Trudeau, Tassy, Riley named FortisBC 3 Stars of the Month

Photo credits: Garrett James Photography West Kelowna Warriors forward Felix Trudeau, Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Simon Tassy and Chilliwack Chiefs goaltender Grant Riley have been named the FortisBC 3 Stars of the Month for November. 1st Star – Felix Trudeau (F) – West Kelowna Warriors Trudeau finished with the most goals of any BCHL player […]

NCAA Roundup: Nov. 24

We are coming off a week where three BCHL alumni were honoured with conference awards, including a five-time weekly top rookie winner. ECAC Player of the Week Ethan de Jong – Senior – Quinnipiac University (Prince George Spruce Kings) de Jong put together a solid weekend for Quinnipiac, more than doubling his season’s goal production […]

BCHL Podcast: Nov. 19 (Hobie Hedquist, Carter Wilkie & Tom Williamson)

On today’s episode, we talk to Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender Hobie Hedquist (3:12), Rochester Institute of Technology freshman and former Chilliwack Chief and West Kelowna Warrior Carter Wilkie (12:27), as well as Tom Williamson who played in the BCHL from 1966 to 1968 for the Vernon Blades and the Vernon Essos (27:31). Subscribe and listen: […]

NCAA Roundup: 7 alumni claim weekly awards

The NCAA season is in full swing and BCHL alumni have been consistently producing since the puck was dropped last month. Last week was no different as seven former BCHL players claimed weekly awards in their respective conferences. ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Ben Berard – Junior – Cornell University (Powell River Kings) Berard […]

Hedquist, Dyck, Bar Lev Wise named 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender Hobie Hedquist, Cranbrook Bucks forward Tyson Dyck and West Kelowna Warriors forward Elan Bar Lev Wise have been named the BCHL’s 3 Stars of the Week. 1st Star of the Week – Hobie Hedquist (G) – Alberni Valley Bulldogs Hedquist earned back-to-back shutouts last week in […]

7 BCHL players listed as Players to Watch by NHL Central Scouting

NHL Central Scouting released its initial Players to Watch list ahead of the 2022 NHL Entry draft and there are seven current BCHL players on the list. Michael Abgrall (Surrey), Eli Barnet (Victoria), Ethan Bono (Alberni Valley), Emanuelson Charbonneau (Alberni Valley), Ryan Hopkins (Penticton), Tyson Jugnauth (West Kelowna) and Joshua Niedermayer (Penticton) were listed as […]

BCHL Next Generation: West Kelowna Warriors

In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2021-22 regular season, we will be going team-by-team to profile new players coming in for the upcoming year. This will include recaps of offseason commitments and acquisitions, as well as scouting reports from the coaches. Last up is the West Kelowna Warriors. Like most BCHL […]

BCHL Future Stars: Tyson Jugnauth

Photo credit: Tami Quan Tyson Jugnauth tied for fourth in scoring among all BCHL defencemen in 2020-21 and did so while beginning the season at just 16-years-old. It was an impressive feat for the West Kelowna Warriors freshman, but according to his coach, he may have being holding back. “He got up to first place […]

2021 NHL Draft Preview

Photo credits: Kyle Robinson (Rickwood), Jonathan Knight Photography (Johnson), Garrett James Photography (Teleguine) The 2021 NHL Entry Draft takes place tomorrow night with Round 1 and continues with Rounds 2 through 7 on Saturday morning. Like every year at the draft, there are several BCHL players expected to be taken. Today, we will take a […]

BCHL Podcast: NHL Draft Preview Part 2 (Serdachny, Rubin, Lemay & Roukounakis)

Photo credits: Tami Quan (Serdachny, Lemay), Dan Hickling (Rubin, Roukounakis) The BCHL’s 2021 NHL Draft coverage is presented by Chevrolet. +++ We continue our NHL Draft coverage on the BCHL Podcast with Part 2 of our preview featuring interviews with another four BCHL players listed on Central Scouting’s final rankings. On today’s show, we speak with […]