BCHL announces year-end all-star teams

The BCHL has announced the year-end all-star teams for the 2021-22 season. The First-Team All-Stars, Second-Team All-Stars and All-Rookie Team each feature three forwards, two defencemen and one goalie. The teams were determined after a vote was conducted with all 18 team broadcasters. First-Team All-Stars F Matthew Wood (Victoria Grizzlies) F Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 9

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Prince George Spruce Kings – 3 Cranbrook Bucks – 2 (OT) With two goals on the night, Rowan Miller played the hero in the Prince George Spruce Kings 3-2 come-from-behind overtime win against the Cranbrook Bucks in Game 6, sending them to the second round of the BCHL Playoffs. With […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 7

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Prince George Spruce Kings – 3 Cranbrook Bucks – 2 The Prince George Spruce Kings staged a dramatic comeback late in the third period on the strength of goals from Nick Rhéaume and Simon Labelle to propel them to a 3-2 win over the Cranbrook Bucks and an identical 3-2 […]

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. 4

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Chilliwack Chiefs – 3 Coquitlam Express – 1 The goaltenders stole the show with Grant Riley making 21 saves for Chilliwack and Carter Woodside stopping 27 shots for Coquitlam, but it was the Chiefs who prevailed in a tight-checking affair by a score of 3-1 in Game 3 of their […]

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 […]

BCHL announces year-end awards finalists

The BC Hockey League has unveiled the finalists for the league’s year-end awards. Three nominees were announced for each award, including the Vern Dye Memorial Trophy for Most Valuable Player, Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the Year, Best Defenceman, Best Goaltender, Bob Fenton Trophy for Most Sportsmanlike Player and the Joe Tennant Memorial […]

BCHL Podcast: Mar. 31, 2022 (Joe Martin, Ethan Bowen & Rhys Bentham)

The Shaw BCHL Playoffs are finally here! We tee up the league’s first postseason in two years with three great interviews. This week, we speak with Alberni Valley Bulldogs head coach and general manager Joe Martin (3:16), Chilliwack Chiefs forward and Anaheim Ducks draft pick Ethan Bowen (21:45) and Cranbrook Bucks captain Rhys Bentham (30:50). […]

Interior Conference Playoff Preview

The Shaw BCHL Playoffs begin tomorrow, so we are breaking down each series starting with the four Interior Conference matchups. #1 Penticton Vees vs. #8 Trail Smoke Eaters Head-to-Head: Penticton won the season series 5-0-0-0. Top Performers: Penticton – F Luc Wilson (75 points), F Josh Nadeau (72 points), G Kaeden Lane (six shutouts) Trail […]