Christensen heading to AIC

American International College (AIC) has had some good recruiting success late in the season from the Wenatchee Wild. Having inked Kyle Stephan in March, AIC has just landed another standout Wild forward in Blake Christensen. A native of Rochester Hills, Mich., Christensen posted 16 goals and 20 assists for 36 points in 52 games this […]

Nieto locks up future at LSSU

The Wenatchee Wild are pleased to announce that goaltender Garrett Nieto has committed to play college hockey for Lake Superior State University. Nieto, a 17-year-old, 6-foot-3, 235-pound goaltender from Yorba Linda, Calif., recently completed his first season with the Wild, compiling a 2.09 goals against average and a .911 saves percentage in 19 games, winning […]

BCHL Playoffs: Thursday, March 24

Jordan Kawaguchi scored the first goal of the game and then the last, supplying the dramatic OT winner for the Chilliwack Chiefs in a 3-2 home victory that also gave them a 4-1 series win over the Wenatchee Wild. Kawaguchi opened the scoring just 1:19 into the first, set up by Kale Kane and Rylan […]

Chiefs-Wild Game 5 Preview

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) Through the first four games of Round 2, the Chilliwack Chiefs appear to be the beneficiary of having a 10-days rest between their first- and second-round series. The Chiefs hold a 3-1 series lead on the Wenatchee Wild and will try their hand at reaching Round 3 Thursday night. […]

BCHL Playoffs: Tuesday, March 22

The West Kelowna Warriors accomplished three incredible feats on Tuesday night, beating the Penticton Vees on consecutive nights, earning a shutout and tying up the Interior division finals at two games apiece. Jonathan Desbiens’ goal at 9:41 of the second period was all the Warriors would need to win, but he added a second with […]

BCHL Playoffs: Monday, March 21

Yanni Kaldis’ goal at 15:39 of overtime lifted the Nanaimo Clippers to a 3-2 road victory over the Powell River Kings and giving the Clips a 3-0 series lead. Devin Brosseau and Sheldon Rempal scored 55 seconds apart in the first to put the Clips ahead 2-0 after 20 minutes. But the Kings chipped away […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, March 19

The Penticton Vees didn’t make it easy on themselves, but Scott Conway answered the call when it mattered most, as his game-tying goal at 19:01 of the third period set the stage for an incredible finish. At 5:57 of overtime, Conway scored the winners thanks to assists from Nicholas Jones and Luke Voltin. The Vees […]

Round 2 Series Previews

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) The Divisional finals start this Friday. Here is a preview for each series and key players to watch closely as we near puck drop. Mainland Chilliwack Chiefs (1) vs. (2) Wenatchee Wild How they got there: Chilliwack swept the Coquitlam Express in the opening round, and have been off […]

Chiefs rested, ready for Round 2

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) When the Chilliwack Chiefs and Wenatchee Wild face off in the second-round this Friday, it will be a matchup of two teams who have been well-rested for the series. The Chiefs were the only team to pull off a first-round sweep, dispatching the Coquitlam Express. As a result, they […]

Kaldis takes POW Honours

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL communications) Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Yanni Kaldis has been named BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 13, the league announced Monday. Kaldis led all defencemen in points throughout the week with six. He had two goals and four assists as the Nanaimo Clippers eliminated the Alberni Valley […]