BCHL and Shaw team up for text-to-donate charity campaign

With the league’s hockey season delayed as a result of COVID-19, Shaw Communications Inc., the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), and its 17 Canadian teams have joined together to build the excitement and community spirit of hockey with a new fundraising initiative — Brighter Communities powered by Shaw. Brighter Communities powered by Shaw is a […]

LaFontaine and Scheel named finalists for Richter Award

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) Penticton Vees alums Jack LaFontaine and Adam Scheel have both been named finalists for the Mike Richter Award, given to the NCAA’s top goaltender. The Hockey Commissioner’s Association released a “Watch List” of 35 names at the start of the month, but have narrowed that list down to nine finalists. […]

Alumni Profile: Jasper Weatherby

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann, Russ Hons (North Dakota), Garrett James Photography (Wenatchee) Jasper Weatherby is currently in his junior season at the University of North Dakota, after having played two years with the Wenatchee Wild from 2016 to 2018. At just 23 years of age, Weatherby has accomplished a lot already in his young life. […]

NCAA Roundup: Driscoll nabs third WCHA weekly award this year

Photo credit: BSU Photo Services This week saw just one BCHL alumni take home a weekly conference award, but this senior standout was able to take home his third weekly honour in the WCHA so far this season. WCHA Goaltender of the Week Zach Driscoll – Senior – Bemidji State University (Penticton Vees) Driscoll finished […]

Spruce Kings players test positive for COVID-19

The League Office has received notice that multiple members of the Prince George Spruce Kings have tested positive for COVID-19. The Spruce Kings immediately reached out to Northern Health for direction, as per our accepted safety plan, and the League Office has notified the Provincial Health Office (PHO). At this point, the affected team members […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 18 (Jasper Weatherby & Owen Sillinger)

This week, we catch up with another pair of BCHL alums having great seasons in the NCAA. First up, we are joined by University of North Dakota forward and Wenatchee Wild alum Jasper Weatherby. The 23-year-old San Jose Sharks draft pick is a former BCHL leading scorer and MVP and is coming off a four-point […]

NCAA Roundup: Feb. 18

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann (Weatherby), Rob Rasmussen (Fawcett) It was another banner week for BCHL alumni in Division I college hockey with six players being honoured with weekly conference awards. Let’s take a look at who stood out this week in the NCAA Roundup. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 12 (Angus Crookshank & Adam Scheel)

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) We’re back with another two interviews on this week’s edition of the BCHL Podcast! First up, with speak with University of New Hampshire forward and Langley Rivermen alum Angus Crookshank. The North Vancouver, B.C. native reflects on his junior career in the BCHL, his experience playing for Canada West at […]

NCAA Roundup: Feb. 10

Photo credits: BSU Photo Services (Sillinger), Rob Rasmussen (de Jong) This week, we take a look at five BCHL alums who received conference awards over the last several days, highlighted by a pair of players who dazzled with four-goal performances. Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Month Trevin Kozlowski – Senior – Army West Point (Salmon […]

Alumni Profile: Jordan Kawaguchi

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (North Dakota) For Jordan Kawaguchi, who grew up in Abbotsford, B.C., it was a dream come true for him when signed on to play with the Chilliwack Chiefs of the BCHL for the 2013-14 season. The team was coming off two strong years after relocating from Quesnel to Chilliwack in 2011 […]