BCHL Next Generation: Salmon Arm Silverbacks

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 Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The Silverbacks finished […]

BCHL updates Wenatchee Wild schedule

The BCHL announced several schedule changes today involving the Wenatchee Wild due to the extension of the border closure for people traveling into the United States from Canada. The Wild will exclusively play road games in the early part of the season and will make up their home dates in the later months. The team […]

Silverbacks defenceman Lemay selected by Capitals in fourth round of draft

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman Joaquim Lemay was selected by the Washington Capitals in the fourth round (119th overall) on day two of the NHL Entry Draft on Saturday. Lemay came into the draft ranked as the 224th North American skater by NHL Central Scouting. The 18-year-old from St-Pierre-les-Becquets, QC played his rookie year in the […]

2021 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Kyle Robinson (Rickwood), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Garrett James Photography (Teleguine) The 2021 NHL Entry Draft takes place tomorrow night with Round 1 and continues with Rounds 2 through 7 on Saturday morning. Like every year at the draft, there are several BCHL players expected to be taken. Today, we will take a […]

BCHL Podcast: NHL Draft Preview Part 2 (Serdachny, Rubin, Lemay & Roukounakis)

Photo credits: Tami Quan (Serdachny, Lemay), Dan Hickling (Rubin, Roukounakis) The BCHL’s 2021 NHL Draft coverage is presented by Chevrolet. +++ We continue our NHL Draft coverage on the BCHL Podcast with Part 2 of our preview featuring interviews with another four BCHL players listed on Central Scouting’s final rankings. On today’s show, we speak with […]

NHL Draft Profile: Joaquim Lemay

Photo credit: Tami Quan For the second year in a row, the NHL Draft will be held virtually, this time on Jul. 23 and 24. This year, there are nine current, former and future BCHL players that made NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings. Leading up to the draft, we will be speaking with the prospects […]

NHL Draft Profile: Noah Serdachny

Photo credit: Lisa Mazurek For the second year in a row, the NHL Draft will be held virtually, this time on Jul. 23 and 24. This year, there are nine current, former and future BCHL players that made NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings. Leading up to the draft, we will be speaking with the prospects […]

14 players with BCHL ties named to NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings for 2021 Draft

Photo credits: Kyle Robinson (Rickwood), Garrett James Photography (Teleguine, Terness), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Tami Quan (Serdachny) Last Thursday, NHL Central Scouting released its final rankings ahead of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. A total of 14 players with BCHL ties were named to the list, including five who played in the 2020-21 Pod Season, […]

2020-21 Vernon Pod Award Winners

Photo credits: Tami Quan (Tassy [Top Scorer], Serdachny, Sansbury), Lisa Mazurek (Tassy [MVP], Porter Jr.) After polling coaches and broadcasters from the three teams in the Vernon Pod, the league has determined the winners of the Vernon Pod Awards. Vernon Pod Most Valuable Player Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm Silverbacks) – 20GP – 18G – 9A […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Families of the Week: Vernon Pod

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 […]