BCHL Today: Vipers blueliner Fuller commits to TWU, Bucks and Kings add new players, Caps broadcaster Doucet wins league award, and more

Vipers defenceman Fuller commits to Trinity Western

Vernon Vipers defenceman Landon Fuller has committed to Trinity Western University for the 2020-21 season. Fuller, 20, had ten goals and 14 assists in 55 games as an alternate captain for the Vipers this past season.

It is the first season that TWU moves from the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League to USports, the highest level of collegiate hockey in Canada.

Kings bring forward Riesterer on board

The Powell River Kings received a commitment for next season from forward Ethan Riesterer.

The 16-year-old from Richmond, BC had 23 goals and 13 assists in 35 Canadian Sport School Hockey League games with St. George’s School in 2019-20.

He also played three regular season games and one playoff game with the Kings as an affiliate without scoring any points.

Bucks add forward Kindrachuk

The Cranbrook Bucks added another forward to their ranks on Tuesday with the commitment of Zeth Kindrachuk.

The 2002-born forward had ten goals and 11 assists in 23 games in the Alberta Midget Hockey League with the Calgary Midget AAA Royals.

Caps voice Doucet named BCHL Broadcaster of the Year

Cowichan Valley Captials play-by-play broadcaster Justis Doucet is the 2019-20 winner of the BCHL Broadcaster of the Year award. Doucet is the first Capitals broadcaster to win the award.

Former Vees defenceman Tychonick switches from UND to Nebraska-Omaha

Defenceman Jonny Tychonick (12 goals, 58 assists in 96 games with Penticton from 2016-18) had transferred from the University of North Dakota to the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Tychonick, who was a second round draft pick of the Ottawa Senators in 2018, had four goals and 11 assists in 52 games over the last two seasons with UND.

Three Stars of the Night ⏪ April 15, 2016

First Star: West Kelowna goaltender Matthew Greenfield made 37 saves in a 2-0 win over Chilliwack in game one of the 2016 Fred Page Cup final.

Second Star: Warriors forward Kylar Hope scored the eventual game-winner with 1:14 left in the first period.

Third Star: West Kelowna forward Kyle Marino tallied the insurance marker for the Warriors 12:58 into the second period.

Honourable Mentions: Chiefs goaltender Aidan Pelino made 23 saves in the loss. Warriors forward Liam Blackburn notched his 11th assist of the playoffs on Hope’s winner.