Trail’s Kent Johnson named CJHL’s Top Forward

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Kent Johnson of the Trail Smoke Eaters has been named the CJHL’s Top Forward for 2019-20. Johnson, from Port Moody, B.C., led the BCHL in scoring this year with 101 points, becoming just the second player since 2015-16 to reach the 100-point plateau. His 41 goals and 60 assists were […]

Keranen heading home to Michigan

Jay Keranen was a key part of arguably the best top-six defensive corps in all of the CJHL last year with the Prince George Spruce Kings. As someone who doesn’t play a flashy game and doesn’t always put up a lot of points, it could have been easy for some to overlook the quality of […]

Bochen books future at Michigan

With just 49 games of BCHL experience under his belt, Nick Bochen has already secured the thing some players spend two or three seasons trying to attain. Bochen has landed an NCAA future at the University of Michigan. The rookie BCHL blueliner has posted six goals and 21 assists which leads all Prince George Spruce […]

Johnson commits to Michigan

16-year-old Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson will be following in his head coach’s footsteps when he makes the jump to the collegiate level as he has committed to play for the University of Michigan Wolverines for the 2020-21 season. After getting in a pair of games last season as a 15-year-old, the Port Moody, […]

Lambert signs with Wolverines

The 2018 Michigan Wolverines recruiting class now has a third member from the BCHL. Vernon Vipers forward Jimmy Lambert has committed, joining Penticton Vees players Kenny Johnson and Cassidy Bowes. Lambert is second in Vipers scoring this season with nine goals and 15 assists for 24 points in 17 games. For his BCHL career, the […]

Bowes commits to Wolverines

Time will tell, but perhaps the new coaching staff at the University of Michigan will see more BCHLers head there over the next few years. One indication that might be the case is the commitment this week of Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes to the Wolverines. Michigan’s new head coach Mel Pearson, who assumed the […]

Raabe to play at Michigan

While not many natives of Capistrano Beach, Calif. pick up a hockey stick and fewer still advance to the ranks of Junior hockey, Dakota Raabe has done all of that and now looks forward to taking his game to the storied program at the University of Michigan. Raabe, the veteran Wenatchee Wild forward, committed to […]