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 […]

2000-born BCHL players grateful for the chance to finish out junior career

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The past four-plus months have been difficult for all BCHL players since the league was forced to shutdown back on Nov. 19 due to increased COVID-19 restrictions, but it has arguably been the most difficult for the 2000-born players who are facing their last year of junior hockey eligibility. Many […]

BCHL Podcast – Mar. 18 (Chris Hebb, Christian Buono & Nolan Welsh)

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Hebb), James Doyle (Buono) The BCHL is back! We cover the league’s return to play with BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb (2:13) and we also get the player perspective from Prince George Spruce Kings forward and three-year BCHL veteran Christian Buono (14:50). Finally, we catch up with Long Island University freshman and […]

BCHL Next Generation: Prince George Spruce Kings

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2020-21 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Prince George Spruce Kings. The BCHL recently announced a tentative Dec. 1 start date due to the […]

Buono named Subway Player of the Week

Merritt Centennials forward Christian Buono has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 22. The 19-year-old from Burnaby, B.C. tallied five goals and one assist over the Cents’ four games last week. After being held off the scoresheet in Wednesday’s loss to the Powell River Kings, Buono had […]

Borgiel’s stellar debut earns him POW

Photo credit: Gary Dorland Cowichan Valley Capitals goaltender Zach Borgiel has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 8, the league announced Monday. The 19-year-old made his BCHL debut on Friday and he did not disappoint, making 35 saves to earn the shutout in his team’s 2-0 win over […]