60th Anniversary Spotlight: 1970s

As we celebrate the BC Hockey League’s 60th Anniversary season, we will take a look back at the past and celebrate the teams and people that made this league what it is today. Today, we go back to the league’s second decade of existence, the 1970s. +++ The first decade of the BCHL mainly featured […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Families of the Month: December

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods are proud to once again recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Families of the Month award. Throughout the season, the league will recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they do […]

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.

BCHL makes schedule changes due to province’s flooding and transportation issues

Due to flooding in Merritt and in the Fraser Valley and the closures of major highways throughout the province, the BC Hockey League has made changes to its upcoming schedule. Eight games this weekend will be postponed, while another two regional games will be added to the schedule. Postponed: Date Teams Location Friday, Nov. 19 […]

BCHL Podcast: Sep. 23 (Wade MacLeod, Quinn Emerson & Mirko Buttazzoni)

The BCHL Podcast is back with the first episode of the 2021-22 season! On this week’s episode we speak with former Merritt Centennial and Northeastern University forward Wade MacLeod (3:28) who shares the story of his courageous battle with brain cancer and his return to pro hockey after taking three years off. We also talk […]

Munro looks back on BCHL career and ahead to NCAA future

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography By Sheldon Lee It was not the storybook ending Jackson Munro and his Chilliwack Chiefs teammates were hoping for. Munro wrapped up a four-year BCHL career last month with a loss in a first-place showdown against the Prince George Spruce Kings, which determined the winner of the Chilliwack Pod. Despite […]

BC Born: Talon Zakall

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Ask anyone who is lucky enough to do it, and they will tell you that getting to play junior hockey in their hometown is one of the most special experiences a young hockey player can ask for. The majority of players have to leave home at a young age to […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Family of the Week (Chilliwack Pod)

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods have partnered to recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Family of the Week award. Throughout the season, we will be going pod-by-pod to recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they […]

BC Born: Josh Van Unen

Growing up, Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Josh Van Unen and his family moved around the province a little bit, so he got to experience minor hockey in a few different areas. After stops in Prince George and Merritt, the Van Unens setup shop in Kamloops and that’s where Josh really started to get some traction […]

Pod Preview: Chilliwack

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Bowen, Zakall), James Doyle (Buono) In our first of five pod previews, we take a look at the Chilliwack Pod, featuring the Chilliwack Chiefs, Merritt Centennials and Prince George Spruce Kings. Chilliwack Chiefs Record: 2019-20: 26-21-5-6 2020-21 exhibition: 3-3-1-1 Key returning players: F Ethan Bowen F Kyle Penney F Brett […]