BCHL announces 2021-22 year-end award winners

The BCHL announced the winners of its year-end awards today for the 2021-22 season. Three award finalists for each trophy were determined after a round of voting by the 18 league head coaches. Winners were selected after a second round of voting by the same coaches. Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player) Simon Tassy […]

Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood named to Canadian U18 squad

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies rookie Matthew Wood was one of 14 forwards named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2022 IIHF U18 World Championship, scheduled for Apr. 23 to May 1 in Landshut and Kaufbeuren, Germany The 25-man roster was finalized in an announcement by Hockey Canada yesterday. “We are excited to […]

BCHL announces year-end all-star teams

The BCHL has announced the year-end all-star teams for the 2021-22 season. The First-Team All-Stars, Second-Team All-Stars and All-Rookie Team each feature three forwards, two defencemen and one goalie. The teams were determined after a vote was conducted with all 18 team broadcasters. First-Team All-Stars F Matthew Wood (Victoria Grizzlies) F Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm […]

BCHL announces year-end awards finalists

The BC Hockey League has unveiled the finalists for the league’s year-end awards. Three nominees were announced for each award, including the Vern Dye Memorial Trophy for Most Valuable Player, Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the Year, Best Defenceman, Best Goaltender, Bob Fenton Trophy for Most Sportsmanlike Player and the Joe Tennant Memorial […]

Wood, Trotter, Dukovac named FortisBC 3 Stars of the Month

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood, Prince George Spruce Kings goaltender Aaron Trotter and Langley Rivermen forward Max Dukovac have been named the FortisBC 3 Stars of the Month. 1st Star – Matthew Wood (F) – Victoria Grizzlies February was another incredible month for the recently-turned 17-year-old forward. Wood led the […]

Wood, Kaine, Quinn named 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood, Langley Rivermen goaltender Jameson Kaine and Cranbrook Bucks forward Noah Quinn have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – Matthew Wood (F) – Victoria Grizzlies Wood scored seven times in just three games over the weekend, including the potential goal […]

Eddy, Rickwood, Wood named FortisBC 3 Stars of the Month

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies forwards Connor Eddy, Ellis Rickwood and Matthew Wood have been named the FortisBC 3 Stars of the Month for January. 1st Star – Connor Eddy (F) – Victoria Grizzlies Eddy was the hottest player in the BCHL over the past month, tying for the league lead in scoring […]

BCHL Podcast: Dec. 10 (Matthew Wood, Tristan Allen & Ethan Langenegger)

The BCHL Podcast is back with a brand-new episode! On this week’s podcast, we speak with Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood, Merritt Centennials defenceman Tristan Allen and Lake Superior State University goaltender and former Salmon Arm Silverback Ethan Langenegger. Subscribe and listen: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts SoundCloud The BCHL Podcast is presented by Subway.

League announces All-Star Fan Vote results

After 94,679 votes in just one week, the BCHL has unveiled the results of the All-Star Fan Vote to determine the remaining spots for the league’s 3-on-3 outdoor All-Star Tournament Jan. 15 in Penticton. The final 10 roster spots were decided through a fan vote after the initial list of 18 skaters was announced on […]

Nadeau, Wood get Team Canada U17 call

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Penticton Vees forward Bradley Nadeau and Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood have been selected to represent Team Canada in the Capital City Challenge Under-17 tournament Nov. 26 to Dec. 1 in Ottawa, Ont. Canada will be split into three teams, Team Black, Red and White and will compete against each […]