BCHL Bulletin: Coughlin returns to Worcester, Low jumps from the ECHL to Hungary, and more!

Coughlin re-ups with Worcester for 2022-23

Forwardย Liam Coughlinย (38 goals, 67 assists in 107 games with Vernon from 2013-15) has signed an extension with the Worcester Railers of the ECHL for 2022-23.

Coughlin, 27, had nine goals and 33 points in 45 games for the Railers this past season. The South Boston, MA product added an assist in six American Hockey League games split between Bridgeport, Providence, and Springfield.

Low goes from Reading to Hungary

28-year-old forwardย Brayden Lowย (nine goals, 17 assists in 61 games with Merritt and Powell River from 2011-12) has signed a contract with Ferencvรกrosi TC of Erste Liga for the 2022-23 season.

The Richmond, BC product posted 17 goals and 38 points in 64 games with the Reading Royals of the ECHL this past season. He added five points in 13 playoff games.

Bast signs in Ireland for 2022-23

Defender Gabe Bast (12 goals, 42 assists in 71 games with Penticton from 2014-17) has signed with the Belfast Giants of the UK’s Elite Ice Hockey League.

The 25-year-old from Red Deer, AB had three goals and one assist in 18 games this past season with KalPa of Liiga, the top league in Finland.