2018 Draft Hopefuls

American Airlines Center in Dallas is the host venue for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and it could be a memorable locale for several BCHL players should they make it to the Show one day. NHL Central Scouting listed 13 BCHL players in its final ratings going into this weekend’s draft in Dallas. Since the […]

BCHL Finals Recap – Tuesday, April 17

Ethan de Jong potted a pair of goals, including the game-winner late in the second period, Ben Brar added three assists and Evan DeBrouwer made 27 saves as the Prince George Spruce Kings stayed alive in the Fred Page Cup Final with a 4-2 win over the Wenatchee Wild in Game 4. The Spruce Kings […]

BCHL Finals Recap – Monday, April 16

Austin Park made 38 saves and Zak Galambos scored the game-winning goal 12:16 into double overtime as the Wenatchee Wild beat the Prince George Spruce Kings 4-3 and now lead the Fred Page Cup Final 3-0. The two teams traded goals in the first period as AJ Vanderbeck and Matt Dorsey scored for the Wild, […]

Central Scouting publishes final Draft list

NHL Central Scouting released its final prospect ratings ahead of the 2018 NHL Entry draft. On the list of North American skaters are 21 CJHL Players, including 13 from the BCHL. (Click here for the complete players listing) 36. Jonny Tychonick, D, Penticton Vees 40. Slava Demin, D, Wenatchee Wild 94. Seth Barton, D, Trail […]

Fred Page Cup Final preview: Wild vs. Spruce Kings

The Prince George Spruce Kings and the Wenatchee Wild are set to meet in this year’s Fred Page Cup Final and renew their rivalry from last season where the two teams met in the first round of the BCHL playoffs. Each team has seven players on their current roster that were a part of last […]

BCHL Playoff Recap – Thursday, April 5

Kyle Johnson scored the series-winning goal 8:06 into overtime to give the Prince George Spruce Kings a 2-1 win over the Powell River Kings in Game 5 and send his team to the league finals. After two scoreless periods, Powell River opened the scoring on an unassisted Kyle Kawamura goal midway through the third. Down […]

Division champs: Kings get off the Island

Consider, if you will, just what you’d need to make your escape off an island. Now consider what the Powell River Kings have needed to get out of the Island Division. After four straight years where they were beaten in the second round – the Island finals – they have finally made it past a […]

de Jong’s game seven heroics earn him POW

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Ethan de Jong has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 26, the league announced Tuesday. de Jong was instrumental in the Spruce Kings seven-game win over the Surrey Eagles. The North Vancouver native had one assist in his team’s two losses in Surrey […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Sunday, March 25

Ethan de Jong scored a twice and Evan DeBrouwer stopped all 14 pucks that came his way as the Prince George Spruce Kings claimed a 4-0 home win over the Surrey Eagles that also earns them the Mainland Division crown. Prince George moves on the face the Powell River Kings in the league semifinal to […]

Series preview – Eagles vs. Spruce Kings

#3 Surrey Eagles vs. #1 Prince George Spruce Kings Game one – Friday, March 16 – 7 p.m. at Rolling Mix Concrete Arena in Prince George TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Season Series The lower-seed Eagles took 10 of a possible 16 points from the Spruce Kings in eight meetings this season. Prince George won […]