

 Edmonton Oilers forward and 2008 NHL All-Star Shawn Horcoff is the first BC Hockey League graduate interviewed and featured in Smart Hockey Magazine. To read the feature on Shawn, click here.For a limited time, new subscribers of Smart Hockey can receive discounted rates on home delivery of the magazine. To subscribe to Smart Hockey, click here.