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BCHL Podcast: Dec. 2 (Oliver Auyeung-Ashton & Abram Wiebe)

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL Podcast is back with a brand-new episode! This week, we speak with Victoria Grizzlies goaltender and reigning BCHL 1st Star of the Week Oliver Auyeung-Ashton (3:08), as well as Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman and Vegas Golden Knights draft pick Abram Wiebe (17:25). Subscribe and listen: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google […]

BCHL Podcast: Oct. 28 (Matthew Wood & Jack Silich)

On this week’s episode, we catch up with last year’s BCHL leading scorer, current University of Connecticut forward and projected 2023 first-round NHL draft pick Matthew Wood (3:09). We also speak with the reigning BCHL 1st Star of the Week, Cranbrook Bucks forward Jack Silich (18:24). Subscribe and listen: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts SoundCloud

2022 BCHL Showcase begins today

The 2022 BCHL Showcase begins today at 10 a.m. at the Chilliwack Coliseum. The Victoria Grizzlies and West Kelowna Warriors will kick off the event, which runs until Thursday night. There will be 18 games in total over four days with every BCHL team playing two regular-season contests. As is the case every year, there […]

23 BCHL alumni listed on NHL rosters to start 2022-23 season

Training camps are over, rosters have been finalized across the NHL and this year, there are 23 former BCHL players that have cracked opening nights rosters. The list includes veteran players like Jamie Benn and Milan Lucic, as well as young players like Kent Johnson and Alex Newhook. A few players have changed teams as […]

BCHL Podcast: July 22 (Jim Hughson & Campbell Blair)

On this week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast, we have two special guests who just had BCHL year-end trophies named after them. Our first interview is with longtime NHL play-by-play man and former voice of the Vancouver Canucks Jim Hughson (4:05) who got his start calling BCJHL games in Penticton and Kelowna in the 1970s […]

74 current and former BCHL players to take part in NHL Development Camps

Photo credits: Jamie Schwaberow/Clarkson Creative via Denver Athletics (Rizzo), Garrett James Photography (Jugnauth, Serdachny) UPDATED: Thursday, July 11 at 1:05 p.m. The NHL Draft took place last week and teams wasted no time in announcing rosters for upcoming development camps in the days after. This year, there are 74 current and former BCHL players who […]

BCHL History at the NHL Draft

Over the years, the BCHL has built a rich history of players being selected at the NHL Draft. From the first player from the league being selected in the 1975 draft to having three first-rounders in the same draft in 2016, the BCHL has had a presence on draft day for nearly 50 years. With […]

Matthew Wood set to reach new heights after impressive rookie year

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography By Kai Farenholtz Over the BCHL’s 60-year history, the league has seen its fair share of next-level talent run through its dressing rooms. As the game gets faster, stronger and more skilled with every passing season, we see younger and younger players making impacts that you come to expect from […]

BCHL Podcast: Mar. 31, 2022 (Joe Martin, Ethan Bowen & Rhys Bentham)

The Shaw BCHL Playoffs are finally here! We tee up the league’s first postseason in two years with three great interviews. This week, we speak with Alberni Valley Bulldogs head coach and general manager Joe Martin (3:16), Chilliwack Chiefs forward and Anaheim Ducks draft pick Ethan Bowen (21:45) and Cranbrook Bucks captain Rhys Bentham (30:50). […]

BCHL Podcast: Jan. 14 (Ed Johnstone & Cade Littler)

On this week’s episode, we catch up with special guest Ed Johnstone (2:52). Johnstone played for the Vernon Essos from 1970-1972, then went on to play 12 years in the NHL with the New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings. He eventually returned to the BCHL to coach the Vernon Lakers for four years from […]