BCHL Podcast: April 16 (Stephen Castagna, Ryan Tattle & Aaron Bohlinger)

Photo credits: Chaisson Creative (Castagna), Garrett James Photography (Tattle) It’s another jam-packed episode of the BCHL Podcast, presented by FortisBC. This week’s guests include Alberni Valley Bulldogs F Stephen Castagna (1:58) who is coming off a BCHL Player of the Week award. We also chat with Coquitlam Express F Ryan Tattle (18:45) who made news […]

4-goal game propels Castagna to BCHL Player of the Week

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Stephen Castagna has been named the FortisBC BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 11. Castagna was an offensive machine in his three games last week, totaling nine points on six goals and three assists, and vaulting into the BCHL scoring lead with 13 points on the season. […]

BC Born: Josh Van Unen

Growing up, Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Josh Van Unen and his family moved around the province a little bit, so he got to experience minor hockey in a few different areas. After stops in Prince George and Merritt, the Van Unens setup shop in Kamloops and that’s where Josh really started to get some traction […]

Pod Preview: Port Alberni

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography (Pearson, Naylor, DiPaolo) We continue our look around the five BCHL pods and put the focus on the Port Alberni Pod, featuring the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, Cowichan Valley Capitals, Nanaimo Clippers and Victoria Grizzlies. Alberni Valley Bulldogs Record: 2019-20: 26-28-2-2 2020-21 exhibition: 6-7-1-1 Key returning players: G Luke Pearson F […]

NCAA Roundup: 3 alums take home weekly honours

Five of six NCAA hockey conferences have kicked off their 2020-21 campaigns, which means it’s now time to start handing out weekly awards. In this week’s roundup, we highlight the three BCHL alums who took home honours this week. Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week Aaron Bohlinger – Freshman – University of Massachusetts (Alberni […]

BCHL Podcast: Oct. 30

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Bar), Garrett James Photography (Monds) The BCHL Podcast is back with three more guests today. Today’s interviews include: Jack Bar (Penticton Vees) Ryan Tverberg (Alberni Valley Bulldogs/Toronto Maple Leafs) Cody Monds (Victoria Grizzlies) Bar discusses his recent ranking as a B Prospect on NHL Central Scouting’s initial Players to Watch list […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography The 2020 NHL Entry Draft takes place this week with Round 1 tonight and Rounds 2 through 7 starting tomorrow morning. Like every year at the draft, there are plenty of BCHL players expected to be taken. Today we will take a look at the players ranked by NHL Central […]

BCHL Podcast: Draft Preview Part 2

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL Podcast is back with Part 2 of our NHL Draft preview. Guests include: Trey Taylor (Vernon Vipers) Jackson Glassford (Alberni Valley Bulldogs) Cade Alami (Surrey Eagles) Kyler Kovich (Nanaimo Clippers) Subscribe and listen on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts SoundCloud Our NHL Draft coverage is powered […]

NHL Draft Profile: Jackson Glassford

Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender Jackson Glassford stood out in his rookie season in the BCHL. The 6-foot-4 keeper had a 12-7-0 record and a .915 save percentage last year before getting injured and missing the final month of the season. Glassford is back to 100 per cent and ready to go for his second campaign […]

BCHL Next Generation: Alberni Valley Bulldogs

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2020-21 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Joe Martin was coming off an eighth season with the Merritt Centennials and a […]