2020-21 Penticton Pod Award Winners

Photo credits: Cherie Morgan (Wilson, Quillan, Lane), Jack Murray (Helliwell) After polling coaches and broadcasters from the three teams in the Penticton Pod, the league has determined the winners of the Penticton Pod Awards. Penticton Pod Most Valuable Player Kaeden Lane (Penticton Vees) – 16GP – 15-1-0 – .951 SV% – 1.13 GAA – 5 […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography The 2020 NHL Entry Draft takes place this week with Round 1 tonight and Rounds 2 through 7 starting tomorrow morning. Like every year at the draft, there are plenty of BCHL players expected to be taken. Today we will take a look at the players ranked by NHL Central […]

NHL Draft Profile: Ryan Helliwell

Langley Rivermen defenceman Ryan Helliwell has been receiving buzz around the NHL Draft for most of his BCHL career. Even though the day is almost here, he hasn’t let it distract him from his training and preparation for his third season in the BCHL. The 18-year-old jumped from zero to seven goals from his rookie […]

BCHL Podcast: Draft Preview Part 1

The BCHL Podcast is back! After a long hiatus, we’ve returned with Part 1 of our 2020 NHL Draft preview. Guests include: Ethan Bowen (Chilliwack Chiefs) Talon Zakall (Merritt Centennials) Ryan Helliwell (Langley Rivermen) Danny Weight (Penticton Vees) Subscribe and listen on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts SoundCloud BCHLMedia ยท BCHL Podcast – […]

8 BCHL players make Prospects Game roster

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography UPDATED: Jan. 2, 2020 The CJHL announced the rosters for the 15th-annual CJHL Prospects Game today and eight BCHL players will be participating for Team West. The game takes place Jan. 14 in Hamilton, Ont. and will see Team West take on Team East in a battle of the top […]

5 BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography NHL Central Scouting has released its initial Players to Watch list ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and five current BCHL players have made the cut. Each ranked BCHL player is listed as a C Prospect, which means a potential fourth, fifth or sixth-round pick. The list includes: Chilliwack […]

2 BCHLers make World U-17 rosters

Hockey Canada announced the rosters for the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and two BCHL players have landed roster spots. Langley Rivermen defenceman Ryan Helliwell was named to Team Canada Black and Penticton Vees forward Cole Shepard was named to Team Canada Red. Canada will be sending three teams to the tournament which goes from […]