2019-20 BCHL Awards finalists announced

Today, the BC Hockey League announced the finalists for five of the major awards for the 2019-20 season. After a round of voting from the BCHL coaches, a finalist from each division was determined for the Vern Dye Memorial Trophy for the league’s Most Valuable Player, the Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the […]

11 BCHL players crack Team Canada West

Hockey Canada announced Team Canada West’s roster for the World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) today and 11 BCHL players made the final cut. The lone returning BCHL player this year is Coquitlam Express forward Massimo Rizzo, who won a bronze medal at last year’s tournament. Also included on the roster is BCHL leading scorer and […]

Borgiel earns second POW of 2019-20

Photo credit: Garrett James photography Cowichan Valley Capitals goaltender Zach Borgiel has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 29, the league announced Monday. The Fort Gratiot, Mich. native won all three of his starts over the weekend, stopping 84 of the 89 shots he faced, finishing with a […]

Nick Poisson commits to Providence

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Prince George Spruce Kings forward Nicholas Poisson had a solid rookie season in the BCHL, but where he really stood out was on the biggest stage at the National Junior A Championships. The 17-year-old scored a goal in all six of his games played to lead the tournament in that […]

Nick Poisson takes final POW of 2018-19

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Nicholas Poisson has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending May 19, the league announced Monday. Poisson had a goal in all six games for the Spruce Kings in their run to the National Junior A Championship final, including two on the power play and […]

Bandits beat Spruce Kings for NJAC title

Photo credit: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images By Jason La Rose, Hockey Canada BROOKS, Alta. – Simon Boyko opened and closed the scoring for the Brooks Bandits, and the hosts rode a three-goal first period to a 4-3 win over the Prince George Spruce Kings on Sunday and a second title at Canada’s National Junior A Championship. […]

PG off to finals after narrow victory over Blades

Photo credit: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images By Jason La Rose, Hockey Canada BROOKS, Alta. – Nick Poisson and Ben Brar scored 1:45 apart in the second period, Logan Neaton made 32 saves and the Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) held off the Oakville Blades (OJHL) 2-1 on Saturday night to move into the championship game at […]

Finals: Spruce Kings in command

Ben Poisson’s goal at 12:07 of overtime delivered a 4-3 road win for the Prince George Spruce Kings over the Vernon Vipers that puts PG up 3-0 in the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals. Corey Cunningham opened the scoring late in the first period, receiving a point feed from Layton Ahac and deking Vipers goalie […]

Playoff recap – March 4

Nick Poisson scored twice in the second period, including the game-winner, to lift the Prince George Spruce Kings to a 5-2 road win over the Coquitlam Express that puts PG up 3-0 in their best-of-seven series. Chong Min Lee opened the scoring in the first for the Spruce Kings but Alex DiPaolo replied for the […]