2019 college free agent signings

After the conclusion of their NCAA season, the following BCHL alums signed professional contracts. The list of names includes information on the players’ BCHL team, NCAA team and the professional club they signed with (and which NHL team they are affiliated with). *Indicates player was drafted by that NHL club. Name BCHL Team College Team […]

Final NCAA All-Stars announced

The final two conferences have announced their year-end honours as the Big Ten and Hockey East named their all-conference teams this week. As usual there was plenty of former BCHL talent included on these lists. Fresh off being named Big Ten Player of the Year, it was no surprise that Michigan State forward and Salmon […]

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 […]

Hirose turns pro with Red Wings

The latest, but certainly not least, of the burst of NCAA free agent signings this week was that of Salmon Arm Silverbacks alum and college hockey’s leading scorer at the end of the regular season, Taro Hirose of Michigan State. The Detroit Red Wings, who didn’t have to go far afield to see Hirose this […]

Alumni Update – Oct. 30

It has been the busiest week of the season as far as BCHL alumni being named conference players of the week as four individuals picked up honours. Penticton Vees product Colton Poolman is defenceman of the week in the NCHC with North Dakota, former Salmon Arm Silverbacks star Taro Hirose is Big 10 player of […]

BC Ford Dealers Road to the Fred Page Cup – playoffs snapshot

The BC Ford Dealers Road to the Fred Page Cup BCHL Playoffs are here. It’s 12 teams laying it on the line for the right to hoist the most sought-after trophy in the league. A different team has claimed the Fred Page Cup each of the last three seasons. Who will claim the title this […]

In the running for BCHL hardware

The finalists for the 2015-16 BCHL Awards have been determined. After polling the league’s head coaches, one player from each division has been identified. These names will be put to the coaches for one more survey to determine the ultimate winners, which will be announced on Friday, Feb. 26. The nominees are as follows: Vern […]