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: All-Star Edition

Despite the cancellation of the remainder of the NCAA season last week, there was still plenty of college hockey news off the ice with five of the six conferences announcing All-Star teams and, you guessed it, there were plenty of BCHL alums involved – 29 to be exact. In this week’s NCAA Roundup presented by […]

NCAA Roundup: Monthly and weekly conference awards announced

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), Omaha Athletics (Ward) Monthly and weekly conference awards were announced across the NCAA this week and, as usual, plenty of BCHL alums were honoured. MONTHLY NCHC Player of the Month Jordan Kawaguchi – Junior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi continued his Hobey Baker-worthy campaign in January, leading […]

NCAA Roundup: Chiefs alum Kawaguchi named National POM

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi/Scheel), Matt Dewkett/Cornell Athletics (Galajda) It was a busy week as far as NCAA awards go as 11 monthly and weekly conference awards were handed out this week to seven different BCHL alums, one of them for National Player of the Month. Hockey Commissioners Association National Player of the Month/NCHC Player […]

NCAA roundup: 5 alums earn weekly honours

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), Skip Hickey (Wicks) After a quiet week last week for BCHL alums earning weekly conference awards, we are back in business with five former players from the league being named Player of the Week. ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Devin Brosseau – Senior – Clarkson University Golden Knights (Nanaimo […]

Howat commits to ‘Cats

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL Communications) A Coquitlam Express netminder named Tyger will fittingly join the feline family this fall. Tyger Howat, who just completed his second season in the BCHL, will join the Northern Michigan Wildcats of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA,) for 2016-17. The 20-year-old out of Newport, R.I. posted a 9-12-1 […]

Future NCAA teammates faring well

(Hockey Now on the BCHL – Future NCAA teammates having nice seasons in the BCHL) Though this is his first (and likely only) season in the BCHL, Austin McIlmurray is certainly making an impact with the Coquitlam Express. The 19-year-old forward, who is from Coral Springs, Fla., was the BCHL’s top scoring rookie as of […]