2019-20 BCHL Award winners

After a second round of voting from the 17 BCHL coaches, the league has determined the winners of the 2019-20 BCHL Awards. Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player) Kent Johnson (Trail Smoke Eaters): 52GP – 41G – 60A – 101PTS The Port Moody, B.C. product started the year as a 16-year-old, but has dominated […]

BCHL All-Star teams announced

After a vote from the 17 BCHL broadcasters, today the league announced the First and Second-Team All-Stars as well as the All-Rookie Team. First-Team All-Stars F Kent Johnson (Trail Smoke Eaters): 52GP – 41G – 60A – 101PTS Winner of the Brett Hull Trophy as the league’s leading scorer and a finalist for league MVP, […]

2019-20 BCHL Awards finalists announced

Today, the BC Hockey League announced the finalists for five of the major awards for the 2019-20 season. After a round of voting from the BCHL coaches, a finalist from each division was determined for the Vern Dye Memorial Trophy for the league’s Most Valuable Player, the Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the […]

Wood named Subway BCHL Player of the Week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies goaltender Blake Wood has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 15. The Nanaimo product posted back-to-back wins over the weekend against his hometown team, stopping 80 of the 84 shots he faced, finishing the week with a.952 save percentage and […]

Johnson named FortisBC Player of the Month

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Trail Smoke Eaters F Kent Johnson has been named the FortisBC BCHL Player of the Month for the month of October. In 11 games in October, Johnson scored 11 times and added another 15 assists for 26 points, leading Trail to a 9-0-2 record in the month and leading the […]

Johnson gets POW nod after huge week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 27, the league announced Monday. The 17-year-old had four goals and five assists for nine points in three games last week. Johnson started his week with a pair of […]

Hirose nets first NHL goal

Fresh off signing an entry-level deal after his junior season at Michigan State University, former Salmon Arm Silverbacks standout Taro Hirose has had an immediate impact upon joining the Detroit Red Wings. After registering an assist in each of his first five games, the Calgary, Alta. native achieved another milestone in his seventh career game […]

Silverbacks vs. Rivermen

Tonight – Salmon Arm Silverbacks (17-14-4-0) at Langley Rivermen (16-18-1-0) 7 p.m. at George Preston Arena in Langley Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Ethan Leyh scored his second goal of the game 3:32 into overtime and Shayne Battler stopped 41 of 44 shots as the Rivermen skated to […]

‘Backs vs. Vipers

Tonight – Salmon Arm Silverbacks (10-7-1-0) at Vernon Vipers (7-5-4-1) 7 p.m. at Kal Tire Place in Vernon Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Nick Unruh had a pair of goals and Hudson Schandor scored three minutes into the extra frame as the Silverbacks beat the Vipers 4-3 in overtime […]

Smokies vs. ‘Backs

Tonight – Trail Smoke Eaters (7-7-3-1) at Salmon Arm Silverbacks (8-7-1-0) 7 p.m. at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Trail beat Salmon Arm 6-3 on Sept. 14 in their only meeting so far this year. Recently-traded forward Levi Glasman had two goals […]