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 […]

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 […]

Fabbro nets first NHL goal

It only took Nashville Predators rookie defenceman and Penticton Vees alum Dante Fabbro four games to pot his first NHL goal and he did it in one of the biggest games of the year for his new team. Down 2-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the last game of the regular season and with the […]

Fabbro debuts with Preds

After 112 college games, 89 junior games and two stints with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships, Penticton Vees grad and Boston University alum Dante Fabbro made his much-anticipated NHL debut on Saturday for the Nashville Predators, only days after signing his entry-level contract. The 20-year-old played over 16 minutes and recorded three shots, […]

Final NCAA All-Stars announced

The final two conferences have announced their year-end honours as the Big Ten and Hockey East named their all-conference teams this week. As usual there was plenty of former BCHL talent included on these lists. Fresh off being named Big Ten Player of the Year, it was no surprise that Michigan State forward and Salmon […]

18 BCHL grads head to Northern Ireland

The fourth-annual Friendship Four NCAA hockey tournament starts Friday, Nov. 23 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and 18 BCHL grads will take the ice. Meant to promote the game of hockey in the United Kingdom, the Friendship Four takes place in the home arena of the Belfast Giants of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). The […]

Witkowski commits to BU

After one season in the BCHL, Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Jake Witkowski will head back to his home state of Massachusetts for his college hockey career. It was announced on June 20 that the 6-foot-3 forward will sport the red and white of the Boston University Terriers for the 2017-18 NCAA Div. I season. The Terriers […]

Jost, Fabbro make Team Canada

TORONTO, Ont. and MONTREAL, Que. – With Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp rolling to a close with an 8-0 win over the Czech Republic, Hockey Canada has named the 22 players who will represent the country at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal. The only two invites to […]

Jost, Fabbro named to WJC selection camp

BCHL graduates Tyson Jost and Dante Fabbro are two of the 32 players named to Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp roster Tuesday. The two NCAA freshmen are the only college players invited to the camp. Jost his off to a great start at the University of North Dakota, as he sits third in […]

Kelly Cup Champions

A pair of BCHL alums are champions of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). Victoria Grizzlies product Justin Courtnall and former Penticton Vees netminder Joel Rumpel won the Kelly Cup with the Allen Americans Thursday after a 4-2 home win over the Wheeling Nailers. OFFICIAL STORY FROM ECHL.COM The Americans, based in Allen, Texas, are […]