Kawaguchi named Hobey Hat Trick finalist

Photo credit: Russ Hons University of North Dakota junior forward and Chilliwack Chiefs alumnus Jordan Kawaguchi has been named one of three finalists for the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s top player. The other two players part of the Hobey Hat Trick are University of Minnesota-Duluth junior defenceman Scott Perunovich and University of Maine […]

NCAA Roundup: Year-End Awards Edition

Now that we’ve gone through the 29 BCHL alums that earned All-Conference or All-Rookie honours in the NCAA, it’s time to shine the spotlight on those players who were recently named year-end conference award winners. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Year: F Jason Cotton – Senior – Sacred Heart University (West Kelowna Warriors) Cotton was […]

NCAA Roundup: All-Star Edition

Despite the cancellation of the remainder of the NCAA season last week, there was still plenty of college hockey news off the ice with five of the six conferences announcing All-Star teams and, you guessed it, there were plenty of BCHL alums involved – 29 to be exact. In this week’s NCAA Roundup presented by […]

Cotton, Kawaguchi named Hobey finalists

Photo credit: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi) The Hobey Baker Award Committee announced the Top-10 finalists for the award today and BCHL alums Jason Cotton (Sacred Heart) and Jordan Kawaguchi (North Dakota) were both included on the list. The 10 finalists were selected by voting from all 60 Division I head coaches plus online fan balloting. F […]

NCAA Roundup: Monthly and weekly conference awards announced

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), Omaha Athletics (Ward) Monthly and weekly conference awards were announced across the NCAA this week and, as usual, plenty of BCHL alums were honoured. MONTHLY NCHC Player of the Month Jordan Kawaguchi – Junior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi continued his Hobey Baker-worthy campaign in January, leading […]

18 alums listed in initial Hobey Baker nominations

The first batch of nominees for the NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award have been announced and there are 18 BCHL alums up for the honour. The award is based on the following criteria: Strength of character, on and off the ice Contribution to the integrity of the team and outstanding skills in all phases of the […]

NCAA Roundup: Chiefs alum Kawaguchi named National POM

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi/Scheel), Matt Dewkett/Cornell Athletics (Galajda) It was a busy week as far as NCAA awards go as 11 monthly and weekly conference awards were handed out this week to seven different BCHL alums, one of them for National Player of the Month. Hockey Commissioners Association National Player of the Month/NCHC Player […]

Kawaguchi and Ghantous take home weekly NCAA awards

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), MI Hockey (Ghantous) A pair of BCHL alums took home weekly honours in the NCAA this week. NCHC Forward of the Week Jordan Kawaguchi – Junior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi led the NCHC with six points last weekend to guide North Dakota to a conference-opening sweep […]

NCAA roundup: 5 alums earn weekly honours

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), Skip Hickey (Wicks) After a quiet week last week for BCHL alums earning weekly conference awards, we are back in business with five former players from the league being named Player of the Week. ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Devin Brosseau – Senior – Clarkson University Golden Knights (Nanaimo […]

Jones’ Impressive Week Earns him BCHLPOW

Penticton Vees captain Nic Jones has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending May 7, the league announced Monday. In the last four games of the Western Canada Cup, Jones was the catalyst for the Vees as he tallied two goals and six assists.¬†The¬†Edmonton, Alta. product was in on all […]