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Adkins inks with Falcons

A school with a tremendous athletic presence is the future for Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Josh Adkins. Adkins has committed to play at NCAA Div. III Concordia University-Wisconsin for next season. The school boasts 11 men’s teams and 15 women’s teams. In addition to hockey, Falcons athletes participate in tennis, acrobatics, triathlon, lacrosse and many […]

McAvoy commits to Colgate

The Surrey Eagles are pleased to announce captain Paul McAvoy has committed to Colgate University for 2017-18. He becomes the second Eagles player to commit to the division I NCAA school after Jeff Stewart also signed there earlier this offseason. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound McAvoy tied Kurt Black for the team lead in goals, scoring 14 […]

Chilliwack awarded 2018 national championships

CHILLIWACK, BC—With great anticipation, representatives of the Chilliwack 2018 bid committee announced that Hockey Canada has verbally confirmed Chilliwack will host the 2018 RBC Cup National Junior A Championship. Though contracts are yet to be signed, the local committee wanted to share the community’s ‘win’ and expressed its great appreciation to dedicated Chiefs hockey fans […]

Red Wings choose Cholowski

It became a record night for the BCHL when Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Dennis Cholowski was scooped at No. 20 by the Detroit Red Wings Friday night at the NHL Entry Draft in Buffalo. Cholowski’s selection made it three first-round picks this year for the BCHL, surpassing the record of two set in 2004 and 2007. […]

Fabbro nabbed 17th overall by Nashville

Lots of pre-draft predictions called it. Penticton Vees defenceman Dante Fabbro went 17th overall to the Nashville Predators becoming the third-highest drafted BCHLer ever. Just moments earlier his Penticton teammate became the second-highest when he went 10th to Colorado. Also, Fabbro was one of four Boston University players and recruits to go in the first […]

Jost drafted by Avalanche

Penticton Vees centre, and captain, Tyson Jost was drafted 10th overall by the Colorado Avalanche Friday night at the NHL Entry Draft in Buffalo. He joins Kyle Turris (third to Phoenix Coyotes in 2007) as the only top-10 NHL draft picks in BCHL history. Jost was available backstage at the draft: Tyson Jost on being […]

Fabbro family enjoying fabulous family time

Standing on the precipice of what will undoubtedly be one of the biggest moments in their lives, Steve and Tina Fabbro are remarkably relaxed. Their youngest child, Dante, is expected to be selected in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft in Buffalo today but they know their energy is wasted concerning themselves over […]

Alums selected on Day 2 in Buffalo

BUFFALO – Day 2 of the NHL Entry Draft saw a pair of BCHL alums selected from the NCAA ranks to make it five for the league on the weekend. The Edmonton Oilers selected towering defenceman Vincent Desharnais from Providence College early in the seventh round with the 183rd pick. The 6-foot-6, 210-pound rearguard played […]

On the Button

(Photo: NHL Central Scouting director Dan Marr (left) and Craig Button talk with TSN 1050 on radio row at the NHL Draft in Buffalo)   TSN hockey analyst and scout Craig Button is of course at the NHL Draft in Buffalo this week. He spared a few minutes of his time to talk to the […]

BCHL at the Draft

Nothing quite compares to the anticipation that must be hovering over Dante Fabbro, Dennis Cholowski and Tyson Jost this week. All three have been listed as possible first-round selections in the NHL Draft Friday night. But almost as good is the fact that the BCHL will be right there with them at First Niagara Center […]