Combine brings draft hopefuls to Buffalo

Eyes have been on them all season and now they’ll be right up close, getting measured in every way possible as the NHL Entry Draft approaches. Defencemen Dante Fabbro (Penticton Vees) and Dennis Cholowski (Chilliwack Chiefs) and forward Tyson Jost (Penticton Vees) are at the NHL scouting combine in Buffalo this week to meet the […]

Jost is RBC CJHL National Player of the Year

Paul Edmonds, Hockey Canada Spend 20 minutes with Tyson Jost and it becomes quickly apparent why he wore the ‘C’ so often this season. He’s driven, focused, talented, humble and well spoken. His junior coach calls him a ‘special individual’ and the list of awards and accolades he’s already received could rival the most successful […]

CJHL announces major awards

CALGARY, Alberta (May 12, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) today announced the winners of five CJHL National Awards.  The CJHL National Awards are awarded each season and recognize individual success in the 10 Junior A leagues in the CJHL.  They include Most Valuable Player, Top Forward, Top Defenceman, Top Goaltender and Rookie of the […]

Top prospects forged in BCHL fire

It’s getting harder to make the case players don’t improve enough while playing in the BCHL and the proof is right there on the ice. The recent performances of Penticton Vees standouts Tyson Jost and Dante Fabbro at the World Under-18 tournament in North Dakota are one way of showing that elite-level players receive the […]

Player rankings released

The NHL Central Scouting final player ratings came out Tuesday with six BCHL players and one alum among the 15 current and former Junior A players included. On the North American skaters list, the following BCHLers rated: 16. Tyson Jost, F, Penticton Vees 18. Dante Fabbro, D, Penticton Vees 23. Dennis Cholowski, D, Chilliwack Chiefs […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, March 26

The West Kelowna Warriors completed what most thought impossible Saturday night as they eliminated the Penticton Vees from the playoffs with a 4-3 home win that wrapped up the series in six games. It was a Garrett Forster empty-net goal with 4:29 to go that wound up being the winner but only after a furious […]

2015-16 1st, 2nd, Rookie Teams named

Just as Round 2 of the BC Ford Dealers Road to the Fred Page Cup BCHL Playoffs get started tonight, the league is announcing its All-Star Teams for the 2015-16 season. The results come from polling of BCHL play-by-play broadcasters. BCHL 1st Team All-Stars: F – Tyson Jost, Penticton Vees F – Sheldon Rempal, Nanaimo […]

Round 2 Series Previews

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The Divisional finals start this Friday. Here is a preview for each series and key players to watch closely as we near puck drop. Mainland Chilliwack Chiefs (1) vs. (2) Wenatchee Wild How they got there: Chilliwack swept the Coquitlam Express in the opening round, and have been off […]

Jost reaches 100-point mark, earns POW honours

Penticton Vees forward Tyson Jost has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 28, the league announced Monday. Jost led all BCHL scorers for the week with three goals and six assists for nine points in three games. The product of St. Albert, Alta. opened his week with a goal and […]

2016 BCHL Award Winners

The votes have been tallied and we now know the winners of the BCHL’s five major individual awards. A second round of polling of the league’s head coaches was carried out this week and the winners are as follows: Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (MVP) – Tyson Jost, Penticton Vees Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy (Rookie of […]