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: […]

BCHL makes schedule changes due to province’s flooding and transportation issues

Due to flooding in Merritt and in the Fraser Valley and the closures of major highways throughout the province, the BC Hockey League has made changes to its upcoming schedule. Eight games this weekend will be postponed, while another two regional games will be added to the schedule. Postponed: Date Teams Location Friday, Nov. 19 […]

BCHL Podcast: Oct. 29 (Cam MacDonald, Colton Cameron & Steven Cocker)

After a couple weeks off, the BCHL Podcast is back with a brand-new episode. We catch up with BCHL 1st Star of the Week Cam MacDonald (3:25) of the Vernon Vipers. We also chat with Prince George Spruce Kings defenceman Colton Cameron (14:42) who was just named one of 10 Provincial Premier Award winners in […]

MacDonald, Jeffery, Johnson named 3 Stars of the Week

Vernon Vipers forward Cameron MacDonald, Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Adam Jeffery and Cranbrook Bucks forward Johnny Johnson have been named the BCHL’s 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star – Cameron MacDonald (F) – Vernon Vipers The Vipers were the final team to make their Showcase debut last week, but MacDonald made sure the scouts […]

BCHL Next Generation: Vernon Vipers

In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2021-22 regular season, we will be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the upcoming year. This will include recaps of offseason commitments and acquisitions, as well as scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Vernon Vipers. The Vernon Vipers hosted […]

BCHL and Shaw announce five winners for scholarship program

Photo credits: Gary Dorland (Ryan), Garrett James Photography (Katzalay, Torzsok), Jack Murray (Ho) The BCHL and Shaw Communications are proud to announce the five winners of the Shaw BCHL Scholarship Program for the 2020-21 season. This program is designed to provide graduating BCHL players with financial support to use in the next step of their […]

2020-21 Vernon Pod Award Winners

Photo credits: Tami Quan (Tassy [Top Scorer], Serdachny, Sansbury), Lisa Mazurek (Tassy [MVP], Porter Jr.) After polling coaches and broadcasters from the three teams in the Vernon Pod, the league has determined the winners of the Vernon Pod Awards. Vernon Pod Most Valuable Player Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm Silverbacks) – 20GP – 18G – 9A […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Families of the Week: Vernon Pod

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods have partnered to recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Family of the Week award. Throughout the season, we will be going pod-by-pod to recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they […]

BCHL Podcast: Apr. 30 (Jojo Tanaka-Campbell, Cam Keith & Andrew Seaman)

Photo credits: Lisa Mazurek (Tanaka-Campbell), Garrett James Photography (Keith, Seaman) It’s an all first-place edition of the BCHL Podcast as we check in with members of three teams that sit atop of the standings in their respective pods. Today, we catch up with Vernon Vipers forward Jojo Tanaka-Campbell (2:05), Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith […]

Pod Preview: Vernon

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography Our last preview before the season starts is the Vernon Pod, featuring the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Vernon Vipers and West Kelowna Warriors. Salmon Arm Silverbacks Record: 2019-20: 30-23-4-1 2020-21 exhibition: 3-9-1-0 Key returning players: D Kieran Ruscheinski D Hunter Sansbury F Simon Tassy F Drew Bennett F Logan Shaw Key […]