Newhook shining brightly at U18s

Boston College commit and Victoria Grizzlies product Alex Newhook has been on a tear as one of only two CJHL players to crack Team Canada’s roster at the 2019 Under-18 World Hockey Championships in Sweden. Heading into tomorrow’s semifinal matchup with host Team Sweden, the St. John’s, N.L. native is second in team scoring with […]

10 BCHLers on final Central Scouting list

NHL Central Scouting released their final rankings ahead of the 2019 Entry Draft taking place June 21 and 22 in Vancouver and 10 BCHL players are listed. Leading the way is Victoria Grizzlies forward and BCHL MVP Alex Newhook. The league’s leading scorer is ranked 13th among North American skaters, up three spots from his […]

Porter backstops Vipers to finals, earns POW

Vernon Vipers goaltender Aidan Porter has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 7, the league announced Monday. The 19-year-old from Boston, Mass. won all three of his games last week, making 67 saves on 70 shots and ending up with a .957 save percentage, a 1.00 goals-against average […]

Playoff recap – April 2

The Prince George Spruce Kings continued their dominant run to the Fred Page Cup Finals as team captain Ben Poisson scored late in overtime to give his team a 3-2 win and complete a four-game sweep of the Victoria Grizzlies to become the first team to punch their ticket to the league finals. After a […]

Playoff recap – March 29

Patrick Cozzi and Ben Poisson scored 11 seconds apart early in the second period to break the game open and the Spruce Kings outshot their opponents 40-27 as they beat the Victoria Grizzlies 4-2 in Game 1 to draw first blood in their third-round series. With 10 days off between games, PG looked to be […]

BCHL Final Four is set

After a pair of Game 7s last night, the final four teams in the BCHL Playoffs are set as the Prince George Spruce Kings will play the Victoria Grizzlies and the Wenatchee Wild will take on the Vernon Vipers with a chance to go to the Fred Page Cup Finals. With plenty of storylines and […]

Playoff recap – March 25

Marty Westhaver scored twice, Riley Hughes had three points and Kurtis Chapman stopped 27 of 28 shots as the Victoria Grizzlies defeated the Powell River Kings 6-1 in Game 7 of their second-round series to advance to the third round. Carter Berger opened the scoring for the Grizzlies with a power-play marker with under six […]

Hughes named POW

Victoria Grizzlies forward Riley Hughes has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Mar. 24, the league announced Monday. The 2018 New York Rangers draft pick piled up one goal and six assists for seven points in Victoria’s four playoff games last week. Hughes kicked off his week with a […]

Playoff recap – March 22

Alex Newhook scored twice and Riley Hughes picked up three helpers to lead the Victoria Grizzlies to a 4-2 win over the visiting Powell River Kings that puts Victoria up 3-2 in the series. Newhook opened the scoring with the only goal of the first period and after Ryan Brushett tied the score early in […]

Playoff recap – March 18

Ben Poisson had a hat trick, Layton Ahac had a goal and two assists and Logan Neaton only had to make 13 saves to pick up his second shutout in three games as the Prince George Spruce Kings beat the Chilliwack Chiefs 8-0 to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round series. Lucas Vanroboys got […]