BCHL Today: Clippers shuffle front office, Former Smokies goalie Price gets WHL contract extension, and more

Clippers move Naylor to VP, name Campbell as GM

The Nanaimo Clippers shuffled their front office on Wednesday. They promoted GM/Head Coach Darren Naylor to Vice-President and replaced him in the GM chair with Tali Campbell, who is also the Clippers’ Director of Business Operations.

Former Smokies goaltender Price extended by Victoria Royals

Dan Price, who played junior A hockey in the now-defunct Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League with the Trail Smoke Eaters and Fort St. John Huskies from 1992-95, received a multi-year contract extension as head coach from the WHL’s Victoria Royals.

Former BCHLer Saunders awarded $50,000 in court case

Defenceman John Saunders (6 goals, 8 assists in 85 games with Vernon, Merritt and Coquitlam from 2011-14) was awarded $50,000 for a car accident where he was rear ended by his ex-girlfriend in 2012. He had asked for $100,000 to $185,000 for losses related to the injuries suffered as a result of the accident.

Three Stars of the Night

First Star: Coquitlam forward Cooper Connell notched a pair of goals for the Express.

Second Star: Powell River’s Jack Brackett potted a goal and an assist.

Third Star: BCHL leading scorer Kent Johnson scored a goal and an assist for Trail.

Honourable Mentions: Powell River forward Jacob Badal had a goal and an assist.

BCHL Trade Tracker (since Dec. 1)

Trades Made: 4
Trades Made Within BCHL: 3
Trades Made With Teams Outside BC: 1
Players: 6
Future Considerations: 3

Forwards: 4
Defencemen: 2
Goaltenders: 0

1999-born: 0
2000-born: 5
2001-born: 1
2002-born: 0
2003-born: 0