NCAA Roundup: Feb. 10

Photo credits: BSU Photo Services (Sillinger), Rob Rasmussen (de Jong) This week, we take a look at five BCHL alums who received conference awards over the last several days, highlighted by a pair of players who dazzled with four-goal performances. Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Month Trevin Kozlowski – Senior – Army West Point (Salmon […]

NCAA Roundup: 8 alums recognized with conference awards

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Ed Mailliard (Briere), Mady Salvani (Galambos) This week saw the highest number of former BCHL players rewarded with conference awards so far this year as six took home weekly honours and another two were recognized for their play in the month of December. Atlantic Hockey Player […]

Grizzlies alum Newhook invited to Canada’s World Junior camp

Photo credit: Chris Tanouye/HHOF-IIHF Images Victoria Grizzlies alum and last year’s BCHL leading scorer and MVP Alex Newhook has been invited to Team Canada’s selection camp for the 2020 World Junior Hockey Championships. The 2019 Colorado Avalanche first-rounder is currently in his freshman season at Boston College where he’s put up six goals and five […]

NCAA Roundup: Christensen, Kozlowski, Scheel earn weekly NCAA honours

Photo credits: Kelly Shea (Christensen), Russ Hons (Scheel) Three BCHL alums were recognized with weekly honours in their respective NCAA conferences and several more freshmen scored their first goals. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week Blake Christensen – Senior – American International College (Wenatchee Wild) Christensen had a strong week for AIC as the Yellow […]

32 BCHL alums crack NHL rosters

The 2019-20 NHL season starts tonight and there are 32 BCHL alums on opening-night rosters across the league. The Nashville Predators have the most BCHL talent on their roster with six as 22 of the 31 NHL teams have at least one former BCHLer on their roster. The Penticton Vees lead the way with six […]

69 alums in NCAA tourney

The field is set for the 2019 NCAA Div. I men’s hockey tournament and plenty of BCHL grads will be participating. In total there are 69 former BCHL players competing for a spot in the Frozen Four. Of the 16 teams competing, 15 have at least one BCHL grad in the lineup and eight schools […]

Vees alums named NCHC All-Rookies

Two Penticton Vees alums have earned year-end honours in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). Nebraska-Omaha forward Taylor Ward and North Dakota goalie Adam Scheel have both been named to the NCHC All-Rookie Team, the conference announced Tuesday. Ward, who played three seasons with the Vees, finished with the second-most points in voting for the […]

2 alums earn Hockey East honours

A pair of BCHL alums took home Player of the Month awards in the NCAA this week in the Hockey East Conference as Providence junior forward and former Merritt Centennial Brandon Duhaime was named overall Player of the Month and New Hampshire freshman forward and former Langley Riverman Angus Crookshank was named Rookie of the […]

30 BCHL alums make NHL rosters

The NHL season gets going tonight, which means rosters have been finalized. This year 29 BCHL alums have cracked opening-night lineups across the league. 17 of the 31 NHL teams have at least one former BCHLer on the roster. The Nashville Predators have the most with four. Leading the way are the Penticton Vees and […]

Cholowski nets first NHL goal

Detroit Red Wings defenceman and former Chilliwack Chiefs standout Dennis Cholowski scored his first NHL goal in his first-ever game last night after making the Red Wings opening-night roster out of training camp. With Detroit trailing the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 midway through the second period, Cholowski pinched in from the point and snapped a […]