13 current/committed BCHL players taken in 2019 NHL Draft

Day two of the NHL Draft was today and, as expected, it featured a ton of BCHL talent. After Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in Round 1 yesterday, seven more players from the league were chosen today in rounds two to seven. The eight players were the most selected since […]

BCHL commish talks Newhook, draft with TSN1040

BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb hit the airwaves on TSN 1040 radio on Tuesday, speaking with Don Taylor and Bob Marjanovich on TSN’s midday show. They covered everything to do with the 2019 NHL Draft, including breaking down Alex Newhook’s seasons, and also looked ahead to next BCHL season. Click here to listen to the full […]

2019 NHL Draft Primer

The 2019 NHL Draft takes place this weekend on June 21 and 22 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. With 10 BCHL players making the cut on NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings released in April, we are breaking down each player and where they can expect to be taken come draft day. Alex Newhook (F) – […]

Spruce Kings, Bandits to play for Doyle Cup starting Friday

The BCHL-champion Prince George Spruce Kings will take on the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) champs the Brooks Bandits in the Doyle Cup starting Friday in Brooks. Normally this best-of-seven series decides who will represent the Pacific Region in the National Junior A Championship tournament (formerly known as the RBC Cup), but since Brooks is […]

Poisson’s finals heroics earn him POW nod

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Ben Poisson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 21, the league announced Monday. The Spruce Kings captain scored both game-winning goals last week as Prince George won Games 3 and 4 over the Vernon Vipers to capture their first ever Fred Page […]

10 BCHLers on final Central Scouting list

NHL Central Scouting released their final rankings ahead of the 2019 Entry Draft taking place June 21 and 22 in Vancouver and 10 BCHL players are listed. Leading the way is Victoria Grizzlies forward and BCHL MVP Alex Newhook. The league’s leading scorer is ranked 13th among North American skaters, up three spots from his […]

Neaton’s Finals performance earns him POW

Prince George Spruce Kings goaltender Logan Neaton has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 14, the league announced Monday. Neaton faced 52 shots over the first two games of the Fred Page Cup Finals and only two got by him as the Spruce Kings won both contests over […]

Finals: Game 1 goes to PG

Ben Brar’s deflection goal in the third period proved to be the game-winning tally for the Prince George Spruce Kings in a 3-1 home-ice victory over the Vernon Vipers in Game 1 of the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals. In a tentative first period, neither team was able to hit the scoresheet with netminders Aidan […]

Porter backstops Vipers to finals, earns POW

Vernon Vipers goaltender Aidan Porter has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 7, the league announced Monday. The 19-year-old from Boston, Mass. won all three of his games last week, making 67 saves on 70 shots and ending up with a .957 save percentage, a 1.00 goals-against average […]

BCHL Final Four is set

After a pair of Game 7s last night, the final four teams in the BCHL Playoffs are set as the Prince George Spruce Kings will play the Victoria Grizzlies and the Wenatchee Wild will take on the Vernon Vipers with a chance to go to the Fred Page Cup Finals. With plenty of storylines and […]