NCAA Roundup: 5 alums take conference awards

Another week, another list of BCHL alums being honoured with NCAA weekly conference recognition as five former players were selected. WCHA Forward of the Week Ashton Calder – Sophomore – Lake Superior State University (Surrey Eagles) Calder led the Lakers to a split at Michigan Tech last weekend with a pair of two-point efforts. In […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Chiefs vs. Vipers

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Chilliwack Chiefs (22-20-3-3) at Vernon Vipers (33-13-3-1) 7 p.m. at Kal Tire Place in Vernon Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The two teams tied 4-4 in their only meeting of the season on Nov. 1 in Chilliwack. In a penalty-filled […]

Stapley earns BCHLPOW honours

Vernon Vipers forward Brett Stapley has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 29, the league announced Monday. Stapley scored four goals in Vernon’s two home wins over the weekend. On Friday, he scored a first period power play goal to give the Vipers a 1-0 lead over the […]

Lambert signs with Wolverines

The 2018 Michigan Wolverines recruiting class now has a third member from the BCHL. Vernon Vipers forward Jimmy Lambert has committed, joining Penticton Vees players Kenny Johnson and Cassidy Bowes. Lambert is second in Vipers scoring this season with nine goals and 15 assists for 24 points in 17 games. For his BCHL career, the […]

Lambert takes 1st BCHLPOW of the season

Vernon Vipers forward Jimmy Lambert has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 10, the league announced Monday. Lambert had a five-point night, including the tying and winning goals in the third period, in a 6-5 Vipers home win Sunday. The product of Saskatoon had already assisted on three […]

Lambert’s pair snares win for Vipers

Jimmy Lambert scored twice in the third, including a shorthanded marker, in the space of 2:21 to deliver a 6-5 comeback win at home for the Vernon Vipers over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The ‘Backs led 3-2 after the first with Marcus Mitchell, Riley Hayles and Akito Hirose tallying while Tanner Wishnowski and Brett Stapley […]

Galajda grabs BCHLPOW honours

Victoria Grizzlies goalie Matthew Galajda has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 19, the league announced Monday. Galajda stopped 86 of 89 shots while picking up a win and a shutout as the Grizzlies split the first two games of the Island finals against Powell River. The native […]

Smith’s big week earns BCHLPOW

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Jake Smith has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 1 the league announced Monday. Smith led the Chiefs to three-straight wins over division rival Wenatchee, including the first two wins for a visiting team in Wenatchee this season. Smith opened with an assist in a […]

Farkas in fine form for BCHLPOW nod

West Kelowna Warriors goalie Shane Farkas has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 18, the league announced Monday. Farkas was in net for both Warriors wins last week, making 76 save on 78 shots for a sparkling .974 save percentage. The Penticton product made 35 saves in a […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Jan. 15

Despite falling behind by a seemingly insurmountable 5-1 first-period deficit, the Vernon Vipers got two quick goals from Jimmy Lambert to start the second and Odeen Tufto put together a hat trick as the Vernon Vipers scored nine unanswered to earn a wild 10-5 road win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. Chase Zieky scored twice […]