18 alums listed in initial Hobey Baker nominations

The first batch of nominees for the NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award have been announced and there are 18 BCHL alums up for the honour. The award is based on the following criteria: Strength of character, on and off the ice Contribution to the integrity of the team and outstanding skills in all phases of the […]

Alumni update – Nov. 13

After a full weekend of games in the NCAA, four BCHL alums from three different Division I conferences, including a trio of former Vernon Vipers, have earned Player of the Week honours. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) saw two former BCHLers earn top honours as former Trail Smoke Eater and current captain at Michigan […]

Kawaguchi helps Chiefs to Finals, takes BCHLPOW

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Jordan Kawaguchi has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 10, the league announced Tuesday. The Abbotsford native picked up five goals and two helpers over the final four games of the Coastal finals, helping the Chiefs past the Victoria Grizzlies. Kawaguchi was named 1st Star […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Monday, April 10

Duncan Campbell’s goal at 5:25 of the second period stood up as the winner for the Penticton Vees as they claimed both a 3-1 home win in Game 7 over the Vernon Vipers and a spot in the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals. Gabe Bast continued his fine postseason, scoring his fifth goal to put […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Tuesday, April 4

Jordan Kawaguchi had a hat trick by the end of the second period, pacing the Chilliwack Chiefs’ offence in a 6-0 road win over the Victoria Grizzlies that puts the Chiefs up 2-1 in the Coastal finals. Kawaguchi got the only goal of the first period, delivering on the man advantage in the final minute […]

2017 BCHL Awards

All the votes have been counted and the winners of the 2017 BCHL Awards have been determined. There was a list of three finalists for each award, one from each division. The winners were chosen after a second round of coaches voting and are as follows: Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (MVP) – Brendan Harris, Wenatchee […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Feb. 11

Mat Robson made all 33 saves with Duncan Campbell and Nic Jones supplying the offence in a 2-0 Penticton Vees home win over the Wenatchee Wild. The first period was scoreless but in the second, with time winding down in a Vees power play, Campbell converted a setup from Jones and Johnny Tychonick to score […]

Hanson takes BCHLPOW after busy week

Vernon Vipers goalie Darion Hanson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 29, the league announced Monday. Hanson stopped 112 of the 116 shots that came his way in three games while earning two wins, one of them a shutout, and a tie. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound netminder began […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Jan. 28

Darion Hanson made all 39 saves and Austin Adamson broke a scoreless tie in the third period as the Vernon Vipers downed the visiting Nanaimo Clippers 3-0. Hanson and his Clips counterpart Evan DeBrouwer were both unbeatable through 40 minutes but in the third, Adamson was able to finally get on the scoresheet with an […]

Mennear hat trick paves way to BCHLPOW

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Brett Mennear has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 27, the league announced Monday. Mennear helped his team to two wins in as many tries and picked up a hat trick and five assists in the process. The native of West Kelowna, B.C. […]