BCHL Today: Spruce Kings bring on Carter as assistant GM, league and Canucks Alumni announce scholarship recipients, Three Stars flashes back to 2005

Spruce Kings add Carter as assistant general manager

The Prince George Spruce Kings announced the hiring of Craig Carter as assistant general manager and director of player personnel. Carter served as director of player personnel for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks this past season.

He has over ten years of experience as a scout in the BCHL and also spent two seasons from 2017-19 as an amateur scout for the Minnesota Wild.

Seven BCHL alumni receive Canucks Alumni scholarships

The BCHL and Canucks Alumni announced seven new scholarship recipients for the 2019-20 season. Each former BCHL player receives a $2,500 scholarship to a Canadian post-secondary school.

The recipients for this season are:

  • Trevor Esau – Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (Prince George)
  • Jeremy Lucchini – York University (Trail)
  • Spencer McLean – Grant MacEwen University (Trail)
  • Vincent Millette – University of Moncton (Nanaimo/Cowichan Valley)
  • Eric Margo – Queen’s University (Coquitlam/Nanaimo/Alberni Valley)
  • Marcus Tesink – Concordia University (Chilliwack)
  • Callum Volpe – University of Victoria (Vernon/Powell River/Chilliwack)

Three Stars of the Night ⏪ April 2, 2005

First Star: Nanaimo forward Blair Riley scored two goals in a 4-0 win over the Surrey Eagles.

Second Star: Vernon forward Dean Strong had a goal and two assists in a 5-1 victory against Prince George.

Third Star: Clippers goaltender Sebastien Nolet kicked out 22 shots in the win over Surrey.

Honourable Mentions: Vernon defenceman Andy Zulyniak and forward Cody McMullin each posted a goal and an assist. Spruce Kings goaltender Brad Thiessen made 32 saves. Clippers forward Brandon Laidlaw notched a goal and an assist.