Red Wings choose Cholowski

It became a record night for the BCHL when Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Dennis Cholowski was scooped at No. 20 by the Detroit Red Wings Friday night at the NHL Entry Draft in Buffalo. Cholowski’s selection made it three first-round picks this year for the BCHL, surpassing the record of two set in 2004 and 2007. […]

Fabbro nabbed 17th overall by Nashville

Lots of pre-draft predictions called it. Penticton Vees defenceman Dante Fabbro went 17th overall to the Nashville Predators becoming the third-highest drafted BCHLer ever. Just moments earlier his Penticton teammate became the second-highest when he went 10th to Colorado. Also, Fabbro was one of four Boston University players and recruits to go in the first […]

Fabbro family enjoying fabulous family time

Standing on the precipice of what will undoubtedly be one of the biggest moments in their lives, Steve and Tina Fabbro are remarkably relaxed. Their youngest child, Dante, is expected to be selected in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft in Buffalo today but they know their energy is wasted concerning themselves over […]

Alums selected on Day 2 in Buffalo

BUFFALO – Day 2 of the NHL Entry Draft saw a pair of BCHL alums selected from the NCAA ranks to make it five for the league on the weekend. The Edmonton Oilers selected towering defenceman Vincent Desharnais from Providence College early in the seventh round with the 183rd pick. The 6-foot-6, 210-pound rearguard played […]

BCHL at the Draft

Nothing quite compares to the anticipation that must be hovering over Dante Fabbro, Dennis Cholowski and Tyson Jost this week. All three have been listed as possible first-round selections in the NHL Draft Friday night. But almost as good is the fact that the BCHL will be right there with them at First Niagara Center […]