Playoff recap – March 7

Cole Donhauser and Kevin Wall each scored a goal and Daniel Chenard made 26 stops as the Chilliwack Chiefs staved off elimination for the second game in a row after beating the Langley Rivermen 2-1 in Game 5 of their first-round series. The Chiefs opened the scoring on Donhauser’s first-period power-play goal with less than […]

Playoff recap – March 5

Donovan Buskey stopped 40 of 42 shots and Tyler Ghirardosi led the way offensively with three points as the Trail Smoke Eaters topped the Merritt Centennials 5-2 to take a 2-1 series lead. After a scoreless first period, Trail exploded for four straight goals in the second with Spencer McLean, Carter Jones, Kent Johnson and […]

Playoff recap – March 2

Ethan Scardina scored twice in the first period and that’s all the offence the Nanaimo Clippers would need as Jordan Naylor shut the door the rest of the way, backstopping his team to a 2-1 victory over the Powell River Kings in Game 2 of the Island Division semifinals and evening the series at one […]

Mainland Division playoff preview

No. 1 Chilliwack Chiefs vs. No. 4 Langley Rivermen Regular season head-to-head: (8 games) Chilliwack won all eight meetings this season, including one in overtime. The Chiefs took the Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy for the top team in the regular season. The defending National Champions should be well-rested heading into this series since they were […]

Livingstone inks with Alaska-Fairbanks

Langley Rivermen defenceman Jake Livingstone is enjoying a breakout year. In his third year in the league, he has shattered his previous career-highs in goals, assists and points and is currently tied for seventh in goals and points among all BCHL blueliners. After playing in 126 regular-season games, his success has led to him announcing […]

Capstick commits to Redhawks

Each season in the BCHL, dozens upon dozens of players take on commitments to college hockey programs in Canada and the United State but one in particular that just came last week stands out as particularly special. Langley Rivermen captain Alec Capstick accepted an offer to the University of Miami-Ohio last week, not far removed […]

2 alums earn Hockey East honours

A pair of BCHL alums took home Player of the Month awards in the NCAA this week in the Hockey East Conference as Providence junior forward and former Merritt Centennial Brandon Duhaime was named overall Player of the Month and New Hampshire freshman forward and former Langley Riverman Angus Crookshank was named Rookie of the […]

Leyh heading to Quinnipiac

Langley Rivermen standout Ethan Leyh recently turned heads for Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge, including NCAA scouts who took in the tournament, because less than a week after winning bronze in Bonnyville, Alta., Leyh announced his commitment to the Quinnipiac University Bobcats. The 17-year-old from Port Moody, B.C. leads the Rivermen […]

Silverbacks vs. Rivermen

Tonight – Salmon Arm Silverbacks (17-14-4-0) at Langley Rivermen (16-18-1-0) 7 p.m. at George Preston Arena in Langley Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings Ethan Leyh scored his second goal of the game 3:32 into overtime and Shayne Battler stopped 41 of 44 shots as the Rivermen skated to […]

Rivermen vs. Eagles

Tonight – Langley Rivermen (10-11-1-0) at Surrey Eagles (6-19-0-1) 7 p.m. at South Surrey Arena in Surrey Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings After three games played, Langley leads the season series 2-1. Ethan Leyh had a goal and two assists and Braedon Fleming stopped 21 shots to earn […]