Salmon Arm’s Cseter earns scholarship to Alabama-Huntsville

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks Junior “A” Hockey Club is pleased to announce that Justin Cseter has accepted a scholarship to the University of Alabama Huntsville. Justin will be joining teammate Keenan Desmet as both graduating twenty-year-old players head off to begin NCAA university scholarships this fall. Cseter is from Menomonie, Wisconsin and joined the SilverBacks […]

Quesnel’s Payne earns scholarship to Concordia

The Quesnel Millionaires are pleased to announce that 20-year old Ben Payne has received a scholarship to NCAA Division III Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.Payne tallied 10 goals and 17 assists in 41 games for the Millionaires in 2008/09 after being acquired from Alberni Valley early in the season. “This is a great opportunity educationally […]

Salmon Arm’s Statchuk commits to OSU

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks Junior “A” Hockey Club is pleased to announce that Travis Statchuk has secured an NCAA Division 1 scholarship to Ohio State University. The scholarship begins in September 2011. Statchuk has just completed his first season with the SilverBacks and recorded 23 points in 33 games. Prior to coming to Salmon Arm, […]

BCHL grad Cox named captain at Colgate

Powell River Kings alumnus Ethan Cox was honoured twice during Colgate University's End of Year Banquet, picking up one award for his play this season while being handed the team's co-captaincy for his senior season.First, Cox was named the Raiders' Top Defensive Player for the 2008/09 season. The forward thrived in a checking role in his […]

Vipers’ Jones named BCHL Player of the Week

Vernon Vipers forward Connor Jones has been named the British Columbia Hockey League's Player of the Week for the week ending April 19th, the league announced Monday.Jones was named first star in both games he suited up for last week, playing a crucial role in staking the Vipers to a 2-0 series lead in their […]

Chiefs’ captain Tresierra commits to SAIT

Langley Chiefs captain Jessie Tresierra will be hitting more than opponents next season. The three year veteran will add books to his list of victims as he is off to SAIT Polytechnic next year after three years anchoring the Chiefs blueline.In those three years Chiefs fans and opponents alike have watched Jessie develop from being […]

McKenzie, five others on Central Scouting’s final rankings

Penticton Vees winger Curtis McKenzie's strong late season play didn't go unnoticed by the National Hockey League's Central Scouting service.McKenzie was one of six British Columbia Hockey League players to appear on Central Scouting's final rankings for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in June. The 18-year old leaped 69 spots from the midterm list, rising […]

Vernon’s Gill named BCHL Player of the Week

Vernon Vipers forward Sahir Gill has been named the British Columbia Hockey League's Player of the Week for the week ending April 12th, the league announced Tuesday.Gill netted two goals and added a pair of assists in four games last week and was responsible for a crucial overtime goal that will be remembered as a […]

Warriors’ Kelly, Gagne commit to Dalhousie University

Westside Warriors forwards Ron Kelly and Jordan Gagne have committed to attend Dalhousie University in the fall of 2009, Tigers men’s hockey head coach Pete Belliveau announced today.Kelly and Gagne will be suiting up for the Tigers for the 2009/10 season.Hailing from Lloydminster, AB, Kelly is a gritty 5-foot-11 centre who has played for the Warriors for […]

BCHL grad Duncan signs on with AHL’s Tigers

University of North Dakota senior forward Ryan Duncan has signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. The Tigers are the AHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders. Duncan was named to Inside College Hockey’s All-America third team this season after leading the Sioux in […]