BCHL Midweek Matchup: Rivermen vs. Centennials

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Langley Rivermen (22-18-10-2) at Merritt Centennials (20-26-4-1) 7 p.m. at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena in Merritt Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The lone meeting between the two teams came on Sept. 21 at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack where […]

BCHL Game of the Week: Merritt vs. West Kelowna

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Merritt Centennials (18-24-4-1) at West Kelowna Warriors (24-23-1-1) 7 p.m. at Royal LePage Place in West Kelowna Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The season series between the two teams is tied at two games apiece as the home team […]

Berger’s NCAA future at Minnesota State

There’s nothing like home cooking and nobody knows that better than Merritt Centennials goalie Jacob Berger who recently committed to Minnesota State. The move next season to NCAA hockey will take Berger back to his home state and just over an hour from his hometown of Minnetonka. It’s been a streaky season for the Cents […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Centennials vs. Vees

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Merritt Centennials (16-18-2-1) at Penticton Vees (24-9-2-2) 7 p.m. at South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Penticton has won all three matchups against Merritt this year. The teams first played on opening night on Sept. […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Centennials vs. Express

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL communications Tonight – Merritt Centennials (15-16-2-1) at Coquitlam Express (8-25-1-2) 7 p.m. at Poirier Sports and Leisure Centre in Coquitlam Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The two teams have only met once so far this season – Dec. 29 in Merritt. The game […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Centennials vs. Smoke Eaters

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Merritt Centennials (13-14-2-1) at Trail Smoke Eaters (20-10-2-0) 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena in Trail Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings In their first meeting of the season Oct. 27 in Merritt, the two teams traded goals throughout the game until […]

4-goal third propels Vees to win

Held scoreless and trailing by a goal through 40 minutes, the Penticton Vees exploded for four goals in the third period to earn a 4-1 home win over the Merritt Centennials. Neither team scored in the first and Merritt’s Bradley Cocca put the Cents ahead with a power-play goal in the second. Grant Cruikshank tied […]

Berger earns BCHLPOW honours

Merritt Centennials goalie Jacob Berger has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 15, the league announced Monday. Berger turned aside 121 of 129 shots over three games, helping the Cents to points in each game. The Minnetonka, Minn. product made 34 saves and was 3rd Star in an […]

Berger backstops Cents to road win

Jacob Berger made 45 saves, including 17 of 18 in the third period, allowing the Merritt Centennials to take a 3-2 win in Wenatchee over the Wild. Alex Bourhas opened the scoring for the Cents in the first and when Sam Morton tied it for Wenatchee later in the frame, Nicholas Wicks restored the Cents […]

Tychonick forces OT, Cruikshank wins it

After a pair of late goals by Jonny Tychonick to set the stage for overtime, Grant Cruikshank scored the winner in the extra session for 3-2 Penticton Vees win over the host Merritt Centennials. There was no scoring in the first and Merritt’s Colten Gerlib got the Cents on the board with the only tally […]