NCAA Roundup: 6 alums earn weekly conference awards

With college hockey now in full swing, we have a number of BCHL alums to recognize, as six different players received weekly awards in their conference this week. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior – University of Minnesota (Penticton Vees) LaFontaine backstopped the Golden Gophers to their fourth series sweep […]

Alumni Association launches Player Assistance Fund

A group of former players who make up the BCHL Alumni Association have launched the BCHL Player Assistance Fund to help support players financially during the COVID-19 affected BCHL season. In recent months, the league announced plans to begin the 2020-21 regular season with no fans in the stands due to COVID-19 restrictions put in […]

BCHL Podcast: Nov. 6

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Terness, Ferguson), Jack Murray (Hebb) A new edition of the BCHL Podcast is live. This week’s guests include: Chris Hebb (BCHL Commissioner) Logan Terness (G, Trail Smoke Eaters) Cullen Ferguson (D, Cowichan Valley Capitals) Hebb joins the podcast to discuss the league’s rebranded BCHL TV streaming platform, as well as […]

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: Cowichan Valley Capitals

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 Cowichan Valley Capitals. Geoff Grimwood is now in his third stint coaching in the BCHL after being […]

Cowichan’s Justis Doucet named BCHL Broadcaster of the Year

Cowichan Valley Capitals play-by-play broadcaster Justis Doucet has been named the 2019-20 BCHL Broadcaster of the Year. Doucet earned the recognition after a vote was conducted with all 17 team broadcasters. “Obviously, this is a huge honour to win this award,” said Doucet. “Even more so because it’s voted on by all of the other […]

NHL 20 simulation final: Salmon Arm vs. Cowichan

It all comes down to this! Matt Crasa and the Cowichan Valley Capitals go head to head with Ethan Langenegger and the Salmson Arm Silverbacks to see who will be crowned Fred Page Cup champion in the NHL 20 BCHL Playoffs simulation! This simulation is powered by Shaw

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.

NHL 20 Playoff Simulation: Caps vs. Clippers

Nolan Barrett from the Cowichan Valley Capitals goes head to head with Josh Kagan from the Nanaimo Clippers for the Island Division crown in the latest NHL 20 BCHL Playoffs simulation, 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 […]