Chen signs with Alabama Huntsville

Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Simon Chen has committed to play for the University of Alabama Huntsville Chargers for the 2018-19 season. Chen played over 100 regular-season games in the BCHL and amassed 15 points over two seasons with the Capitals. The 20-year-old from Beijing, China also represented his country in Division II Group B of […]

Postseason plans

As announced in the fall, the 2018 BC Ford Dealers Road to the Fred Page Cup BCHL playoffs will have a different look from last year. This season, there will be no byes and 16 teams will earn a spot in the postseason with two of those being wild-card berths. As of today, the Merritt […]

Pochipinski inks with Tigers

Everything has gone up for Cowichan Capitals forward Ty Pochipinski in his second BCHL season and he’s parlayed those increases into a future in NCAA hockey. He’s tripled his goals and assist totals and doubled his penalty minutes and now he’s gained a scholarship to Colorado College, which just so happens to be in his […]

Caps vs. Clips: Game Preview

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL communications Tonight – Cowichan Valley Capitals (2-16-2-0) at Nanaimo Clippers (9-9-1-1) 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena in Nanaimo. TICKETS WATCH ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The two teams met in the first weekend of the season on Sept. 9 when Nanaimo won convincingly 8-3. The Clippers gave up the first […]

Newton commits to Alaska

It’s never too late to get some good news. While the new season is already getting close, Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Max Newton recently got confirmation he’s going off to NCAA Div. I hockey at the University of Alaska. The native of Vancouver notched career highs with 25 goals and 34 assists last season, his […]

Skapski inks with Ryerson

With his junior hockey eligibility expiring, Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Mitch Skapski will head to Ontario for his college hockey career. The product of Abbotsford, B.C. has committed to the Ryerson University Rams of USports for the 2017-18 season. The Rams are based out of Toronto, Ont. and play in the West division of Ontario […]

Verrall commits to York

With a 6-foot-3, 202-pound frame, Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Ben Verrall boasts a frame any hockey coach would love to have on the blueline. York University will be the beneficiary in this case as Verrall has accepted an offer to play for the USports program in Toronto. In three seasons on the Caps back end, […]

Harpur to head homeward for NCAA hockey

Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman and captain Chris Harpur will make a homecoming of sorts when he reports to campus next season. The native of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. has accepted an offer and will compete for Niagara University which is a half-hour drive from his hometown, depending on the wait at the border crossing. Harpur is the […]

CJHL Weekly Top-20

CALGARY, Alberta (October 3, 2016) – As the page turns on a new month, the CJHL finds only four teams still unbeaten across the country in what is already shaping up to be a very competitive and evenly balanced regular season. In the BCHL, the Wenatchee Wild are already pulling away from the rest of […]

Zhang takes reins with Caps

The Cowichan Valley Capitals are pleased to announce Ray Zhang has taken over as the new majority owner. The deal was concluded just last week and the announcement promises exciting changes for the Caps. “This transaction is the first time someone from China has purchased an overseas hockey franchise,” said Zhang. “It will open a door for hockey […]