BCHL Podcast: Feb. 18 (Jasper Weatherby & Owen Sillinger)

This week, we catch up with another pair of BCHL alums having great seasons in the NCAA. First up, we are joined by University of North Dakota forward and Wenatchee Wild alum Jasper Weatherby. The 23-year-old San Jose Sharks draft pick is a former BCHL leading scorer and MVP and is coming off a four-point […]

NCAA Roundup: Feb. 18

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann (Weatherby), Rob Rasmussen (Fawcett) It was another banner week for BCHL alumni in Division I college hockey with six players being honoured with weekly conference awards. Let’s take a look at who stood out this week in the NCAA Roundup. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 12 (Angus Crookshank & Adam Scheel)

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) We’re back with another two interviews on this week’s edition of the BCHL Podcast! First up, with speak with University of New Hampshire forward and Langley Rivermen alum Angus Crookshank. The North Vancouver, B.C. native reflects on his junior career in the BCHL, his experience playing for Canada West at […]

NCAA Roundup: 8 alums recognized with conference awards

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Ed Mailliard (Briere), Mady Salvani (Galambos) This week saw the highest number of former BCHL players rewarded with conference awards so far this year as six took home weekly honours and another two were recognized for their play in the month of December. Atlantic Hockey Player […]

NCAA Roundup: Kawaguchi and Hirose earn conference honours

College hockey is slowly getting back to play after the holidays and two more BCHL alums received conference awards this week, including a freshman who double dipped with a weekly and monthly recognition. NCHC Player of the Month (December) Jordan Kawaguchi – Senior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi tied for the NCHC […]

NCAA Roundup: 5 alums head into Christmas break with conference awards

Photo credits: Ed Mailliard (Briere), Rob Rasmussen (Metsa), Omaha Athletics (Ward), SPX/Minnesota State Athletics (Hirose) We head into the Christmas break with another NCAA Roundup packed full of BCHL alums being recognized for their high level of play. This week, we highlight five players who earned weekly conference awards. ECAC 1st Star of the Week […]

Kawaguchi named Hobey Hat Trick finalist

Photo credit: Russ Hons University of North Dakota junior forward and Chilliwack Chiefs alumnus Jordan Kawaguchi has been named one of three finalists for the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s top player. The other two players part of the Hobey Hat Trick are University of Minnesota-Duluth junior defenceman Scott Perunovich and University of Maine […]

Kawaguchi and Ghantous take home weekly NCAA awards

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), MI Hockey (Ghantous) A pair of BCHL alums took home weekly honours in the NCAA this week. NCHC Forward of the Week Jordan Kawaguchi – Junior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi led the NCHC with six points last weekend to guide North Dakota to a conference-opening sweep […]

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 […]

Pletzke signs on with Miami-Ohio

After one season in the BCHL, Langley Rivermen forward Chase Pletzke will be playing his hockey much closer to home next year as the Michigan native has committed to play in the neighbouring state of Ohio for the University of Miami RedHawks in 2019-20. Pletzke, who is from the town of Bay City, had 13 […]