BCHL Playoff recap: Monday, April 2

Ben Berard scored his third overtime game-winning goals of the playoffs, lifting the Powell River Kings to an extremely important 3-2 home win over the Prince George Spruce Kings. Prince George now leads the best-of-seven series 2-1. The home side got off to the start they wanted, getting goals 14 seconds apart from Neal Samanski […]

BCHL Playoff Recap – Friday, March 30

Jarod Hovde and Ben Brar each scored and goaltender Evan DeBrouwer stopped 24 of 25 shots as the Prince George Spruce Kings beat the Powell River Kings 2-1 in Game 1 of the league semifinal Friday night. After a scoreless first period, Powell River took a 1-0 lead on Ben Berard’s ninth goal of the […]

Division champs: Kings get off the Island

Consider, if you will, just what you’d need to make your escape off an island. Now consider what the Powell River Kings have needed to get out of the Island Division. After four straight years where they were beaten in the second round – the Island finals – they have finally made it past a […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Friday, March 23

Ben Berard took a centring feed from Carter Turnbull and made no mistake, burying the game- and series-winning tally at 10:36 of overtime to deliver a 4-3 road win for the Powell River Kings over the Victoria Grizzlies that puts Powell River into Round 3. The Kings led 1-0 after one on a goal by […]

Krall claims BCHLPOW honours

Powell River Kings goalie Derek Krall has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 18, the league announced Monday. Krall, an affiliate goalie who has spent the majority of this season with the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s Nanaimo Buccaneers, made three starts for Powell River and earned the […]

Berard the latest King to ink with Cornell

The Powell River-to-Cornell pipeline is officially a thing now. Having welcomed former Powell River Kings standouts Tristan Mullin, Kyle Betts, Matt Cairns and Cam Donaldson into the fold for this season, Cornell has gone back to the well and have secured the services of Kings forward Ben Berard for the 2019-20 season. Berard leads the […]

Berard scores BCHLPOW nod

Powell River Kings foward Ben Berard has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 26, the league announced Monday. Berard racked up five goals and an assist in helping the Kings to a pair of wins on home ice. After scoring a goal in the first game of a […]