Black, Wood, Tattle earn 3 Stars of the Week

Nanaimo Clippers goaltender Cooper Black, Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood and Coquitlam Express forward Ryan Tattle have been named the BCHL 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – Cooper Black (G) – Nanaimo Clippers Black turned in a standout performance this weekend while making his BCHL debut in a two-game road set for the […]

BCHL Next Generation: Nanaimo Clippers

In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2021-22 regular season, we will be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the upcoming year. This will include recaps of offseason commitments and acquisitions, as well as scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Nanaimo Clippers. The Clippers finished third […]

BCHL and Shaw announce five winners for scholarship program

Photo credits: Gary Dorland (Ryan), Garrett James Photography (Katzalay, Torzsok), Jack Murray (Ho) The BCHL and Shaw Communications are proud to announce the five winners of the Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program for the 2020-21 season. This program is designed to provide graduating BCHL players with financial support to use in the next step of their […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Families of the Week (Alberni 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 […]

Pod Preview: Port Alberni

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography (Pearson, Naylor, DiPaolo) We continue our look around the five BCHL pods and put the focus on the Port Alberni Pod, featuring the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, Cowichan Valley Capitals, Nanaimo Clippers and Victoria Grizzlies. Alberni Valley Bulldogs Record: 2019-20: 26-28-2-2 2020-21 exhibition: 6-7-1-1 Key returning players: G Luke Pearson F […]

2000-born BCHL players grateful for the chance to finish out junior career

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The past four-plus months have been difficult for all BCHL players since the league was forced to shutdown back on Nov. 19 due to increased COVID-19 restrictions, but it has arguably been the most difficult for the 2000-born players who are facing their last year of junior hockey eligibility. Many […]

BCHL Podcast: Mar. 25 (Brad Lazarowich, Jordan Naylor & Nick Granowicz)

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Naylor), Michigan Photography (Granowicz) On this week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast, we talk to BCHL Director of Officiating and former NHL official Brad Lazarowich (1:50) to go over on-ice return-to-play protocols as well as his 30-year career in the NHL. After that, we are joined by Nanaimo Clippers goalie […]

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 […]