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 […]

NCAA Roundup: 3 repeat winners

This week’s NCAA Roundup presented by Lordco contains only repeat winners as three BCHL alums were named weekly conference award winners for at least the second time. WCHA Rookie of the Week Lucas Sowder – Freshman – Minnesota State University (Wenatchee Wild) Sowder registered four points on two goals and two assists as Minnesota State […]

NCAA Roundup: Newhook shines again for BC

Boston College freshman Alex Newhook put together another strong week for the Eagles and has been recognized as the Hockey East Player of the Week, to go along with his two Rookie of the Week honours so far this year. A pair of former Penticton Vees were also named standouts this week for Bemidji State […]

NCAA Roundup: 5 alums take conference awards

Another week, another list of BCHL alums being honoured with NCAA weekly conference recognition as five former players were selected. WCHA Forward of the Week Ashton Calder – Sophomore – Lake Superior State University (Surrey Eagles) Calder led the Lakers to a split at Michigan Tech last weekend with a pair of two-point efforts. In […]

NCAA Roundup: Pair of Wild, Rivermen alums highlight weekly award winners

Photo credit: Doug Austin-Dartmouth Athletics (Gallant) It was a good week to be an alum of the Langley Rivermen or the Wenatchee Wild this week as two former players from each team were named conference award winners in the NCAA. There was also a handful more players honoured, including reigning BCHL MVP and leading scorer […]

Grizzlies alum Newhook invited to Canada’s World Junior camp

Photo credit: Chris Tanouye/HHOF-IIHF Images Victoria Grizzlies alum and last year’s BCHL leading scorer and MVP Alex Newhook has been invited to Team Canada’s selection camp for the 2020 World Junior Hockey Championships. The 2019 Colorado Avalanche first-rounder is currently in his freshman season at Boston College where he’s put up six goals and five […]

Over 70 former, current BCHL players participate in NHL camps this week

FINAL UPDATE (July 12): The Chicago Blackhawks have announced their roster and these players have been added to the list. With the NHL Draft now in the rear-view mirror, the next big event on the schedule is summer development camps. We’re taking a look at the over 70 BCHL players past and present who are […]

Newhook drafted 16th overall by Colorado

Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche. The 18-year-old came into the draft ranked as the 13th North American skater by NHL Central Scouting. He led the BCHL in scoring this season with 102 points and took home the league’s MVP award. Although […]

BCHL commish talks Newhook, draft with TSN1040

BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb hit the airwaves on TSN 1040 radio on Tuesday, speaking with Don Taylor and Bob Marjanovich on TSN’s midday show. They covered everything to do with the 2019 NHL Draft, including breaking down Alex Newhook’s seasons, and also looked ahead to next BCHL season. Click here to listen to the full […]