Olischefski earns BCHLPOW honours

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Kohen Olischefski has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 26, the league announced Monday. Olischefski scored the game- and series-winning goal as part of a two-goal Game 4 win over Wenatchee; he totaled three goals and two assists in his two games for the week. […]

Betts busts out, earns BCHL POW nod

Powell River Kings forward Kyle Betts has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 8, the league announced Monday. Betts racked up nine points on five goals and four helpers as the Kings won twice on home ice. The native of Flesherton, Ont. started out with two goals and […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Jan. 7

Trevor Cosgrove had the game-winner as part of a two-goal night for the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in a 4-1 home win over the Prince George Spruce Kings. After a scoreless first period, Alex Macdonald got the ‘Dogs on the board and Cosgrove followed with what would be the decisive tally. Parker Colley got the Spruce […]

11 BCHLers will suit up

Hockey Canada and the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) have announced the Team Canada West roster for the World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) happening Dec. 11 to 17 in Bonnyville, Alta. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE COMPLETE ROSTER By league, there are 11 players from the BCHL, five from the Albert Junior Hockey League (AJHL), […]

2017 Draft: Players to watch

The November player rankings from NHL Central scouting are out and there are four BCHL players listed among the 18 Canadian Junior Hockey (CJHL) players listed. The BCHL players ranked were all listed as C-level prospects, meaning they are currently seen as mid- to late-round selections: Alec Capstick – D – Langley Rivermen Griffin Mendel […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Oct. 14

Elijiah Barriga’s goal with 59 seconds left in the first overtime session completed the comeback and handed the Salmon Arm Silverbacks a 5-4 home win over the West Kelowna Warriors. Goals from Peter Tomaras and Blake Coffey – the first in the BCHL for both of them – plus a tally from Reed Gunville had […]

CJHLers on NHL radar

The NHL Central Scouting Service has published its preliminary list of player ratings and there are 14 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players listed, including three from the BCHL. CLICK HERE to view the full list from NHL Central Scouting. The BCHLers included are: Alec Capstick, D, Langley Rivermen Griffin Mendel, D, Penticton Vees Kyle […]

Player rankings released

The NHL Central Scouting final player ratings came out Tuesday with six BCHL players and one alum among the 15 current and former Junior A players included. On the North American skaters list, the following BCHLers rated: 16. Tyson Jost, F, Penticton Vees 18. Dante Fabbro, D, Penticton Vees 23. Dennis Cholowski, D, Chilliwack Chiefs […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, March 19

The Penticton Vees didn’t make it easy on themselves, but Scott Conway answered the call when it mattered most, as his game-tying goal at 19:01 of the third period set the stage for an incredible finish. At 5:57 of overtime, Conway scored the winners thanks to assists from Nicholas Jones and Luke Voltin. The Vees […]

Round 2 Series Previews

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The Divisional finals start this Friday. Here is a preview for each series and key players to watch closely as we near puck drop. Mainland Chilliwack Chiefs (1) vs. (2) Wenatchee Wild How they got there: Chilliwack swept the Coquitlam Express in the opening round, and have been off […]