2021 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Kyle Robinson (Rickwood), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Garrett James Photography (Teleguine) The 2021 NHL Entry Draft takes place tomorrow night with Round 1 and continues with Rounds 2 through 7 on Saturday morning. Like every year at the draft, there are several BCHL players expected to be taken. Today, we will take a […]

BCHL Podcast: NHL Draft Preview Part 1 (Terness, Teleguine, Legault & Rickwood)

It’s Part 1 of our NHL Draft coverage episodes of the BCHL Podcast! On today’s episode, we speak with a number of BCHL players who were ranked on NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings ahead of the July 23 draft, including Trail Smoke Eaters G Logan Terness (2:57), Chilliwack Chiefs F Sasha Teleguine (12:35), West Kelowna […]

NHL Draft Profile: Ellis Rickwood

Photo credit: Kyle Robinson For the second year in a row, the NHL Draft will be held virtually, this time on Jul. 23 and 24. This year, there are nine current, former and future BCHL players that made NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings. Leading up to the draft, we will be speaking with the prospects […]

14 players with BCHL ties named to NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings for 2021 Draft

Photo credits: Kyle Robinson (Rickwood), Garrett James Photography (Teleguine, Terness), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Tami Quan (Serdachny) Last Thursday, NHL Central Scouting released its final rankings ahead of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. A total of 14 players with BCHL ties were named to the list, including five who played in the 2020-21 Pod Season, […]

2020-21 Island Pod Award winners

After polling coaches and broadcasters from the four teams in the Island Pod, the league has determined the winners of the Island Pod Awards. Island Pod Most Valuable Player Ellis Rickwood (Victoria Grizzlies) – 20GP – 13G – 17A – 30PTS Rickwood took the league by storm in his first season in the BCHL. The […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 7 (Ellis Rickwood & Ryan Sandelin)

We are back with a brand-new episode, featuring two more interviews after opening weekend of the BCHL season. To kick things off, we speak with Victoria Grizzlies forward and BCHL Player of the Week Ellis Rickwood (2:45) who is coming off quite the BCHL debut last Friday. We also look ahead to the NCAA’s Frozen […]

Rickwood named first BCHL POW of 2020-21

Victoria Grizzlies forward Ellis Rickwood has been named the FortisBC BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 4. Rickwood made quite the impression in his first regular-season action in the BCHL, notching five goals over his team’s two games this weekend. The 18-year-old from Brantford, Ont. had a BCHL debut for the […]

BCHL Next Generation: Victoria Grizzlies

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2020-21 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Victoria Grizzlies. The Victoria Grizzlies are a little over a year removed from having three players from […]