Verrall commits to York

With a 6-foot-3, 202-pound frame, Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Ben Verrall boasts a frame any hockey coach would love to have on the blueline. York University will be the beneficiary in this case as Verrall has accepted an offer to play for the USports program in Toronto. In three seasons on the Caps back end, […]

Campbell will play at Queen’s

Duncan Campbell made an immediate impact upon joining the Penticton Vees’ roster partway through this season and he hopes to do the same in university hockey this coming fall. Campbell has accepted an offer to play at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound forward scored twice in his Vees debut on Nov. 4 […]

Looysen signs pact to Brock

Victoria Grizzlies forward Nathan Looysen has played most of his Junior hockey close to his Vancouver Island hometown of Saanich but he’ll be headed across Canada to Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont. to play for the Badgers starting next season. This season, Looysen has posted 19 goals and 28 assists for 47 points in […]

Record number of college-bound players

The 2015-16 BCHL season was notable for many things including an RBC Cup national title for the West Kelowna Warriors and three first-round selections at the NHL Entry Draft. But the number 148 will stand out as among the best things achieved during the last campaign. That’s the number of college commitments for players in […]

Greenfield agrees to CIS deal at U of C

Matthew Greenfield, a native of Parkland, Fla., is putting down some more roots in Western Canada. The West Kelowna Warriors graduated goaltender has made a commitment to the University of Calgary for the coming season. Greenfield joined the Warriors in December of last season and played a huge role in the team’s run to a […]

LeBrun headed to UBC

A final BCHL season that ended up with a national championship has just gotten a bit sweeter for West Kelowna Warriors forward Jake LeBrun. The Prince George native has committed to play for the UBC Thunderbirds next season. LeBrun was acquired by the Warriors in January for their drive to the postseason and provided a […]

LeClerc inks with Laurier

Having not missed a game in the last two seasons with the Powell River Kings, Jeremy LeClerc is hoping his durability will be a bonus as he takes his game to the Canadian university level. The defenceman will compete for the Golden Hawks of Wilfrid Laurier University in the coming season. LeClerc played three seasons […]

Michie commits to RMC

The Coquitlam Express are proud to announce 20-year-old forward Matt Michie has committed to play university hockey at Royal Military College (RMC). “We are extremely proud of Matt and seeing him getting this opportunity is awesome,” said Express Head Coach and General Manager Barry Wolff. “It takes an exceptional character person to enroll in such a […]

Margo makes pact to Queen’s

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are proud to announce that Bulldogs captain Eric Margo has committed to the Queen’s University Gaels for the 2016-17 season. Margo played two full seasons with the Bulldogs, appearing in 112 regular season games over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. He put up 51 points in regular season play and another […]

MacEachern inks with U of T

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman and captain Evan MacEachern has committed to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues for the 2016-17 season. MacEachern joined the Smokies part way through the 2014-15 season and in 14 games collected five assists.  In 45 games this past season he had nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points. His leadership […]