Watson-Brawn secures NCAA future

Just 22 games into the 2017-18 season, Liam Watson-Brawn is already closing in on his point totals from last season. Even better, he’s just locked up his NCAA future as well. The 6-foot, 180-pound defenceman has committed to Colgate University but is currently scheduled to play another full BCHL season after this one before heading […]

de Jong commits to Quinnipiac

Hitting the scoresheet in four of six games so far this season for the Prince George Spruce Kings forward Ethan de Jong is showing he’ll continue displaying the offensive flair he did prior to the BCHL. And that promise has landed him the chance to play NCAA Div. I hockey at Quinnipiac University. De Jong […]

Maglio promoted to head coach

The Prince George Spruce Kings announced last week a change behind the bench. Due to family reasons, Chad van Diemen is stepping down from his role as head coach. Van Diemen joined the Spruce Kings in April 2015 and guided a young rebuilding team to a 14-38-4-2 record during the 2015-16 season. During the 2016-17 […]

Anderson inks with Lake Superior State

A fresh start in a new BCHL city has led to a bright future for Prince George Spruce Kings defenceman Tyler Anderson. Not that things weren’t going well with the West Kelowna Warriors, because he won a national championship there and earned a reputation as a rugged defenceman that was tough to play against. But […]

Brubacher earns AHA recognition

Now past the midway mark of his freshman NCAA season, former Prince George Spruce Kings and Powell River Kings defenceman Adam Brubacher is hitting his stride. The 6-foot-4 blueliner with the big shot from the point had a goal and two helpers for RIT in a recent conference weekend and took last week’s Atlantic Hockey […]

Mennear hat trick paves way to BCHLPOW

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Brett Mennear has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 27, the league announced Monday. Mennear helped his team to two wins in as many tries and picked up a hat trick and five assists in the process. The native of West Kelowna, B.C. […]

LeBrun headed to UBC

A final BCHL season that ended up with a national championship has just gotten a bit sweeter for West Kelowna Warriors forward Jake LeBrun. The Prince George native has committed to play for the UBC Thunderbirds next season. LeBrun was acquired by the Warriors in January for their drive to the postseason and provided a […]

Johnson commits to Yale

The Prince George Spruce Kings are excited to announce that 18-year-old forward Kyle Johnson has committed to play NCAA Div. I hockey at Yale University for the 2018-19 season. “We are very happy for Kyle; he is a terrific player and a great young man who is very deserving of this commitment,” said Spruce Kings General […]

Stief takes offer to Canisius

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) Being a force at both ends of the ice has rewards, including the chance to play at both ends of the continent. Prince George Spruce Kings defenceman Matthew Stief has committed to playing for NCAA Div. I Canisius College of the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) for 2016-17. A native […]

Spruce Kings open spring camp

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The Prince George Spruce Kings look at their upcoming spring camp as an important component in addressing last season’s shortcomings and hope it will unearth some players who will help them rebound to playoff contention. Head coach Chad Van Diemen’s first season behind the bench didn’t go as he […]