BCHL cancels 7 preseason games in response to PHO order

Due to the restrictions put in place yesterday by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) regarding sporting events in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions, the BCHL has cancelled all preseason games involving the Chilliwack Chiefs, Coquitlam Express, Langley Rivermen and Surrey Eagles for the next two weeks. The Powell River Kings, who are included […]

BCHL postpones two games this weekend

The League office received notice this morning that one member of the Surrey Eagles has tested positive for COVID-19.  We immediately reached out to our Provincial Health Office (PHO) for direction as per our accepted plan and they have responded that Fraser Health will contact the team. At this point, the athlete has been placed […]

BCHL Podcast (Oct. 23, 2020)

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Lapointe), Tami Quan (Stienburg) On the newest edition of the BCHL Podcasts, we talk with: Ryan Donald (Cranbrook Bucks) Greg Lapointe (Coquitlam Express) Matthew Stienburg (West Kelowna Warriors) Donald is the head coach and general manager of the expansion Bucks and he tells us about his team’s first win last […]

BCHL alums find new homes in the NHL

With the NHL playoffs taking place from August to the end of September, that meant the offseason was delayed until early October. With little time to spare, the NHL held the 2020 entry draft on Oct. 6 and 7 and two days later the free agency window opened to signify the official start of the […]

BCHL Next Generation: Coquitlam Express

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 Coquitlam Express. In April, the Coquitlam Express hired Dani Cioffi as the team’s next head coach and […]

5 winners announced for Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL and Shaw Communications are proud to announce the five winners of the Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program. This scholarship is designed to provide current BCHL players the opportunity to apply for funds as they continue their academic careers. After gathering submissions throughout the regular season, Shaw and the BCHL […]

BCHL Volunteer Award: Carl and Debby Mah

LNG Canada and the BCHL are proud to present the final Volunteer Award of the 2019-20 season to Carl and Debby Mah who have been involved with the team since their inaugural season back in 2001. Carl and Debby are husband and wife and share a passion for hockey. They remained with the Express when […]

NHL 20 Playoff Simulation: Caps vs. Express

We kick off Round 3 of our NHL 20 simulations with Nolan Barrett of the Cowichan Valley Capitals taking on Joe Howe and the Coquitlam Express for a spot in the Fred Page Cup Finals! This simulation is powered by Shaw.

Players, teams launch NHL 20 simulation of Shaw BCHL Playoffs

Due to the disappointment felt across the league after the Shaw BCHL Playoffs were cancelled, the BCHL has partnered with its players and its teams to create a simulation of the remainder of the postseason using EA Sports NHL 20. After the eight remaining BCHL playoff teams were created in the game, each team selected […]