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Galajda a top-10 finalist for Hobey Baker Award

Former Victoria Grizzlies goalie and current Cornell University freshman Matthew Galajda has been named a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award the NCAA announced Wednesday. Galajda posted remarkable numbers is his first season at Cornell. His 1.43 goals-against average is the best in the nation in the last six years and he currently has […]

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 […]

Galajda, Baker, Zerter-Gossage make ECAC sweep

BCHL alums playing at Ivy League programs formed a clean sweep of the ECAC Hockey weekly awards this week. CLICK HERE to read the full release from ECAC Hockey Victoria Grizzlies graduate Matthew Galajda of Cornell was named goaltender of the week after posting two wins, both shutouts, making the rest of his stats easy […]

Jones comes up big to earn BCHLPOW

Penticton Vees forward Nic Jones has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 2, the league announced Monday. Jones racked up three goals and four helpers for seven points in three games as the Vees got past the Merritt Centennials in Round 2 and opened up the Interior finals […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Saturday, April 1

Matthew Galajda made all 39 saves and Keyvan Mokhtari scored twice as the Victoria Grizzlie defeated the host Chilliwack Chiefs 2-0 to even the Coastal finals 1-1. The game was scoreless until late in the second period when Mokhtari scored on the power play at 18:45. It would be all the offensive support Galajda would […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Saturday, March 25

A three-goal third period, including two goals from Nick Guiney, allowed the Victoria Grizzlies to come back and defeat the host Powell River Kings 4-2. The victory ties the series 3-3 setting up Game 7 Monday night in Victoria. Powell River got out to a 2-0 lead after one with goals from Cam Donaldson and […]

Galajda grabs BCHLPOW honours

Victoria Grizzlies goalie Matthew Galajda has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 19, the league announced Monday. Galajda stopped 86 of 89 shots while picking up a win and a shutout as the Grizzlies split the first two games of the Island finals against Powell River. The native […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Saturday, March 18

Matthew Galajda made all 30 saves and Cole Pickup notched a pair of goals for the Victoria Grizzlies in a 4-0 home win over the Powell River Kings that evens the Island finals at 1-1. Nico Somerville’s goal early in the first period proved to be all the offensive support Galajda required on the night. In […]

DeBrouwer almost unbeatable, earns BCHLPOW

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Evan DeBrouwer has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 5, the league announced Monday. DeBrouwer stopped 59 of 60 shots in two games as the Clippers split their first two games against Victoria. The Blenheim, Ont. product turned away 27 of 28 pucks that came […]

BCHL Playoffs recap – Friday, March 3

The Merritt Centennials were the lone road team to score a win in Game 1 of the playoffs, getting two goals and helper each from Zach Risteau and Tyler Ward in a 6-5 win over the host West Kelowna Warriors. Risteau and Ward each got their first in the first to put the Cents ahead […]