6 BCHLers, 15 from CJHL rated in mid-terms

NHL Central Scouting released its mid-term player rankings in advance of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft and there are six BCHL players among the 15 Junior A players rated. In addition, one league alumnus from the NCAA ranks is included. There is also one player currently here on a BCHL exhibition tour as part of […]

Halloran lands ride to CC

Prior to the start of the season, Trail Smoke Eaters coach Nick Deschenes suspected first-year BCHLer Nick Halloran would be a key component to the team’s offence. Turns out he was right on the money. Halloran leads the team with 20 goals and 35 points and that prompted Colorado College to come calling. The product of […]

Gelsinger signs with LSSU

Brayden Gelsinger is a team player but he does like to be first a lot. He’s first on the team in goals, first in assists and now he’s also the first Victoria Grizzlies player to land a college hockey commitment this season. The 20-year-old native of Regina, Sask. accepted this week an offer to play […]

Coyne will play for Army West Point

As captain of the expansion Wenatchee Wild, Mike Coyne already knows a great deal about leadership and that will serve him well when he steps into college hockey next season at Army West Point. Coyne committed to the NCAA Div. I program at the start of the month. Currently, he’s already tied his junior hockey career highs […]

Conway commits to Providence

One of the most sought-after college prospects has decided his post-junior hockey future. Penticton Vees forward Scott Conway has committed to Providence College for the 2016-17 season, the team announced this week. The native of Basingstoke, England sits second overall in the league scoring race with 77 points in just 36 games. The 20-year-old is second […]

Tufto inks with Quinnipiac

From Scott Zurevinski to  Connor and Kellen Jones and – just last season – Thomas Aldworth and Luke Shiplo, the connection between the Vernon Vipers and Quinnipiac University has been a strong one and now Odeen Tufto, who is committed to play for the Bobcats starting in 2017, has joined that tradition. Tufto leads the Vipers in […]

Mullin commits to Cornell

The Powell River Kings are pleased to announce that forward Tristan Mullin has committed to Cornell University for the 2017/18 season. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound left winger is in his first year with Powell River, and spent two years previously in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League with Dauphin and Swan River. Through 34 games this season, Mullin […]

Udahl joins Boston University

The Coquitlam Express are proud to announce Forward Erik Udhal  has accepted an offer to play for the Boston University Terriers starting this January semester. The Terriers play in the Hockey East Conference, and are located in Boston Mass. ‘We are extremely proud of Erik,” said Express Head Coach/General Manager Barry Wolff. “His work ethic and desire to […]

Kauppila accepts NCAA offer

Jake Kauppila returned to the BCHL this season in search of a college hockey opportunity and in helping Trail win six of their past eight, good news has come his way. Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. will be the NCAA Div. I hockey home for Kauppila starting next season. The native of Gurnee, Illinois has […]