Alumni Profile: Jasper Weatherby

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann, Russ Hons (North Dakota), Garrett James Photography (Wenatchee) Jasper Weatherby is currently in his junior season at the University of North Dakota, after having played two years with the Wenatchee Wild from 2016 to 2018. At just 23 years of age, Weatherby has accomplished a lot already in his young life. […]

BCHL Podcast: Feb. 18 (Jasper Weatherby & Owen Sillinger)

This week, we catch up with another pair of BCHL alums having great seasons in the NCAA. First up, we are joined by University of North Dakota forward and Wenatchee Wild alum Jasper Weatherby. The 23-year-old San Jose Sharks draft pick is a former BCHL leading scorer and MVP and is coming off a four-point […]

NCAA Roundup: Feb. 18

Photo credits: Mark Kuhlmann (Weatherby), Rob Rasmussen (Fawcett) It was another banner week for BCHL alumni in Division I college hockey with six players being honoured with weekly conference awards. Let’s take a look at who stood out this week in the NCAA Roundup. Big Ten 1st Star of the Week Jack LaFontaine – Senior […]

NCAA Roundup: Weekly and monthly conference award handed out to BCHL alums

It’s the first week of the month, so that means we have both weekly and monthly NCAA conference awards to sift through. Two BCHL alums have grabbed monthly awards and another six took home weekly honours. ECAC Hockey Player of the Month Odeen Tufto – Senior – Quinnipiac University (Vernon Vipers) Tufto continues to pile […]

NCAA Roundup: 8 alums recognized with conference awards

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Ed Mailliard (Briere), Mady Salvani (Galambos) This week saw the highest number of former BCHL players rewarded with conference awards so far this year as six took home weekly honours and another two were recognized for their play in the month of December. Atlantic Hockey Player […]

BCHL Podcast: Dec. 3 (Kevin Wall & Bliss Littler)

A new episode of the BCHL Podcast is now live! This week we talk to: -Kevin Wall (Penn State University, Carolina Hurricanes, Chilliwack Chiefs) -Bliss Littler (Wenatchee Wild) Wall tells us about his torrid start to his sophomore year at Penn State, his memories of the 2019 NHL Draft and how the BCHL prepared him […]

Wild take hiatus for 2020-21 season due to border closure and state restrictions

The Wenatchee Wild announced today that the franchise is taking a hiatus for the 2020-21 BCHL season, due to complications caused by the closure of the American-Canadian border and restrictions put in place by the State of Washington due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of this morning, the Wild have released all players on their […]

BCHL Next Generation: Wenatchee Wild

All summer we’ll be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the 2020-21 season with recaps of offseason commits and acquisitions. We will also have interviews and scouting reports from the coaches. Next up is the Wenatchee Wild. After winning the Fred Page Cup in 2018 and making the Interior Division Finals the […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 6

Cowichan Valley Capitals – 2 Powell River Kings – 1 (OT) Matthew Crasa’s fourth of the playoffs tied the game in the final minute and Luc Wilson’s power-play goal in overtime clinched the series as the Cowichan Valley Capitals beat the Powell River Kings 2-1 to win their opening-round series in five games. Ethan Schmunk […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 4

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Penticton Vees – 5 West Kelowna Warriors – 4 (OT) The Penticton Vees are moving on to the second round thanks to late-game heroics from Carson Kosobud and Jackson Niedermayer as they beat the West Kelowna Warriors 5-4 in overtime to take the series in five games. The Vees defencemen […]