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Week 24 of the BCHL season is in the books and Darcy Huisman of the Powell River Kings has at least a point in his last seven games played for a total of 11 points.

The 19-year old from Smithers is back in the BCHL after playing for the Spruce Kings in 2006/07. Erik Vos is on a five game point streak good for ten points after having three points in his previous four games. The Kings finished the season 9-6-0-1 (.594) against the Island Division compared to their current 28-10-1-3 (.714) record against the rest of the league.

Milos Gordic of the Langley Chiefs is on a seven-game point streak and leads the league in goals scored. Gordic has 21 goals in his last 18 games. Langley hadn't lost a game in overtime in their first 48 contests of the season and were the last team in the league without an overtime defeat but have now lost three of their last nine games in extra time.

The Chiefs were also at the top of the league with their 20-0-0-0 record when leading after two periods but have now lost once in regulation and twice in overtime in their last three games when leading after two frames. Defenseman Brad Bakken discussed the rival Eagles with Troy Landreville of the Langley Advance saying, “We hate Surrey. Especially now.” The rest of the article is here.

Brett Mohler, Mitch MacMillan, and Evan Witt of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs are all on five-game point streaks. The Bulldogs have points in their last three games and in their last four games they have outshot their opposition 185 (46.3) to 136 (34.0).

Defenseman Geoff Morgan of the Prince George Spruce Kings scored his first goal of the season a couple Saturdays ago after going the first 48 games of the season without one. The 19-year old from Kitimat is in his first season in the league and is playing alongside twin brother Joe who is a second year member of the Spruce Kings. Prince George has been solid when leading after two periods with one of the league's top records at 15-0-0-1.

The Nanaimo Clippers have been busy this season playing in a league-high 17 overtime games and 12 of those have went to a second extra session. Overall for the Clippers six of the last 13 games played have gone into double overtime. The Victoria Grizzlies are 10-1-0-0 in their last 11 games and finished the season 13-3-0-0 against the Mainland Division including 4-0-0-0 against Powell River but 2-2-0-0 against Surrey.

Patrick Haas, the voice of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, takes a weekly look at the top news from around the BC Hockey League. Each week, Patrick will review the headlines that have fans of the league's 16 teams buzzing.