3 BCHL players on Central Scouting 2021 Players to Watch update

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Williams), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Dan Hickling/Hickling Images (Teleguine) NHL Central Scouting provided an update to its Players to Watch list ahead of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft and two current BCHL players were included, as well as one alumni in the NCAA and another six who participated in the league’s […]

NCAA Roundup: 8 alums recognized with conference awards

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Ed Mailliard (Briere), Mady Salvani (Galambos) This week saw the highest number of former BCHL players rewarded with conference awards so far this year as six took home weekly honours and another two were recognized for their play in the month of December. Atlantic Hockey Player […]

BCHL Podcast: Dec. 17 (Kent Johnson & Jack LaFontaine)

Photo credit: Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson) It’s an all Big Ten conference edition of the BCHL Podcast as we catch up with two of the top players in college hockey today. First up, we chat with Kent Johnson (1:24) about his freshman season at Michigan, going viral with a goal that made the SportsCenter Top […]

NCAA Roundup: 3 alums take home weekly honours

Five of six NCAA hockey conferences have kicked off their 2020-21 campaigns, which means it’s now time to start handing out weekly awards. In this week’s roundup, we highlight the three BCHL alums who took home honours this week. Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week Aaron Bohlinger – Freshman – University of Massachusetts (Alberni […]

8 BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credits: Darren Francis (Martino), Garrett James Photography (Johnson), Jack Murray (Bar) Even though the 2020 NHL Draft took place earlier this month, NHL Central Scouting has already released its initial Players to Watch list for the 2021 draft and there are eight BCHL players named. The list is separated into three categories, with A […]

Trail’s Kent Johnson named CJHL’s Top Forward

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Kent Johnson of the Trail Smoke Eaters has been named the CJHL’s Top Forward for 2019-20. Johnson, from Port Moody, B.C., led the BCHL in scoring this year with 101 points, becoming just the second player since 2015-16 to reach the 100-point plateau. His 41 goals and 60 assists were […]

Bourne Named FortisBC Player of the Month

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers forward Josh Bourne has been named the FortisBC Player of the Month for February. Bourne led all scorers in the month with 10 goals and 19 points in 10 games. The Richmond, B.C. native finished the regular season with 11 points in the final eight games to lead […]

2019-20 BCHL Award winners

After a second round of voting from the 17 BCHL coaches, the league has determined the winners of the 2019-20 BCHL Awards. Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player) Kent Johnson (Trail Smoke Eaters): 52GP – 41G – 60A – 101PTS The Port Moody, B.C. product started the year as a 16-year-old, but has dominated […]

BCHL All-Star teams announced

After a vote from the 17 BCHL broadcasters, today the league announced the First and Second-Team All-Stars as well as the All-Rookie Team. First-Team All-Stars F Kent Johnson (Trail Smoke Eaters): 52GP – 41G – 60A – 101PTS Winner of the Brett Hull Trophy as the league’s leading scorer and a finalist for league MVP, […]