18 alums listed in initial Hobey Baker nominations

The first batch of nominees for the NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award have been announced and there are 18 BCHL alums up for the honour. The award is based on the following criteria: Strength of character, on and off the ice Contribution to the integrity of the team and outstanding skills in all phases of the […]

Newton commits to Alaska

It’s never too late to get some good news. While the new season is already getting close, Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Max Newton recently got confirmation he’s going off to NCAA Div. I hockey at the University of Alaska. The native of Vancouver notched career highs with 25 goals and 34 assists last season, his […]

Around the BCHL – Friday, Dec. 9

On a night when all six BCHL games went into overtime, it was Jamie Collins’ goal with just 13 seconds left in double-OT that lifted the Nanaimo Clippers to a 4-3 home win over the Wenatchee Wild. Collins also opened the scoring on a penalty shot at 7:26 of the first and Matt Creamer put […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Dec. 3

The Merritt Centennials got all three goals from players named Zach, with Zach Metsa netting the OT winner, in a 3-2 home win over the Victoria Grizzlies. Victoria led 1-0 after one on a Jake Stevens goal but Zach Risteau tied it in the second. In the final frame, Zach Zorn put the Centennials in […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Oct. 22

Max Newton’s goal at 2:53 of double overtime gave the Cowichan Valley Capitals a 4-3 home win over the Langley Rivermen. Jared Domin and Nicholas Wilson scored in the first, putting the Caps ahead by two but Ryan Barrow got one back for Langley with three seconds to go in the first. Max Kaufman drew […]

Donaldson racks up points, POW honours

Powell River Kings forward Cam Donaldson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 2, the league announced Wednesday. The native of McKinney, Texas recorded two points in each of three Kings wins on home ice and factored in the 3 Stars each game. Donaldson scored twice and was […]

Around the BCHL – Saturday, Oct. 1

Nic Jones scored justĀ as the clock struck 0:00 in double overtime to deliver a 3-2 win for the Penticton Vees over the visiting Trail Smoke Eaters. After Jonny Tychonick put the Vees ahead after one, Ryan Moon replied for Trail in the second. Ross Armour put Trail ahead in the third but the lead didn’t […]