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 […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 3

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Coquitlam Express – 5 Langley Rivermen – 4 (OT) Josh Wildauer scored twice in the third period, but it was Danny Peason who played hero in this one, scoring his first of the postseason 7:49 into overtime to give the Coquitlam Express the 5-4 win over the Langley Rivermen and […]

Playoff recap: Mar. 1

Wenatchee Wild – 2 Vernon Vipers – 1 Brian Adams and Ethan Wolthers each notched their first goals of the postseason and Daniel Chenard only had to make 14 saves to get the win as the Wenatchee Wild beat the Vernon Vipers 2-1 to even their opening-round series at one game apiece. After a scoreless […]

Playoff recap: Feb. 29

Cowichan Valley Capitals – 7 Powell River Kings – 6 (OT) Primo Self had a hat trick and Brady Lynn registered a two-point night, including the game-winning goal with just over six to play in the first overtime period as the Cowichan Valley Capitals outlasted the Powell River Kings 7-6 in a wild Game 2 […]

Interior Division Playoff Preview

Next up in our divisional playoff previews is the Interior Division. This year is unique as we have two crossover teams in the Prince George Spruce Kings and the Victoria Grizzlies, while the Penticton Vees and Trail Smoke Eaters will look to build on stellar regular seasons and go on a long postseason run. #1 […]

Morton named Subway POW

Wenatchee Wild forward Sam Morton has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 16. In three games last week, the 20-year-old from Lafayette, Colo. had three goals and five assists for eight points, including two game-winning goals. On Friday, Morton scored the eventual game-winner shorthanded in the second […]

NCAA Roundup: McCarthy, Christensen, Scheel take home weekly honours

Photo credits: Kelly Shea (Christensen), Russ Hons (Scheel) This week in the NCAA Roundup presented by Lordco, there were three BCHL alums honoured with weekly conference awards in the NCAA, including a goaltender taking home his fourth recognition already this season. ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Connor McCarthy – Junior – Clarkson University (Chilliwack […]

NCAA Roundup: Christensen, Kozlowski, Scheel earn weekly NCAA honours

Photo credits: Kelly Shea (Christensen), Russ Hons (Scheel) Three BCHL alums were recognized with weekly honours in their respective NCAA conferences and several more freshmen scored their first goals. Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week Blake Christensen – Senior – American International College (Wenatchee Wild) Christensen had a strong week for AIC as the Yellow […]