From Behind the Bench

FROM BEHIND THE BENCH: The Long Road by Rylan Ferster – TheCoachesSite.com Every team wants to win the Royal Bank Cup, that’s simple, but the first goal for us was to make the playoffs in our division. It’s a feat just to make the playoffs in the BC Hockey League, and certainly in the interior […]

FortisBC Energy Players

The BCHL and FortisBC are proud to announce the Energy Players of the Year for the 2015-16 regular season and playoffs. At the conclusion of each game, a player is recognized just after the 3 Stars are announced who demonstrated exceptional hustle and drive during that night’s contest. The results are tracked through the regular […]

Warriors are WCC Champs

There were two chances for the West Kelowna Warriors to clinch a spot in the RBC Cup but they didn’t mess around with option No. 2. The Warriors scored a decisive 6-0 win over the Brooks Bandits Saturday night to claim the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup and the first berth from the WCC […]

Mennear helps Warriors into WCC title game

Brett Mennear continues to be a force for the West Kelowna Warriors at the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup. The current BCHL Player of the Week and West Kelowna native scored the game’s opening goal and then set up first-period tallies by Jonathan Desbiens and Kylar Hope, propelling the Warriors to a 4-1 win […]

Warriors move on up, WCC next

And the last shall be first. Always at the end of the line alphabetically in the list of BCHL teams, the West Kelowna Warriors have risen to the top of the heap. They claimed the first Fred Page Cup in franchise history on Saturday with a 4-2 win over the Chilliwack Chiefs and are now […]

BCHL Finals: Game 6

The West Kelowna Warriors are champions of the BCHL. Keelan Williams stopped 36 shots in his first start of the BCHL playoffs, helping them to a 4-2 home win over the Chilliwack Chiefs. After a scoreless second, Kylar Hope’s goal in the third was the winner for the Warriors. In the first, it was goals by […]

BCHL Finals: Game 5

Vimal Sukumaran opened the scoring for the Chilliwack Chiefs and later assisted on Jordan Kawaguchi’s game-winner in a must-win 5-2 Game 5 for the Chilliwack Chiefs over the visiting West Kelowna Warriors. West Kelowna now leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. Just past the midway point of the opening frame, Sukumaran got the Chiefs on the […]

Desbiens snags POW honours

West Kelowna Warriors forward Jonathan Desbiens has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 17, the league announced Monday. Desbiens picked up 1st Star in Game 2 of the BCHL Finals after potting a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the third period, plus as assist in a […]

BCHL Finals: Game 1

Matthew Greenfield was the story of Game 1 of the BCHL Finals, making 37 saves for the West Kelowna Warriors in a 2-0 shutout victory over the host Chilliwack Chiefs. Kylar Hope’s goal late in the first, his eighth goal in his last five games, was all the offensive support Greenfield would need on the […]

Fred Page Cup Finals Facts

After Tuesday’s dramatic overtime win on home ice for the West Kelowna Warriors, the BCHL finals are set. The Warriors will face the Chilliwack Chiefs for the Fred Page Cup starting Friday in Chilliwack. The Chiefs have home-ice advantage in the Finals by virtue of the fact they were the first team in Round 3 […]