Alumni update – Nov. 6

A quartet of BCHL alums has landed recognition again after the latest round of NCAA weekly conference awards and in this latest set, three shine from one conference in particular. In the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC), producer of the last two NCAA national champion teams, Jarid Lukosevicius – a Powell River Kings graduate at […]

Alumni Update – Oct. 30

It has been the busiest week of the season as far as BCHL alumni being named conference players of the week as four individuals picked up honours. Penticton Vees product Colton Poolman is defenceman of the week in the NCHC with North Dakota, former Salmon Arm Silverbacks star Taro Hirose is Big 10 player of […]

Alumni update – Oct. 15

With the college hockey season now underway, the weekly player awards are turning up plenty of BCHL talent. There were BCHL alumni recognized this week in the NCAA’s Atlantic Hockey, ECAC Hockey and NCHC conferences as Nick Hutchinson (Canisius), Cole Maier (Union) and Patrick Newell (St. Cloud State) all shone on the ice for their […]

Halloran, Galajda, Santerno shine brightly

It’s not the first time this season they’ve been recognized but the continuing accolades are an indication of the outstanding NCAA campaigns going on for three particular BCHL grads. Former Trail Smoke Eaters standout Nick Halloran, now a sophomore at Colorado College, has turned heads in college hockey this season as he has already more […]

Galajda, Baker, Zerter-Gossage make ECAC sweep

BCHL alums playing at Ivy League programs formed a clean sweep of the ECAC Hockey weekly awards this week. CLICK HERE to read the full release from ECAC Hockey Victoria Grizzlies graduate Matthew Galajda of Cornell was named goaltender of the week after posting two wins, both shutouts, making the rest of his stats easy […]

Christopoulos, Marshall earn conference nods

More BCHL-trained goalies are continuing to shine in the NCAA this season. Already having been recognized once this season for his stellar play, Alberni Valley Bulldogs alumnus Billy Christopoulos of Air Force took another weekly conference award. Just one puck got past the Raleigh, N.C. native as the Falcons picked up two road wins over […]

Robson, Scarfo take weekly honours

Mat Robson hasn’t wasted a second getting up to speed since he’s been eligible to play at the University of Minnesota. After leaving Clarkson University to come back to Junior hockey with the Penticton Vees, Robson knew he’d have to wait a bit longer to compete in the NCAA even after earning another college opportunity. […]

More NCAA awards for BCHL grads

The holiday break did nothing to interrupt the fine work being done in NCAA hockey by several BCHL grads. Chilliwack Chiefs alum Aidan Pelino of Bentley University was named the Atlantic Hockey Association goalie of the month while his teammate and former Trail Smoke Eaters standout Luke Santerno was named the conference’s rookie of the […]

Combs, Kaufman, Pelino recognized

A trio of former BCHL stars have are in the NCAA headlines this week with another batch of conference player awards. Wenatchee Wild graduate Charlie Combs, who led the BCHL with 51 goals last season, was named Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) rookie of the week after scoring twice for Bemidji State in a non-conference […]

4 alums garner NCAA awards

In one of the most diverse crops of weekly NCAA awards winners from the BCHL ranks yet, four league alums took home recognition this week across three different NCAA conferences. Another unique point this week is three of the four BCHL grads are goalies. Quinnipiac netminder and Vernon Vipers alum Andrew Shortridge took the ECAC […]