18 BCHL grads to face off in Frozen Four

The 2019 NCAA hockey tournament is down to the Frozen Four and 18 former BCHLers, representing nine BCHL clubs, are still alive and competing for a national championship. The Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs will take on the Providence Friars in the first semifinal on Thursday at 2 p.m. PDT at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y. Semifinal number […]

Alumni update – Nov. 13

After a full weekend of games in the NCAA, four BCHL alums from three different Division I conferences, including a trio of former Vernon Vipers, have earned Player of the Week honours. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) saw two former BCHLers earn top honours as former Trail Smoke Eater and current captain at Michigan […]

Tychonick heads up rich draft class

A league-record-tying seven BCHL players were selected and a number of firsts were accomplished for the league at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft in Dallas on Saturday. First off the board for the league was Penticton Vees defenceman Jonny Tychonick who was selected 48th overall by the Ottawa Senators. The 2018 BCHL First Team all-star is committed […]

Central Scouting publishes final Draft list

NHL Central Scouting released its final prospect ratings ahead of the 2018 NHL Entry draft. On the list of North American skaters are 21 CJHL Players, including 13 from the BCHL. (Click here for the complete players listing) 36. Jonny Tychonick, D, Penticton Vees 40. Slava Demin, D, Wenatchee Wild 94. Seth Barton, D, Trail […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Chiefs vs. Vipers

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Chilliwack Chiefs (22-20-3-3) at Vernon Vipers (33-13-3-1) 7 p.m. at Kal Tire Place in Vernon Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The two teams tied 4-4 in their only meeting of the season on Nov. 1 in Chilliwack. In a penalty-filled […]

Latest Prospects List

CALGARY, Alta. – National Hockey League Central Scouting released its mid-term rankings Monday for the 2018 NHL Draft this June in Dallas, Texas and 20 players from Canadian Junior Hockey League teams earned places on the list. That group features 17 CJHL skaters along with three goaltenders. Topping the CJHL contingent among North American skaters […]

10 players, 1 coach headed to Mississauga

The annual CJHL Prospects Game is less than a week away and as usual, there will be a ton of BCHL talent taking part. The 2018 game will be played in Mississagua, Ont. at Port Credit Memorial Arena, home of the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Mississauga Chargers In all, 10 BCHL players have been invited […]

Rosters named for Jan. 23

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in partnership with the National Hockey League and Hockey Canada as well as in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting, announced Monday its playing rosters for the upcoming CJHL Prospects Game, which will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. ET in Mississauga, Ont., at […]

Stapley’s pair puts West past Czechs

By Jason La Rose/Hockey Canada Communications TRURO, N.S. — Angus Crookshank scored the first of four goals in the final nine minutes, helping Canada West to a 5-1 semifinal win over the Czech Republic on Thursday night and a spot in the gold medal game at the 2017 World Junior A Challenge. The westerners will […]

Stapley earns BCHLPOW honours

Vernon Vipers forward Brett Stapley has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 29, the league announced Monday. Stapley scored four goals in Vernon’s two home wins over the weekend. On Friday, he scored a first period power play goal to give the Vipers a 1-0 lead over the […]