BCHL Next Generation: Powell River Kings

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 Powell River Kings. Brock Sawyer may be starting a new role with the Powell River Kings this […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 6

Cowichan Valley Capitals – 2 Powell River Kings – 1 (OT) Matthew Crasa’s fourth of the playoffs tied the game in the final minute and Luc Wilson’s power-play goal in overtime clinched the series as the Cowichan Valley Capitals beat the Powell River Kings 2-1 to win their opening-round series in five games. Ethan Schmunk […]

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: Feb. 29

Cowichan Valley Capitals – 7 Powell River Kings – 6 (OT) Primo Self had a hat trick and Brady Lynn registered a two-point night, including the game-winning goal with just over six to play in the first overtime period as the Cowichan Valley Capitals outlasted the Powell River Kings 7-6 in a wild Game 2 […]

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 […]

Island Division Playoff Preview

In our final divisional preview for the Shaw BCHL Playoffs, we take a look at the Island Division where the top spot wasn’t decided until the final day of the regular season. #1 Nanaimo Clippers vs. #4 Alberni Valley Bulldogs Head to head: Nanaimo won five of the seven meetings with each team getting one […]

NCAA Roundup: 3 alums take weekly honours

It was a quiet week in the NCAA with only three conferences handing out weekly awards, but a BCHL alum was still honoured in each one. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week Nick Hutchison – Senior – Canisius College (Salmon Arm Silverbacks) Hutchison tallied six points on three goals and three assists in helping lead […]

NCAA Roundup: 4 alums honoured after impressive performances

Photo credit: Ned Dykes/Cornell Athletics (Berard) It was a good week for alums in the Atlantic Hockey Conference as well as alums from the Powell River Kings as three of our four weekly award winners come from the Atlantic and two are former Kings. Atlantic Hockey Defensive Player of the Week Mike Lee – Senior […]

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 […]