NCAA Roundup: Year-End Awards Edition

Now that we’ve gone through the 29 BCHL alums that earned All-Conference or All-Rookie honours in the NCAA, it’s time to shine the spotlight on those players who were recently named year-end conference award winners. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Year: F Jason Cotton – Senior – Sacred Heart University (West Kelowna Warriors) Cotton was […]

NCAA Roundup: Chiefs alum Kawaguchi named National POM

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi/Scheel), Matt Dewkett/Cornell Athletics (Galajda) It was a busy week as far as NCAA awards go as 11 monthly and weekly conference awards were handed out this week to seven different BCHL alums, one of them for National Player of the Month. Hockey Commissioners Association National Player of the Month/NCHC Player […]

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 […]

Playoff recap – March 25

Marty Westhaver scored twice, Riley Hughes had three points and Kurtis Chapman stopped 27 of 28 shots as the Victoria Grizzlies defeated the Powell River Kings 6-1 in Game 7 of their second-round series to advance to the third round. Carter Berger opened the scoring for the Grizzlies with a power-play marker with under six […]

Sowder scores POW nod

Wenatchee Wild forward Lucas Sowder has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Mar. 17, the league announced Monday. Sowder racked up four goals and two assists over three playoff games for the Wild, including a heroic game-seven performance to clinch a first-round victory for the Wild. The 20-year-old started […]

Playoff recap – March 15

With nine days off after sweeping their opponents in the first round, the Victoria Grizzlies were well-rested heading into their second-round matchup with the Powell River Kings and they showed no signs of rust as they outshot the Kings 51-20 in a 4-1 win. The Grizzlies came out buzzing in the first period, peppering 21 […]

Trail vs. PG

Tonight – Trail Smoke Eaters (10-11-4-2) vs. Prince George Spruce Kings (17-7-1-1) 7 p.m. at Rolling Mix Concrete Arena in Prince George Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Prince George beat Trail 5-2 in their only previous meeting this year on Oct. 26. The Spruce Kings jumped out to a […]

Smokies vs. ‘Backs

Tonight – Trail Smoke Eaters (7-7-3-1) at Salmon Arm Silverbacks (8-7-1-0) 7 p.m. at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Trail beat Salmon Arm 6-3 on Sept. 14 in their only meeting so far this year. Recently-traded forward Levi Glasman had two goals […]

Tuck heading to Sacred Heart

Trail Smoke Eaters captain Braeden Tuck will be joining a host of former BCHLers next year as he has committed to play for the Sacred Heart University Pioneers for the 2019-20 season. Tuck is currently in his third season in the league and leads the Smoke Eaters in goals and is also tied for the […]

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 […]