Finals: Spruce Kings in command

Ben Poisson’s goal at 12:07 of overtime delivered a 4-3 road win for the Prince George Spruce Kings over the Vernon Vipers that puts PG up 3-0 in the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals. Corey Cunningham opened the scoring late in the first period, receiving a point feed from Layton Ahac and deking Vipers goalie […]

Finals: Spruce Kings take 2-0 series lead

Logan Neaton stopped 27 of the 28 shots he faced and 15-year-old Finlay Williams scored his first BCHL goal, which ended up being the game-winner, as the Prince George Spruce Kings won 4-1 at home to take a 2-0 series lead in the Fred Page Cup Finals. Ben Brar started the scoring with a deflection […]

Finals: Game 1 goes to PG

Ben Brar’s deflection goal in the third period proved to be the game-winning tally for the Prince George Spruce Kings in a 3-1 home-ice victory over the Vernon Vipers in Game 1 of the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals. In a tentative first period, neither team was able to hit the scoresheet with netminders Aidan […]

Porter backstops Vipers to finals, earns POW

Vernon Vipers goaltender Aidan Porter has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 7, the league announced Monday. The 19-year-old from Boston, Mass. won all three of his games last week, making 67 saves on 70 shots and ending up with a .957 save percentage, a 1.00 goals-against average […]

Playoff recap – April 5

The Vernon Vipers scored three times in the second period to build a two-goal lead and limited their opponents to just 10 shots over the final two frames as they held on for a 3-1 win over the Wenatchee Wild in Game 5 of the Interior Division Finals to advance to the league championship series. […]

Playoff recap – April 3

A goal each period and 16 saves by Aidan Porter was the winning formula for the Vernon Vipers in a 3-0 home victory over the Wenatchee Wild that gives Vernon a 3-1 series lead. Matt Kowalski’s goal at 8:10 of the first period proved to be all the offensive support Porter would need on the […]

Playoff recap – April 2

The Prince George Spruce Kings continued their dominant run to the Fred Page Cup Finals as team captain Ben Poisson scored late in overtime to give his team a 3-2 win and complete a four-game sweep of the Victoria Grizzlies to become the first team to punch their ticket to the league finals. After a […]

Playoff recap – March 25

Marty Westhaver scored twice, Riley Hughes had three points and Kurtis Chapman stopped 27 of 28 shots as the Victoria Grizzlies defeated the Powell River Kings 6-1 in Game 7 of their second-round series to advance to the third round. Carter Berger opened the scoring for the Grizzlies with a power-play marker with under six […]

Playoff recap – March 20

Jagger Williamson had a goal and an assist and Aidan Porter made 24 saves as the Vernon Vipers came back from 2-0 down to beat the Trail Smoke Eaters 3-2 in Game 4 to even their second-round series 2-2. Owen Ozar and Carter Jones each scored for Trail less than a minute apart late in […]

Chenard named POW

Chilliwack Chiefs netminder Daniel Chenard was named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 10, the league announced Monday. The 19-year-old stopped 147 of 156 shots last week, posting a .942 save percentage and a 1.99 goals-against average, leading the Chiefs to a dramatic Game 7 win after going down 3-0 […]