Playoff recap – March 23

Adam Marcoux made his first start of the postseason and responded with 46 saves, backstopping the Trail Smoke Eaters to a 5-2 win over the visiting Vernon Vipers that ties the series 3-3. The game was scoreless until late in the first when Hayden Rowan and Mack Byers scored 2:04 apart to give Trail a […]

Must see: Marcoux paddle save

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Adam Marcoux came up with this huge save on Vernon Vipers forward Garrett Worth in Vernon Nov. 24: (Trail broadcaster Trevor Miller has the call) Marcoux – paddle save

Brushett earns POW

Powell River Kings forward Ryan Brushett has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 25, the league announced Monday. Brushett was all over the scoresheet in Powell River’s three home wins last week, totaling five goals and three assists over that stretch. The 20-year-old native of Verdun, Que. had […]

Gosselin is BCHLPOW

Merritt Centennials forward Mathieu Gosselin has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 16, the league announced Monday. Gosselin put up five goals and three assists for eight points in the Centennials three wins this week and is now tied with teammate Bradley Cocca for second in overall scoring […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Wednesday, April 4

Andre Ghantous scored twice in the first period for the Trail Smoke Eaters, making the difference in a 5-2 home win that keeps them alive in their series against the Wenatchee Wild. Ryan Murphy opened the scoring just 1:09 into the first for the home side and Ghantous followed with his pair of goals, just […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Monday, March 26

Adam Marcoux made 37 saves and Ross Armour scored twice to lead the Interior No. 4-seed Trail Smoke Eaters past the No. 1-seed Penticton Vees by a 4-2 score in Game 7 that puts Trail into the Interior Division finals. Andre Ghantous opened the scoring for the Smoke Eaters near the midway point of the […]

Chapman’s stingy play earns him BCHLPOW

Victoria Grizzlies goaltender Kurtis Chapman has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 11, the league announced Monday. After going down 3-0 in their first-round series with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, Chapman backstopped the Grizzlies to four straight wins to complete the comeback Sunday afternoon and advance to the […]

Marcoux makes pile of saves in POW turn

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Adam Marcoux has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 7, the league announced Monday. Marcoux had the busiest week of any BCHL netminder in recent memory as he started all four Smokies games, winning three of them. He faced 149 shots and turned away […]

Harris takes BCHLPOW honours

Nanaimo Clippers forward Jake Harris has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 12, the league announced Monday. Harris scored four goals to help lead the Clippers to three wins and he was named 1st Star in all three games. The Toronto native had the overtime winner in a […]

4-goal third propels Vees to win

Held scoreless and trailing by a goal through 40 minutes, the Penticton Vees exploded for four goals in the third period to earn a 4-1 home win over the Merritt Centennials. Neither team scored in the first and Merritt’s Bradley Cocca put the Cents ahead with a power-play goal in the second. Grant Cruikshank tied […]