Silverbacks’ Grassi commits to Michigan State

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman Matt Grassi has committed to attend Michigan State University next fall, the club announced Friday.Grassi is currently in his third season with the SilverBacks. His scholarship offer comes fresh off his silver medal performance with Team Canada West at the World Junior “A” Challenge in Camrose, Alberta. Matt is from Burnaby, […]

Silverbacks’ Zengerle commits to Wisconsin

Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Mark Zengerle has committed to attend the University of Wisconsin for the 2010 season, the club announced Friday.Mark hails from Rochester, New York and is playing in his first season with the Silverbacks. Zengerle currently leads the team in scoring with 14 goals and 26 assists for 40 points in 21 […]

Eagles’ Hartley commits to RIT

The Surrey Eagles are thrilled to announce that forward Adam Hartley has received a scholarship to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2009/10 season. Hartley has been the leading scorer for the Eagles all season, tallying 27 points in 21 games so far while consistently being the team’s top centre. As a 20 year-old, […]

Clippers stick atop BC teams in CJHL Top 15

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Top 15 rankings for the week of November 3rd to November 10th. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis. The CJAHL Top 15 as of Monday, November 10th are as follows:1. (1) Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) 2. (2) Sherwood Park […]

United States wins World Junior A Challenge gold

CAMROSE, AB – The reign of Canada West is over – there is a new champion at the World Junior A Challenge.Seven different players scored goals and 11 had at least one point as the United States claimed the gold medal with a 7-1 win over Canada West on Sunday night in front of a […]

WJAC Roundup: Canada East takes bronze

CAMROSE, AB – It wasn’t the colour they wanted, but Canada East is leaving the 2008 World Junior A Challenge with a medal.Silver medalists the past two years, the Canadians hoped to improve on that in Camrose; instead, they go home with bronze after a 9-1 win over Belarus on Sunday afternoon.Reilly Smith had a […]

BCHL Grad Anderson set for Hockey Hall of Fame

After a long wait, BC Hockey League graduate Glenn Anderson is finally set to join his peers in the Hockey Hall of Fame.Anderson, who once notched 62 goals and 131 points playing for the BCHL's Bellingham Blazers in 1977, will be inducted into the Hall tonight with Russian great Igor Larionov, longtime NHL linesman Ray Scapinello […]

Canada West to face USA for WJAC gold

REID LEADS CANADA WEST TO THIRD-STRAIGHT GOLD MEDAL GAMECAMROSE, AB – The quest for a three-peat is still alive for Canada West at the 2008 World Junior A Challenge.Brodie Reid scored a pair of powerplay goals as Canada West moved into Sunday’s gold medal game with a 4-1 win over Belarus in Saturday semifinal action.The […]

Clippers moving on up in CJHL’s weekly Top 15

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Top 15 rankings for the week of October 26th to November 2nd. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis. The CJAHL Top 15 as of Sunday, November 2nd: 1. (1) Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) 2. (2) Sherwood Park Crusaders […]

Grant’s two goals lead Canada West past Russia

Apparently the Canada West team that showed up for the tournament opener on Sunday night against Belarus wasn’t the true version of the two-time defending gold medalists. Two nights after being shocked in a shootout by the Belarussians, Canada West scored five goals on the power play – including two on five-on-threes – in a […]