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: Talon Zakall

Merritt Centennials defenceman Talon Zakall broke out in a big way last year in his sophomore season in the BCHL. The 18-year-old jumped to 29 points compared to 10 in his rookie year. He especially stood out once he earned the opportunity to lineup on the team’s number-one defensive pair after the Centennials moved players […]

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 · BCHL Podcast – […]

Bourne Named FortisBC Player of the Month

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Nanaimo Clippers forward Josh Bourne has been named the FortisBC Player of the Month for February. Bourne led all scorers in the month with 10 goals and 19 points in 10 games. The Richmond, B.C. native finished the regular season with 11 points in the final eight games to lead […]

Morton named Subway POW

Wenatchee Wild forward Sam Morton has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 16. In three games last week, the 20-year-old from Lafayette, Colo. had three goals and five assists for eight points, including two game-winning goals. On Friday, Morton scored the eventual game-winner shorthanded in the second […]

Merritt’s Zakall named High School POM

Merritt Centennials defenceman Talon Zakall has been named the BCHL High School Player of the Month for November. This award is for players 18-years-old or younger who are attending high school full time and is based on in-class and on-ice performance. The 17-year-old enjoyed a productive month on the ice last month, scoring three goals […]