Marritt signs on with Northern Michigan

Photo credit: Lisa Mazurek Vernon Vipers forward Connor Marritt grew up in Kelowna, B.C. and has played his entire hockey career in the Okanagan area. Having just completed his second BCHL season with the Vipers, he now knows that in a year’s time he will be moving out of the province and out of the […]

Hawthorne signs on with N. Michigan

John Hawthorne has been a top-five goalie in the BCHL in minutes played this season and last and he’s upped his save percentage while lowering his goals-against average. It adds up to an NCAA opportunity for the Chemainus, B.C. product as Northern Michigan University has come calling for his services. Hawthorne accepted their offer late […]

Miller commits to Northern Michigan

Penticton Vees defenceman James Miller is putting together an incredible season. He currently leads all BCHL defenceman in points, leads the Vees in scoring, is tied for the fifth-most points in the league among all skaters and was recently named the CJHL 1st Star of the Month for November. With all these accolades so far […]

Michael Van Unen commits to Northern Michigan

Merritt Centennials defenceman Michael Van Unen has played on the same team as his twin brother Rylan from minor hockey all the way up to the BCHL. After announcing his commitment to the Northern Michigan University Wildcats for the 2019-20 season, the brothers will now become rivals for the first time next season in the […]

Ghantous commits to Northern Michigan

After hitting the 100th career-point milestone in late October, Penticton Vees forward Andre Ghantous has secured his future as he has committed to the Northern Michigan University Wildcats for the 2019-20 season. Ghantous has 12 points (4-8-12) in 18 games this year for the Vees after spending the first two years of his BCHL career […]

4 BCHL alums up for CLASS award

The annual list of senior NCAA hockey players up for the Senior CLASS Award has been announced and four former BCHL player have been nominated. Recognizing student-athletes for their excellence on an off the ice, CLASS stands for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®. BCHL alums Max French, Alex Kerfoot, James de Haas […]

Howarth commits to ‘Cats

Already well on his way to new BCHL highs in goals and points, Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kale Howarth can add another line to his hockey bio – a college hockey commitment to Northern Michigan University. Howarth accepted the NMU offer last week and will head to campus next season. The 6-foot-5, 205-pounder has seven […]

BCHL Alums feature heavily in WCHA postseason awards

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The WCHA awards heavily featured BCHL talents. Headlining the group was the Michigan Tech Huskies star forward Alex Petan, who was named WCHA Player of the Year and part of the All-WCHA First team. Petan led the Huskies with 17 goals and 30 points. The Coquitlam Express alum played […]

Pair of Vees commit to NMU

The Penticton Vees are pleased to announce forwards Demico Hannoun and Luke Voltin have committed to Northern Michigan University (NMU) for the 2016-17 season. Hannoun, who’s in his fourth season in the BCHL, has 11 goals and 22 points in 29 games this season despite the fact he missed 13 games due to injury. The North Delta, BC, […]