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 […]

Wilson, Pope take NCAA nods

It was a good week for Powell River Kings alumnus Brian Wilson and also for former West Kelowna Warriors standout David Pope. Wilson, a freshman at Niagara University, was named the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) goalie of the week while Pope, now a senior at Nebraska-Omaha, took the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) offensive player […]

Shortridge earns weekly honours with Bobcats

Vernon Vipers alum Andrew Shortridge didn’t see a whole lot of action the first three months of his NCAA career with Quinnipiac University. But he’s making up for lost time now as he’s started 12 of the team’s last 14 games and his most recent work, a pair of wins over Yale and Brown, earned […]

Mackin streaking for Ferris State

With points in 10 of his last 11 games, Coquitlam Express alum Corey Mackin is doing in the NCAA just what he did in the BCHL – creating offence. Last weekend, Mackin scored three goals in a pair of Ferris State wins over visiting Alaska-Anchorage and earned the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) offensive player […]

Pelino earns weekly conference honours

In a fight for playoff position in the Atlantic Hockey standings, the Bentley University Falcons had a tough road assignment last weekend at Robert Morris but emerged with three of a possible four point thanks in large part to former Chilliwack Chiefs netminder Aidan Pelino. Allowing just one goal for the weekend, Pelino earned his […]

Kaldis claims another ECAC Hockey nod

Getting your first NCAA goal is obviously a career highlight but when it’s a game-winner and earns conference player of the week recognition, it makes for an especially sweet moment to savour. That’s the case for Nanaimo Clippers alum Yanni Kaldis of Cornell University as he potted the winner in an important 4-3 win over RPI […]

Desbiens does damage for Bentley

Neck and neck in the standings with conference rival RIT, the Bentley University Falcons got a big boost from freshman and West Kelowna Warriors alum Jonathan Desbiens in last weekend’s road sweep of the Tigers. Desbiens got the opening goal of the game in the series-opening 3-2 win at RIT and followed that the next […]

Finlay finding form, earns first NCHC nod

Since missing four games in early- and mid-January, including a conference weekend at Western Michigan, Liam Finlay has returned to the Denver Pioneers lineup as a difference maker. His efforts this past weekend earned him the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) offensive player of the week honours. The Kelowna native and former Vernon Vipers standout […]

Sturos earns another WCHA nod

With the race for playoff position heating up and the postseason looming not far away, Michigan Tech senior and former Nanaimo Clippers standout Reid Sturos was at his best in a pair of big conference games for Michigan Tech. Sturos scored twice shorthanded, one of them a game-winning goal, and also assisted on a game-tying […]

McLain makes it 3 POWs on the year

Mitch McLain’s impressive junior season with Bowling Green has seen him already establish new highs in goals and assists and his recent production has earned him another Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) player of the week nod. It his his third conference recognition in four weeks. The Baxter, Minn. native and former Langley Rivermen captain […]