Several alums named NCAA All-Stars

Several NCAA conferences have announced their year-end all-star teams and there is plenty of former BCHL talent prominently featured. Here is a quick roundup of all the BCHL alums named to conference all-star teams so far. Atlantic Hockey Blake Chirstensen (Junior, F) – American International College – First-Team All-Star The Coral Springs, Fla. native enters […]

4 alums take NCAA monthly awards

Four BCHL alums earned February monthly awards in the NCAA this week. St. Cloud State forward and former Penticton Vee Patrick Newell took home the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Player of the Month award, Coquitlam Express alum Adam Rockwood earned Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Forward of the Month for Northern Michigan, Bentley goalie […]

More NCAA awards for BCHL grads

The holiday break did nothing to interrupt the fine work being done in NCAA hockey by several BCHL grads. Chilliwack Chiefs alum Aidan Pelino of Bentley University was named the Atlantic Hockey Association goalie of the month while his teammate and former Trail Smoke Eaters standout Luke Santerno was named the conference’s rookie of the […]

Wilson, Pelino earn AHA recognition

For a couple of former BCHL goalies now rivals in the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA), the 2017-18 season is shaping up to be a good one and the honours keep rolling in. Last week, Powell River Kings grad Brian Wilson of Niagara University was named not only the AHA rookie of the week but also […]

Combs, Kaufman, Pelino recognized

A trio of former BCHL stars have are in the NCAA headlines this week with another batch of conference player awards. Wenatchee Wild graduate Charlie Combs, who led the BCHL with 51 goals last season, was named Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) rookie of the week after scoring twice for Bemidji State in a non-conference […]

Pelino earns weekly conference honours

In a fight for playoff position in the Atlantic Hockey standings, the Bentley University Falcons had a tough road assignment last weekend at Robert Morris but emerged with three of a possible four point thanks in large part to former Chilliwack Chiefs netminder Aidan Pelino. Allowing just one goal for the weekend, Pelino earned his […]

Craighead captures POW honours

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Darien Craighead has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 24, the league announced Monday. Craighead led all scorers for the week that was with three goals and two assists in four games. He was on the scoresheet each night for the Chiefs, who won two […]

BCHL Finals: Game 5

Vimal Sukumaran opened the scoring for the Chilliwack Chiefs and later assisted on Jordan Kawaguchi’s game-winner in a must-win 5-2 Game 5 for the Chilliwack Chiefs over the visiting West Kelowna Warriors. West Kelowna now leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. Just past the midway point of the opening frame, Sukumaran got the Chiefs on the […]

BCHL Finals: Game 4

A harmless-looking turnaround wrister off the half boards by Garrett Forster was tipped home by Jake LeBrun at 16:28 of overtime to give the West Kelowna Warriors a 3-2 home win over the Chilliwack Chiefs Tuesday night. West Kelowna now has a 3-1 series lead and can claim the Fred Page Cup Friday night in […]

BCHL Finals: Game 3

Home ice continues to be a conundrum for teams in the BCHL Finals after the Chilliwack Chiefs went into West Kelowna and downed the Warriors 3-1 Monday night. Aidan Pelino made 26 saves and goals from Connor McCarthy and Darien Craighead in the second were the difference for Chilliwack. After a scoreless first, McCarthy put […]