NCAA Roundup: 9 BCHL alums earn weekly/monthly awards

Photo credit: Mark Tutuny (Poisson) A total of nine BCHL alums earned Player of the Week honours in their respective conference and another one got the nod for a monthly award as well. A few others also notched their first-goal milestone. WCHA Rookie of the Month Lucas Sowder – Freshman – Minnesota State Mavericks (Wenatchee […]

Community says thank you to Spruce Kings

Photo credit: Bill Phillips – PG Daily News From the Prince George Daily News: By Bill Phillips It was a playoff run the likes of which hasn’t been seen in this for quite some time, if ever. It was a run we’d like to see again … with just one more win. The Prince George […]

PG wins NJAC opener over Oakville

Photo credit: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images By Jason La Rose, Hockey Canada BROOKS, Alta. – Chong Min Lee, Patrick Cozzi and Ben Poisson scored goals in the decisive second period, and the Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) scored five times unanswered to earn a 5-1 win over the Oakville Blades (OJHL) on Sunday afternoon at the […]

Spruce Kings win first-ever Doyle Cup

Photo credit: Kyle Balzer, PrinceGeorgeMatters.com On the strength of three third-period goals, the Prince George Spruce Kings came from behind to beat the Brooks Bandits 4-2 in Game 6 to win the franchise’s first-ever Doyle Cup. Brooks got out to an early lead when Tyler Campbell scored 3:25 into the game, but Lucas Vanroboys replied […]

Spruce Kings retake Doyle Cup series lead

Patrick Cozzi scored twice and Logan Neaton made 25 saves in net as the Prince George Spruce Kings beat the Brooks Bandits 4-1 to take a 3-2 series lead in the Doyle Cup. Cozzi opened the scoring late in the first period, picking up a puck that bounced off the end boards and burying it […]

Neaton nabs POW

Prince George Spruce Kings goaltender Logan Neaton has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 28, the league announced Monday. The 20-year-old faced 102 shots over the first three games of the Spruce Kings’ Doyle Cup series against the Brooks Bandits, stopping 95 of them for a .931 save […]

Spruce Kings take Game 1

New series, new opponent but it’s another win for the Prince George Spruce Kings – their 14th in a row – as they opened the Doyle Cup with a 2-0 victory over the host Brooks Bandits. Ben Poisson stayed hot for PG, scoring what would be the winner just 59 seconds into the first period. […]

Poisson’s finals heroics earn him POW nod

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Ben Poisson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 21, the league announced Monday. The Spruce Kings captain scored both game-winning goals last week as Prince George won Games 3 and 4 over the Vernon Vipers to capture their first ever Fred Page […]

Spruce Kings win first ever Fred Page Cup

The Prince George Spruce Kings capped off a dominant playoff run with a 3-1 victory over the Vernon Vipers in Game 4 of the league finals to complete the series sweep and win the franchise’s first ever Fred Page Cup championship. Nolan Welsh tipped in a slick pass from Layton Ahac on the power play […]

Finals: Spruce Kings in command

Ben Poisson’s goal at 12:07 of overtime delivered a 4-3 road win for the Prince George Spruce Kings over the Vernon Vipers that puts PG up 3-0 in the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals. Corey Cunningham opened the scoring late in the first period, receiving a point feed from Layton Ahac and deking Vipers goalie […]