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 […]

13 current/committed BCHL players taken in 2019 NHL Draft

Day two of the NHL Draft was today and, as expected, it featured a ton of BCHL talent. After Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in Round 1 yesterday, seven more players from the league were chosen today in rounds two to seven. The eight players were the most selected since […]

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 […]

BCHL commish talks Newhook, draft with TSN1040

BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb hit the airwaves on TSN 1040 radio on Tuesday, speaking with Don Taylor and Bob Marjanovich on TSN’s midday show. They covered everything to do with the 2019 NHL Draft, including breaking down Alex Newhook’s seasons, and also looked ahead to next BCHL season. Click here to listen to the full […]

2019 NHL Draft Primer

The 2019 NHL Draft takes place this weekend on June 21 and 22 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. With 10 BCHL players making the cut on NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings released in April, we are breaking down each player and where they can expect to be taken come draft day. Alex Newhook (F) – […]

Newhook named CJHL’s Top Forward

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Friday that Alex Newhook of the Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) has been named the recipient of its Top Forward Award for the 2018-19 campaign. Newhook earned the honours following a voting process completed by each of the CJHL’s 10-member leagues for his efforts during the course of the […]

Newhook shining brightly at U18s

Boston College commit and Victoria Grizzlies product Alex Newhook has been on a tear as one of only two CJHL players to crack Team Canada’s roster at the 2019 Under-18 World Hockey Championships in Sweden. Heading into tomorrow’s semifinal matchup with host Team Sweden, the St. John’s, N.L. native is second in team scoring with […]

10 BCHLers on final Central Scouting list

NHL Central Scouting released their final rankings ahead of the 2019 Entry Draft taking place June 21 and 22 in Vancouver and 10 BCHL players are listed. Leading the way is Victoria Grizzlies forward and BCHL MVP Alex Newhook. The league’s leading scorer is ranked 13th among North American skaters, up three spots from his […]

BCHLers hitting NHL ice

Late June and early July in the NHL calendar is the time when teams get their first look at their recent draft picks on home ice in the team uniforms and also a chance for undrafted players to show what they can do against the top players in their age bracket. Summer development camps are […]

Banner year for BCHL alums

The 2017-18 season will go down as one of the best ever for the BCHL and not just because of the league’s success on the national stage. While the campaign did include an RBC Cup national title for the Chilliwack Chiefs, a Doyle Cup win for the league champion Wenatchee Wild and a gold medal […]