Nadeau, Wood get Team Canada U17 call

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Penticton Vees forward Bradley Nadeau and Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood have been selected to represent Team Canada in the Capital City Challenge Under-17 tournament Nov. 26 to Dec. 1 in Ottawa, Ont. Canada will be split into three teams, Team Black, Red and White and will compete against each […]

Bucks and Smokies to faceoff against Canada’s National Women’s Team

Hockey Canada, in partnership with B.C. Hockey, the BC Hockey League (BCHL), Cranbrook Bucks and Trail Smoke Eaters, announced Monday that Canada’s National Women’s Team will continue its road to Beijing with a pair of games against BCHL clubs. Canada’s centralization roster will face off against the Trail Smoke Eaters on Oct. 4 at 7 […]

Former BCHL MVP Johnson invited to Canada’s World Junior summer camp

Photo credit: Jonathan Knight Photography Kent Johnson, who currently plays at the University of Michigan and formerly played for the BCHL’s Trail Smoke Eaters, has been invited to Team Canada’s summer development camp ahead of the 2022 World Junior Championship. Johnson was among a group of 30 forwards who received an invite to the camp […]

Hockey Canada cancels 2021 Centennial Cup in Penticton

Hockey Canada announced Friday morning that all 2021 spring championships, including the 2021 Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, that was slated to be hosted in Penticton, have been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada Chief Executive Officer, Tom Renney, and President and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Smith, released this joint statement: […]

Hockey Canada lifts ban on sanctioned events

The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. “On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across the country. This was a difficult decision, but one made to […]

Hockey Canada: Open letter to Canadians

An open letter from Hockey Canada: First, and most importantly, to the front-line and essential workers who have gone above and beyond around the clock to keep Canadians safe – a simple thank you is not nearly enough for what you have done over the last three months. Second, to our Members, partners, local hockey […]

Tanaka-Campbell named CJHL Academic Player of the Year

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Vernon Vipers forward Jojo Tanaka-Campbell has been named the CJHL’s Academic Player of the Year for 2019-20. Hockey Canada made the announcement Thursday as part of their CJHL year-end awards. The 19-year-old enjoyed a solid rookie campaign with the Vipers, notching seven goals and 19 assists for 26 points in […]

2019-20 BCHL season cancelled

Mar. 13: UPDATED to reflect official cancellation of the season The BC Hockey League Board of Governors announced today that the remainder of the BCHL season has been cancelled due to recent concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made by Hockey Canada to cease operations of all events and activities and this mandate […]

Grizzlies alum Newhook invited to Canada’s World Junior camp

Photo credit: Chris Tanouye/HHOF-IIHF Images Victoria Grizzlies alum and last year’s BCHL leading scorer and MVP Alex Newhook has been invited to Team Canada’s selection camp for the 2020 World Junior Hockey Championships. The 2019 Colorado Avalanche first-rounder is currently in his freshman season at Boston College where he’s put up six goals and five […]

Reynolds gets call to wear the red and white

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Peter Reynolds has been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, which goes Nov. 2 to 9 in Medicine Hat, Alta. and Swift Current, Sask. The 16-year-old is currently enjoying a successful first season in the BCHL, tallying 12 points in 15 games so far, good enough for […]