Forster commits to Huskies

After a final BCHL season that included a league title and a national championship with the West Kelowna Warriors, Garrett Forster has added a personal cherry on top with an NCAA Div. I commitment. The Delta, B.C. native will play at St. Cloud State University (SCSU) next season, joining a Huskies program based in St. […]

Bennett to play for WMU

Kale Bennett has an NHL assistant coach in his dad Ray of the St. Louis Blues and he’ll be playing college hockey next year for a former NHL coach in Andy Murray. Western Michigan University (WMU) will be home for Kale starting in the fall as the Nanaimo Clippers defenceman has committed to the NCAA […]

Caps’ Kehoe commits to Tigers

It’s been almost two months since Kade Kehoe last played a competitive game but he knows there will be plenty more in his future now that he’s locked up an NCAA Div. I commitment for next season. The Cowichan Valley Capitals forward will play at Colorado College starting this fall. The native of Saskatoon led […]

Campion inks with Bulldogs

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) One of the Langley Rivermen’s key players will take his talents to the NCAA in 2016-17. Defenceman Will Campion has committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). The Seaford, N.Y. native is one of two BCHLers who will join the Bulldogs in […]

Jones joins Vees contingent to UND

The Penticton Vees are pleased to announce forward Nicholas Jones has committed to the University of North Dakota. Jones is the fifth player on the Vees roster to commit to UND and will join the Fighting Hawks for the 2017-18 season. Gabe Bast, Dixon Bowen, Tyson Jost and Colton Poolman are the other four Vees that […]

Smith signs with St. Cloud State

Though he’s now focused on the BCHL postseason, it has to feel a bit like mission accomplished on another front for Powell River Kings goaltender Jeff Smith. The Maple Ridge, B.C. native has accepted an offer to St. Cloud State University to play for the Huskies starting next season. This after he played his freshman […]

BCHL grads earn classroom kudos

The National Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHC) this week announced 98 student-athletes as top academic achievers in the 2015-16 season. Among them are eight graduates of the BCHL. The NCHC Academic All-Conference Team recognizes any student-athlete that has accumulated a 3.0 GPA or better while having completed at least one year at their current institution. To […]

Mendel makes pact with Denver

The Penticton Vees are pleased to announce rookie defenceman Griffin Mendel has committed to Denver University for the 2017-18 season. Mendel, 16, is the youngest defenseman on the Vees’ roster and has a pair of goals and 12 points in 42 games; he’s the third highest-scoring defenseman on the team. The Kelowna, BC, product plays a key […]

Huskies honours: Petan, Benik earn NCAA nods

Now in their respective final seasons of NCAA hockey, Alex Petan and Joey Benik are perhaps saving their best for last. Petan is the only player in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association scoring race averaging better than a point per game in conference play and just led the Michigan Tech Huskies to an undefeated month […]

Grannary accepts offer to UNO

The Merritt Centennials are proud to announce centre Colin Grannary (Delta, B.C.) has committed to the NCCA Div. I program at the University of Nebraska Omaha for the 2017-18 school year. Grannary currently leads the Cents in all offensive categories with 24 goals, 39 assists and 63 points. The 6-foot, 170-pound pivot recently participated in […]