60th Anniversary Spotlight: 1970s

As we celebrate the BC Hockey League’s 60th Anniversary season, we will take a look back at the past and celebrate the teams and people that made this league what it is today. Today, we go back to the league’s second decade of existence, the 1970s. +++ The first decade of the BCHL mainly featured […]

Eddy, Hedquist, Schleppe named 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies forward Connor Eddy, Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender Hobie Hedquist and Langley Rivermen forward Tyler Schleppe have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – Connor Eddy (F) – Victoria Grizzlies In their first game in nearly two weeks, the Grizzles took a thrilling 6-5 […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Families of the Month: December

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods are proud to once again recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Families of the Month award. Throughout the season, the league will recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they do […]

BCHL Podcast: Jan. 14 (Ed Johnstone & Cade Littler)

On this week’s episode, we catch up with special guest Ed Johnstone (2:52). Johnstone played for the Vernon Essos from 1970-1972, then went on to play 12 years in the NHL with the New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings. He eventually returned to the BCHL to coach the Vernon Lakers for four years from […]

NCAA Roundup: 3 alumni recognized with weekly awards

In this week’s NCAA Roundup presented by Johnston Meier Insurance, we highlight three BCHL alumni who were recognized with weekly awards. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week Eric Butte – Senior – Army West Point (Langley Rivermen) Butte had his best two-game stretch of the season against Canisius last weekend, scoring a pair of goals […]

Wenatchee’s Cade Littler named High School Player of the Month

Wenatchee Wild forward Cade Littler has been named the December High School Player of the Month presented by Eligibility Wizard. This award is for players 18-years-old or younger who are attending high school full time and is based on in-class and on-ice performance. Littler registered nearly two points per game in the month, picking up […]

19 BCHL alumni nominated for Hobey Baker Award

Photo credits: Fighting Irish Media (Galajda), BSU Photo Services (Sillinger), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson) The initial list of Hobey Baker Award nominees has been released and there are 19 BCHL alumni who have been recognized. The award is given to college hockey’s top player and is based on strength of character, on-ice performance and academic […]

7 current and future BCHL players listed on Central Scouting Midterm Rankings

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Littler, Jugnauth, Hedquist, Dyck), Jack Murray (Hopkins) NHL Central Scouting released its midterm rankings today and there are six current BCHL players who made the cut. Five players from the league were named to the North American skaters list, while one other made the grade on the North American goalies […]

BCHL postpones Road Show event to 2022-23

The BC Hockey League announced today that the upcoming Road Show event in Burns Lake, B.C. has been postponed to the 2022-23 season due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the province. The event, featuring two regular-season games between the Prince George Spruce Kings and the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, had originally been scheduled for […]

Trotter, Joughin, Norlin named 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Trotter, Norlin), Tami Quan (Joughin) Prince George Spruce Kings goaltender Aaron Trotter, West Kelowna Warriors forward Marcus Joughin and Warriors defenceman Isaiah Norlin have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – Aaron Trotter (G) – Prince George Spruce Kings Trotter posted his first shutout of […]