Broadcast add-ons for Canada

As the march to the NCAA Frozen Four gets going, TSN has added five more television broadcasts in the month of January. The six televised games in the next six weeks are: Fri., Jan. 11 – Vermont at Massachusetts (TSN2, 4 p.m. PT) Sat., Jan. 12 – Colorado College at North Dakota (TSN, 5 p.m. […]

Tychonick heads up rich draft class

A league-record-tying seven BCHL players were selected and a number of firsts were accomplished for the league at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft in Dallas on Saturday. First off the board for the league was Penticton Vees defenceman Jonny Tychonick who was selected 48th overall by the Ottawa Senators. The 2018 BCHL First Team all-star is committed […]

2018 Draft Hopefuls

American Airlines Center in Dallas is the host venue for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and it could be a memorable locale for several BCHL players should they make it to the Show one day. NHL Central Scouting listed 13 BCHL players in its final ratings going into this weekend’s draft in Dallas. Since the […]

CJHL talent at Draft Combine

CALGARY, Alta. – At the National Hockey League Scouting Combine this past weekend in Buffalo, N.Y., five players who compete in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) showed what they can do. There were four defencemen and one forward from the CJHL among the 104 participants from across North America and Europe that were invited to […]

Tychonick’s U18 journey, NHL Draft prep

After two successful seasons in the BCHL and a recent trip to Russia for the U18 World Championship, Penticton Vees defenceman Jonny Tychonick shifts gears as he prepares for the NHL Entry Draft in June. The Vees were eliminated in the Interior Division semifinals, allowing Tychonick to represent his country at the U18’s in Chelyabinsk and […]

Central Scouting publishes final Draft list

NHL Central Scouting released its final prospect ratings ahead of the 2018 NHL Entry draft. On the list of North American skaters are 21 CJHL Players, including 13 from the BCHL. (Click here for the complete players listing) 36. Jonny Tychonick, D, Penticton Vees 40. Slava Demin, D, Wenatchee Wild 94. Seth Barton, D, Trail […]

Game 7: Eyes on Vees vs. Smokies

The Penticton Vees host the Trail Smoke Eaters tonight in the Interior Division semifinal with the winner moving on to take on the Wenatchee Wild in round three. Here’s what you need to know heading into tonight’s game: Each team swept their first-round opponent Penticton has outscored Trail 27-20 in the series After the home […]

Paler-Chow backstops Kings to two wins, earns POW

Powell River Kings goaltender Matteo Paler-Chow has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 18, the league announced Monday. Paler-Chow was named first star in both of Powell River’s wins in Victoria this weekend, stopping 30 of the 31 shots he faced in a 5-1 game-one victory on Friday […]

Series preview – Trail vs. Penticton

#4 Trail Smoke Eaters vs. #1 Penticton Vees Game one – Friday, March 16 – 7 p.m. at South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Season Series Penticton got the better of Trail throughout the course of the 2017/18 regular season, winning four of the six meetings between the two clubs, […]

2018 BCHL All-Stars

The BCHL is pleased to announce the league All-Star teams for the 2017-18 season. After a round of voting by the league’s play-by-play broadcasters, we have determined a First Team, a Second Team and an All-Rookie Team. In all, eight teams had players recognized. Here are the All-Stars for this season: FIRST TEAM F – […]