Barrow commits to Denver

Ryan Barrow’s career year for the Langley Rivermen, that has seen him more than triple his offensive output from a season ago, has attracted the attention of one of the top teams in NCAA hockey. The University of Denver has recruited Barrow to join their program starting in the fall. A native of Banff, Alta., […]

McLain makes it 3 POWs on the year

Mitch McLain’s impressive junior season with Bowling Green has seen him already establish new highs in goals and assists and his recent production has earned him another Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) player of the week nod. It his his third conference recognition in four weeks. The Baxter, Minn. native and former Langley Rivermen captain […]

Shambeau inks with Runnin’ Rebels

The Langley Rivermen have announced forward Donovan Shambeau has committed to play at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) for the next four years. “I am extremely excited to play hockey in Vegas next fall and be a part of a great program,” said Shambeau. “I hope to be an impact player with a physical […]

White accepts offer to Lethbridge

The Langley Rivermen have announced forward Torrin White has committed to play at the University of Lethbridge for the next five years. White, a 21 year-old from Balzac, Alta., returns to his home province to continue his hockey playing career beginning in September. “It is going to be a change from playing junior hockey the last five years, but […]

Road to Tampa Bay starts Friday

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The NCAA Div. I opening round, and the road to the Frozen Four in Tampa Bay, Fla., gets going Friday and BCHL graduates will take their fair share of the spotlight. All told, 56 BCHL alums (eight of whom are NHL draft picks, noted below with italics) will feature in […]

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 […]

Campion inks with Bulldogs

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) One of the Langley Rivermen’s key players will take his talents to the NCAA in 2016-17. Defenceman Will Campion has committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). The Seaford, N.Y. native is one of two BCHLers who will join the Bulldogs in […]

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 […]

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: 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, […]