Express take first of four games in Northern series

The Burnaby Express didn't wait for a midseason road trip to experience the hospitality in Northern B.C. Instead, the team took a different approach to its preseason preparations, accepting an invitation to play a four-game exhibition series at the EnCana Events Centre in Dawson Creek. Wednesday night, Burnaby opened with a 6-4 win over the […]

Exhibition season underway for four BCHL teams

After a handful of gruelling training camp practices, players got their first opportunity to hit somebody in an opposition jersey this weekend. The BC Hockey League exhibition schedule kicked off Friday night with the opener of back-to-back meetings between the Chiefs and Eagles. On Saturday, Cowichan Valley and Nanaimo met in their first action.Over the […]

World Junior A Challenge camp dates announced

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) in partnership with Hockey Canada announced today the evaluation camps of Team Canada West heading into the 2008 World Junior A Challenge.The evaluation camps will be held in order for the coaching and management staff of Team Canada West to get a strong grasp on the level of talent […]

Warriors’ Lieuwen backstops Canada to U-18 Gold

Westside Warriors netminder Nathan Lieuwen finished the job in Slovakia, leading Canada's Under-18 National Team to a gold medal at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka. Lieuwen won his fourth consecutive tournament games in Canada's 6-3 triumph over Russia.Lieuwen also picked up wins over Switzerland, Sweden and Slovakia and a pre-tournament victory over the United States.The […]

Express preparing for Academy’s inaugural season

Breaking in to a higher level of hockey can be a challenge, even for the most highly-skilled young players. This season, the Burnaby Express will be trying to make that process easier. In September, as many as 26 teenagers with an eye on exploring junior hockey will take to the ice as part of the […]

Lieuwen thrilled to get first win for Canada U18s

Westside Warriors netminder Nathan Lieuwen is off to a hot start with Canada's National Under-18 squad at the 2008 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament in Slovakia. This morning, Lieuwen backstopped Canada to a 5-3 tournament-opening win over Switzerland.After falling behind less than a minute into the game, Lieuwen and company dominated the Swiss both in […]

Eagles team up to reward student excellence

The Surrey Eagles Hockey Club and the City of Surrey along with co-sponsors The Peace Arch News and Surrey Leader newspapers are pleased to announce Mayor Dianne Watts’ Score for Surrey Schools program. The goal of the program is to encourage children to excel at their school through strong academics, supportive behaviour, and athletic achievement. […]

Surrey grad Brody Toigo commits to Iowa State

The Surrey Eagles have announced that graduating defenceman Brody Toigo has accepted a scholarship to attend Iowa State University in the fall and play hockey for the school's ACHA Division 1 Cyclones Hockey Team.A Delta, B.C. native, Toigo manned the blueline for the Eagles during the 2007/08 season, where he played in 34 games and […]

Eagles name Cumberbirch captain for 08/09 season

The Surrey Eagles are very proud and privileged to announce that Ilan Cumberbirch has been named team captain for the 2008/09 season. Ilan came to the Eagles program prior to the 2007 season and has demonstrated the principles and values that are consistent with building our program.Ilan leads by example and is a very hard […]

Top NHL prospects heading to Bear Mountain

Top National Hockey League draft pick Steven Stamkos isn't likely to suit up for the Victoria Grizzlies anytime soon, but Vancouver Island hockey fans will have the opportunity to see the highly-touted soon-to-be pro and others in action next week when the Tampa Bay Lightning hold their summer prospects camp at Bear Mountain Arena. The Lightning, whose […]