McLain, McCormack take conference kudos

(McCormack photo courtesy BSU Photo Services) One had a career weekend while¬†the other set a school record and it grabbed the attention of the decision makers in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). The players in question are Langley Rivermen alum Mitch McLain of Bowling Green and former Nanaimo Clippers standout Graeme McCormack of Bemidji […]

Barrow commits to Dartmouth

Not many BCHL players draw the attention of an ESPN personality upon their announcement of a commitment to college but when Langley Rivermen forward Ryan Barrow let it be known on Twitter that he had signed with Dartmouth, he drew a response from John Buccigross. The significance remains unclear but several of Barrow’s Langley teammates […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Feb. 12

Tyson Jost scored twice in the first period helping the Penticton Vees to a 5-2 home win over the West Kelowna Warriors. Scott Conway made it 3-0 heading to the second and after Bryan Basilico cut into the Vees’ lead, Nick Jones restored the three-goal cushion. Jonathan Desbiens got one to keep the Warriors within […]

Ginnetti is second Riv D-man to ink with Clarkson

When Cameron Ginnetti heads off to play college hockey, he will be familiar with at least one of his blueline cohorts. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Langley Rivermen defenceman has committed to NCAA Div. I Clarkson University, the same destination for Rivermen captain Jordan Schneider. Ginnetti, a 1998-born BCHL rookie, has posted three goals and 10 assists […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Jan. 29

Kevin Massy scored twice from the blueline, including the game-winning tally, and Mitch Benson made 44 saves to help the Victoria Grizzlies to a 6-3 road win over the Island-leading Nanaimo Clippers. Nanaimo got goals from Devin Brosseau and Troy MacTavish to go ahead 3-2 in the second but the Grizzlies replied with Tyler Welsh, […]

East downs West at CJHL Prospects Game

(Photo courtesy of Garrett James Photography – Co-players of the game Michael Botiz (left) and Colton Point (right) accept the CJHL Prospects Game trophy from CJHL President Kirk Lamb) Despite being outshot 44-19, Team East defeated Team West 3-1 in the CJHL Prospects Game Tuesday night at South Surrey Arena. More than 180 NHL scouts […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Jan. 22

Lawson Fenton made 40 saves and Jackson Cressey scored the game-winning tally with 2:32 to play in the third as the Coquitlam Express downed the visiting Wenatchee Wild 2-1. After a scoreless first, Brendan Harris got the Wild on the board early in the second but it would prove to be the only shot to […]

Didur commits to Penn State

Already a veteran of three BCHL seasons, Langley Rivermen netminder Bo Didur has found the place he’ll call home for college hockey though it’s not certain when he’ll leave for school. Didur accepted an offer to play NCAA Div. I hockey for Penn State University and with two seasons of Junior eligibility left, he has […]