BCHL Finals Recap – Tuesday, April 17

Ethan de Jong potted a pair of goals, including the game-winner late in the second period, Ben Brar added three assists and Evan DeBrouwer made 27 saves as the Prince George Spruce Kings stayed alive in the Fred Page Cup Final with a 4-2 win over the Wenatchee Wild in Game 4. The Spruce Kings […]

BCHL Playoff Recap – Thursday, April 5

Kyle Johnson scored the series-winning goal 8:06 into overtime to give the Prince George Spruce Kings a 2-1 win over the Powell River Kings in Game 5 and send his team to the league finals. After two scoreless periods, Powell River opened the scoring on an unassisted Kyle Kawamura goal midway through the third. Down […]

BCHL Playoff recap: Monday, April 2

Ben Berard scored his third overtime game-winning goals of the playoffs, lifting the Powell River Kings to an extremely important 3-2 home win over the Prince George Spruce Kings. Prince George now leads the best-of-seven series 2-1. The home side got off to the start they wanted, getting goals 14 seconds apart from Neal Samanski […]

Division champs: Kings get off the Island

Consider, if you will, just what you’d need to make your escape off an island. Now consider what the Powell River Kings have needed to get out of the Island Division. After four straight years where they were beaten in the second round – the Island finals – they have finally made it past a […]

PG prepared to go the distance

After being down 3-1 in their series against the Surrey Eagles, the Prince George Spruce Kings won three straight games, including a 4-0 win in game seven, to take the series and earn the Mainland Division title. Two days after their game seven triumph, the Spruce Kings are able to reflect on their accomplishments so […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Thursday, March 22

Kyle Johnson had a goal and two helpers to lift the Prince George Spruce Kings to a 4-1 win over the Surrey Eagles that extends the Mainland Division final to a sixth game. The Spruce Kings captain opened the scoring in the first period with his fourth goal of the playoffs and PG was up […]

Poisson picks up the slack for PG

By Jason Gilder, for BCHL communications With a pair of his teammates playing at a international tournament, Prince George Spruce Kings forward Ben Poisson has seen his workload increase. Fellow Spruce Kings Ethan De Jong and team captain Kyle Johnson were selected as members of Team Canada West for the 2017 World Junior A Challenge […]

WJAC rosters

CALGARY, Alta. – The rosters for Team Canada East and Team Canada West are set for the 2017 World Junior A Challenge in Truro, N.S., Dec. 10-16. Of the 22 players selected to represent Team Canada East following a four-day selection camp in Etobicoke, Ont., which wrapped up Tuesday, five (Evans, Girduckis, Johnston, McBain, Theocharidis) […]

Brown-Maloski stars for Smokies, takes BCHLPOW

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Connor Brown-Maloski has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 12, the league announced Monday. The Kamloops product picked up four goals and two assists in three games to help the Smoke Eaters past the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in the opening round of the postseason. […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Feb. 11

Mat Robson made all 33 saves with Duncan Campbell and Nic Jones supplying the offence in a 2-0 Penticton Vees home win over the Wenatchee Wild. The first period was scoreless but in the second, with time winding down in a Vees power play, Campbell converted a setup from Jones and Johnny Tychonick to score […]