BCHL Next Generation: Powell River Kings

In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2021-22 regular season, we will be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the upcoming year. This will include recaps of offseason commitments and acquisitions, as well as scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Powell River Kings. The Kings finished […]

Martini reflects on 5-year, 200-game BCHL career

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography By Sheldon Lee For the Penticton Vees, it was yet another spectacular season. The club ended this year’s condensed schedule with the highest point total in the BCHL, finishing an almost-perfect season with 37 of a possible 40 points over 20 games. In those 20 games, the Vees only surrendered […]

BCHL Podcast: May 21 (Luke Pearson, Christian Fitzgerald & Ben Brunette)

Photo credits: Chaisson Creative (Pearson), Garrett James Photography (Fitzgerald, Brunette) All week long, the BCHL has been handing out a set of awards for each pod and we caught up with a few of the winners. Our guests today include Alberni Valley Bulldog and Island Pod Top Goaltender Luke Pearson (2:51), Surrey Eagles F Christian […]

2020-21 Coquitlam Pod Award Winners

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography After polling coaches and broadcasters from the three teams in the Coquitlam Pod, the league has determined the winners of the Coquitlam Pod Awards. Coquitlam Pod Most Valuable Player Christian Fitzgerald (Surrey Eagles) – 19GP – 13G – 20A – 33PTS If there was also an award for the most […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Family of the Week

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods have partnered to recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Family of the Week award. Throughout the season, we will be going pod-by-pod to recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they […]

Pod Preview: Coquitlam

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography Next up in our Pod Preview series, we take a closer look at the Coquitlam Pod, featuring the Coquitlam Express, Powell River Kings and Surrey Eagles. Coquitlam Express Record: 2019-20: 47-9-1-1 2020-21 exhibition: 8-3-0-0 Key returning players: F Danny Pearson F Ryan Tattle F Christian MacDougall D James Bohn Key […]

2000-born BCHL players grateful for the chance to finish out junior career

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The past four-plus months have been difficult for all BCHL players since the league was forced to shutdown back on Nov. 19 due to increased COVID-19 restrictions, but it has arguably been the most difficult for the 2000-born players who are facing their last year of junior hockey eligibility. Many […]

BCHL Podcast – Mar. 18 (Chris Hebb, Christian Buono & Nolan Welsh)

Photo credits: Jack Murray (Hebb), James Doyle (Buono) The BCHL is back! We cover the league’s return to play with BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb (2:13) and we also get the player perspective from Prince George Spruce Kings forward and three-year BCHL veteran Christian Buono (14:50). Finally, we catch up with Long Island University freshman and […]

NCAA Roundup: Feb. 18

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann (Weatherby), Rob Rasmussen (Fawcett) It was another banner week for BCHL alumni in Division I college hockey with six players being honoured with weekly conference awards. Let’s take a look at who stood out this week in the NCAA Roundup. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior […]

NCAA Roundup: Weekly and monthly conference award handed out to BCHL alums

It’s the first week of the month, so that means we have both weekly and monthly NCAA conference awards to sift through. Two BCHL alums have grabbed monthly awards and another six took home weekly honours. ECAC Hockey Player of the Month Odeen Tufto – Senior – Quinnipiac University (Vernon Vipers) Tufto continues to pile […]