Greenfield earns POW nod

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) West Kelowna Warriors goaltender Matthew Greenfield has been named the BCHL’s Player of the Week for the week ending March 27, the league announced Tuesday. Greenfield backstopped the Warriors to four wins, erasing a 2-0 deficit to eliminate the league’s best regular season team, the Penticton Vees. Greenfield went […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, March 26

The West Kelowna Warriors completed what most thought impossible Saturday night as they eliminated the Penticton Vees from the playoffs with a 4-3 home win that wrapped up the series in six games. It was a Garrett Forster empty-net goal with 4:29 to go that wound up being the winner but only after a furious […]

BCHL Playoffs: Tuesday, March 22

The West Kelowna Warriors accomplished three incredible feats on Tuesday night, beating the Penticton Vees on consecutive nights, earning a shutout and tying up the Interior division finals at two games apiece. Jonathan Desbiens’ goal at 9:41 of the second period was all the Warriors would need to win, but he added a second with […]

2015-16 1st, 2nd, Rookie Teams named

Just as Round 2 of the BC Ford Dealers Road to the Fred Page Cup BCHL Playoffs get started tonight, the league is announcing its All-Star Teams for the 2015-16 season. The results come from polling of BCHL play-by-play broadcasters. BCHL 1st Team All-Stars: F – Tyson Jost, Penticton Vees F – Sheldon Rempal, Nanaimo […]

BCHL Playoffs: Monday, March 7

A ferocious third period rally by the Island #2 Powell River Kings wasn’t enough, as they failed to take a commanding 3-0 series lead by falling to the #3 Cowichan Valley Capitals 5-4 in overtime. Luke Santerno scored first for the Capitals 6:58 into the first. Corey Hoffman and Josh Adkins added second period markers […]

Craighead takes BCHL POW honours

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Darien Craighead has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 21, the league announced Monday. Craighead had points in each of Chilliwack’s four wins last week, putting up six goals and four assists in the process. The Surrey, B.C. product started the week strong with a […]

Desbiens’ scoring spree earns him BCHL POW

West Kelowna Warriors forward Jonathan Desbiens has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 31, the league announced Monday. Desbiens posted one of the highest-scoring weeks in recent memory, racking up six goals and nine assists for 15 points in four games – all wins for the Warriors. The […]

Around the BCHL: Saturday, Jan. 30

Chris Schutz scored twice in 2:24 to start the second period in leading the Alberni Valley Bulldogs to a 6-3 road win over the Victoria Grizzlies. Chris Sarault opened the scoring in the first for the ‘Dogs with Quinn Syrydiuk making it 2-0 before PJ Conlon got the Grizz on the board. Schutz’s pair proved […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Jan. 29

Kevin Massy scored twice from the blueline, including the game-winning tally, and Mitch Benson made 44 saves to help the Victoria Grizzlies to a 6-3 road win over the Island-leading Nanaimo Clippers. Nanaimo got goals from Devin Brosseau and Troy MacTavish to go ahead 3-2 in the second but the Grizzlies replied with Tyler Welsh, […]