Tanaka-Campbell named CJHL Academic Player of the Year

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Vernon Vipers forward Jojo Tanaka-Campbell has been named the CJHL’s Academic Player of the Year for 2019-20. Hockey Canada made the announcement Thursday as part of their CJHL year-end awards. The 19-year-old enjoyed a solid rookie campaign with the Vipers, notching seven goals and 19 assists for 26 points in […]

Trail’s Kent Johnson named CJHL’s Top Forward

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Kent Johnson of the Trail Smoke Eaters has been named the CJHL’s Top Forward for 2019-20. Johnson, from Port Moody, B.C., led the BCHL in scoring this year with 101 points, becoming just the second player since 2015-16 to reach the 100-point plateau. His 41 goals and 60 assists were […]

5 BCHL players make Central Scouting rankings

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting released its midterm ranking of prospects ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal and five BCHL players have made the list. The list is divided between North American and International skaters and goaltenders. Four BCHL skaters and one goaltender made the cut among North Americans. […]

8 BCHL players make Prospects Game roster

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography UPDATED: Jan. 2, 2020 The CJHL announced the rosters for the 15th-annual CJHL Prospects Game today and eight BCHL players will be participating for Team West. The game takes place Jan. 14 in Hamilton, Ont. and will see Team West take on Team East in a battle of the top […]

Newhook named CJHL’s Most Valuable Player

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that Alex Newhook of the Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) has been named the CJHL’s Most Valuable Player Award recipient for the 2018-19 season. Newhook earned the accolades over fellow CJHL MVP finalists Dylan Holloway (F), Okotoks Oilers (AJHL); Brodie MacArthur, (F) Summerside Western Capitals (MHL); Josh Tripp […]

PG wins NJAC opener over Oakville

Photo credit: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images By Jason La Rose, Hockey Canada BROOKS, Alta. – Chong Min Lee, Patrick Cozzi and Ben Poisson scored goals in the decisive second period, and the Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) scored five times unanswered to earn a 5-1 win over the Oakville Blades (OJHL) on Sunday afternoon at the […]

Newhook named CJHL’s Top Forward

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Friday that Alex Newhook of the Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) has been named the recipient of its Top Forward Award for the 2018-19 campaign. Newhook earned the honours following a voting process completed by each of the CJHL’s 10-member leagues for his efforts during the course of the […]

BCHLers named finalists for all six CJHL awards

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced the final list of nominees for their year-end awards today and the BCHL is represented as a finalist for all six trophies. Alex Newhook and Alexander Campbell of the Victoria Grizzlies, James Miller and Jack LaFontaine of the Penticton Vees and former Merritt Centennials head coach Joe Martin […]

National Junior A Championship preview

After eight months of regular-season and playoff hockey across the CJHL, the field of five teams is finally set for the 2019 National Junior A Championship, starting Saturday, May 11 at Centennial Regional Arena in Brooks, Alta. The five teams are: Pacific region champion: Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) West region champion: Portage Terriers (MJHL) […]

Miller named CJHL 1st star

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Wednesday that defenceman James Miller (Penticton Vees, BCHL) along with forwards William Leblanc (Inouk de Granby, LHJAAAQ) and Nick Smith (Soo Thunderbirds, NOJHL) have been named its Gongshow Gear 3 Stars of the Month for November. 1ST STAR: JAMES MILLER, (D) PENTICTON VEES (BCHL) – […]