Vernon’s Graham Turnbull and Alberni’s Evan Hammond named Broadcasters of the Year

Vernon Vipers play-by-play broadcaster Graham Turnbull and Alberni Valley Bulldogs Evan Hammond have been named the BCHL’s co-Broadcasters of the Year for the 2021-22 season. A vote was conducted among the 18 league broadcasters at the conclusion of the regular season and the two were tied, so they will share this year’s award. Criteria for […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 23

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Langley Rivermen – 5 Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 2 Riley Wallack potted a pair of goals, Max Dukovac had a goal and three assists and Ajeet Gundarah stopped 28 of the 30 shots he faced as the Langley Rivermen defeated the Alberni Valley Bulldogs 5-2 in Game 6 to secure […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 22

Photo credits: Tami Quan (Farmer), Garrett James Photography (Santa Juana) West Kelowna Warriors – 6 Salmon Arm Silverbacks – 3 Christophe Farmer scored a hat trick and Felix Trudeau contributed three assists as the West Kelowna Warriors scored five unanswered goals to double up the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 6-3 and win their second-round series in […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 20

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Langley Rivermen – 3 Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 2 (3OT) Ajeet Gundarah made 38 saves and Max Dukovac scored the winner 58 seconds into the third overtime period to give the Langley Rivermen the 3-2 win over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in Game 4 and a 3-1 series lead. Riley […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 19

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers – 1 Chilliwack Chiefs – 0 Keighan Gerrie scored a clutch goal for the second night in a row and Cooper Black stopped all 37 shots he faced to earn the shutout as the Nanaimo Clippers blanked the Chilliwack Chiefs 1-0 in Game 4 to complete the second-round […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 16

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers – 6 Chilliwack Chiefs – 3 A Sean Donaldson hat trick and a 35-save performance from Cooper Black proved to be the recipe for success for the Nanaimo Clippers as they defeated the Chilliwack Chiefs 6-3 in Game 2 to remain undefeated in the 2022 postseason. Donaldson made […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 15

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Langley Rivermen – 3 Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 2 Ajeet Gundarah stopped 21 of 23 shots and Riley Wallack’s goal midway through the third period stood up as the game-winner as the Langley Rivermen thwarted a third-period rally from the Alberni Valley Bulldogs to win Game 1 of their second-round […]

Coastal Conference Round 2 Playoff Preview

Yesterday, we took a close look at the two Interior Conference matchups in Round 2. Today, it’s the Coastal Conference’s turn as we dive deep into the two series, both starting tomorrow night. #1 Alberni Valley Bulldogs vs. #4 Langley Rivermen Head to head: Alberni Valley won the season series 3-0-1-0, with Langley’s lone win […]

BCHL announces year-end all-star teams

The BCHL has announced the year-end all-star teams for the 2021-22 season. The First-Team All-Stars, Second-Team All-Stars and All-Rookie Team each feature three forwards, two defencemen and one goalie. The teams were determined after a vote was conducted with all 18 team broadcasters. First-Team All-Stars F Matthew Wood (Victoria Grizzlies) F Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 6

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography West Kelowna Warriors – 6 Vernon Vipers – 2 Christophe Farmer and Brennan Nelson scored two goals each and Johnny Derrick stopped 29 of 31 shots to lead the West Kelowna Warriors to a 6-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers in Game 4 of their first-round series and take a […]