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 […]

Vees Managing Partner Scott Carter steps aside

The Penticton Vees announce today that Scott Carter has steped aside as managing partner of the Penticton Vees hockey club. With the move to a new facilicty and the increased time commitment, Carter felt now was the time to bring in some new blood for the management team.Carter will remain as a shareholder in the […]

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 […]