BCHL unveils 60th Anniversary Team

The BC Hockey League has spent the season honouring the league’s 60th Anniversary by looking back on its six decades of existence. To finish off this year’s coverage of that milestone year, the league has sourced the opinions of three BCHL experts to determine the 60th Anniversary Team. A roster featuring the all-time greatest and […]

60th Anniversary Spotlight: 2010s

As we celebrate the BC Hockey League’s 60th Anniversary season, we will take a look back at the past and celebrate the teams and people that made this league what it is today. In this edition, we go back to the 2010s. +++ Our final decade recap takes a look at the 2010s, where new […]

BCHL History at the NHL Draft

Over the years, the BCHL has built a rich history of players being selected at the NHL Draft. From the first player from the league being selected in the 1975 draft to having three first-rounders in the same draft in 2016, the BCHL has had a presence on draft day for nearly 50 years. With […]

8 BCHL alumni sign NHL contracts out of college

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Mark Kuhlmann (Kawaguchi) With the college hockey regular season ending a few weeks ago and teams being eliminated from the national tournament last weekend, there has been a recent flurry of NCAA players signings pro contracts. Eight of these players are BCHL alumni and every one of them signed with […]

BCHL Podcast: Jan. 29 (Alex Newhook & Isack Bandu)

A brand-new episode of the BCHL Podcast is now live! This week’s episode has a Victoria Grizzlies theme as we catch up with former Grizzly Alex Newhook who is fresh off his World Juniors experience with Team Canada and now back at Boston College for his sophomore year. We also speak with current Victoria defenceman […]

Grizzlies alum Newhook cracks Team Canada roster

Former Victoria Grizzlies forward and current Boston College sophomore Alex Newhook has been named to Team Canada’s 25-man roster for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton, Alta. Team Canada announced their final roster today after a month-long camp that was interrupted by a two-week quarantine period due to COVID-19. “This camp has been […]

Newhook gets World Juniors selection camp invite

Former Victoria Grizzlies forward and current Boston College sophomore Alex Newhook has been invited to Team Canada’s selection camp for the 2021 World Junior Championships. Canada’s camp is set to take place Nov. 13 to Dec. 16 in Red Deer, Alta. Newhook was invited to last year’s selection camp, but was released in the final […]

BCHL History at the NHL Draft

Over the years, the BCHL has built a rich history of players being selected at the NHL Draft. From the first player from the league being selected in the 1975 draft to having three first-rounders in the same draft in 2016, the BCHL has had a presence on draft day for over 40 years. With […]

NCAA Roundup: Year-End Awards Edition

Now that we’ve gone through the 29 BCHL alums that earned All-Conference or All-Rookie honours in the NCAA, it’s time to shine the spotlight on those players who were recently named year-end conference award winners. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Year: F Jason Cotton – Senior – Sacred Heart University (West Kelowna Warriors) Cotton was […]

NCAA Roundup: Newhook sweeps national awards

Photo credit: Ned Dykes/Cornell Athletics (Berard) Another week another award for Victoria Grizzlies alum Alex Newhook, but this time on a national scale. Plus, Alberni Valley Bulldogs grad Keaton Mastrodonato gets his name on a pair of conference awards and two others are recognized for the second time this year. National Player of the Month/Rookie […]