60th Anniversary Spotlight: 1970s

As we celebrate the BC Hockey League’s 60th Anniversary season, we will take a look back at the past and celebrate the teams and people that made this league what it is today. Today, we go back to the league’s second decade of existence, the 1970s. +++ The first decade of the BCHL mainly featured […]

BCHL Podcast: Jan. 14 (Ed Johnstone & Cade Littler)

On this week’s episode, we catch up with special guest Ed Johnstone (2:52). Johnstone played for the Vernon Essos from 1970-1972, then went on to play 12 years in the NHL with the New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings. He eventually returned to the BCHL to coach the Vernon Lakers for four years from […]

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: […]