69 alums in NCAA tourney

The field is set for the 2019 NCAA Div. I men’s hockey tournament and plenty of BCHL grads will be participating. In total there are 69 former BCHL players competing for a spot in the Frozen Four. Of the 16 teams competing, 15 have at least one BCHL grad in the lineup and eight schools […]

3 alums named Hobey finalists

Three BCHL graduates have been announced as top-10 finalists for the 2019 Hobey Baker Award, the NCAA announced today. Two Salmon Arm Silverbacks alums, Michigan State University forward Taro Hirose and Quinnipiac University defenceman Chase Priskie, made the top-10, while St. Cloud State University forward and former Penticton Vee Patrick Newell is also up for […]

Zins signs on with St. Cloud

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Trevor Zins is heading home next year. He is currently enjoying a breakout season for the Smokies, putting up career bests in goals, assists and points, and it has resulted in his commitment to St. Cloud State University, located less than an hour away from his hometown of St. Michael, Minn. […]

Alumni update – Oct. 15

With the college hockey season now underway, the weekly player awards are turning up plenty of BCHL talent. There were BCHL alumni recognized this week in the NCAA’s Atlantic Hockey, ECAC Hockey and NCHC conferences as Nick Hutchinson (Canisius), Cole Maier (Union) and Patrick Newell (St. Cloud State) all shone on the ice for their […]

Forster commits to Huskies

After a final BCHL season that included a league title and a national championship with the West Kelowna Warriors, Garrett Forster has added a personal cherry on top with an NCAA Div. I commitment. The Delta, B.C. native will play at St. Cloud State University (SCSU) next season, joining a Huskies program based in St. […]

Smith signs with St. Cloud State

Though he’s now focused on the BCHL postseason, it has to feel a bit like mission accomplished on another front for Powell River Kings goaltender Jeff Smith. The Maple Ridge, B.C. native has accepted an offer to St. Cloud State University to play for the Huskies starting next season. This after he played his freshman […]

Huskies honours: Petan, Benik earn NCAA nods

Now in their respective final seasons of NCAA hockey, Alex Petan and Joey Benik are perhaps saving their best for last. Petan is the only player in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association scoring race averaging better than a point per game in conference play and just led the Michigan Tech Huskies to an undefeated month […]