Several BCHL players set to compete at Team Canada camps this summer

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Hockey Canada announced rosters for several camps this summer, including the Under-18 Selection Camp and the Under-17 Development Camp, both of which feature BCHL players. The U18 Selection Camp roster was announced on June 16 and includes Penticton Vees forward Bradly Nadeau and Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood. Nadeau scored […]

Matthew Wood set to reach new heights after impressive rookie year

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography By Kai Farenholtz Over the BCHL’s 60-year history, the league has seen its fair share of next-level talent run through its dressing rooms. As the game gets faster, stronger and more skilled with every passing season, we see younger and younger players making impacts that you come to expect from […]

BCHL announces 2021-22 year-end award winners

The BCHL announced the winners of its year-end awards today for the 2021-22 season. Three award finalists for each trophy were determined after a round of voting by the 18 league head coaches. Winners were selected after a second round of voting by the same coaches. Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player) Simon Tassy […]

Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood named to Canadian U18 squad

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies rookie Matthew Wood was one of 14 forwards named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2022 IIHF U18 World Championship, scheduled for Apr. 23 to May 1 in Landshut and Kaufbeuren, Germany The 25-man roster was finalized in an announcement by Hockey Canada yesterday. “We are excited to […]

Save-On-Foods Billet Families of the Month: March

The BCHL and Save-On-Foods are proud to once again recognize billet families from across the league for going the extra mile to support BCHL players off the ice with the Billet Families of the Month award. Throughout the season, the league will recognize one billet family from each team and the outstanding work they do […]

BCHL announces year-end all-star teams

The BCHL has announced the year-end all-star teams for the 2021-22 season. The First-Team All-Stars, Second-Team All-Stars and All-Rookie Team each feature three forwards, two defencemen and one goalie. The teams were determined after a vote was conducted with all 18 team broadcasters. First-Team All-Stars F Matthew Wood (Victoria Grizzlies) F Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 8

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Langley Rivermen – 5 Victoria Grizzlies – 3 The Langley Rivermen are moving on to the second round after a 5-3 victory over the Victoria Grizzlies in Game 5 at home. Defenceman Joseph Messina had a four-point night for the Rivermen, Riley Wallack had two goals and an assist and […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 6

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography West Kelowna Warriors – 6 Vernon Vipers – 2 Christophe Farmer and Brennan Nelson scored two goals each and Johnny Derrick stopped 29 of 31 shots to lead the West Kelowna Warriors to a 6-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers in Game 4 of their first-round series and take a […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 5

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Langley Rivermen – 5 Victoria Grizzlies 4 (OT) On his 21st birthday, Riley Wallack potted the overtime winner on the power play just 51 seconds into the extra frame to vault the Langley Rivermen to a 5-4 win over the Victoria Grizzlies and a 2-1 series lead. Devan Nagra scored […]

Shaw BCHL Playoff Recap: Apr. 2

Nanaimo Clippers – 7 Surrey Eagles – 4 Jérémie Payant and Kai Daniells had two goals each and Sean Donaldson had a goal and two assists as the Nanaimo Clippers took Game 2 of their first round series by a score of 7-4 over the Surrey Eagles to take a 2-0 series lead. Early on, […]