Merritt announces hiring or ex-Cent Pierce as assistant coach

Merritt Centennials Head Coach and General Manager Joey Bouchard is pleased to announce the hiring of former Centennials player Luke Pierce as an assistant coach for the 2009/10 British Columbia Hockey League season. Pierce, 25, was born and raised in Merritt, and played his minor hockey in the Merritt Minor Hockey Association. He began his […]

Eagles grad Toigo nets invite to Canucks rookie camp

Surrey Eagles defenceman Nolan Toigo has netted an invite to the Vancouver Canucks' 2009 rookie camp, the team has announced.Toigo is set to attend the NHL club's camp after a pair of outstanding seasons in the BCHL, during which he was a key figure in the Eagles' line-up. The 20-year old contributed five goals and […]

Vipers to face the BCHL’s best at 2010 All-Star Game

The British Columbia Hockey League’s 2010 All-Star Game will see the defending Fred Page Cup champion Vernon Vipers take on a team of league All-Stars on Wednesday, January 13th at the Frank Crane Arena in Nanaimo.“The British Columbia Hockey League is very excited to announce a new All-Star Game format that will make for a […]

Langley Chiefs announce 1st Annual Golf Tournament

On the horizon of their fourth season in Langley the Chiefs are looking forward to kicking off the new season on the golf course. In an effort to support their other recent innovation– the Junior Chiefs program — the team will be holding their first ever golf tournament at Newland's Golf and Country Club on […]

SilverBacks’ shuffle sees Hughes promoted to Head Coach

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks Junior “A” Hockey Club has restructured their hockey operations for the 2009-2010 season. Matt Hughes will become the Head Coach while Rylan Ferster will focus on his duties as General Manager. Previously, Ferster held both titles while Hughes was the Associate Coach/Assistant GM. “I hired Matt the same year I bought the team […]

SilverBacks’ Walters commits to University of Toronto

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks Junior “A” Hockey Club is pleased to announce that Matt Walters is heading to the University of Toronto this fall. The twenty-year-old defenseman played three years in Salmon Arm and was the team captain in his final season. This September he will be suiting up for the University of Toronto Varsity […]

SilverBacks’ Ferster headlines WJAC coaching staffs

While the first puck drop is still four months away, the coaching staffs are in place, the camps have been scheduled and the road to the 2009 World Junior A Challenge in Summerside, P.E.I. has begun. Canada West and Canada East – the only teams to medal at all three World Junior A Challenges – […]

Warriors name Yopyk as team’s new head coach

The Westside Warriors are pleased to announce the hiring of Darren Yopyk as their Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations. Darren was born and raised in St. Paul, Alberta and will be relocating to West Kelowna from North Andover, Mass. Darren played in the AJHL before receiving a scholarship to the prestigious Princeton University. Yopyk was […]

SilverBacks’ blueliner McMaster commits to SAIT

The Salmon Arm SilverBacks Junior “A” Hockey Club is pleased to announce that Ashford McMaster will be heading to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary this fall to continue his hockey and education. SAIT is a member of the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference. The 20-year old McMaster was fourth in team scoring and […]

Vipers’ Santana commits to Boston University

The Vernon Vipers Hockey Club is very pleased to announce that 20-year old forward Ryan Santana has committed to play for the defending NCAA Division I champion Boston University Terriers.Santana joined the Vipers at the beginning of the 2008/09 season after playing in the United States Hockey League and was a key ingredient in the […]