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 […]

2019 NHL Draft Primer

The 2019 NHL Draft takes place this weekend on June 21 and 22 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. With 10 BCHL players making the cut on NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings released in April, we are breaking down each player and where they can expect to be taken come draft day. Alex Newhook (F) – […]

Newhook named CJHL’s Most Valuable Player

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that Alex Newhook of the Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) has been named the CJHL’s Most Valuable Player Award recipient for the 2018-19 season. Newhook earned the accolades over fellow CJHL MVP finalists Dylan Holloway (F), Okotoks Oilers (AJHL); Brodie MacArthur, (F) Summerside Western Capitals (MHL); Josh Tripp […]

Newhook named CJHL’s Top Forward

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Friday that Alex Newhook of the Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) has been named the recipient of its Top Forward Award for the 2018-19 campaign. Newhook earned the honours following a voting process completed by each of the CJHL’s 10-member leagues for his efforts during the course of the […]

BCHLers named finalists for all six CJHL awards

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced the final list of nominees for their year-end awards today and the BCHL is represented as a finalist for all six trophies. Alex Newhook and Alexander Campbell of the Victoria Grizzlies, James Miller and Jack LaFontaine of the Penticton Vees and former Merritt Centennials head coach Joe Martin […]