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Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 5

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Langley Rivermen – 5 Victoria Grizzlies 4 (OT) On his 21st birthday, Riley Wallack potted the overtime winner on the power play just 51 seconds into the extra frame to vault the Langley Rivermen to a 5-4 win over the Victoria Grizzlies and a 2-1 series lead. Devan Nagra scored […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 2

Nanaimo Clippers – 7 Surrey Eagles – 4 Jérémie Payant and Kai Daniells had two goals each and Sean Donaldson had a goal and two assists as the Nanaimo Clippers took Game 2 of their first round series by a score of 7-4 over the Surrey Eagles to take a 2-0 series lead. Early on, […]

Shaw BCHL Playoffs Recap: Apr. 1

Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 5 Cowichan Valley Capitals – 3 Five different Bulldogs players registered multiple points, including team captain Stephen Castagna whose goal at the 11:08 mark of the third period held up as the game winner in Alberni Valley’s 5-3 Game 1 win over Cowichan Valley. The Capitals got off to a hot […]

Coastal Conference Playoff Preview

The Interior Conference gets things started tonight in the Shaw BCHL Playoffs, but tomorrow night, the Coastal Conference begins play, so let’s break down all four matchups. #1 Alberni Valley Bulldogs vs. #8 Cowichan Valley Capitals Head-to-Head: Alberni Valley won the season series 7-2-0-0. Top Performers: Alberni Valley – F Josh Zary (55 points), F […]

Jacobs, Dyck, Legault named 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Jacobs, Dyck), Tami Quan (Legault) Cowichan Valley Capitals forward David Jacobs, Cranbrook Bucks forward Tyson Dyck and West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Charles-Alexis Legault have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – David Jacobs (F) – Cowichan Valley Capitals Jacobs collected a pair of goals and […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 18 (Dave Tomlinson & McCoy Bidewell)

On this week’s episode, we speak with BCHL alumnus and former NHLer Dave Tomlinson (2:51) as well as Cowichan Valley Capitals goaltender McCoy Bidewell (31:08). Tomlinson played two years in the BCHL in the 1980s before going on to have a long hockey career, including stops with Boston University, the Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets […]

60th Anniversary Spotlight: 1980s

As we celebrate the BC Hockey League’s 60th Anniversary season, we will take a look back at the past and celebrate the teams and people that made this league what it is today. Today, we go back to the 1980s, a decade which proved to be monumental for the league. +++ The 1980s were a […]

NCAA Roundup: 6 BCHL alumni get weekly conference award recognition

This week, there were six BCHL alumni who were recognized with NCAA weekly conference awards, including three former Penticton Vees. Read up on all six players in this week’s NCAA Roundup, presented by Johnston Meier Insurance. +++ Hockey East Player of the Week Jay O’Brien – Junior – Boston University (Penticton Vees) O’Brien finished the […]

Bidewell, Donaldson, Farmer named BCHL 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Bidewell, Donaldson), Tami Quan (Farmer) Cowichan Valley Capitals goaltender McCoy Bidewell, Nanaimo Clippers forward Sean Donaldson and West Kelowna Warriors forward Christophe Farmer have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – McCoy Bidewell (G) – Cowichan Valley Capitals Bidewell won both of his starts last […]

4 BCHL alumni named to China’s Olympic hockey roster

China has announced their men’s Olympic hockey roster and four former BCHL players will represent the host nation. Former Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Zimeng “Simon” Chen, Vernon Vipers alumnus Cory Kane, Victoria Grizzlies grad Juncheng “Eddie” Yan and Coquitlam Express alum Brandon Yip are all included on the roster for the 2022 Beijing games. All […]