Playoff recap – March 6

Alex Newhook scored 15 seconds into the game and the Victoria Grizzlies never trailed on the way to a 3-2 road win over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs that clinched the series for Victoria four game to none. Newhook’s tally on the first shift of the game was set up by fellow Newfoundlander Kyle McGrath who […]

Brushett nets POW

Powell River Kings forward Ryan Brushett has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 17, the league announced Monday. The Nebraska-Omaha commit tallied nine points in three games for Powell River last week, including a massive five-point performance Sunday against their division rivals the Victoria Grizzlies. Brushett scored a […]

Clips vs. Dogs

Tonight – Nanaimo Clippers (24-26-1-0) at Alberni Valley Bulldogs (18-30-3-0) 7 p.m. at Weyerhaeuser Arena in Alberni Valley Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings This is the eighth and final meeting of the season between these two Island Division rivals. The Clippers have a 4-3 edge in the season series. The […]

Hawthorne takes POW

Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender John Hawthorne has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 27, the league announced Monday. Hawthorne started twice and came on in relief in a third game this week, stopping 91 of the 93 shots he faced. The 20-year-old finished the week with a 1-1 […]

Hawthorne signs on with N. Michigan

John Hawthorne has been a top-five goalie in the BCHL in minutes played this season and last and he’s upped his save percentage while lowering his goals-against average. It adds up to an NCAA opportunity for the Chemainus, B.C. product as Northern Michigan University has come calling for his services. Hawthorne accepted their offer late […]

Bulldogs vs. Kings

Tonight – Alberni Valley Bulldogs (9-18-1-0) at Powell River Kings (16-12-0-0) 7 p.m. at Hap Parker Arena in Powell River Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The two teams have traded shutout victories in the previous two meetings this season. Mitch Deelstra and Dawson Tritt each had a goal […]

Hawthorne earns POW

Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender John Hawthorne has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 18, the league announced Monday. The second-year netminder faced a ton of rubber over the weekend, stopping 105 of 111 shots over three games. Hawthorne finished the week with .946 save percentage, a goals-against average […]

Fillion earns POW

Wenatchee Wild forward Christophe Fillion has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 9, the league announced Monday. Fillion started off his BCHL career in style as he chipped in two goals in the Wild’s 5-3 come-from-behind road win over the Vernon Vipers on opening night. The next night, […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Tuesday, March 6

Derek Brown continued his fine postseason for the Vernon Vipers with two goals in a 4-2 road win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks that puts Vernon up 3-0 in the series. Just 12 seconds into the game, Brown opened the scoring and then made it 2-0 late in the opening frame. In the second, Rhett Kingston […]

BCHL Game of the Week: Silverbacks vs. Bulldogs

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Salmon Arm Silverbacks (15-22-3-1) at Alberni Valley Bulldogs (11-23-3-4) 7 p.m. Weyerhaeuser Arena in Alberni Valley Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Who’s Hot Salmon Arm defenceman Akito Hirose is on a three-game point streak. He has two goals and three assists […]