Alberni’s David Michaud named BCHL Marketer of the Year

Alberni Valley Bulldogs President and Governor David Michaud has been named the BCHL’s Marketer of the Year for 2019-20. Michaud joined the Bulldogs front office last summer after his group Keycorp Sports & Entertainment purchased a majority share of the team. Prior to that, Michaud was the Director of Corporate Partnerships & Player Development for […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 5

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers – 2 Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 1 Jordan Naylor made 34 saves, Ethan Scardina had a goal and an assist and Tim Washe’s second of the postseason stood up as the series-winning goal as the Nanaimo Clippers came back to beat the Alberni Valley Bulldogs 2-1 in Game […]

Spiridakis named High School Player of the Month

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Austin Spiridakis has been named the BCHL High School Player of the Month for February. This award is for players 18-years-old or younger who are attending high school full time and is based on in-class and on-ice performance. The 17-year-old picked up six points over the final nine regular-season games for […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 3

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Coquitlam Express – 5 Langley Rivermen – 4 (OT) Josh Wildauer scored twice in the third period, but it was Danny Peason who played hero in this one, scoring his first of the postseason 7:49 into overtime to give the Coquitlam Express the 5-4 win over the Langley Rivermen and […]

Playoff recap: Feb. 29

Cowichan Valley Capitals – 7 Powell River Kings – 6 (OT) Primo Self had a hat trick and Brady Lynn registered a two-point night, including the game-winning goal with just over six to play in the first overtime period as the Cowichan Valley Capitals outlasted the Powell River Kings 7-6 in a wild Game 2 […]

Playoff Recap: Feb. 28

Trail Smoke Eaters – 2 Prince George Spruce Kings – 1 A pair of goals in the last five minutes and 25 saves from Logan Terness propelled the Trail Smoke Eaters to a dramatic 2-1 come-from-behind victory over the defending-champion Prince George Spruce Kings in Game 1 of their opening-round series. Prince George defenceman Nick […]

Island Division Playoff Preview

In our final divisional preview for the Shaw BCHL Playoffs, we take a look at the Island Division where the top spot wasn’t decided until the final day of the regular season. #1 Nanaimo Clippers vs. #4 Alberni Valley Bulldogs Head to head: Nanaimo won five of the seven meetings with each team getting one […]

BCHL Board of Governors approve sale of Alberni Valley franchise

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) Board of Governors has announced they have given unanimous approval for the sale of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs to Keycorp Sports & Entertainment Ltd. The company, which own the Victoria Shamrocks of the Western Lacrosse Association, will become the majority owners, while the existing Port Alberni Junior Hockey Society (PAJHS) […]

Martin, Vandekamp named coaches for Team Canada West

Hockey Canada has announced the coaching staffs for both Team Canada West and Team Canada East for the 2019 World Junior A Challenge. Alberni Valley Bulldogs coach Joe Martin has been named head coach of Canada West, while Cowichan Valley Capitals bench boss Mike Vandekamp has been named an assistant. Martin has been a part […]

BCHL Next Generation: Alberni Valley Bulldogs

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2019-20 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. First up is the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. The Bulldogs have had a busy offseason, first announcing Joe Martin as the team’s […]