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 […]

Vipers’ Beller commits to U. of Manitoba Bisons

20-year old forward Greg Beller has committed to play next season with the University of Manitoba Bisons. Beller came to Vernon just before Christmas last season from Yale University. The New York Rangers draft pick scored 20 points in 23 regular season games and was a force in the playoffs.The Vernon Vipers would like to […]

Vees’ Perdicaro boosted by Islanders camp

Penticton Vees power forward Anthony Perdicaro got his first taste of the National Hockey League last week when he participated in the New York Islanders' summer prospect camp. Now, with a better idea of what it's going to take to compete against pro-calibre talent, he's focused and ready for a final season in the BC Hockey […]