BCHL and Shaw team up for text-to-donate charity campaign

With the league’s hockey season delayed as a result of COVID-19, Shaw Communications Inc., the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), and its 17 Canadian teams have joined together to build the excitement and community spirit of hockey with a new fundraising initiative — Brighter Communities powered by Shaw. Brighter Communities powered by Shaw is a […]

BCHL season delayed again after extension of PHO restrictions

Due to the extension of restrictions around mass gatherings and events announced by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) today, the BCHL has delayed the start of its regular season to March. The league had planned to start playing again next week if restrictions were lifted once the current PHO order expired today. “We are disappointed […]

Extension of PHO restrictions pushes BCHL season start to February

The BCHL has pushed the start of its regular season to the week of Feb. 8 after it was announced yesterday that the Provincial Health Office (PHO) has extended current restrictions around team sports until Feb. 5. The league had planned to start in mid-January if restrictions were eased when the previous order expired as […]

48 BCHL alums attending NHL training camps

The final two NHL teams announced their 2021 training camp rosters today and a total of 48 BCHL alumni will be participating in camps across the league. The highest amount of BCHL representation can be found on the Detroit Red Wings roster where five former players from the league are listed. Five other NHL teams […]

COVID-19 Update: Dec. 30

On Monday, viaSPORT BC announced that the Provincial Health Office (PHO) has made revisions to their most recent Order, including changes around restrictions on youth sports that were preventing nearly half of the league’s players from practicing with their teams. Prior to the revision, youth sports were permitted to continue under Phase 2 regulations, but […]

Letter from the Commissioner

Dear BCHL fans, First off, we want to thank you for your patience and for your continued support during this unusual and challenging time. The BC Hockey League Office and the Return to Play Task Force have been hard at work for the past nine months trying to come up with a plan to get […]

BCHL Canucks Alumni Scholarship presented by LNG Canada open for submissions

The BCHL is pleased once again to partner with the Vancouver Canucks Alumni on the BCHL Canucks Alumni Scholarship Program, presented by LNG Canada. This program is designed to provide former BCHL players the opportunity to apply for scholarship funds as they continue their academic careers. Since 1987, the BCHL and Canucks Alumni have provided […]

BCHL delays season start due to COVID-19 restrictions

In accordance with the BCHL COVID-19 Safety Plan, approved by the Board of Governors, the League will adhere to Provincial Health Office (PHO) orders and schedule no games between now and midnight on Dec. 7. The result of this decision, recommended by the BCHL Return to Play Task Force, will push the regular season start […]

COVID-19 Update: Nov. 5

BCHL COVID-19 Plan The BCHL’s COVID-19 Plan, which was created by the league office and the Return-to-Play Task Force, in consultation with the provinces Safer Operations Work Group, was accepted by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) back in September. The league’s COVID-19 plan covers a wide range of topics, including facility protocols, on-ice protocols and […]