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11 current, former and future BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography (Stanley, Nadeau, Beckner, Suniev) Six current BCHL players, two alumni in the NCAA and three others committed to BCHL teams next year were listed by NHL Central Scouting on their Midterm Rankings ahead of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft in June. The list is headlined by University of Connecticut forward […]

NCAA Roundup: Nov. 9

It was a banner week for BCHL alumni plying their trade in the NCAA as there were nine former BCHLers honoured with weekly conference awards. We recap it all in this week’s NCAA Roundup, presented by Johnston Meier Insurance. CCHA Forward of the Week David Silye – Junior – Minnesota State University (Nanaimo Clippers/Penticton Vees) […]

BCHL Podcast: Oct. 28 (Matthew Wood & Jack Silich)

On this week’s episode, we catch up with last year’s BCHL leading scorer, current University of Connecticut forward and projected 2023 first-round NHL draft pick Matthew Wood (3:09). We also speak with the reigning BCHL 1st Star of the Week, Cranbrook Bucks forward Jack Silich (18:24). Subscribe and listen: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts SoundCloud

12 current, former and future BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credit: Pure Life Photography (Beckner), Garrett James Photography (Nadeau, Stanley Lacroix), Ian Bethune/The UConn Blog (Wood) NHL Central Scouting has released its Players to Watch list ahead of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft and there is no shortage of BCHL representation. A total of nine current players, one future prospect and another two former […]

NCAA Roundup: Oct. 19

In this week’s NCAA Roundup, presented by Johnston Meier Insurance, there are seven BCHL alumni to highlight after they won weekly conference awards. Big Ten 2nd Star of the Week Drew Bavaro – Junior – University of Notre Dame (Wenatchee Wild) Bavaro generated a goal and two assists in Notre Dame’s weekend sweep of Northern […]

Wood, Lacroix set to represent their countries at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Photo credits: Matt Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images (Wood), Garrett James Photography (Lacroix) Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood has been selected to play for Team Canada at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup under-18 tournament, while Chilliwack Chiefs forward A.J. Lacroix has been chosen to play for Team USA. The tournament goes from July 31 to Aug. 6 […]

Several BCHL players set to compete at Team Canada camps this summer

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Hockey Canada announced rosters for several camps this summer, including the Under-18 Selection Camp and the Under-17 Development Camp, both of which feature BCHL players. The U18 Selection Camp roster was announced on June 16 and includes Penticton Vees forward Bradly Nadeau and Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood. Nadeau scored […]

Matthew Wood set to reach new heights after impressive rookie year

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography By Kai Farenholtz Over the BCHL’s 60-year history, the league has seen its fair share of next-level talent run through its dressing rooms. As the game gets faster, stronger and more skilled with every passing season, we see younger and younger players making impacts that you come to expect from […]

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 […]