Morrison commits to Hamilton College

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL Communications) The reward for a strong showing in the BCHL by Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Bennett Morrison will be the chance to display his skills in the NCAA. Morrison, who played for both the Chilliwack Chiefs and Smoke Eaters this season, will play for Hamilton College of the New England […]

Craighead takes BCHL POW honours

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Darien Craighead has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 21, the league announced Monday. Craighead had points in each of Chilliwack’s four wins last week, putting up six goals and four assists in the process. The Surrey, B.C. product started the week strong with a […]

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 […]

Kauppila accepts NCAA offer

Jake Kauppila returned to the BCHL this season in search of a college hockey opportunity and in helping Trail win six of their past eight, good news has come his way. Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. will be the NCAA Div. I hockey home for Kauppila starting next season. The native of Gurnee, Illinois has […]