NCAA Roundup: 8 alums recognized with conference awards

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Ed Mailliard (Briere), Mady Salvani (Galambos) This week saw the highest number of former BCHL players rewarded with conference awards so far this year as six took home weekly honours and another two were recognized for their play in the month of December. Atlantic Hockey Player […]

NCAA Roundup: 5 alums head into Christmas break with conference awards

Photo credits: Ed Mailliard (Briere), Rob Rasmussen (Metsa), Omaha Athletics (Ward), SPX/Minnesota State Athletics (Hirose) We head into the Christmas break with another NCAA Roundup packed full of BCHL alums being recognized for their high level of play. This week, we highlight five players who earned weekly conference awards. ECAC 1st Star of the Week […]

Bottini, Fust to play for Switzerland at World Juniors

Photo credits: Darren Francis (Fust), Jack Murray (Bottini) Penticton Vees forward Stefano Bottini and Chilliwack Chiefs forward Ray Fust have both made Team Switzerland’s final roster for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. The team announced their final cuts today. Both players have experience representing Switzerland at international tournaments, but this will be their first […]

BCHL Podcast: Dec. 17 (Kent Johnson & Jack LaFontaine)

Photo credit: Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson) It’s an all Big Ten conference edition of the BCHL Podcast as we catch up with two of the top players in college hockey today. First up, we chat with Kent Johnson (1:24) about his freshman season at Michigan, going viral with a goal that made the SportsCenter Top […]

NCAA Roundup: 6 alums earn weekly conference awards

With college hockey now in full swing, we have a number of BCHL alums to recognize, as six different players received weekly awards in their conference this week. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior – University of Minnesota (Penticton Vees) LaFontaine backstopped the Golden Gophers to their fourth series sweep […]

LaFontaine earns national and conference awards

There is just one alumni to highlight this week in the NCAA Roundup, but this player double dipped with both a national monthly award, as well as a weekly award in the Big Ten conference. Hockey Commissioner’s Association Goaltender of the Month (November) Jack LaFontaine – Senior – University of Minnesota (Penticton Vees) LaFontaine earns […]

2 BCHL alums take home Atlantic Hockey weekly awards

There were two BCHL alums that took home weekly honours this week and both happened to be in the Atlantic Hockey conference. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week Will Calverley – Junior – Rochester Institute of Technology (Chilliwack Chiefs) Calverley posted a hat trick in RIT’s 8-5 win Friday night over No. 9 Clarkson. He […]

NCAA Roundup: 3 alums take home weekly honours

Five of six NCAA hockey conferences have kicked off their 2020-21 campaigns, which means it’s now time to start handing out weekly awards. In this week’s roundup, we highlight the three BCHL alums who took home honours this week. Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week Aaron Bohlinger – Freshman – University of Massachusetts (Alberni […]

BCHL Podcast: Oct. 30

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Bar), Garrett James Photography (Monds) The BCHL Podcast is back with three more guests today. Today’s interviews include: Jack Bar (Penticton Vees) Ryan Tverberg (Alberni Valley Bulldogs/Toronto Maple Leafs) Cody Monds (Victoria Grizzlies) Bar discusses his recent ranking as a B Prospect on NHL Central Scouting’s initial Players to Watch list […]

8 BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credits: Darren Francis (Martino), Garrett James Photography (Johnson), Jack Murray (Bar) Even though the 2020 NHL Draft took place earlier this month, NHL Central Scouting has already released its initial Players to Watch list for the 2021 draft and there are eight BCHL players named. The list is separated into three categories, with A […]