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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paler-Chow backstops Kings to two wins, earns POW

Powell River Kings goaltender Matteo Paler-Chow has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 18, the league announced Monday. Paler-Chow was named first star in both of Powell River’s wins in Victoria this weekend, stopping 30 of the 31 shots he faced in a 5-1 game-one victory on Friday […]

Series preview – Vernon vs. Wenatchee

#2 Vernon Vipers vs. #3 Wenatchee Wild Game one: Friday, March 16 – 7 p.m. at Kal Tire Place in Vernon TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Season Series The two teams split the regular-season series with three regulation wins apiece and each team picking up a win in the other team’s building. Last Time They […]

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 – […]

Chapman’s stingy play earns him BCHLPOW

Victoria Grizzlies goaltender Kurtis Chapman has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 11, the league announced Monday. After going down 3-0 in their first-round series with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, Chapman backstopped the Grizzlies to four straight wins to complete the comeback Sunday afternoon and advance to the […]

The votes are in…

With all voting now complete, the players claiming the hardware for the 2017-18 season are now known. It was a poll of the league’s head coaches that led to the results. The Wenatchee Wild will have to make room in the display case as they have three individuals picking up honours. It’s the second year […]

Hull & Forslund Trophy Winners

With the regular season wrapped up, we can officially announce the winners of the statistically based trophies. Taking the Brett Hull Trophy as the league’s leading scorer is Wenatchee Wild forward Jasper Weatherby. The product of Lummi Island, Wash. notched 37 goals and 37 assists for 74 points while playing all 58 games for the […]