NCAA Roundup: College Signings

Photo credit: Cornell Athletics (Kaldis) It’s been a month since we shined the spotlight on our alums in the NCAA, so it’s time to catch up on all the recent college free agent signings in this week’s NCAA Roundup, presented by Lordco. NHL Pittsburgh Penguins: D Will Reilly – Senior – Rensselaer Polytechnic University (Nanaimo […]

NCAA Roundup: All-Star Edition

Despite the cancellation of the remainder of the NCAA season last week, there was still plenty of college hockey news off the ice with five of the six conferences announcing All-Star teams and, you guessed it, there were plenty of BCHL alums involved – 29 to be exact. In this week’s NCAA Roundup presented by […]

NCAA Roundup: Newhook shines again for BC

Boston College freshman Alex Newhook put together another strong week for the Eagles and has been recognized as the Hockey East Player of the Week, to go along with his two Rookie of the Week honours so far this year. A pair of former Penticton Vees were also named standouts this week for Bemidji State […]

18 alums listed in initial Hobey Baker nominations

The first batch of nominees for the NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award have been announced and there are 18 BCHL alums up for the honour. The award is based on the following criteria: Strength of character, on and off the ice Contribution to the integrity of the team and outstanding skills in all phases of the […]

8 alums named ECAC All-Stars

ECAC Hockey announced their year-end all-stars this week and eight former BCHL players made the cut. Here is a quick recap of all the alums selected. Andrew Shortridge (Junior, G) – Quinnipiac University – First-Team All-Star Shortridge put together by far his best college season in his junior year, posting league-best numbers with a .944 […]

Kaldis claims another ECAC Hockey nod

Getting your first NCAA goal is obviously a career highlight but when it’s a game-winner and earns┬áconference player of the week recognition, it makes for an especially sweet moment to savour. That’s the case for Nanaimo Clippers alum Yanni Kaldis of Cornell University as he potted the winner in an important 4-3 win over RPI […]

Kaldis claims ECAC rookie nod

With no points through his first four NCAA contests at Cornell, former Nanaimo Clippers standout defenceman Yanni Kaldis broke out in his most recent game and was recognized with a conference award as a result. Kaldis picked up three assists for the Big Red, getting in on each goal in an eventual 4-3 loss to […]

Hope has big week, earns POW honours

West Kelowna Warriors forward Kylar Hope has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 10, the league announced Monday. Hope led all scorers for the week that was with five goals and two assists in three games. The native of Lashburn, Sask. had two third-period goals to force overtime […]

BCHL Playoffs: Monday, April 4

Yanni Kaldis’ wrister found its way home with 45 seconds to go and was the game-winner in a 3-2 Nanaimo Clippers road win over the Chilliwack Chiefs. Nanaimo is now one win away from clinching a spot in the BCHL Finals. After a scoreless first, Chris Dodero got the Clips on the board near the […]

Renwick commits to Alaska-Anchorage

(Submitted by Alex Hoegler, BCHL Communications) One of the Nanaimo Clippers veterans will take a well-followed path to continue his hockey career at the collegiate level. Forward Corey Renwick has committed to the University of Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA,) for the 2016-17 season. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound forward has played four […]