NCAA Roundup: 4 alums snag weekly awards

Photo credit: BSU Photo Services (Driscoll) It was a good week for BCHL alums playing in the WCHA as they captured three of the four weekly awards in the conference, plus yet another Wenatchee Wild grad got his hands on a Player of the Week award, this time in the Atlantic Hockey conference. Atlantic Hockey […]

BC Born: Luc Wilson

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography As a youngster growing up in Duncan, B.C., Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Luc Wilson had a slight advantage over the rest of his hockey-playing colleagues. His father Brant worked at the local arena and would stay late after work to use the ice to work on skills with his son. […]

Kawaguchi and Ghantous take home weekly NCAA awards

Photo credits: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi), MI Hockey (Ghantous) A pair of BCHL alums took home weekly honours in the NCAA this week. NCHC Forward of the Week Jordan Kawaguchi – Junior – University of North Dakota (Chilliwack Chiefs) Kawaguchi led the NCHC with six points last weekend to guide North Dakota to a conference-opening sweep […]

NCAA weekly roundup: Clippers alum Hookenson earns first-career POW honour

In this week’s NCAA roundup, only one BCHL alum earned a conference Player of the Week award, but we saw a few freshmen score their first career goal and a pair of BCHL grads earn a shutout for their first-career win. WCHA Defenceman of the Week Edwin Hookenson – Senior – Minnesota State University Mavericks […]

5 BCHL alums earns NCAA POW honours

Photo credit: Russ Hons/UND Athletics (Scheel), CA Hill Photo (Risteau) The college hockey season is underway across the NCAA and BCHL alums are already being recognized for their play early in the season as five former players from the league were named Players of the Week in their conference. ECAC Hockey Player of the Week […]

Williams commits to Lake Superior State

Nanaimo Clippers forward Tyler Williams was an offensive force in his first BCHL season. The 19-year-old led the team in assists and finished just one point back of the Clippers scoring lead. His strong play last season caught the attention of NCAA scouts as Williams has committed to the Lake Superior State University Lakers for […]

Marritt signs on with Northern Michigan

Photo credit: Lisa Mazurek Vernon Vipers forward Connor Marritt grew up in Kelowna, B.C. and has played his entire hockey career in the Okanagan area. Having just completed his second BCHL season with the Vipers, he now knows that in a year’s time he will be moving out of the province and out of the […]

Bahn signs on with Alabama-Huntsville

After one successful year in the BCHL, West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Lucas Bahn is heading south again as he has committed to the University of Alabama-Huntsville next season, located only a couple of hours away from his hometown of Hendersonville, Tenn. The 19-year-old saw his offensive game grow in West Kelowna this year, putting up […]

Lategan commits to Alabama-Huntsville

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Langley Rivermen forward Daneel Lategan made his way to Canada and ended up playing minor hockey in Alberta near his hometown of Westlock. In 2016, he made the jump to B.C. to play Junior B hockey in the Kootenay Interior Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) and a year later he […]

Several alums named NCAA All-Stars

Several NCAA conferences have announced their year-end all-star teams and there is plenty of former BCHL talent prominently featured. Here is a quick roundup of all the BCHL alums named to conference all-star teams so far. Atlantic Hockey Blake Chirstensen (Junior, F) – American International College – First-Team All-Star The Coral Springs, Fla. native enters […]