2020 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography The 2020 NHL Entry Draft takes place this week with Round 1 tonight and Rounds 2 through 7 starting tomorrow morning. Like every year at the draft, there are plenty of BCHL players expected to be taken. Today we will take a look at the players ranked by NHL Central […]

BCHL Podcast: Draft Preview Part 2

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL Podcast is back with Part 2 of our NHL Draft preview. Guests include: Trey Taylor (Vernon Vipers) Jackson Glassford (Alberni Valley Bulldogs) Cade Alami (Surrey Eagles) Kyler Kovich (Nanaimo Clippers) Subscribe and listen on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts SoundCloud Our NHL Draft coverage is powered […]

NHL Draft Profile: Kyler Kovich

Kyler Kovich had a busy offseason, spending his time training on and off the ice in his hometown of Coquitlam. He also received the honour of being named captain of the Nanaimo Clippers for the 2020-21 season. After putting up 14 points his rookie year and another 39 last year, the 18-year-old is looking to […]

4 BCHL players listed in final 2020 draft rankings

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting released its final rankings ahead of the 2020 NHL Draft and four BCHL players were listed. Chilliwack Chiefs forward Ethan Bowen, Penticton Vees forward Danny Weight, Nanaimo Clippers forward Kyler Kovich and Vernon Vipers defenceman Trey Taylor all made the final cut ahead of the draft, which […]

5 BCHL players make Central Scouting rankings

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting released its midterm ranking of prospects ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal and five BCHL players have made the list. The list is divided between North American and International skaters and goaltenders. Four BCHL skaters and one goaltender made the cut among North Americans. […]

8 BCHL players make Prospects Game roster

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography UPDATED: Jan. 2, 2020 The CJHL announced the rosters for the 15th-annual CJHL Prospects Game today and eight BCHL players will be participating for Team West. The game takes place Jan. 14 in Hamilton, Ont. and will see Team West take on Team East in a battle of the top […]

11 BCHL players crack Team Canada West

Hockey Canada announced Team Canada West’s roster for the World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) today and 11 BCHL players made the final cut. The lone returning BCHL player this year is Coquitlam Express forward Massimo Rizzo, who won a bronze medal at last year’s tournament. Also included on the roster is BCHL leading scorer and […]

Kovich named High School Player of the Month

Nanaimo Clippers forward Kyler Kovich has been named the BCHL High School Player of the Month for the month of October. This award is for players 18-years-old or younger who are attending high school full time and it’s based on in-class and on-ice performance. On the ice, Kovich had seven goals and four assists for […]

5 BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting has released its initial Players to Watch list ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and five current BCHL players have made the cut. Each ranked BCHL player is listed as a C Prospect, which means a potential fourth, fifth or sixth-round pick. The list includes: Chilliwack […]