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Nother heading to Bemidji State next season

Victoria Grizzlies forward Ethan Nother has committed to play for the Bemidji State Beavers for the 2018-19 season. In his first season in the BCHL, Nother immediately made an offensive impact for the Grizzlies, finishing third on the team in scoring with 59 points in 58 games and leading the team in goals with 26. […]

Jones off to Bemidji State in 2019-20

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Carter Jones has committed to play for the Bemidji State University Beavers for the 2019-20 season. Jones enjoyed a productive first season in the BCHL as the 18-year-old scored 15 goals and added 30 assists for 45 points in 55 games. He’s also continued that success into the playoffs, putting up […]

Combs, Kaufman, Pelino recognized

A trio of former BCHL stars have are in the NCAA headlines this week with another batch of conference player awards. Wenatchee Wild graduate Charlie Combs, who led the BCHL with 51 goals last season, was named Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) rookie of the week after scoring twice for Bemidji State in a non-conference […]

G. Fitzgerald, Desbiens earn NCAA notice

Another pair of BCHL graduates were doing damage last week at the NCAA level and it’s led to more weekly player awards. Victoria Grizzlies alum Gerry Fitzgerald, who finished up his BCHL career in 2014, had a goal and three assists for Bemidji State University to take the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) player of […]

Brown-Maloski inks with Bemidji State

After capping his BCHL career on a high note, Trail Smoke Eaters captain Connor Brown-Maloski has another line for his hockey resume – an NCAA college hockey commitment. Brown-Maloski led the Smokies to their first playoff appearance in six seasons and helped them to a first-round series win over Salmon Arm. He’ll now set his […]

Triplets feature in New York Times

It’s a story well known to fans following the BCHL. Triplets Gerry, Leo and Myles Fitzgerald – who each played four BCHL seasons before going off to NCAA hockey at Bemidji State – played almost exclusively on the same line and quickly became fan favourites wherever they went. A sidebar to the story that often […]

Combs commits to Bemidji State

On perhaps the most impressive goalscoring run in recent BCHL memory, Charlie Combs also managed to squeeze in time last week for a commitment to an NCAA Div. I hockey program. Combs, who has 11 goals in his past four games, has accepted an offer to play at Bemidji State University starting next season. The native […]

Armour commits to Bemidji State

Ross Armour of the Trail Smoke Eaters has committed to Bemidji State University of the NCAA Div. I Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) for the 2018-19 season. A native of Rossland, B.C. – just outside Trail – Armour posted 9-26-35 last season in 53 games and is off to a fine start to this season with […]

McLain, McCormack take conference kudos

(McCormack photo courtesy BSU Photo Services) One had a career weekend while the other set a school record and it grabbed the attention of the decision makers in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). The players in question are Langley Rivermen alum Mitch McLain of Bowling Green and former Nanaimo Clippers standout Graeme McCormack of Bemidji […]

Harris signs with Bemidji State

The Wenatchee Wild hockey club is pleased to announce that forward Brendan Harris has committed to play NCAA Div. I hockey for Bemidji State University. Harris, a 19-year-old, 5-foot-7, 160-pound lefthanded shooting forward from Las Vegas, Nevada, is in his third season with the Wild. He leads the team this season with 43 points on 10 […]