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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 […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 29

Penticton Vees – 6 Salmon Arm Silverbacks – 2 The Penticton Vees scored four first-period goals and never looked back as they beat the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 6-2 at home to take a two-game series lead. Brett Moravec opened the scoring after just 42 seconds of play, then Josh Nadeau potted a pair of goals […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 28

Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 9 Chilliwack Chiefs – 5 Ethan Bono and Brandon Buhr each had four-point nights as the Alberni Valley Bulldogs won a wild Game 1 9-5 over the Chilliwack Chiefs in the Coastal Conference Finals. The Bulldogs quickly went up 2-0 on goals by Owen Desilets and Jax Wismer, but Michael La […]

BCHL announces 2022-23 year-end award winners

The BCHL has announced the winners of its year-end awards for the 2022-23 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) Bradly Nadeau […]

Conference Finals Preview

The Conference Finals start tomorrow night as the final four teams look to punch their tickets to the Fred Page Cup Finals. We break down both series in our Conference Finals preview. Coastal Conference Final #3 Alberni Valley Bulldogs vs. #5 Chilliwack Chiefs Head-to-Head: The two teams split the season series 2-2 with one Chiefs […]