Wood named Subway BCHL Player of the Week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies goaltender Blake Wood has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 15. The Nanaimo product posted back-to-back wins over the weekend against his hometown team, stopping 80 of the 84 shots he faced, finishing the week with a.952 save percentage and […]

Newhook earns back-to-back POW

Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 10, the league announced Monday. After earning his first Player of the Week honour last week, Newhook was even better this week, putting up nine points in three home games, including a hat trick on Sunday […]

Ghirardosi commits to Quinnipiac for 2019-20

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Tyler Ghirardosi has committed to Quinnipiac University for the 2019-2020 season. The 18-year-old, Trail B.C. native made a name for himself during his rookie season with the Smoke Eaters, scoring 19 goals and adding 21 assists in 57 games. Ghirardosi also added eight goals and two assist in 12-playoff games, including […]

Ghirardosi goal goes viral

If you’re a longtime fan of the BCHL, you’ve probably long since seen the highlight clip. Trail Smoke Eaters forward Tyler Ghirardosi dips and dangles his way through the neutral zone, across the blueline and in on goal all while evading two Penticton Vees defenders and finishes in fine fashion going high to the blocker […]

Series preview – Trail vs. Penticton

#4 Trail Smoke Eaters vs. #1 Penticton Vees Game one – Friday, March 16 – 7 p.m. at South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton TICKETS WATCH LIVE ON HOCKEYTV Season Series Penticton got the better of Trail throughout the course of the 2017/18 regular season, winning four of the six meetings between the two clubs, […]

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 […]

BCHL Playoff recap – Tuesday, March 6

Derek Brown continued his fine postseason for the Vernon Vipers with two goals in a 4-2 road win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks that puts Vernon up 3-0 in the series. Just 12 seconds into the game, Brown opened the scoring and then made it 2-0 late in the opening frame.┬áIn the second, Rhett Kingston […]

Vanderbeck’s big week earns BCHLPOW

Wenatchee Wild forward AJ Vanderbeck has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 4, the league announced Monday Vanderbeck had six goals and two helpers in three games, all wins on home ice for the Wild. The native of Monument, Colorado opened his week with a pair of goals […]

Burman backstops Clips to road win

Taz Burman made 47 saves for his first BCHL shutout as the Nanaimo Clippers defeated the host Powell River Kings 4-0. For the second night in a row the Clippers were decidedly outshot but they got three goals in the first period with Jamie Collins, Cal Babych and Parker Colley doing the damage. Preston Brodziak’s […]