BCHL season delayed again after extension of PHO restrictions

Due to the extension of restrictions around mass gatherings and events announced by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) today, the BCHL has delayed the start of its regular season to March. The league had planned to start playing again next week if restrictions were lifted once the current PHO order expired today. “We are disappointed […]

Hockey Canada cancels 2021 Centennial Cup in Penticton

Hockey Canada announced Friday morning that all 2021 spring championships, including the 2021 Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, that was slated to be hosted in Penticton, have been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada Chief Executive Officer, Tom Renney, and President and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Smith, released this joint statement: […]

NCAA Roundup: Weekly and monthly conference award handed out to BCHL alums

It’s the first week of the month, so that means we have both weekly and monthly NCAA conference awards to sift through. Two BCHL alums have grabbed monthly awards and another six took home weekly honours. ECAC Hockey Player of the Month Odeen Tufto – Senior – Quinnipiac University (Vernon Vipers) Tufto continues to pile […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 4 (Jonny Evans & Luke Mylymok)

Photo credits: UConn Athletic Communications (Evans), Dave Harwig (Mylymok) This week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast features another pair of BCHL alums making news in the NCAA. First up, we catch up with former Powell River King and current University of Connecticut forward Jonny Evans. Evans is coming off a four-goal game, the first Husky […]

6 BCHL alums named to Mike Richter Award Watch List

The NCAA announced its Mike Richter Award Watch List today and six former BCHL goaltenders are in the running for the trophy. The Richter award is handed out to the NCAA’s top goaltender each year. The BCHL alums on the list are: Michael Corson – Junior – Niagara University (Cowichan Valley Capitals) Corson transferred from […]

12 BCHL alums nominated for Hobey Baker Award

Photo credits: Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Mark Kuhlmann (Kawaguchi), UConn Athletic Communications (Evans) The first batch of nominees for the NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s top players has been announced and there are 11 BCHL alums up for the honour. The award is based on the following criteria: Strength of character, […]

BCHL Podcast: Jan. 29 (Alex Newhook & Isack Bandu)

A brand-new episode of the BCHL Podcast is now live! This week’s episode has a Victoria Grizzlies theme as we catch up with former Grizzly Alex Newhook who is fresh off his World Juniors experience with Team Canada and now back at Boston College for his sophomore year. We also speak with current Victoria defenceman […]

NCAA Roundup: 5 alums named weekly conference award winners

Photo credits: Ed Maillard (Briere), BSU Photo Services (Driscoll), Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) Another week, another batch of BCHL alumni making noise in the college hockey ranks. This week, five former players from the league earned weekly conference honours. ECAC Player of the Week Kaden Pickering – Junior – St. Lawrence University (Chilliwack Chiefs) Pickering led […]

BCHL launches NCAA Interactive Map feature

The BCHL launched a new interactive map feature for fans, players and parents to easily navigate where NCAA Division I schools are located throughout the United States. It also provides useful information like what current BCHL players are committed to a specific program, which former players from the league are currently attending the school and […]

4 current and former BCHL players on Central Scouting 2021 Players to Watch update

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Williams), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Dan Hickling/Hickling Images (Teleguine) NHL Central Scouting provided an update to its Players to Watch list ahead of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft and two current BCHL players were included, as well as two alumni in the NCAA and another six who participated in the league’s […]