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Massy to play at SAIT

After a final BCHL season that saw him establish highs in points and penalty minutes, Victoria Grizzlies defenceman Kevin Massy is taking his game to the college level. Massy has committed to play at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) starting this fall. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound Victoria native posted nine goals and 29 assists […]

Kelly Cup Champions

A pair of BCHL alums are champions of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). Victoria Grizzlies product Justin Courtnall and former Penticton Vees netminder Joel Rumpel won the Kelly Cup with the Allen Americans Thursday after a 4-2 home win over the Wheeling Nailers. OFFICIAL STORY FROM ECHL.COM The Americans, based in Allen, Texas, are […]

Conlon commits to Amherst College

Victoria Grizzlies graduating captain P.J. Conlon developed into a reliable scoring threat this past season and the program that’s recruited him for next season hope that trend continues. Conlon is headed to NCAA Div. III Amherst College in Massachusetts. The 6-foot, 190-pound native of Goderich, Ont. finished second in Grizz scoring last season with 21 […]

Lowry learns ropes as rookie pro

After years of minor hockey, junior and a four-season NCAA career at Cornell, Victoria Grizzlies alum Joel Lowry has just finished his first season where he got paid to play. Lowry was a rookie forward with the American Hockey League’s Ontario Reign (in the California city, not the Canadian province). The experience added another layer […]

Road to Tampa Bay starts Friday

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The NCAA Div. I opening round, and the road to the Frozen Four in Tampa Bay, Fla., gets going Friday and BCHL graduates will take their fair share of the spotlight. All told, 56 BCHL alums (eight of whom are NHL draft picks, noted below with italics) will feature in […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Jan. 29

Kevin Massy scored twice from the blueline, including the game-winning tally, and Mitch Benson made 44 saves to help the Victoria Grizzlies to a 6-3 road win over the Island-leading Nanaimo Clippers. Nanaimo got goals from Devin Brosseau and Troy MacTavish to go ahead 3-2 in the second but the Grizzlies replied with Tyler Welsh, […]

Around the BCHL: Saturday, Jan. 23

Anthony Brodeur made 38 saves for the Penticton Vees as they held on for a 3-2 road win over the Wenatchee Wild. Scott Conway opened the scoring in the first with his 44th goal of the season and after Colton Poolman made it 2-0, Austin Chavez got the Wild on the board, cutting the Vees […]

Conlon a road warrior for Grizz, earns POW nod

Victoria Grizzlies forward and captain PJ Conlon has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 17, the league announced Monday. Conlon scored four goals and three assists in three games, all road wins, as the Grizz extended their win streak to five. The Goderich, Ont. product broke out with […]

Exhibition tour

Top European club program EC Red Bull Salzburg arrives in B.C. this weekend and will begin their four-game tour through the BCHL starting Monday. Here is the schedule: Monday, Jan. 18 at Royal LePage Place vs. West Kelowna Warriors – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20 at South Okanagan Events Centre vs. Penticton Vees – 7 […]

Gelsinger signs with LSSU

Brayden Gelsinger is a team player but he does like to be first a lot. He’s first on the team in goals, first in assists and now he’s also the first Victoria Grizzlies player to land a college hockey commitment this season. The 20-year-old native of Regina, Sask. accepted this week an offer to play […]