8 alums named ECAC All-Stars

ECAC Hockey announced their year-end all-stars this week and eight former BCHL players made the cut. Here is a quick recap of all the alums selected. Andrew Shortridge (Junior, G) – Quinnipiac University – First-Team All-Star Shortridge put together by far his best college season in his junior year, posting league-best numbers with a .944 […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Monday, March 20

Jacob Berger made 42 saves, including 19 of 20 in the third period, to backstop the Merritt Centennials to a 5-1 home win over the Penticton Vees that gets the Cents on the board in the best-of-seven, now trailing 2-1. Michael Regush opened the scoring for the home side in the first and it was Tyler […]

2017 BCHL Awards

All the votes have been counted and the winners of the 2017 BCHL Awards have been determined. There was a list of three finalists for each award, one from each division. The winners were chosen after a second round of coaches voting and are as follows: Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (MVP) – Brendan Harris, Wenatchee […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Nov. 18

A three-goal first period, including two goals in 30 seconds, paved the way for the Merritt Centennials in a 4-1 home win over the Wenatchee Wild. Cade Gleekel opened the scoring at 7:55 of the first period and Henry Cleghorn tallied at 8:25 making it 2-0 Cents and chasing Garrett Nieto from the Wild crease. […]

CJHL 3 Stars – October

CALGARY, Alta. (Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that forward Joël Caron of les Montagnards de Sainte-Agathe (LHJAAAQ), goaltender Stefano Durante of the Cobourg Cougars (OJHL) and forward Cam Donaldson of the Powell River Kings (BCHL) have been named its Gongshow Gear 3 Stars of the Month for October. […]

DeBrouwer dominant in net, takes POW honours

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Evan DeBrouwer has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 16, the league announced Monday. DeBrouwer stopped 74 of 77 shots in a pair of road wins, including a 46-save shutout of Penticton. The product of Blenheim, Ont. was named 1st Star in the shutout win […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Oct. 14

Elijiah Barriga’s goal with 59 seconds left in the first overtime session completed the comeback and handed the Salmon Arm Silverbacks a 5-4 home win over the West Kelowna Warriors. Goals from Peter Tomaras and Blake Coffey – the first in the BCHL for both of them – plus a tally from Reed Gunville had […]

Donaldson racks up points, POW honours

Powell River Kings forward Cam Donaldson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 2, the league announced Wednesday. The native of McKinney, Texas recorded two points in each of three Kings wins on home ice and factored in the 3 Stars each game. Donaldson scored twice and was […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Oct. 1

Nic Jones scored just as the clock struck 0:00 in double overtime to deliver a 3-2 win for the Penticton Vees over the visiting Trail Smoke Eaters. After Jonny Tychonick put the Vees ahead after one, Ryan Moon replied for Trail in the second. Ross Armour put Trail ahead in the third but the lead didn’t […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Sept. 30

Connor Russell scored with just two minutes remaining to break a tie score and help the Prince George Spruce Kings to a 5-3 home win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals. The teams swapped goals in the first and second periods with Ayden McDonald of the Caps and Cavin Tilsley of PG exchanging tallies in the […]