Several alums named NCAA All-Stars

Several NCAA conferences have announced their year-end all-star teams and there is plenty of former BCHL talent prominently featured. Here is a quick roundup of all the BCHL alums named to conference all-star teams so far. Atlantic Hockey Blake Chirstensen (Junior, F) – American International College – First-Team All-Star The Coral Springs, Fla. native enters […]

Halloran, Galajda, Santerno shine brightly

It’s not the first time this season they’ve been recognized but the continuing accolades are an indication of the outstanding NCAA campaigns going on for three particular BCHL grads. Former Trail Smoke Eaters standout Nick Halloran, now a sophomore at Colorado College, has turned heads in college hockey this season as he has already more […]

More NCAA awards for BCHL grads

The holiday break did nothing to interrupt the fine work being done in NCAA hockey by several BCHL grads. Chilliwack Chiefs alum Aidan Pelino of Bentley University was named the Atlantic Hockey Association goalie of the month while his teammate and former Trail Smoke Eaters standout Luke Santerno was named the conference’s rookie of the […]

BCHL playoff recap – Wednesday, March 8

A pair of third-period goals by Josh Latta secured a 6-4 Salmon Arm Silverbacks home win over the Trail Smoke Eaters that also preserved the Silverbacks’ season for at least one more game. After Blaine Caton opened the scoring for Trail in the first, Salmon Arm replied in quick succession with Nathan Iannone and Carson […]

Santerno signs with Bentley

Patience, and a big boost in productivity, has paid off for Trail Smoke Eaters center Luke Santerno. The Smithers, B.C. native has accepted an NCAA Div. I offer and will play for Bentley University next season. With 21 goals and 18 assists in 28 games played so far this season, Santerno is fifth in BCHL […]

Santerno scores seven on way to BCHLPOW

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Luke Santerno has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 13, the league announced Monday. Santerno picked up seven goals and an assist as his team earned four of a possible six points. The Smithers, B.C. product broke out with four goals, including the game-winner, […]

BCHL Playoffs: Thursday, March 10

The Cowichan Valley Capitals lived to fight another day, defeating the Powell River Kings 2-1, with Luke Santerno’s goal at 17:06 of the second period being the difference maker. Powell River had a chance to close out the series, but the CapitalsĀ got a huge road victory, making the series 3-2 with a chance to even […]