2017 Draft: Players to watch

The November player rankings from NHL Central scouting are out and there are four BCHL players listed among the 18 Canadian Junior Hockey (CJHL) players listed. The BCHL players ranked were all listed as C-level prospects, meaning they are currently seen as mid- to late-round selections: Alec Capstick – D – Langley Rivermen Griffin Mendel […]

CJHLers on NHL radar

The NHL Central Scouting Service has published its preliminary list of player ratings and there are 14 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players listed, including three from the BCHL. CLICK HERE to view the full list from NHL Central Scouting. The BCHLers included are: Alec Capstick, D, Langley Rivermen Griffin Mendel, D, Penticton Vees Kyle […]

CJHLers on the radar

(From CJHL communications) CALGARY, Alberta – (July 25, 2016) – The first step in identifying next year’s draft picks – the NHL Central Scouting Futures List – has identified 11 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players. The Futures List consists of 148 North American players and 142 International players. (CLICK HERE for full list) “The 2016 draft class lived up […]

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 […]