Smart Hockey Magazine launches this weekend

British Columbia Hockey League fans will be getting more than a first look at their favorite team when they enter the rink this weekend. At each BCHL team's home opener, fans will be treated to a copy of the inaugural issue of Smart Hockey Magazine.An interview with former Chilliwack Chiefs forward and NHL All-Star Shawn […]

Chiefs hire new play-by-play voice

The Langley Chiefs are excited to announce the hiring of Brandon Astle as the new voice of the Langley Chiefs. Brandon will take over for Jared Harman starting Friday night in Surrey and will be calling games both at home and on the road. Harman, who has been the lead voice for the past two […]

Experience, youth blending well for Eagles

The old saying goes that offence gets the fans out of their seats but defence and goaltending win championships. If things come together that way Surrey Eagles head coach Shane Kuss hopes they will, he'll be leading a squad with the potential to do both.The Eagles enter the 2008 regular season with a number of […]

BCHL launches new website to coincide with Faceoff 2008

With the start of the 2008 British Columbia Hockey League season less than 24 hours away, the league has launched a new, feature-packed website. The re-designed and re-tooled bchl.bc.ca will include a number of new additions, including:* A BCHL News and Features area that will showcase increased coverage of the league, regular team features and updates on […]

Spruce Kings name captains for 2008/09 season

With the start of the 2008-09 regular season just 24 hours away, the Prince George Spruce Kings selected their captains and jersey numbers on Wednesday. In a ballot form selection process, Zach Davies was the overwhelming choice for team captain with Sam Muchalla, Matt Lees and Brandon Busse picking up the roles of assistant captains.Davies, […]

Warriors implement paper-free ticketing system

The Westside Warriors of the BCHL announced today the arrival of the newest evolution in ticketing. Cardticketing.com, the latest innovation developed by Recreation Sports Management of Vancouver, BC, allows for a completely paperless ticketing solution for sports franchises and venues.Cardticketing.com combines the basic functions of various types of gift cards and the function of storing […]

Vipers ready for regular season action

The Vernon Vipers narrowly missed beating eventual champs Penticton in last season's Interior Conference semi-finals series. Six months later, they're determined to take their 2008/09 season a few steps further.Smarting from the loss of 56-goal scorer Hunter Bishop, the Vipers have added a number of offensive weapons to an already potent squad. Joining Kellen and Connor Jones […]

Optimism abound for Spruce Kings leading into season

It's been a series of highs and lows in recent seasons for the Prince George Spruce Kings. One year after hosting the RBC Royal Bank Cup, the Kings bowed out in the first round of the Interior Conference playoffs in March.But a series of intriguing additions and a returning core of talented young players have […]

Express split four-game trip to Dawson Creek

After a four-game stay in Dawson Creek, it's fair to say the Burnaby Express will be glad to get home and pick on BCHL competition once again. What had been shaping up as a highly successful road trip — after consecutive wins over Prince George — quickly soured Friday and Saturday when the Grand Prairie […]

Bulldogs’ Ross commits to Princeton Tigers

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are pleased to announce that defenseman Kevin Ross has committed to Princeton University for the 2010-2011 season where he will suit up for the Tigers.A Cranbrook, BC native, Ross is a steady defenseman that provides stability to the Bulldogs blueline.  In 52 games last season Kevin scored once and added 10 […]