2019 college free agent signings

After the conclusion of their NCAA season, the following BCHL alums signed professional contracts. The list of names includes information on the players’ BCHL team, NCAA team and the professional club they signed with (and which NHL team they are affiliated with). *Indicates player was drafted by that NHL club. Name BCHL Team College Team […]

Lucchini gets FA deal with Pens

Four seasons of hard work at the NCAA level, culminating in team captaincy and status among the best in program history has earned former Trail Smoke Eaters forward Jake Lucchini a shot in the pros. The Trail native signed an entry-level deal plus a signing bonus on Monday and is set to join the Pittsburgh […]

Alumni update – Nov. 13

After a full weekend of games in the NCAA, four BCHL alums from three different Division I conferences, including a trio of former Vernon Vipers, have earned Player of the Week honours. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) saw two former BCHLers earn top honours as former Trail Smoke Eater and current captain at Michigan […]

Lucchini scores WCHA POM nod

Former Trail Smoke Eaters captain and current Michigan Tech Huskies forward Jake Lucchini has been named the co-WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for March, the league announced Friday. Lucchini led the charge offensively for the Huskies as they won the WCHA tournament for the second year in a row. The Trail native tied for […]

Redmond, Lucchini take POWs for MTU

When two of your players are recognized as conference players of the week, chances are it’s been a pretty good stretch of games for your team. Such is the case for Michigan Tech as BCHL alums Jake Lucchini and Angus Redmond were named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) offensive player of the week and […]

BCHLers show their stuff

With all 30 NHL teams having started their summer development camps, a look through the invitees reveals a lot of BCHL-bred talent. A total of 54 league alums have been or are being put through their paces right now as they try to stick on a team’s radar for the future. Most of the players […]

BCHL Alums feature heavily in WCHA postseason awards

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The WCHA awards heavily featured BCHL talents. Headlining the group was the Michigan Tech Huskies star forward Alex Petan, who was named WCHA Player of the Year and part of the All-WCHA First team. Petan led the Huskies with 17 goals and 30 points. The Coquitlam Express alum played […]