BCHL All-Star teams announced

After a vote from the 17 BCHL broadcasters, today the league announced the First and Second-Team All-Stars as well as the All-Rookie Team. First-Team All-Stars F Kent Johnson (Trail Smoke Eaters): 52GP – 41G – 60A – 101PTS Winner of the Brett Hull Trophy as the league’s leading scorer and a finalist for league MVP, […]

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 […]

Stevenson named FortisBC Player of the Month

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Coquitlam Express goalie Clay Stevenson has been named the FortisBC BCHL Player of the Month for the month of November. The 20-year-old went a perfect 8-0 in the month, finishing with a .948 save percentage, a 1.35 goals-against average and two shutouts. Stevenson’s best stretch came at the start of […]

Krall earns Subway POW honours

Photo credit: Gary Dorland Powell River Kings goaltender Derek Krall has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 10. In two games over the weekend, the Nanaimo, B.C. native earned two wins, stopping 57 of 58 shots in the process, and finishing the week with a .983 save […]

Stevenson named Subway Player of the Week

Coquitlam Express goalie Clay Stevenson has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 4. Stevenson won all three of this starts last week, stopping 68 of the 70 shots he faced to finish with a .971 save percentage, a 0.68 goals-against average and one shutout. On Tuesday, the […]

NHL Bloodlines: Philippe Lapointe

Like most children of NHL players, Philippe Lapointe spent a lot of time in and around the locker room in his early years. His dad, Martin, had already won two Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings before he was born, but by the time Philippe was old enough to understand what was going on […]

BCHL Next Generation: Trail Smoke Eaters

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2019-20 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Trail Smoke Eaters. After finishing in seventh in the Interior Divison last season, the Smoke Eaters were […]