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 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 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 […]

BCHL announces new boss

The BCHL is pleased to announce Chris Hebb as the league’s new commissioner, effective immediately. Hebb is a former senior executive with two of the biggest sports and entertainment companies in Canada – Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment (OBSE) in Vancouver and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) in Toronto. From 2006 to 2013, Hebb […]