NCAA Roundup: 5 alums named weekly conference award winners

Photo credits: Ed Maillard (Briere), BSU Photo Services (Driscoll), Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) Another week, another batch of BCHL alumni making noise in the college hockey ranks. This week, five former players from the league earned weekly conference honours. ECAC Player of the Week Kaden Pickering – Junior – St. Lawrence University (Chilliwack Chiefs) Pickering led […]

4 current and former BCHL players on Central Scouting 2021 Players to Watch update

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Williams), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Dan Hickling/Hickling Images (Teleguine) NHL Central Scouting provided an update to its Players to Watch list ahead of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft and two current BCHL players were included, as well as two alumni in the NCAA and another six who participated in the league’s […]

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 […]