Combs, Kaufman, Pelino recognized

A trio of former BCHL stars have are in the NCAA headlines this week with another batch of conference player awards. Wenatchee Wild graduate Charlie Combs, who led the BCHL with 51 goals last season, was named Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) rookie of the week after scoring twice for Bemidji State in a non-conference […]

Robson rock solid in net, takes POW

Penticton Vees goaltender Mat Robson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 26, the league announced Tuesday. Robson saw action in all three Vees games for the week, all on the road and he turned aside 79 of 81 shots for a .975 save percentage. The Toronto native […]

Masson earns BCHL POW nod

Langley Rivermen forward Zac Masson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 22, the league announced Monday. Masson had two points in each of three games, all wins for the Rivermen. Masson opened his week with a pair of assists and 2nd Star in a 6-2 win in […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Jan. 20

Evan DeBrouwer stopped all 22 pucks that came his way and three different players scored in a 3-0 Nanaimo Clippers home win over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. After a scoreless first, David Silye scored unassisted and Jamie Collins added another just 2:06 later to make it 2-0 after two. Sean Buchanan added the final tally […]

Farkas in fine form for BCHLPOW nod

West Kelowna Warriors goalie Shane Farkas has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 18, the league announced Monday. Farkas was in net for both Warriors wins last week, making 76 save on 78 shots for a sparkling .974 save percentage. The Penticton product made 35 saves in a […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Dec. 16

Taylor Ward rescued a victory in overtime for the Penticton Vees after they’d surrendered a third-period lead in a 3-2 home win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The game was scoreless after one and in the middle frame, the Vees went up a pair with Jared Nash and Nic Jones doing the damage. It looked […]

Stewart snags hat trick & BCHLPOW

Surrey Eagles forward Jeff Stewart has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 6, the league announced Monday. Stewart picked up a hat trick as part of a five point week that saw his team win twice in three contests. The hometown Surrey product had a goal and an […]

Combs commits to Bemidji State

On perhaps the most impressiveĀ goalscoring run in recent BCHL memory, Charlie Combs also managed to squeeze in time last week for a commitment to an NCAA Div. I hockey program. Combs, who has 11 goals in his past four games, has accepted an offer to play at Bemidji State University starting next season. The native […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Nov. 5

Connor Welsh scored the game’s opening goal and then set up the winner in the second period for the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in a 3-1 home win over the Merritt Centennials. Welsh’s opener came just over five minutes into the game but the Cents tied the score just seven seconds into the middle frame on […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Nov. 4

A three-goal third period allowed the Trail Smoke Eaters to come back and defeat the visiting Prince George Spruce Kings 5-4. Prince George got two goals in the first and the same in the second. Jarod Hovde and Ethan de Jong did the damage in the first while Brett Mennear and Chong Lee scored in […]