Christensen heading to AIC

American International College (AIC) has had some good recruiting success late in the season from the Wenatchee Wild. Having inked Kyle Stephan in March, AIC has just landed another standout Wild forward in Blake Christensen. A native of Rochester Hills, Mich., Christensen posted 16 goals and 20 assists for 36 points in 52 games this […]

Chiefs-Wild Game 5 Preview

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) Through the first four games of Round 2, the Chilliwack Chiefs appear to be the beneficiary of having a 10-days rest between their first- and second-round series. The Chiefs hold a 3-1 series lead on the Wenatchee Wild and will try their hand at reaching Round 3 Thursday night. […]

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 […]

Chiefs rested, ready for Round 2

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) When the Chilliwack Chiefs and Wenatchee Wild face off in the second-round this Friday, it will be a matchup of two teams who have been well-rested for the series. The Chiefs were the only team to pull off a first-round sweep, dispatching the Coquitlam Express. As a result, they […]

Kaldis takes POW Honours

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Yanni Kaldis has been named BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 13, the league announced Monday. Kaldis led all defencemen in points throughout the week with six. He had two goals and four assists as the Nanaimo Clippers eliminated the Alberni Valley […]

Stephan commits to AIC

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) A key part of the Wenatchee Wild’s success this season will be heading to the other side of the continent in the fall. Wild star forward Kyle Stephan will join the American International College (AIC) Yellow Jackets of the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) in the coming season. Stephan led […]

Perry Returns To Form in Game 4 against Langley

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL Communications) After a hectic win in Game 3, the Wenatchee Wild leaned on goaltender Chase Perry to backstop them as they tried to get back to the brand of hockey head coach Bliss Littler preaches. Perry had a perfect outing, stopping all 29 shots he faced in a 5-0 Wild […]

BCHL Playoffs: Wednesday, March 9

A goal each period did the trick for the Nanaimo Clippers as they took a 3-1 series lead with a 3-1 win over the host Alberni Valley Bulldogs Wednesday night. Troy MacTavish opened the scoring in the first for the Clips and after Adam Donnelly tied the game in the second, it was Sean Buchanan’s […]

BCHL Playoffs: Tuesday, March 8

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) Offence was aplenty in a Game 3 showdown between the Mainland #2 Wenatchee Wild and #3 Langley Rivermen which required overtime. Kyle Stephan’s game winner 18 seconds into sudden death gave the Wild a 7-6 victory and a 2-1 lead in the series. In what was an action-filled first period, […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Feb. 5

Jordan Sandhu’s goal early in the third period wound up being the winner for the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in an important 4-2 home win over the Victoria Grizzlies that brings the ‘Dogs within two points of the Grizz for the final Island playoff spot. After Garrett Halls opened the scoring in the first, Ryan Finnegan […]