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 […]

Playoff recap – March 15

With nine days off after sweeping their opponents in the first round, the Victoria Grizzlies were well-rested heading into their second-round matchup with the Powell River Kings and they showed no signs of rust as they outshot the Kings 51-20 in a 4-1 win. The Grizzlies came out buzzing in the first period, peppering 21 […]

Playoff recap – March 6

Alex Newhook scored 15 seconds into the game and the Victoria Grizzlies never trailed on the way to a 3-2 road win over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs that clinched the series for Victoria four game to none. Newhook’s tally on the first shift of the game was set up by fellow Newfoundlander Kyle McGrath who […]

Campbell takes POW honours

Victoria Grizzlies forward Alexander Campbell has been named the BCHL Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Campbell and the rest of the Grizzlies picked up right where they left off in the regular season, scoring 13 goals in their opening two games of the playoffs against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. The 18-year-old finished […]

2019 All-Stars

Tallying up the results from a survey of the league’s broadcasters has revealed the first team, second team and all-rookie team of BCHL All-Stars. In all, 11 teams are represented across the three teams and two players found themselves included in the rookie team as well as the one of the All-Star squads. All of […]

Trophy Time – BCHL Award Winners

The final round of votes have been tallied and the BCHL is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 awards. Last week, a finalist was determined from each division for each of the individual awards and a second round of surveys has decided the ultimate winner. This year, the league’s broadcasters were asked to […]

Roden named POW

Merritt Centennials goaltender Austin Roden has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 24, the league announced Monday. Roden won all three of his starts last week, stopping 115 of 121 shots  for a .950 save percentage and a 1.90 goals-against average. The Victoria native started off his week […]

First voting round is in the books

An initial round of nominations has narrowed down the finalists from each division for the BCHL annual awards. In a weighted vote, each BCHL head coach was asked to submit a list ranking their top choices for each of most valuable player, rookie of the year, top defenceman, top goalie and most sportsmanlike player. The […]

January 3 Stars: Newhook on podium again

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced today that goaltender Brady Parker (Okotoks Oilers, AJHL) as well as forwards Alex Newhook (Victoria Grizzlies, BCHL) and Kyle Jackson (Ottawa Jr. Senators, CCHL) have been named its Gongshow Gear 3 Stars of the Month for January. 1ST STAR: BRADY PARKER, (G) OKOTOKS OILERS (AJHL) – […]