BCHL Podcast: Mar. 4 (Mike Hardman & Jake Livingstone)

On this week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast, we chat with West Kelowna Warriors alum and Boston College sophomore forward Mike Hardman, as well as Minnesota State University freshman defenceman and former Langley Rivermen standout Jake Livingstone. Hardman has 15 points in 20 games this year for first-place Boston College heading into the final weekend […]

LaFontaine and Scheel named finalists for Richter Award

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) Penticton Vees alums Jack LaFontaine and Adam Scheel have both been named finalists for the Mike Richter Award, given to the NCAA’s top goaltender. The Hockey Commissioner’s Association released a “Watch List” of 35 names at the start of the month, but have narrowed that list down to nine finalists. […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 18 (Jasper Weatherby & Owen Sillinger)

This week, we catch up with another pair of BCHL alums having great seasons in the NCAA. First up, we are joined by University of North Dakota forward and Wenatchee Wild alum Jasper Weatherby. The 23-year-old San Jose Sharks draft pick is a former BCHL leading scorer and MVP and is coming off a four-point […]

NCAA Roundup: Feb. 18

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann (Weatherby), Rob Rasmussen (Fawcett) It was another banner week for BCHL alumni in Division I college hockey with six players being honoured with weekly conference awards. Let’s take a look at who stood out this week in the NCAA Roundup. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior […]

BCHL launches NCAA Interactive Map feature

The BCHL launched a new interactive map feature for fans, players and parents to easily navigate where NCAA Division I schools are located throughout the United States. It also provides useful information like what current BCHL players are committed to a specific program, which former players from the league are currently attending the school and […]

32 BCHL alums listed on NHL rosters

After a 107-day layoff, the NHL opens its regular-season schedule tonight and 32 BCHL alumni are listed on NHL rosters across the league. This year is unique in many ways, but one significant change to roster formats is that each team is able to carry a taxi squad of five players who will practice and […]

ATTN: BCHL graduates

  The BCHL is pleased to put its full support behind two of its alumni who are forming a network and business resource aimed at connecting league graduates as they make their way into post-playing careers. Shayne Taker and Derek Lee, both of whom parlayed successful BCHL and NCAA careers into professional playing opportunities, have […]

18 BCHL grads head to Northern Ireland

The fourth-annual Friendship Four NCAA hockey tournament starts Friday, Nov. 23 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and 18 BCHL grads will take the ice. Meant to promote the game of hockey in the United Kingdom, the Friendship Four takes place in the home arena of the Belfast Giants of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). The […]

Riley Brandt takes top honours at RMC

(By Ben Phillips for BCHL communications) From being the captain of the Vernon Vipers during his senior year in 2016-17 to Male Athlete of the Year in his rookie season at Royal Military College (RMC) it has been a high ride for Riley Brandt. The Trail, B.C. native wasn’t necessarily known for his scoring touch […]

BCHL alums set to face off in Frozen Four

The NCAA’s Frozen Four gets going today and all four teams vying for a national championship feature BCHL grads. The Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first matchup at 3 p.m. PST today at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The second game today has the Michigan Wolverines taking on the […]