Desbiens snags POW honours

West Kelowna Warriors forward Jonathan Desbiens has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 17, the league announced Monday. Desbiens picked up 1st Star in Game 2 of the BCHL Finals after potting a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the third period, plus as assist in a […]

BCHL Finals: Game 1

Matthew Greenfield was the story of Game 1 of the BCHL Finals, making 37 saves for the West Kelowna Warriors in a 2-0 shutout victory over the host Chilliwack Chiefs. Kylar Hope’s goal late in the first, his eighth goal in his last five games, was all the offensive support Greenfield would need on the […]

Fred Page Cup Finals Facts

After Tuesday’s dramatic overtime win on home ice for the West Kelowna Warriors, the BCHL finals are set. The Warriors will face the Chilliwack Chiefs for the Fred Page Cup starting Friday in Chilliwack. The Chiefs have home-ice advantage in the Finals by virtue of the fact they were the first team in Round 3 […]

BCHL Playoffs: Tuesday, April 12

The West Kelowna Warriors are Finals-bound after Kylar Hope’s wraparound effort with just 57 seconds to go in the first overtime session delivered a 3-2 home victory over the Nanaimo Clippers. After surrendering the first goal of the game to Nanaimo’s Matt Hoover, West Kelowna replied with tallies from Hope and Jonathan Desbiens to take a 2-1 […]

Warriors remain hungry

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The West Kelowna Warriors are two wins away from reaching the Fred Page Cup Finals, but their success up to this point hasn’t left them satisfied. While they stunned the league by knocking off the heavily-favoured Penticton Vees in the Interior Division Finals to reach Round 3, there wasn’t […]

BCHL Playoffs: Tuesday, March 29

The West Kelowna Warriors kept their momentum going on Tuesday night, dispatching the Chilliwack Chiefs on the road, 5-1. This victory comes after an impressive four-game winning streak to eliminate the BCHL-leading Penticton Vees in Round 2. Jake LeBrun opened the scoring 2:55 into the second period, with Connor Sodergren scoring 4:27 later to give […]

Greenfield earns POW nod

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) West Kelowna Warriors goaltender Matthew Greenfield has been named the BCHL’s Player of the Week for the week ending March 27, the league announced Tuesday. Greenfield backstopped the Warriors to four wins, erasing a 2-0 deficit to eliminate the league’s best regular season team, the Penticton Vees. Greenfield went […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, March 26

The West Kelowna Warriors completed what most thought impossible Saturday night as they eliminated the Penticton Vees from the playoffs with a 4-3 home win that wrapped up the series in six games. It was a Garrett Forster empty-net goal with 4:29 to go that wound up being the winner but only after a furious […]

BCHL Playoffs: Friday, March 25

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The West Kelowna Warriors inched closer to Round 3 with a 2-1 win on the road against the Penticton Vees, giving them a 3-2 series lead with a chance to clinch the series on home ice. Nicholas Jones scored 8:49 into the second period to give the Vees a […]

BCHL Playoffs: Tuesday, March 22

The West Kelowna Warriors accomplished three incredible feats on Tuesday night, beating the Penticton Vees on consecutive nights, earning a shutout and tying up the Interior division finals at two games apiece. Jonathan Desbiens’ goal at 9:41 of the second period was all the Warriors would need to win, but he added a second with […]