10 BCHL alums honoured with NCAA recognition

Photo credit: BSU Photo Services (Sillinger) NCAA conferences handed out weekly and monthly awards this week and the BCHL was well-represented as 10 former players from the league were honoured. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Month Nick Hutchison – Senior – Canisius College (Salmon Arm Silverbacks) Hutchison kicked his senior season into high gear in […]

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 […]

Tychonick heads up rich draft class

A league-record-tying seven BCHL players were selected and a number of firsts were accomplished for the league at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft in Dallas on Saturday. First off the board for the league was Penticton Vees defenceman Jonny Tychonick who was selected 48th overall by the Ottawa Senators. The 2018 BCHL First Team all-star is committed […]

2018 Draft Hopefuls

American Airlines Center in Dallas is the host venue for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and it could be a memorable locale for several BCHL players should they make it to the Show one day. NHL Central Scouting listed 13 BCHL players in its final ratings going into this weekend’s draft in Dallas. Since the […]

CJHL talent at Draft Combine

CALGARY, Alta. – At the National Hockey League Scouting Combine this past weekend in Buffalo, N.Y., five players who compete in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) showed what they can do. There were four defencemen and one forward from the CJHL among the 104 participants from across North America and Europe that were invited to […]

RBC Cup – Sowder sinks Chiefs in OT

By Jason LaRose, Hockey Canada CHILLIWACK, B.C. – Lucas Sowder went end-to-end for the winner just 18 seconds into overtime, giving the Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) a 2-1 win over the Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL) to finish the opening day of play Saturday at the 2018 RBC Cup. The game was the fifth all-BCHL match-up at Canada’s National […]

Who’s who in the Doyle Cup?

The best-of-seven Doyle Cup series starts Friday night in Wenatchee as the BCHL’s Wild takes on the AJHL’s Spruce Grove Saints. Winning the series means a berth in the RBC Cup national championship which happens May 12 to 20 in Chilliwack. But before we drop the puck, here’s a rundown of some of the key […]

Central Scouting publishes final Draft list

NHL Central Scouting released its final prospect ratings ahead of the 2018 NHL Entry draft. On the list of North American skaters are 21 CJHL Players, including 13 from the BCHL. (Click here for the complete players listing) 36. Jonny Tychonick, D, Penticton Vees 40. Slava Demin, D, Wenatchee Wild 94. Seth Barton, D, Trail […]

BCHL Playoff Recap – Friday, March 30

Jarod Hovde and Ben Brar each scored and goaltender Evan DeBrouwer stopped 24 of 25 shots as the Prince George Spruce Kings beat the Powell River Kings 2-1 in Game 1 of the league semifinal Friday night. After a scoreless first period, Powell River took a 1-0 lead on Ben Berard’s ninth goal of the […]

2018 BCHL All-Stars

The BCHL is pleased to announce the league All-Star teams for the 2017-18 season. After a round of voting by the league’s play-by-play broadcasters, we have determined a First Team, a Second Team and an All-Rookie Team. In all, eight teams had players recognized. Here are the All-Stars for this season: FIRST TEAM F – […]