NCAA Roundup: 4 alumni named weekly conference award winners

Last week, the goalies took the spotlight in the NCAA as three of the four BCHL alumni that won weekly conference awards were netminders. Find out who in this week’s NCAA Roundup, presented by Johnston Meier Insurance. +++ ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Alexander Campbell – Sophomore – Clarkson University (Victoria Grizzlies) Campbell recorded […]

NCAA Roundup: 6 alums earn weekly conference awards

With college hockey now in full swing, we have a number of BCHL alums to recognize, as six different players received weekly awards in their conference this week. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior – University of Minnesota (Penticton Vees) LaFontaine backstopped the Golden Gophers to their fourth series sweep […]

13 current/committed BCHL players taken in 2019 NHL Draft

Day two of the NHL Draft was today and, as expected, it featured a ton of BCHL talent. After Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in Round 1 yesterday, seven more players from the league were chosen today in rounds two to seven. The eight players were the most selected since […]

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) – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sowder scores POW nod

Wenatchee Wild forward Lucas Sowder has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Mar. 17, the league announced Monday. Sowder racked up four goals and two assists over three playoff games for the Wild, including a heroic game-seven performance to clinch a first-round victory for the Wild. The 20-year-old started […]