BCHL alums find new homes in the NHL

With the NHL playoffs taking place from August to the end of September, that meant the offseason was delayed until early October. With little time to spare, the NHL held the 2020 entry draft on Oct. 6 and 7 and two days later the free agency window opened to signify the official start of the […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography The 2020 NHL Entry Draft takes place this week with Round 1 tonight and Rounds 2 through 7 starting tomorrow morning. Like every year at the draft, there are plenty of BCHL players expected to be taken. Today we will take a look at the players ranked by NHL Central […]

BCHL Podcast: Draft Preview Part 2

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL Podcast is back with Part 2 of our NHL Draft preview. Guests include: Trey Taylor (Vernon Vipers) Jackson Glassford (Alberni Valley Bulldogs) Cade Alami (Surrey Eagles) Kyler Kovich (Nanaimo Clippers) Subscribe and listen on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts SoundCloud Our NHL Draft coverage is powered […]

NHL Draft Profile: Kyler Kovich

Kyler Kovich had a busy offseason, spending his time training on and off the ice in his hometown of Coquitlam. He also received the honour of being named captain of the Nanaimo Clippers for the 2020-21 season. After putting up 14 points his rookie year and another 39 last year, the 18-year-old is looking to […]

BCHL Next Generation: Nanaimo Clippers

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2020-21 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Nanaimo Clippers. The Nanaimo Clippers were crowned Island Division champions in the regular season last year and […]

5 winners announced for Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL and Shaw Communications are proud to announce the five winners of the Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program. This scholarship is designed to provide current BCHL players the opportunity to apply for funds as they continue their academic careers. After gathering submissions throughout the regular season, Shaw and the BCHL […]

NHL 20 Playoff Simulation: Caps vs. Clippers

Nolan Barrett from the Cowichan Valley Capitals goes head to head with Josh Kagan from the Nanaimo Clippers for the Island Division crown in the latest NHL 20 BCHL Playoffs simulation, powered by Shaw!

Players, teams launch NHL 20 simulation of Shaw BCHL Playoffs

Due to the disappointment felt across the league after the Shaw BCHL Playoffs were cancelled, the BCHL has partnered with its players and its teams to create a simulation of the remainder of the postseason using EA Sports NHL 20. After the eight remaining BCHL playoff teams were created in the game, each team selected […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 5

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers – 2 Alberni Valley Bulldogs – 1 Jordan Naylor made 34 saves, Ethan Scardina had a goal and an assist and Tim Washe’s second of the postseason stood up as the series-winning goal as the Nanaimo Clippers came back to beat the Alberni Valley Bulldogs 2-1 in Game […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 3

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Coquitlam Express – 5 Langley Rivermen – 4 (OT) Josh Wildauer scored twice in the third period, but it was Danny Peason who played hero in this one, scoring his first of the postseason 7:49 into overtime to give the Coquitlam Express the 5-4 win over the Langley Rivermen and […]