Nick Poisson commits to Providence

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Prince George Spruce Kings forward Nicholas Poisson had a solid rookie season in the BCHL, but where he really stood out was on the biggest stage at the National Junior A Championships. The 17-year-old scored a goal in all six of his games played to lead the tournament in that […]

18 BCHL grads to face off in Frozen Four

The 2019 NCAA hockey tournament is down to the Frozen Four and 18 former BCHLers, representing nine BCHL clubs, are still alive and competing for a national championship. The Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs will take on the Providence Friars in the first semifinal on Thursday at 2 p.m. PDT at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y. Semifinal number […]

Alums selected on Day 2 in Buffalo

BUFFALO – Day 2 of the NHL Entry Draft saw a pair of BCHL alums selected from the NCAA ranks to make it five for the league on the weekend. The Edmonton Oilers selected towering defenceman Vincent Desharnais from Providence College early in the seventh round with the 183rd pick. The 6-foot-6, 210-pound rearguard played […]

Eagles alum Tanev leads Providence into postseason

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The Providence College Friars are entering the Hockey East playoffs on an eight-game winning streak, led by former Surrey Eagles forward Brandon Tanev. The 24-year-old has scored 15 goals this season, which is tied for the team lead with 2012 Calgary Flames’ first-round pick Mark Jankowski. On a Hockey […]

Conway commits to Providence

One of the most sought-after college prospects has decided his post-junior hockey future. Penticton Vees forward Scott Conway has committed to Providence College for the 2016-17 season, the team announced this week. The native of Basingstoke, England sits second overall in the league scoring race with 77 points in just 36 games. The 20-year-old is second […]