Alumni Update – Oct. 30

It has been the busiest week of the season as far as BCHL alumni being named conference players of the week as four individuals picked up honours. Penticton Vees product Colton Poolman is defenceman of the week in the NCHC with North Dakota, former Salmon Arm Silverbacks star Taro Hirose is Big 10 player of […]

Wilson, Pelino earn AHA recognition

For a couple of former BCHL goalies now rivals in the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA), the 2017-18 season is shaping up to be a good one and the honours keep rolling in. Last week, Powell River Kings grad Brian Wilson of Niagara University was named not only the AHA rookie of the week but also […]

Kleysen commits to Purple Eagles

When you’re looking to land a commitment to college hockey from the BCHL, it never hurts to put your best foot forward at the annual Bauer BCHL Showcase. That’s just what West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Stephen Kleysen did as he notched two goals and two assists from the blueline at the event in Chilliwack. The […]

Wilson, Pope take NCAA nods

It was a good week for Powell River Kings alumnus Brian Wilson and also for former West Kelowna Warriors standout David Pope. Wilson, a freshman at Niagara University, was named the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) goalie of the week while Pope, now a senior at Nebraska-Omaha, took the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) offensive player […]

Cakebread on to NCAA at Niagara

For now, Niagara University’s gain is the Vernon Vipers’ loss. Forward Christian Cakebread accepted an offer to the NCAA Div. I program last week and has already left for school.┬áThe Purple Eagles benefitted already from his addition as he suited up immediately and scored a goal in their weekend series against conference rival Holy Cross. […]

Harpur to head homeward for NCAA hockey

Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman and captain Chris Harpur will make a homecoming of sorts when he reports to campus next season. The native of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. has accepted an offer and will compete for Niagara University which is a half-hour drive from his hometown, depending on the wait at the border crossing. Harpur is the […]