BCHL announces 2021-22 year-end award winners

The BCHL announced the winners of its year-end awards today for the 2021-22 season. Three award finalists for each trophy were determined after a round of voting by the 18 league head coaches. Winners were selected after a second round of voting by the same coaches. Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player) Simon Tassy […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 19

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers – 1 Chilliwack Chiefs – 0 Keighan Gerrie scored a clutch goal for the second night in a row and Cooper Black stopped all 37 shots he faced to earn the shutout as the Nanaimo Clippers blanked the Chilliwack Chiefs 1-0 in Game 4 to complete the second-round […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 18

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography West Kelowna Warriors – 4 Salmon Arm Silverbacks – 1 Despite giving up a goal in the opening minute of the game, the West Kelowna Warriors scored four straight times and got a 29-save outing from goaltender Johnny Derrick to earn a 4-1 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks and […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 16

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers – 6 Chilliwack Chiefs – 3 A Sean Donaldson hat trick and a 35-save performance from Cooper Black proved to be the recipe for success for the Nanaimo Clippers as they defeated the Chilliwack Chiefs 6-3 in Game 2 to remain undefeated in the 2022 postseason. Donaldson made […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 15

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Langley Rivermen – 3 Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 2 Ajeet Gundarah stopped 21 of 23 shots and Riley Wallack’s goal midway through the third period stood up as the game-winner as the Langley Rivermen thwarted a third-period rally from the Alberni Valley Bulldogs to win Game 1 of their second-round […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 15, 2022 (Noah Serdachny, Brian Maloney & Michael Garteig)

We’ve got a jam-packed episode for you this week! Our first interview is with Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward and BCHL Playoff leading scorer Noah Serdachny (3:20). We also speak with Chilliwack Chiefs head coach Brian Maloney (13:05) and BCHL alumnus Michael Garteig (38:00) who played three years in the league with the Powell River Kings […]

Coastal Conference Round 2 Playoff Preview

Yesterday, we took a close look at the two Interior Conference matchups in Round 2. Today, it’s the Coastal Conference’s turn as we dive deep into the two series, both starting tomorrow night. #1 Alberni Valley Bulldogs vs. #4 Langley Rivermen Head to head: Alberni Valley won the season series 3-0-1-0, with Langley’s lone win […]

BCHL announces year-end all-star teams

The BCHL has announced the year-end all-star teams for the 2021-22 season. The First-Team All-Stars, Second-Team All-Stars and All-Rookie Team each feature three forwards, two defencemen and one goalie. The teams were determined after a vote was conducted with all 18 team broadcasters. First-Team All-Stars F Matthew Wood (Victoria Grizzlies) F Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 10

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Chilliwack Chiefs – 6 Coquitlam Express – 0 The Chilliwack Chiefs used a four-goal explosion in a 5:27 span in the second period to build up a five-goal lead and eventually win Game 7 by a 6-0 score over the Coquitlam Express. The Chiefs received early production from an unlikely […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 9

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Prince George Spruce Kings – 3 Cranbrook Bucks – 2 (OT) With two goals on the night, Rowan Miller played the hero in the Prince George Spruce Kings 3-2 come-from-behind overtime win against the Cranbrook Bucks in Game 6, sending them to the second round of the BCHL Playoffs. With […]