NCAA Roundup: Monthly and weekly conference awards announced

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), Omaha Athletics (Ward) Monthly and weekly conference awards were announced across the NCAA this week and, as usual, plenty of BCHL alums were honoured. MONTHLY NCHC Player of the Month Jordan Kawaguchi – Junior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi continued his Hobey Baker-worthy campaign in January, leading […]

NCAA Roundup: 6 alums earn weekly conference awards

Photo credits: Shannon Valerio-University of Denver (Olischefski), Justin Wolford-Colgate Athletics (McAvoy), Matt Dewkett-Cornell Athletics (Galajda) This week in the NCAA Roundup presented by Lordco, there are six former BCHL players who earned weekly awards throughout the NCAA for their play last week, including five first-time winners this year and one goaltender being recognized for the […]

Five BCHL alums named to WCHA All-League Teams

Five BCHL alums were named to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s (WCHA) 2017-18 All-League Teams, the NCAA conference announced this morning. Former Langley Rivermen forward Mitch McLain, who is now a senior at Bowling Green, was named to the All-WCHA Second Team, along with former Coquitlam Express standout Adam Rockwood, who is a junior forward […]

WCHA All-Conference teams

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association named its 2016-17 all-conference teams and eight BCHL alums were included: FIRST TEAM PLAYER (YEAR / HOMETOWN) POSITION SCHOOL Gerald Mayhew (Sr. / Wyandotte, Mich.) Forward Ferris State University Mitch McLain (Jr. / Baxter, Minn.)   Forward Bowling Green State University Marc Michaelis (Fr. / Mannheim, Germany) Forward Minnesota State University […]

Craighead captures POW honours

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Darien Craighead has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 24, the league announced Monday. Craighead led all scorers for the week that was with three goals and two assists in four games. He was on the scoresheet each night for the Chiefs, who won two […]

BCHL Finals: Game 5

Vimal Sukumaran opened the scoring for the Chilliwack Chiefs and later assisted on Jordan Kawaguchi’s game-winner in a must-win 5-2 Game 5 for the Chilliwack Chiefs over the visiting West Kelowna Warriors. West Kelowna now leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. Just past the midway point of the opening frame, Sukumaran got the Chiefs on the […]

BCHL Finals: Game 4

A harmless-looking turnaround wrister off the half boards by Garrett Forster was tipped home by Jake LeBrun at 16:28 of overtime to give the West Kelowna Warriors a 3-2 home win over the Chilliwack Chiefs Tuesday night. West Kelowna now has a 3-1 series lead and can claim the Fred Page Cup Friday night in […]

BCHL Finals: Game 3

Home ice continues to be a conundrum for teams in the BCHL Finals after the Chilliwack Chiefs went into West Kelowna and downed the Warriors 3-1 Monday night. Aidan Pelino made 26 saves and goals from Connor McCarthy and Darien Craighead in the second were the difference for Chilliwack. After a scoreless first, McCarthy put […]

BCHL Playoffs: Monday, April 4

Yanni Kaldis’ wrister found its way home with 45 seconds to go and was the game-winner in a 3-2 Nanaimo Clippers road win over the Chilliwack Chiefs. Nanaimo is now one win away from clinching a spot in the BCHL Finals. After a scoreless first, Chris Dodero got the Clips on the board near the […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, April 2

The Chilliwack Chiefs joined the Nanaimo Clippers and West Kelowna Warriors in what is now a three-way tie as each team has one of three wins necessary to reach the Fred Page Cup Finals. After a scoreless first period, the visiting Chiefs opened the scoring in the second frame, with Jake Smith scoring his fourth of […]