BCHL Podcast: Nov. 19 (Hobie Hedquist, Carter Wilkie & Tom Williamson)

On today’s episode, we talk to Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender Hobie Hedquist (3:12), Rochester Institute of Technology freshman and former Chilliwack Chief and West Kelowna Warrior Carter Wilkie (12:27), as well as Tom Williamson who played in the BCHL from 1966 to 1968 for the Vernon Blades and the Vernon Essos (27:31). Subscribe and listen: […]

NCAA Roundup: 7 alumni claim weekly awards

The NCAA season is in full swing and BCHL alumni have been consistently producing since the puck was dropped last month. Last week was no different as seven former BCHL players claimed weekly awards in their respective conferences. ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Ben Berard – Junior – Cornell University (Powell River Kings) Berard […]

NCAA Roundup: Mar. 4

After just one former BCHL player was honoured with a conference award last week, things have picked up again with both weekly and monthly hardware being handed out this week. A total of eight different players earned conference awards, including several players who double dipped with multiple honours and a pair of goalies who were […]

LaFontaine and Scheel named finalists for Richter Award

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) Penticton Vees alums Jack LaFontaine and Adam Scheel have both been named finalists for the Mike Richter Award, given to the NCAA’s top goaltender. The Hockey Commissioner’s Association released a “Watch List” of 35 names at the start of the month, but have narrowed that list down to nine finalists. […]

Alumni Profile: Jasper Weatherby

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann, Russ Hons (North Dakota), Garrett James Photography (Wenatchee) Jasper Weatherby is currently in his junior season at the University of North Dakota, after having played two years with the Wenatchee Wild from 2016 to 2018. At just 23 years of age, Weatherby has accomplished a lot already in his young life. […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 18 (Jasper Weatherby & Owen Sillinger)

This week, we catch up with another pair of BCHL alums having great seasons in the NCAA. First up, we are joined by University of North Dakota forward and Wenatchee Wild alum Jasper Weatherby. The 23-year-old San Jose Sharks draft pick is a former BCHL leading scorer and MVP and is coming off a four-point […]

NCAA Roundup: Feb. 18

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann (Weatherby), Rob Rasmussen (Fawcett) It was another banner week for BCHL alumni in Division I college hockey with six players being honoured with weekly conference awards. Let’s take a look at who stood out this week in the NCAA Roundup. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 12 (Angus Crookshank & Adam Scheel)

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (Scheel) We’re back with another two interviews on this week’s edition of the BCHL Podcast! First up, with speak with University of New Hampshire forward and Langley Rivermen alum Angus Crookshank. The North Vancouver, B.C. native reflects on his junior career in the BCHL, his experience playing for Canada West at […]

Alumni Profile: Jordan Kawaguchi

Photo credit: Mark Kuhlmann (North Dakota) For Jordan Kawaguchi, who grew up in Abbotsford, B.C., it was a dream come true for him when signed on to play with the Chilliwack Chiefs of the BCHL for the 2013-14 season. The team was coming off two strong years after relocating from Quesnel to Chilliwack in 2011 […]

6 BCHL alums named to Mike Richter Award Watch List

The NCAA announced its Mike Richter Award Watch List today and six former BCHL goaltenders are in the running for the trophy. The Richter award is handed out to the NCAA’s top goaltender each year. The BCHL alums on the list are: Michael Corson – Junior – Niagara University (Cowichan Valley Capitals) Corson transferred from […]