Pair of Cents and Wild alums headline NCAA Roundup

Photo credit: Shannon Valerio-University of Denver (Cooley) A pair of Merritt Centennials and Wenatchee Wild alums headline this week’s NCAA Roundup presented by Lordco, which features six players in total earning NCAA weekly honours. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week Jonathan Desbiens – Senior – Bentley University (West Kelowna Warriors) Bentley had just one game […]

Several alums named NCAA All-Stars

Several NCAA conferences have announced their year-end all-star teams and there is plenty of former BCHL talent prominently featured. Here is a quick roundup of all the BCHL alums named to conference all-star teams so far. Atlantic Hockey Blake Chirstensen (Junior, F) – American International College – First-Team All-Star The Coral Springs, Fla. native enters […]

G. Fitzgerald, Desbiens earn NCAA notice

Another pair of BCHL graduates were doing damage last week at the NCAA level and it’s led to more weekly player awards. Victoria Grizzlies alum Gerry Fitzgerald, who finished up his BCHL career in 2014, had a goal and three assists for Bemidji State University to take the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) player of […]

Desbiens does damage for Bentley

Neck and neck in the standings with conference rival RIT, the Bentley University Falcons got a big boost from freshman and West Kelowna Warriors alum Jonathan Desbiens in last weekend’s road sweep of the Tigers. Desbiens got the opening goal of the game in the series-opening 3-2 win at RIT and followed that the next […]

From Behind the Bench

FROM BEHIND THE BENCH: The Long Road by Rylan Ferster – TheCoachesSite.com Every team wants to win the Royal Bank Cup, that’s simple, but the first goal for us was to make the playoffs in our division. It’s a feat just to make the playoffs in the BC Hockey League, and certainly in the interior […]

Greenfield’s RBC showing earns him POW nod

West Kelowna Warriors goalie Matthew Greenfield has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the Week ending May 22, the league announced Tuesday. Greenfield made a triumphant return to the Warriors’ crease after missing the first three games of the RBC Cup with injury. The native of Parkland, Fla. won all three games […]

Warriors win it! RBC Cup champs

Matthew Greenfield never missed a beat, or a save for that matter, in the biggest game of the season. The West Kelowna Warriors netminder turned aside all 48 pucks that came his way, backstopping his club to a 4-0 win over the Lloydminster Bobcats in the RBC Cup final. It capped a triumphant return after Keelan […]

Warriors down Canadians in final round-robin game

Jonathan Desbiens scored the game-winner and added an assist as the West Kelowna Warriors defeated the Carleton Place Canadians 4-1 Wednesday afternoon at the RBC Cup. OFFICIAL BOXSCORE Quin Foreman opened the scoring in the first and Desbiens’ tally in the second proved to be all the support needed. Matthew Greenfield made 19 saves in […]

Warriors ground G’Hawks in shootout

Keelan Williams stopped all five attempts in the shootout and Liam Blackburn was the lone shooter to score, giving the West Kelowna Warriors a 4-3 victory over the Trenton Golden Hawks Tuesday afternoon at the RBC Cup. OFFICIAL BOXSCORE West Kelowna got goals from Jonathan Desbiens and Quin Foreman in the the first and built a 3-0 […]

Blackburn hot at RBC, takes POW honours

West Kelowna Warriors forward Liam Blackburn has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending May 15, the league announced Monday. Through two games at the RBC Cup, Blackburn has a goal and four helpers. The native of Prince George had a shorthanded tally plus three assists on the power play […]