NCAA Roundup: Kawaguchi and Hirose earn conference honours

College hockey is slowly getting back to play after the holidays and two more BCHL alums received conference awards this week, including a freshman who double dipped with a weekly and monthly recognition. NCHC Player of the Month (December) Jordan Kawaguchi – Senior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi tied for the NCHC […]

NCAA Roundup: BCHL alums sweep ECAC Hockey weekly awards

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (De Jong, Tufto), Justin Wolford/Colgate Athletics (Verboon) In the final edition of the NCAA Roundup for 2020, we highlight the BCHL alums who took home all three weekly awards in the ECAC Hockey conference. ECAC Hockey 1st Star of the Week Odeen Tufto – Senior – Quinnipiac University (Vernon Vipers) Tufto […]

NCAA Roundup: 5 alums head into Christmas break with conference awards

Photo credits: Ed Mailliard (Briere), Rob Rasmussen (Metsa), Omaha Athletics (Ward), SPX/Minnesota State Athletics (Hirose) We head into the Christmas break with another NCAA Roundup packed full of BCHL alums being recognized for their high level of play. This week, we highlight five players who earned weekly conference awards. ECAC 1st Star of the Week […]

Alumni Association launches Player Assistance Fund

A group of former players who make up the BCHL Alumni Association have launched the BCHL Player Assistance Fund to help support players financially during the COVID-19 affected BCHL season. In recent months, the league announced plans to begin the 2020-21 regular season with no fans in the stands due to COVID-19 restrictions put in […]

BCHL alums find new homes in the NHL

With the NHL playoffs taking place from August to the end of September, that meant the offseason was delayed until early October. With little time to spare, the NHL held the 2020 entry draft on Oct. 6 and 7 and two days later the free agency window opened to signify the official start of the […]

BCHL Next Generation: Salmon Arm Silverbacks

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 Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are coming off their best season since 2015-16 and an […]

5 winners announced for Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography The BCHL and Shaw Communications are proud to announce the five winners of the Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program. This scholarship is designed to provide current BCHL players the opportunity to apply for funds as they continue their academic careers. After gathering submissions throughout the regular season, Shaw and the BCHL […]

NHL 20 simulation final: Salmon Arm vs. Cowichan

It all comes down to this! Matt Crasa and the Cowichan Valley Capitals go head to head with Ethan Langenegger and the Salmson Arm Silverbacks to see who will be crowned Fred Page Cup champion in the NHL 20 BCHL Playoffs simulation! This simulation is powered by Shaw

NHL 20 Playoff Simulation: ‘Backs vs. Vipers

Only one spot remains in the simulated Fred Page Cup Final. Ethan Langenegger and the Salmon Arm Silverbacks take on Trey Taylor and the Vernon Vipers in the Interior Division Final. Who will punch their ticket to the championship round? This NHL 20 simulation is powered by Shaw.