BCHL Today: Chiefs goaltender Caron commits to Brown, Warriors nab US prep school forward Joughin, and more

Chiefs goaltender Caron commits to Brown

Chilliwack Chiefs goaltender Mathieu Caron took to Twitter on Sunday to announce his commitment to Brown University. The 19-year-old has a 54-28-1 record with a 2.65 GAA, a .907 SV% and four shutouts in 102 career games with the Chiefs. He won an RBC Cup with Chilliwack in 2018.

Warriors get commitment from forward Joughin

The West Kelowna Warriors received a commitment from Sacred Heart University-bound forward Marcus Joughin for the 2020-21 season. Joughin, who’s from Tecumseh, Ontario, has 12 goals and 44 assists in 56 games with New Hampton School Prep team. He was selected in 7th round, 169th overall by Janesville in the 2019 NAHL Entry Draft, but is slated to play in the BCHL instead.

Budy and Livingstone set Rivermen milestones

Rivermen forward Brendan Budy had an assist against Chilliwack on Sunday to set the record for career points since the franchise moved to Langley in 2011. The 19-year-old, who’s committed to the University of North Dakota for this fall, has 55 goals and 94 assists for 149 points in 151 career games with the Rivermen.

Langley defenceman Jake Livingstone set the all-time games played mark for the Rivermen in Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. It was Livingstone’s 174th career game in a Rivermen jersey, the most for any player since the franchise set up shop in Langley prior to the 2011-12 season.

Three Stars of the Night

First Star: Rivermen forward Kalen Szeto had a goal and an assist.

Second Star: Chilliwack forward Tommy Lyons scored once for the Chiefs.

Third Star: Langley goaltender Jonathan Mor kicked out 30 shots.

Honourable Mentions: Chiefs goaltender Kolby Thornton made 35 saves. Langley forward Matteo Pecchia scored the game winning goal.

If the playoffs started today…

Mainland Division

(1) Coquitlam vs. (4) Langley
(2) Chilliwack vs. (3) Surrey

Island Division

(1) Cowichan Valley vs. (4) Alberni Valley
(2) Nanaimo vs. (3) Powell River

Interior Division

(1) Penticton vs. (6) West Kelowna
(2) Trail vs. (WC2) Prince George
(3) Vernon vs. (WC1) Victoria
(4) Salmon Arm vs. (5) Wenatchee