Warriors start RBC Cup on the right foot

Liam Blackburn scored and assisted on three others as the West Kelowna Warriors downed the host Lloydminster Bobcats 5-2 Saturday night at the RBC Cup. OFFICIAL BOXSCORE Jonathan Desbiens and Jake LeBrun each scored in the first and second periods to put the Warriors up 4-0 and Blackburn’s tally made it a five-goal advantage before Austin […]

Williams wins way to WCC title, POW nod

West Kelowna Warriors goalie Keelan Williams has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending May 8, the league announced Monday. Williams got the keys to the starter’s role Tuesday versus the Portage Terriers and responded with a 3-2 overtime win and Game MVP after making 26 saves. The Calgary native […]

Mennear helps Warriors into WCC title game

Brett Mennear continues to be a force for the West Kelowna Warriors at the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup. The current BCHL Player of the Week and West Kelowna native scored the game’s opening goal and then set up first-period tallies by Jonathan Desbiens and Kylar Hope, propelling the Warriors to a 4-1 win […]

Warriors win in OT, improve to 2-1

Jonathan Desbiens’ goal at 2:23 of overtime delivered a 3-2 win for the West Kelowna Warriors over the MJHL’s Portage Terriers Tuesday afternoon at the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup. OFFICIAL BOXSCORE Bryan Basilico staked the Warriors to an early 2-0 lead with a pair of first-period power-play goals. But the Terriers replied with […]

Warriors move on up, WCC next

And the last shall be first. Always at the end of the line alphabetically in the list of BCHL teams, the West Kelowna Warriors have risen to the top of the heap. They claimed the first Fred Page Cup in franchise history on Saturday with a 4-2 win over the Chilliwack Chiefs and are now […]

Desbiens snags POW honours

West Kelowna Warriors forward Jonathan Desbiens has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 17, the league announced Monday. Desbiens picked up 1st Star in Game 2 of the BCHL Finals after potting a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the third period, plus as assist in a […]

BCHL Finals: Game 2

The West Kelowna Warriors took a 2-0 series lead in the BCHL Finals after a 6-3 win in Chilliwack over the Chiefs Saturday night. With the game tied 3-3 after two periods, West Kelowna was able to score three times in the third to pull away. It was Jonathan Desbiens’ power-play goal – the Warriors’ […]

Fred Page Cup Finals Facts

After Tuesday’s dramatic overtime win on home ice for the West Kelowna Warriors, the BCHL finals are set. The Warriors will face the Chilliwack Chiefs for the Fred Page Cup starting Friday in Chilliwack. The Chiefs have home-ice advantage in the Finals by virtue of the fact they were the first team in Round 3 […]

BCHL Playoffs: Tuesday, April 12

The West Kelowna Warriors are Finals-bound after Kylar Hope’s wraparound effort with just 57 seconds to go in the first overtime session delivered a 3-2 home victory over the Nanaimo Clippers. After surrendering the first goal of the game to Nanaimo’s Matt Hoover, West Kelowna replied with tallies from Hope and Jonathan Desbiens to take a 2-1 […]

BCHL Playoffs: Sunday, April 10

The Chilliwack Chiefs are going to the BCHL Finals for the first time since 2003 after a 4-3 home win over the West Kelowna Warriors. Despite surrendering West Kelowna goals to Kylar Hope and Liam Blackburn in the first, the Chiefs rallied starting with a Kohen Olischefski goal in the second. They tied it up in […]