BCHL and Canucks Alumni name 10 scholarship recipients

The BCHL along with the Vancouver Canucks Alumni are proud to announce a new set of scholarship recipients for the 2020-21 season. Since 1987, the BCHL and the Canucks Alumni have provided scholarships to players who have graduated from the BCHL with the goal of continuing their academic careers. The recipients of the scholarships are […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Family of the Week

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods have partnered to recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Family of the Week award. Throughout the season, we will be going pod-by-pod to recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they […]

BC Born: Josh Van Unen

Growing up, Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Josh Van Unen and his family moved around the province a little bit, so he got to experience minor hockey in a few different areas. After stops in Prince George and Merritt, the Van Unens setup shop in Kamloops and that’s where Josh really started to get some traction […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 7 (Ellis Rickwood & Ryan Sandelin)

We are back with a brand-new episode, featuring two more interviews after opening weekend of the BCHL season. To kick things off, we speak with Victoria Grizzlies forward and BCHL Player of the Week Ellis Rickwood (2:45) who is coming off quite the BCHL debut last Friday. We also look ahead to the NCAA’s Frozen […]

BCHL and Save-On-Foods announce partnership, player support program

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) and Save-On-Foods have announced a partnership for the 2020-21 season, which includes a support program designed to ease the financial burden on players and their families. Save-On-Foods is contributing financial assistance that will benefit BCHL players by helping to reduce some of the travel and accommodation costs associated with the […]

Pod Preview: Vernon

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography Our last preview before the season starts is the Vernon Pod, featuring the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Vernon Vipers and West Kelowna Warriors. Salmon Arm Silverbacks Record: 2019-20: 30-23-4-1 2020-21 exhibition: 3-9-1-0 Key returning players: D Kieran Ruscheinski D Hunter Sansbury F Simon Tassy F Drew Bennett F Logan Shaw Key […]

Pod Preview: Port Alberni

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography (Pearson, Naylor, DiPaolo) We continue our look around the five BCHL pods and put the focus on the Port Alberni Pod, featuring the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, Cowichan Valley Capitals, Nanaimo Clippers and Victoria Grizzlies. Alberni Valley Bulldogs Record: 2019-20: 26-28-2-2 2020-21 exhibition: 6-7-1-1 Key returning players: G Luke Pearson F […]

BCHL Podcast: April 1 (Luke Mylymok, Rhys Bentham, Dr. Bob McCormack)

Photo credits: Dave Harwig (Mylymok), Bob Learmonth (Bentham) Starting tomorrow, the BCHL is back! We have three interviews to get you ready for the season. First up, we talk to Salmon Arm Silverbacks alumnus Luke Mylymok (3:00), fresh off his 5OT game-winning goal in the NCAA tournament, finishing off the longest game in tournament history. […]

Pod Preview: Penticton

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Williams), Garrett James Photography (Terness) We keep it moving through the five pods with a deep dive on the Penticton Pod, featuring the Cranbrook Bucks, Penticton Vees and Trail Smoke Eaters. Cranbrook Bucks Record: 2019-20: N/A 2020-21 exhibition: 3-5-1-0 Key returning players: N/A Key additions: D Cole Assaily F Noah Quinn […]