BCHL and The Coaches Site announce official partnership for 2020-21

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL has announced an official partnership with The Coaches Site – an online resource for coaches from all levels of hockey. The Coaches Site features conference panel videos, white-board tutorials, on-ice videos, articles and interviews with coaches from the NHL, NCAA, junior, international and minor hockey. “We’re always looking […]

BCHL Next Generation: Penticton Vees

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2020-21 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Penticton Vees. Last season, the Penticton Vees were crowned Interior Division regular-season champions for the ninth year […]

NHL 20 Playoff Simulation: Vipers vs. Vees

One of the fiercest rivalries in the BCHL is renewed as Trey Taylor and the Vernon Vipers faceoff against Conner Hutchison and the Penticton Vees in Round 2 of the NHL 20 BCHL Playoffs Simulation, powered by Shaw.

Players, teams launch NHL 20 simulation of Shaw BCHL Playoffs

Due to the disappointment felt across the league after the Shaw BCHL Playoffs were cancelled, the BCHL has partnered with its players and its teams to create a simulation of the remainder of the postseason using EA Sports NHL 20. After the eight remaining BCHL playoff teams were created in the game, each team selected […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 4

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Penticton Vees – 5 West Kelowna Warriors – 4 (OT) The Penticton Vees are moving on to the second round thanks to late-game heroics from Carson Kosobud and Jackson Niedermayer as they beat the West Kelowna Warriors 5-4 in overtime to take the series in five games. The Vees defencemen […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 3

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Coquitlam Express – 5 Langley Rivermen – 4 (OT) Josh Wildauer scored twice in the third period, but it was Danny Peason who played hero in this one, scoring his first of the postseason 7:49 into overtime to give the Coquitlam Express the 5-4 win over the Langley Rivermen and […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 1

Wenatchee Wild – 2 Vernon Vipers – 1 Brian Adams and Ethan Wolthers each notched their first goals of the postseason and Daniel Chenard only had to make 14 saves to get the win as the Wenatchee Wild beat the Vernon Vipers 2-1 to even their opening-round series at one game apiece. After a scoreless […]

Playoff Recap: Feb. 28

Trail Smoke Eaters – 2 Prince George Spruce Kings – 1 A pair of goals in the last five minutes and 25 saves from Logan Terness propelled the Trail Smoke Eaters to a dramatic 2-1 come-from-behind victory over the defending-champion Prince George Spruce Kings in Game 1 of their opening-round series. Prince George defenceman Nick […]

Playoff recap: Feb. 27

The Shaw BCHL Playoffs are officially up and running as game one between the Penticton Vees and the West Kelowna Warriors kicked off the postseason schedule tonight. It was the Vees who drew first blood in the series on the strength of a hat trick from Tyler Ho with all three goals coming while shorthanded, […]

Interior Division Playoff Preview

Next up in our divisional playoff previews is the Interior Division. This year is unique as we have two crossover teams in the Prince George Spruce Kings and the Victoria Grizzlies, while the Penticton Vees and Trail Smoke Eaters will look to build on stellar regular seasons and go on a long postseason run. #1 […]