BCHL Podcast: Mar. 25 (Brad Lazarowich, Jordan Naylor & Nick Granowicz)

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Naylor), Michigan Photography (Granowicz) On this week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast, we talk to BCHL Director of Officiating and former NHL official Brad Lazarowich (1:50) to go over on-ice return-to-play protocols as well as his 30-year career in the NHL. After that, we are joined by Nanaimo Clippers goalie […]

NCAA Roundup: All-Stars Edition

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Metsa), UConn Athletic Communications (Evans), Mark Kuhlmann (Kawaguchi) In Part 1 of our postseason NCAA Roundup, we put the focus on the All-Conference Teams from the six NCAA conferences. With the college hockey regular season in the rear view, there were 30 BCHL alumni named to All-Conference or All-Rookie teams across […]

BCHL Podcast – Mar. 18 (Chris Hebb, Christian Buono & Nolan Welsh)

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Hebb), James Doyle (Buono) The BCHL is back! We cover the league’s return to play with BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb (2:13) and we also get the player perspective from Prince George Spruce Kings forward and three-year BCHL veteran Christian Buono (14:50). Finally, we catch up with Long Island University freshman and […]

LaFontaine, Tufto named Top-10 Finalists for Hobey Baker

The top-10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s best player were announced today and two BCHL alumni are on the shortlist. University of Minnesota goaltender and Penticton Vees alum Jack LaFontaine and Quinnipiac University senior and former Vernon Viper Odeen Tufto are both up for the award. Jack LaFontaine – Senior – […]

47 BCHL alumni recognized for academic achievement in NCHC and WCHA

Photo credit: Shannon Valerio/University of Denver (Demin) The NCHC and WCHA college hockey conferences have both announced their All-Academic Teams and there are 47 BCHL alumni who were recognized for their academic excellence during the 2020-21 season with many more expected as other conferences announce their lists in the coming weeks. Sticking with academic, the […]

NCAA Roundup: Mar. 10

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), LSSU Athletics (Calder), BSU Photo Services (Driscoll) This week’s roundup looks back on the final week of the NCAA’s regular season and features two familiar faces who have won numerous weekly and monthly awards this year, as well as a junior forward making his first appearance in 2020-21. ECAC Player […]

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 […]