BCHL Podcast: July 29 (Kyle Turris & Jeff Tambellini)

On this week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast, we connect with a pair of BCHL legends with plenty of college and NHL experience. Our first interview is with Burnaby Express alumnus and 14-year NHL veteran Kyle Turris (4:13) who recently had the Kyle Turris Community Award named after him. We also speak with former Chilliwack […]

BCHL introduces Kyle Turris Community Award

At the most recent BCHL Annual General Meeting, the Board of Governors unanimously voted in favour of updating the names of several year-end awards, as well as adding a pair of new trophies. This week, the league will unveil the two new awards. The latest award introduced by the BCHL is the Kyle Turris Community […]

BCHL History at the NHL Draft

Over the years, the BCHL has built a rich history of players being selected at the NHL Draft. From the first player from the league being selected in the 1975 draft to having three first-rounders in the same draft in 2016, the BCHL has had a presence on draft day for nearly 50 years. With […]

BCHL unveils 60th Anniversary Team

The BC Hockey League has spent the season honouring the league’s 60th Anniversary by looking back on its six decades of existence. To finish off this year’s coverage of that milestone year, the league has sourced the opinions of three BCHL experts to determine the 60th Anniversary Team. A roster featuring the all-time greatest and […]

60th Anniversary Spotlight: 2000s

As we celebrate the BC Hockey League’s 60th Anniversary season, we will take a look back at the past and celebrate the teams and people that made this league what it is today. In this edition, we go back to the 2000s, a decade which saw new highs at the NHL Draft and the introduction […]

31 BCHL alumni crack NHL opening-night rosters

The NHL season began last night and there are a total of 31 alumni listed on opening-night rosters across the league. Mainstays like Jamie Benn (Dallas), Josh Manson (Anaheim) and Tyson Jost (Colorado) remained with their original clubs, but players like Duncan Keith (Edmonton), Matt Irwin (Washington) and Andrew Ladd (Arizona) all found new homes. […]

BCHL alums find new homes in the NHL

With the NHL playoffs taking place from August to the end of September, that meant the offseason was delayed until early October. With little time to spare, the NHL held the 2020 entry draft on Oct. 6 and 7 and two days later the free agency window opened to signify the official start of the […]

BCHL History at the NHL Draft

Over the years, the BCHL has built a rich history of players being selected at the NHL Draft. From the first player from the league being selected in the 1975 draft to having three first-rounders in the same draft in 2016, the BCHL has had a presence on draft day for over 40 years. With […]

BCHL Draft History

Photo credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA Today Over the years, the BCHL has built a rich history of players being selected at the NHL Draft. From the first player from the league being selected in the 1975 draft to having three first-rounders in the same draft in 2016, the BCHL has had a presence on NHL […]

Three BCHL alums heading to Worlds

Three former BCHL players have been named to Canada’s roster for the upcoming World Hockey Championships in Slovakia. Former Burnaby Express forward Kyle Turris and Penticton Vees grads Troy Stecher and Dante Fabbro were selected to Team Canada for the tournament which runs from May 10-26 in Košice and Bratislava, Slovakia. This will be the […]