BCHL Next Generation: Cowichan Valley Capitals

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2019-20 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Cowichan Valley Capitals. After finishing with the second-worst record in the BCHL last season and qualifying for […]

Martin, Vandekamp named coaches for Team Canada West

Hockey Canada has announced the coaching staffs for both Team Canada West and Team Canada East for the 2019 World Junior A Challenge. Alberni Valley Bulldogs coach Joe Martin has been named head coach of Canada West, while Cowichan Valley Capitals bench boss Mike Vandekamp has been named an assistant. Martin has been a part […]

Returners, debuts and other notables

Training camp and preseason are officially over and now the action starts for real as the BCHL regular season fires up off this weekend, the 57th in league history. As usual there are plenty of storylines heading into the season, after a summer that saw a great deal of change in the league including a […]

BCHL Game of the Week: Clippers vs. Grizzlies

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL communications Tonight – Nanaimo Clippers (16-11-3-2) vs. Victoria Grizzlies (14-14-3-1) 7 p.m. at The Q Centre in Victoria Presented by the BCIHL TICKETS FREE TO VIEW ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings This will be the fifth meeting of the season between these Island Division rivals. Victoria leads the season series […]

Caps vs. Clips: Game Preview

Contributed by Jesse Adamson for BCHL communications Tonight – Cowichan Valley Capitals (2-16-2-0) at Nanaimo Clippers (9-9-1-1) 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena in Nanaimo. TICKETS WATCH ON HOCKEYTV Previous Meetings The two teams met in the first weekend of the season on Sept. 9 when Nanaimo won convincingly 8-3. The Clippers gave up the first […]

In the running for BCHL hardware

The finalists for the 2015-16 BCHL Awards have been determined. After polling the league’s head coaches, one player from each division has been identified. These names will be put to the coaches for one more survey to determine the ultimate winners, which will be announced on Friday, Feb. 26. The nominees are as follows: Vern […]

Rempal takes 50 in stride

Coming into this season, knowing it would be his last in Junior hockey, Sheldon Rempal thought he could improve a bit on the 29 goals he posted in 2014-15. It’s fair to say he didn’t expect to reach 50 goals in 45 games, as he did Sunday notching the fourth Nanaimo Clippers goal in a […]