BCHL Podcast: Apr. 23 (Tyson Jugnauth, Kaeden Lane & Noah Serdachny)

Photo credits: Tami Quan (Jugnauth), Lisa Mazurek Photography (Serdachny) This week’s guests include West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Tyson Jugnauth (2:20) who currently leads all BCHL blueliners in scoring, Penticton Vees goalie Kaeden Lane (13:43) who is the reigning BCHL Player of the Week and Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Noah Serdachny (21:41) who is tied for […]

Pod Preview: Vernon

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography Our last preview before the season starts is the Vernon Pod, featuring the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Vernon Vipers and West Kelowna Warriors. Salmon Arm Silverbacks Record: 2019-20: 30-23-4-1 2020-21 exhibition: 3-9-1-0 Key returning players: D Kieran Ruscheinski D Hunter Sansbury F Simon Tassy F Drew Bennett F Logan Shaw Key […]

8 BCHL alumni sign NHL contracts out of college

Photo credits: Rob Rasmussen (Tufto), Mark Kuhlmann (Kawaguchi) With the college hockey regular season ending a few weeks ago and teams being eliminated from the national tournament last weekend, there has been a recent flurry of NCAA players signings pro contracts. Eight of these players are BCHL alumni and every one of them signed with […]

BCHL Podcast: Mar. 4 (Mike Hardman & Jake Livingstone)

On this week’s episode of the BCHL Podcast, we chat with West Kelowna Warriors alum and Boston College sophomore forward Mike Hardman, as well as Minnesota State University freshman defenceman and former Langley Rivermen standout Jake Livingstone. Hardman has 15 points in 20 games this year for first-place Boston College heading into the final weekend […]

8 BCHL players listed by NHL Central Scouting

Photo credits: Darren Francis (Martino), Garrett James Photography (Johnson), Jack Murray (Bar) Even though the 2020 NHL Draft took place earlier this month, NHL Central Scouting has already released its initial Players to Watch list for the 2021 draft and there are eight BCHL players named. The list is separated into three categories, with A […]

BCHL Podcast (Oct. 23, 2020)

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography (Lapointe), Tami Quan (Stienburg) On the newest edition of the BCHL Podcasts, we talk with: Ryan Donald (Cranbrook Bucks) Greg Lapointe (Coquitlam Express) Matthew Stienburg (West Kelowna Warriors) Donald is the head coach and general manager of the expansion Bucks and he tells us about his team’s first win last […]

BCHL alums find new homes in the NHL

With the NHL playoffs taking place from August to the end of September, that meant the offseason was delayed until early October. With little time to spare, the NHL held the 2020 entry draft on Oct. 6 and 7 and two days later the free agency window opened to signify the official start of the […]

2020 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography The 2020 NHL Entry Draft takes place this week with Round 1 tonight and Rounds 2 through 7 starting tomorrow morning. Like every year at the draft, there are plenty of BCHL players expected to be taken. Today we will take a look at the players ranked by NHL Central […]

BCHL Next Generation: West Kelowna Warriors

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. First up is the West Kelowna Warriors. After struggling out of the gate in the 2019-20 season, the West Kelowna Warriors […]

Cotton, Kawaguchi named Hobey finalists

Photo credit: Russ Hons (Kawaguchi) The Hobey Baker Award Committee announced the Top-10 finalists for the award today and BCHL alums Jason Cotton (Sacred Heart) and Jordan Kawaguchi (North Dakota) were both included on the list. The 10 finalists were selected by voting from all 60 Division I head coaches plus online fan balloting. F […]