Rickwood named first BCHL POW of 2020-21

Victoria Grizzlies forward Ellis Rickwood has been named the FortisBC BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 4. Rickwood made quite the impression in his first regular-season action in the BCHL, notching five goals over his team’s two games this weekend. The 18-year-old from Brantford, Ont. had a BCHL debut for the […]

2000-born BCHL players grateful for the chance to finish out junior career

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The past four-plus months have been difficult for all BCHL players since the league was forced to shutdown back on Nov. 19 due to increased COVID-19 restrictions, but it has arguably been the most difficult for the 2000-born players who are facing their last year of junior hockey eligibility. Many […]

BCHL Podcast: Mar. 25 (Brad Lazarowich, Jordan Naylor & Nick Granowicz)

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Naylor), Michigan Photography (Granowicz) On this week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast, we talk to BCHL Director of Officiating and former NHL official Brad Lazarowich (1:50) to go over on-ice return-to-play protocols as well as his 30-year career in the NHL. After that, we are joined by Nanaimo Clippers goalie […]

Holt named Subway POW

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Vernon Vipers forward Dawson Holt has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Mar. 8. The 21-year-old from Saskatoon, Sask. registered two goals and seven assists for nine points in three games last week, helping the Vipers to a 4-1 series win over the […]

Dafoe named Subway BCHLPOW

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Chase Dafoe has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 23. Dafoe had six goals in three games last week, more than doubling his previous total of five coming into the week. On Monday afternoon, the 17-year-old scored once on the man advantage, which […]

2019-20 BCHL Awards finalists announced

Today, the BC Hockey League announced the finalists for five of the major awards for the 2019-20 season. After a round of voting from the BCHL coaches, a finalist from each division was determined for the Vern Dye Memorial Trophy for the league’s Most Valuable Player, the Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the […]

Morton named Subway POW

Wenatchee Wild forward Sam Morton has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 16. In three games last week, the 20-year-old from Lafayette, Colo. had three goals and five assists for eight points, including two game-winning goals. On Friday, Morton scored the eventual game-winner shorthanded in the second […]

Niedermayer named Player of the Week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Penticton Vees forward Jackson Niedermayer has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 5. The 18-year-old had five goals and one assist in Penticton’s three games last week, including his first-career BCHL hat trick. After going pointless in the Vees’ New Years Day […]

Naylor named POM for December

Nanaimo Clippers goaltender Jordan Naylor has been named the FortisBC Player of the Month for the month of December. Naylor led the BCHL with a .940 save percentage in the month and was also tops in goals-against average with a mark of 1.83. His two shutouts were also the most in December. The 19-year-old from […]

Buono named Subway Player of the Week

Merritt Centennials forward Christian Buono has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 22. The 19-year-old from Burnaby, B.C. tallied five goals and one assist over the Cents’ four games last week. After being held off the scoresheet in Wednesday’s loss to the Powell River Kings, Buono had […]