de Jong’s game seven heroics earn him POW

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Ethan de Jong has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 26, the league announced Tuesday. de Jong was instrumental in the Spruce Kings seven-game win over the Surrey Eagles. The North Vancouver native had one assist in his team’s two losses in Surrey […]

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 […]

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 – […]

BCHL Game of the Week: Eagles vs. Smoke Eaters

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Surrey Eagles (24-16-4-2) vs. Trail Smoke Eaters (26-14-4-1) 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena in Trail Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The two teams have split the season series so far this season. They first met on Sept. 24 at […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Centennials vs. Smoke Eaters

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL Communications Tonight – Merritt Centennials (13-14-2-1) at Trail Smoke Eaters (20-10-2-0) 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena in Trail Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings In their first meeting of the season Oct. 27 in Merritt, the two teams traded goals throughout the game until […]

BCHL Midweek Matchup: Smoke Eaters vs. Wild

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL communications Tonight – Trail Smoke Eaters (19-9-2-0) @ Wenatchee Wild (19-8-2-1) 6:30 p.m. at Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee. Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Wenatchee won the first meeting between the teams 3-2 in double overtime. Wild forward Lucas Sowder scored his second goal […]

Howarth earns BCHLPOW honours

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kale Howarth has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 1, the league announced Monday Howarth tallied four goals and two assists in the Smoke Eaters two wins last week. The 6-foot-5, 207-pound native of Red Deer, Alta. scored a hat trick in his team’s […]

Newhook earns BCHLPOW honours

Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 24, the league announced Monday. Newhook picked up six assists in two games at the Bauer BCHL Showcase, helping the Grizzlies to two wins. The product of St. John’s, N.L. drew three assists, including on the […]

West tops East at Prospects Game

CORNWALL, Ont. – Team West got a pair of goals, including the game-winner, from Kale Howarth (Trail Smoke Eaters, BCHL) to help his side edge Team East 4-3 Wednesday evening in the Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game at Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall, Ont., in front of nearly 1,700 fans and over 150 NHL, […]