Forster commits to Huskies

After a final BCHL season that included a league title and a national championship with the West Kelowna Warriors, Garrett Forster has added a personal cherry on top with an NCAA Div. I commitment. The Delta, B.C. native will play at St. Cloud State University (SCSU) next season, joining a Huskies program based in St. […]

Greenfield’s RBC showing earns him POW nod

West Kelowna Warriors goalie Matthew Greenfield has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the Week ending May 22, the league announced Tuesday. Greenfield made a triumphant return to the Warriors’ crease after missing the first three games of the RBC Cup with injury. The native of Parkland, Fla. won all three games […]

Warriors win it! RBC Cup champs

Matthew Greenfield never missed a beat, or a save for that matter, in the biggest game of the season. The West Kelowna Warriors netminder turned aside all 48 pucks that came his way, backstopping his club to a 4-0 win over the Lloydminster Bobcats in the RBC Cup final. It capped a triumphant return after Keelan […]

Warriors are WCC Champs

There were two chances for the West Kelowna Warriors to clinch a spot in the RBC Cup but they didn’t mess around with option No. 2. The Warriors scored a decisive 6-0 win over the Brooks Bandits Saturday night to claim the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup and the first berth from the WCC […]

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 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: Tuesday, April 12

The West Kelowna Warriors are Finals-bound after Kylar Hope’s wraparound effort with just 57 seconds to go in the first overtime session delivered a 3-2 home victory over the Nanaimo Clippers. After surrendering the first goal of the game to Nanaimo’s Matt Hoover, West Kelowna replied with tallies from Hope and Jonathan Desbiens to take a 2-1 […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, March 26

The West Kelowna Warriors completed what most thought impossible Saturday night as they eliminated the Penticton Vees from the playoffs with a 4-3 home win that wrapped up the series in six games. It was a Garrett Forster empty-net goal with 4:29 to go that wound up being the winner but only after a furious […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Feb. 19

Jake Kauppila’s second goal of the night wound up being the winner for the Trail Smoke Eaters, who kept their playoff hopes flickering with a 6-4 home win over the Merritt Centennials. Chase Bell’s first BCHL goal for Merritt brought the Cents within one to start the third period but Trail replied promptly with Cooper […]