BC Born: Massimo Rizzo

Coquitlam Express forward Massimo Rizzo is coming off the most frustrating year of his young career. 2018-19 was his draft year, but he spent the majority of it rehabbing major injuries. “Everybody wants to get drafted and play in the NHL,” said Rizzo. “It was pretty frustrating, having to come back from injury, then play […]

Priskie inks deal with Hurricanes

Quinnipiac University defenceman and Salmon Arm Silverbacks alum Chase Priskie signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. The 23-year-old was originally drafted by the Washington Capitals in the sixth round (177th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft, but became a free agent after he did not sign with the team. Priskie […]

13 current/committed BCHL players taken in 2019 NHL Draft

Day two of the NHL Draft was today and, as expected, it featured a ton of BCHL talent. After Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in Round 1 yesterday, seven more players from the league were chosen today in rounds two to seven. The eight players were the most selected since […]