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). […]

BCHL Podcast: NHL Draft Recap

We wrap our 2020 NHL Draft coverage with interviews with all three players selected at this week’s draft. Guests include: Matteo Costantini (Penticton Vees) – selected in the fifth round by the Buffalo Sabres Ethan Bowen (Chilliwack Chiefs)  – selected in the seventh round by the Anaheim Ducks Kienan Draper (Chilliwack Chiefs) – selected in […]

3 BCHL players selected in 2020 NHL Draft

Three current BCHL players were selected on day two of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft on Wednesday. Penticton Vees forward Matteo Costantini was picked by the Buffalo Sabres in the fifth round, Chilliwack Chiefs forward Kienan Draper went to the Detroit Red Wings in the seventh round and Chiefs forward Ethan Bowen was chosen by […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography The 2020 NHL Entry Draft takes place this week with Round 1 tonight and Rounds 2 through 7 starting tomorrow morning. Like every year at the draft, there are plenty of BCHL players expected to be taken. Today we will take a look at the players ranked by NHL Central […]

BCHL Podcast: Draft Preview Part 1

The BCHL Podcast is back! After a long hiatus, we’ve returned with Part 1 of our 2020 NHL Draft preview. Guests include: Ethan Bowen (Chilliwack Chiefs) Talon Zakall (Merritt Centennials) Ryan Helliwell (Langley Rivermen) Danny Weight (Penticton Vees) Subscribe and listen on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts SoundCloud BCHLMedia · BCHL Podcast – […]

NHL Draft Profile: Ethan Bowen

The 2020 NHL Draft is being held virtually this year on Oct. 6 and 7 and, like most years, the BCHL will be well-represented. This year’s highest-ranked prospect from the league is Chilliwack Chiefs forward Ethan Bowen. The 18-year-old Chilliwack native is entering his third full season with his hometown Chiefs before he heads off […]

4 BCHL players listed in final 2020 draft rankings

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting released its final rankings ahead of the 2020 NHL Draft and four BCHL players were listed. Chilliwack Chiefs forward Ethan Bowen, Penticton Vees forward Danny Weight, Nanaimo Clippers forward Kyler Kovich and Vernon Vipers defenceman Trey Taylor all made the final cut ahead of the draft, which […]

5 BCHL players make Central Scouting rankings

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting released its midterm ranking of prospects ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal and five BCHL players have made the list. The list is divided between North American and International skaters and goaltenders. Four BCHL skaters and one goaltender made the cut among North Americans. […]

8 BCHL players make Prospects Game roster

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography UPDATED: Jan. 2, 2020 The CJHL announced the rosters for the 15th-annual CJHL Prospects Game today and eight BCHL players will be participating for Team West. The game takes place Jan. 14 in Hamilton, Ont. and will see Team West take on Team East in a battle of the top […]

5 BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting has released its initial Players to Watch list ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and five current BCHL players have made the cut. Each ranked BCHL player is listed as a C Prospect, which means a potential fourth, fifth or sixth-round pick. The list includes: Chilliwack […]