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 […]

2018 WJAC selection camp rosters announced

Hockey Canada has announced its selection camp rosters for the 2018 World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) and 19 BCHL players have made the list of 44 for Team Canada West tryouts which will take place in Calgary, Alta. from December 3 to 5. Canada West’s invitees come from the BCHL, AJHL, SJHL, MJHL and SIJHL. […]

2 BCHLers make World U-17 rosters

Hockey Canada announced the rosters for the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and two BCHL players have landed roster spots. Langley Rivermen defenceman Ryan Helliwell was named to Team Canada Black and Penticton Vees forward Cole Shepard was named to Team Canada Red. Canada will be sending three teams to the tournament which goes from […]

Semifinal Saturday at the RBC Cup

With round-robin play wrapping up on Thursday night, the field is set for the semifinals at the 2018 RBC Cup with both BCHL teams qualifying. Here’s a look back at each team’s road the the semis and what their matchup is for Semifinal Saturday. Wenatchee Wild: The Wild were the only team to go undefeated […]

Calverley takes BCHL POW at RBC Cup

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Will Calverley has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending May 13, the league announced Monday. The Chiefs captain led by example on Sunday afternoon at the RBC Cup, scoring all four goals in a comeback victory over the Ottawa Jr. Senators, three of which were deflections, as […]