BCHL announces details for 2021 Showcase

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) has announced details for the 2021 Showcase event, including dates, schedule, location and format. This year’s BCHL Showcase will take place over five days from Wednesday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 24 and will be held at the Chilliwack Coliseum. Each team will play two games, one home and one […]

Munro looks back on BCHL career and ahead to NCAA future

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography By Sheldon Lee It was not the storybook ending Jackson Munro and his Chilliwack Chiefs teammates were hoping for. Munro wrapped up a four-year BCHL career last month with a loss in a first-place showdown against the Prince George Spruce Kings, which determined the winner of the Chilliwack Pod. Despite […]

14 players with BCHL ties named to NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings for 2021 Draft

Photo credits: Kyle Robinson (Rickwood), Garrett James Photography (Teleguine, Terness), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Tami Quan (Serdachny) Last Thursday, NHL Central Scouting released its final rankings ahead of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. A total of 14 players with BCHL ties were named to the list, including five who played in the 2020-21 Pod Season, […]

2020-21 Chilliwack Pod Award Winners

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography After polling coaches and broadcasters from the three teams in the Chilliwack Pod, the league has determined the winners of the Chilliwack Pod Awards. Chilliwack Pod Most Valuable Player Christian Buono (Prince George Spruce Kings) – 20GP – 14G – 13A – 27PTS This year was Buono’s final year of […]

BCHL Podcast: May 7 (Sasha Teleguine, Luc Wilson & Owen Say)

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Teleguine), Jack Murray (Wilson) On this week’s BCHL Podcast, we get you set for the final weekend of the Pod Season with three great interviews. We talk to Chilliwack Chiefs F Sasha Teleguine (3:27), Penticton Vees forward Luc Wilson (18:24) and Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say (31:35). Subscribe and […]

BC Born: Mathieu Caron

By Sheldon Lee Mathieu Caron’s destiny could very well have been laid out before him long before his ability to even form memories had developed.  The Chilliwack Chiefs goaltender says he got started between the pipes around the age of six months old. “As the story goes, I was at the babysitter’s, who had some […]

NHL Bloodlines: Garrett Valk

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Garrett Valk was born in October of 2002, which happened to also be the final season his father Garry would play in the NHL. Garry wrapped up a 13-year NHL career at the conclusion of the 2002-2003 season, which he spent with the Chicago Blackhawks and their AHL affiliate the Norfolk […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Family of the Week (Chilliwack Pod)

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods have partnered to recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Family of the Week award. Throughout the season, we will be going pod-by-pod to recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they […]

8 BCHL alumni sign NHL contracts out of college

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Mark Kuhlmann (Kawaguchi) With the college hockey regular season ending a few weeks ago and teams being eliminated from the national tournament last weekend, there has been a recent flurry of NCAA players signings pro contracts. Eight of these players are BCHL alumni and every one of them signed with […]

Pod Preview: Chilliwack

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Bowen, Zakall), James Doyle (Buono) In our first of five pod previews, we take a look at the Chilliwack Pod, featuring the Chilliwack Chiefs, Merritt Centennials and Prince George Spruce Kings. Chilliwack Chiefs Record: 2019-20: 26-21-5-6 2020-21 exhibition: 3-3-1-1 Key returning players: F Ethan Bowen F Kyle Penney F Brett […]