NCAA Roundup: College Signings

Photo credit: Cornell Athletics (Kaldis) It’s been a month since we shined the spotlight on our alums in the NCAA, so it’s time to catch up on all the recent college free agent signings in this week’s NCAA Roundup, presented by Lordco. NHL Pittsburgh Penguins: D Will Reilly – Senior – Rensselaer Polytechnic University (Nanaimo […]

5 BCHL players make Central Scouting rankings

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting released its midterm ranking of prospects ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal and five BCHL players have made the list. The list is divided between North American and International skaters and goaltenders. Four BCHL skaters and one goaltender made the cut among North Americans. […]

8 BCHL players make Prospects Game roster

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography UPDATED: Jan. 2, 2020 The CJHL announced the rosters for the 15th-annual CJHL Prospects Game today and eight BCHL players will be participating for Team West. The game takes place Jan. 14 in Hamilton, Ont. and will see Team West take on Team East in a battle of the top […]

NHL Bloodlines: Jackson Niedermayer

Nearly 10 years removed from his last NHL game, Hockey Hall of Famer Scott Niedermayer is probably consuming even more hockey now than he did during his 18-year professional career as a defenceman for the New Jersey Devils and the Anaheim Ducks. Three of his four sons are currently playing hockey at different levels in […]

32 BCHL alums crack NHL rosters

The 2019-20 NHL season starts tonight and there are 32 BCHL alums on opening-night rosters across the league. The Nashville Predators have the most BCHL talent on their roster with six as 22 of the 31 NHL teams have at least one former BCHLer on their roster. The Penticton Vees lead the way with six […]

BCHL re-launches Showcase event for 2019

The BCHL has announced the re-launch of their signature Showcase event by introducing the 2019 BCHL Showcase Festival presented by Bauer from Oct. 2 to 5. The league has introduced several changes to the event with the goal of increasing its profile going forward. These changes include: The creation of a Festival event to celebrate […]

Over 70 former, current BCHL players participate in NHL camps this week

FINAL UPDATE (July 12): The Chicago Blackhawks have announced their roster and these players have been added to the list. With the NHL Draft now in the rear-view mirror, the next big event on the schedule is summer development camps. We’re taking a look at the over 70 BCHL players past and present who are […]

Newhook drafted 16th overall by Colorado

Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche. The 18-year-old came into the draft ranked as the 13th North American skater by NHL Central Scouting. He led the BCHL in scoring this season with 102 points and took home the league’s MVP award. Although […]

Two BCHL alums vying for first Stanley Cup

A pair of former BCHL players are facing off in the Stanley Cup Finals starting tonight in Boston. St. Louis Blues forward and Victoria Grizzlies alum Tyler Bozak will go up against former Surrey Eagles forward and current Boston Bruin Danton Heinen with both players searching for their first-ever Stanley Cup. Bozak is now an […]

Fabbro nets first NHL goal

It only took Nashville Predators rookie defenceman and Penticton Vees alum Dante Fabbro four games to pot his first NHL goal and he did it in one of the biggest games of the year for his new team. Down 2-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the last game of the regular season and with the […]