BCHL Podcast: May 21 (Luke Pearson, Christian Fitzgerald & Ben Brunette)

Photo credits: Chaisson Creative (Pearson), Garrett James Photography (Fitzgerald, Brunette) All week long, the BCHL has been handing out a set of awards for each pod and we caught up with a few of the winners. Our guests today include Alberni Valley Bulldog and Island Pod Top Goaltender Luke Pearson (2:51), Surrey Eagles F Christian […]

BCHL Podcast: May 14 (Steven Cocker, Craig Didmon & Marcus Joughin)

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Didmon), Tami Quan (Joughin) We wrap up the 2020-21 BCHL Pod Season with interviews with BCHL Executive Director Steven Cocker (3:34), Victoria Grizzlies head coach Craig Didmon (16:42) and West Kelowna Warriors forward Marcus Joughin (29:06). Subscribe and listen to the BCHL Podcast presented by FortisBC: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google […]

BC Born: Talon Zakall

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Ask anyone who is lucky enough to do it, and they will tell you that getting to play junior hockey in their hometown is one of the most special experiences a young hockey player can ask for. The majority of players have to leave home at a young age to […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 30 (Jojo Tanaka-Campbell, Cam Keith & Andrew Seaman)

Photo credits: Lisa Mazurek (Tanaka-Campbell), Garrett James Photography (Keith, Seaman) It’s an all first-place edition of the BCHL Podcast as we check in with members of three teams that sit atop of the standings in their respective pods. Today, we catch up with Vernon Vipers forward Jojo Tanaka-Campbell (2:05), Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 23 (Tyson Jugnauth, Kaeden Lane & Noah Serdachny)

Photo credits: Tami Quan (Jugnauth), Lisa Mazurek Photography (Serdachny) This week’s guests include West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Tyson Jugnauth (2:20) who currently leads all BCHL blueliners in scoring, Penticton Vees goalie Kaeden Lane (13:43) who is the reigning BCHL Player of the Week and Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Noah Serdachny (21:41) who is tied for […]

NHL Bloodlines: Tristan Amonte

The 1996 World Cup of Hockey was a landmark moment for USA Hockey. The Americans were up against the powerhouse Team Canada in a best-of-three series to crown a tournament champion in the first best-on-best international competition since the 1991 Canada Cup. After dropping the first game in overtime, Team USA won Game 2 to […]

Vees alumnus LaFontaine wins Mike Richter Award

University of Minnesota goaltender and Penticton Vees alumnus Jack LaFontaine has won the 2020-21 Mike Richter Award as the NCAA’s top goaltender. He was also named a First-Team All-American. The winners of the major college hockey year-end awards were announced today in a live ceremony from the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh, Pa. From Mississauga, Ont., […]

BC Born: Josh Van Unen

Growing up, Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Josh Van Unen and his family moved around the province a little bit, so he got to experience minor hockey in a few different areas. After stops in Prince George and Merritt, the Van Unens setup shop in Kamloops and that’s where Josh really started to get some traction […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 7 (Ellis Rickwood & Ryan Sandelin)

We are back with a brand-new episode, featuring two more interviews after opening weekend of the BCHL season. To kick things off, we speak with Victoria Grizzlies forward and BCHL Player of the Week Ellis Rickwood (2:45) who is coming off quite the BCHL debut last Friday. We also look ahead to the NCAA’s Frozen […]

BCHL Podcast: April 1 (Luke Mylymok, Rhys Bentham, Dr. Bob McCormack)

Photo credits: Dave Harwig (Mylymok), Bob Learmonth (Bentham) Starting tomorrow, the BCHL is back! We have three interviews to get you ready for the season. First up, we talk to Salmon Arm Silverbacks alumnus Luke Mylymok (3:00), fresh off his 5OT game-winning goal in the NCAA tournament, finishing off the longest game in tournament history. […]