BC Born: Luc Wilson

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography As a youngster growing up in Duncan, B.C., Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Luc Wilson had a slight advantage over the rest of his hockey-playing colleagues. His father Brant worked at the local arena and would stay late after work to use the ice to work on skills with his son. […]

NCAA weekly roundup: Clippers alum Hookenson earns first-career POW honour

In this week’s NCAA roundup, only one BCHL alum earned a conference Player of the Week award, but we saw a few freshmen score their first career goal and a pair of BCHL grads earn a shutout for their first-career win. WCHA Defenceman of the Week Edwin Hookenson – Senior – Minnesota State University Mavericks […]

5 BCHL alums earns NCAA POW honours

Photo credit: Russ Hons/UND Athletics (Scheel), CA Hill Photo (Risteau) The college hockey season is underway across the NCAA and BCHL alums are already being recognized for their play early in the season as five former players from the league were named Players of the Week in their conference. ECAC Hockey Player of the Week […]

69 alums in NCAA tourney

The field is set for the 2019 NCAA Div. I men’s hockey tournament and plenty of BCHL grads will be participating. In total there are 69 former BCHL players competing for a spot in the Frozen Four. Of the 16 teams competing, 15 have at least one BCHL grad in the lineup and eight schools […]

Gregga commits to Mavericks

43 games into his first BCHL season, Coquitlam Express forward Connor Gregga is among the top rookie scorers in the league and has been a key contributor to the highest-scoring team in the league this year. NCAA scouts have taken notice of his arrival as he has announced his commitment to the Minnesota State University […]

Galambos heading to Minnesota State for 2018-19

Wenatchee Wild defenceman Zak Galambos has committed to play for the Minnesota State University Mavericks for the 2018-19 season. In his first season in the BCHL, Galambos put up five goals and 23 assists for 28 points in Wenatchee as a part of the highest-scoring group of defencemen in the league. The native of Walnut […]

Berger’s NCAA future at Minnesota State

There’s nothing like home cooking and nobody knows that better than Merritt Centennials goalie Jacob Berger who recently committed to Minnesota State. The move next season to NCAA hockey will take Berger back to his home state and just over an hour from his hometown of Minnetonka. It’s been a streaky season for the Cents […]

Sowder signs with Mavs

For a kid from Trinity, Fla., Wenatchee Wild forward Lucas Sowder has already beaten the odds by making it to the BCHL. But that’s not going to be the end of the line in hockey for recently turned 19-year-old. Sowder has committed to play NCAA Div. I hockey next season at Minnesota State University (MSU). […]

BCHL Alums feature heavily in WCHA postseason awards

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The WCHA awards heavily featured BCHL talents. Headlining the group was the Michigan Tech Huskies star forward Alex Petan, who was named WCHA Player of the Year and part of the All-WCHA First team. Petan led the Huskies with 17 goals and 30 points. The Coquitlam Express alum played […]