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NCAA Roundup: Dec. 1

In this week’s Roundup, we highlight four former BCHL players who were recently honoured for their strong play in college hockey last week, plus another who earned Goaltender of the Month recognition in his conference. CCHA Goaltender of the Month Aaron Trotter – Sophomore – University of St. Thomas (Prince George Spruce Kings) Trotter went […]

Argentina, Pulver, Barone named NAPA Auto Parts 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credits: Liz Wolter (Argentina), Chris Fowler Photography (Pulver), Jennifer Small (Barone) Chilliwack Chiefs forward Matt Argentina, Salmon Arm Silverbacks goaltender Eli Pulver and Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Adam Barone have been named the NAPA Auto Parts 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – Matt Argentina (F) – Chilliwack Chiefs Argentina scored three goals […]

NCAA Roundup: Nov. 3

NCAA conferences handed out their first monthly awards of the 2023-24 season, along with weekly honours as well. Nine different BCHL alums received awards with one in particular being honoured three times with his conference’s Forward of the Week and Player of the Month, as well as the national co-Player of the Month. Hockey Commissioner’s […]

NCAA Roundup: Oct. 20

Another week and another batch of BCHL alumni recognized with weekly honours in the NCAA. We go through it all in this week’s Roundup. ECAC Hockey Forward of the Week Jacob Quillan – Junior – Quinnipiac University (Penticton Vees) Quillan contributed one goal and four assists during the weekend’s contests. Notably, he netted the overtime […]

Nine BCHL players selected in 2023 NHL Entry Draft

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL’s coverage of the 2023 NHL Draft is presented by Chevrolet. +++ The 2023 NHL Entry Draft concluded today and nine BCHL players heard their names called over the two-day event. After Victoria Grizzlies alumnus and University of Connecticut forward Matthew Wood and Penticton Vees forward Bradly Nadeau were […]

BCHL Podcast – NHL Draft Preview Part 1 (Matthew Wood, Aydar Suniev, Owen Beckner & AJ Lacroix)

In Part 1 of our NHL Draft preview, we speak with four of the BCHL’s top prospects for the draft: Matthew Wood (University of Connecticut/Victoria Grizzlies) (3:23) Aydar Suniev (Penticton Vees) (14:14) Owen Beckner (Salmon Arm Silverbacks) (22:03) AJ Lacroix (Chilliwack Chiefs) (30:39) Subscribe and listen: Apple Podcasts Spotify SoundCloud The BCHL’s coverage of the […]

2023 NHL Draft Preview

The 2023 NHL Entry Draft in Nashville, Tenn. starts tomorrow with Round 1 and continues with Rounds 2 through 7 on Thursday. Like every year, several BCHL players come into the draft ranked by NHL Central Scouting. Today, we will take a look at the top prospects from the league. The BCHL’s 2023 NHL Draft […]

NHL Draft Profile: AJ Lacroix

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The 2023 NHL Draft is set to take place on June 28 and 29 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings include five players that played in the BCHL last year and another two who are BCHL alumni in college hockey. Leading up to the draft, […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: May 3

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 3 Chilliwack Chiefs – 2 The Alberni Valley Bulldogs and Chilliwack Chiefs looked like they were headed to overtime with the score tied 2-2, but Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono had other ideas as he deflected home a point shot with 29 seconds to play in regulation […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: May 2

Penticton Vees – 3 Salmon Arm Silverbacks – 2 (OT) The Penticton Vees got a tying goal in the final minute and won the game 4:22 into overtime on a Thomas Pichette marker to beat the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 3-2 and take a 3-0 series lead. With the score 0-0 in the middle frame, Vees […]