BCHL Playoffs: Monday, March 7

A ferocious third period rally by the Island #2 Powell River Kings wasn’t enough, as they failed to take a commanding 3-0 series lead by falling to the #3 Cowichan Valley Capitals 5-4 in overtime. Luke Santerno scored first for the Capitals 6:58 into the first. Corey Hoffman and Josh Adkins added second period markers […]

CJHL Top-20: March 7, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta (March 7, 2016) – As we start into playoffs scheduled to start this week for all the leagues in the CJHL, the defending RBC Cup Champions Portage Terriers chose a perfect time for a 20-game winning streak and wind up in the top spot of the final Pointstreak CJHL Top 20 Weekly Rankings. […]

BCHL Playoffs: Saturday, March 5

Bo Didur made 43 saves and Torrin White scored twice in the third period to give the Mainland #3 Langley Rivermen a 4-3 road win over the #2 Wenatchee Wild in Game 1 of their series. Langley led 2-0 after one on goals by Matt Graham and Trevor Ayre but Wenatchee replied in the second […]

CJHL Top-20: February 29, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta (February 29, 2016) – Playoffs are scheduled to start this week for several leagues in the CJHL, and the defending RBC Cup Champions, Manitoba’s Portage Terriers, have chosen a perfect time to go on a 19-game winning streak, and have overtaken the Penticton Vees of the BCHL for top spot in the country. […]

Rutigliano inks with Falcons

When Nick Rutigliano heads off to Bentley University to begin his NCAA hockey career, it will help to have plenty of familiar faces around. The West Kelowna Warriors defenceman in the third player on his team to commit to the Div. I program in Massachusetts. Also headed there are forwards Jonathan Desbiens and Brett Mennear. […]

Anholt nabs WCHA POW nod

Look back over former West Kelowna Warriors captain Matt Anholt’s hockey career and you’ll see his offensive numbers always mushroom in his second season at every level. That’s been the case again this season, his sophomore campaign at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, and he still has two more years to go. This week, the native […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Feb. 19

Jake Kauppila’s second goal of the night wound up being the winner for the Trail Smoke Eaters, who kept their playoff hopes flickering with a 6-4 home win over the Merritt Centennials. Chase Bell’s first BCHL goal for Merritt brought the Cents within one to start the third period but Trail replied promptly with Cooper […]

Desbiens’ scoring spree earns him BCHL POW

West Kelowna Warriors forward Jonathan Desbiens has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 31, the league announced Monday. Desbiens posted one of the highest-scoring weeks in recent memory, racking up six goals and nine assists for 15 points in four games – all wins for the Warriors. The […]

Around the BCHL: Saturday, Jan. 30

Chris Schutz scored twice in 2:24 to start the second period in leading the Alberni Valley Bulldogs to a 6-3 road win over the Victoria Grizzlies. Chris Sarault opened the scoring in the first for the ‘Dogs with Quinn Syrydiuk making it 2-0 before PJ Conlon got the Grizz on the board. Schutz’s pair proved […]

Around the BCHL: Friday, Jan. 29

Kevin Massy scored twice from the blueline, including the game-winning tally, and Mitch Benson made 44 saves to help the Victoria Grizzlies to a 6-3 road win over the Island-leading Nanaimo Clippers. Nanaimo got goals from Devin Brosseau and Troy MacTavish to go ahead 3-2 in the second but the Grizzlies replied with Tyler Welsh, […]