Roden heading to Nebraska-Omaha

Merritt Centennials goalie Austin Roden has played his entire career in the province of British Columbia. Growing up on Vancouver Island, he played his minor hockey in the area and then joined the Nanaimo Clippers for the 2016-17 season. It wasn’t until last year when he was acquired by the Centennials midseason that he left […]

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 […]

Cents vs. Vees

Tonight – Merritt Centennials (31-15-4-3) at Penticton Vees (34-14-3-2) 7 p.m. at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings This is the sixth and final meetings of the season between the teams and Penticton has taken all five previous meetings by a combined […]

Berger named POW for 2nd time

Victoria Grizzlies defenceman Carter Berger has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the period of Dec. 29 to Jan. 6, the league announced Monday. Berger was a goal-scoring machine for the Grizzlies coming out of the Christmas break, notching seven goals in his team’s four games and adding one assist for good […]

Returners, debuts and other notables

Training camp and preseason are officially over and now the action starts for real as the BCHL regular season fires up off this weekend, the 57th in league history. As usual there are plenty of storylines heading into the season, after a summer that saw a great deal of change in the league including a […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Silverbacks vs. Centennials

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Salmon Arm Silverbacks (23-27-3-1) at Merritt Centennials (23-26-4-2) 7 p.m. at Nicola Valley Memorial Arena in Merritt Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Tonight is the sixth and final matchup of the season between the two division rivals. Merritt leads the […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Rivermen vs. Centennials

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Langley Rivermen (22-18-10-2) at Merritt Centennials (20-26-4-1) 7 p.m. at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena in Merritt Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The lone meeting between the two teams came on Sept. 21 at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack where […]

BCHL Game of the Week: Merritt vs. West Kelowna

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Merritt Centennials (18-24-4-1) at West Kelowna Warriors (24-23-1-1) 7 p.m. at Royal LePage Place in West Kelowna Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The season series between the two teams is tied at two games apiece as the home team […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Dec. 9

On a night when all six BCHL games went into overtime, it was Jamie Collins’ goal with just 13 seconds left in double-OT that lifted the Nanaimo Clippers to a 4-3 home win over the Wenatchee Wild. Collins also opened the scoring on a penalty shot at 7:26 of the first and Matt Creamer put […]

Friday, Sept. 16 – Around the BCHL

Austin Roden made all 25 saves and took 1st Star honours while Vincent Millette provided the game-winner early in the second as the Nanaimo Clippers defeated the host Alberni Valley Bulldogs 3-0. Scoreless after 20 minutes, Millette did it himself scoring unassisted at 3:34 of the middle frame to provide all the offensive cushion Roden […]