BCHL Today: Vipers trade for Jarrod Semchuk, Vees alum Sam Jones signs for another year in the UK, and more


Vipers bring Semchuk back to BCHL

The Vernon Vipers have acquired 2002-born forward Jarrod Semchuk from the Bonnyville Pontiacs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League for future considerations.

Semchuck, from Kamloops, BC, was traded to Bonnyville on June 1 to complete a deal from earlier this past season. He had three assists in 31 games for the Silverbacks in 2019-20.

Smoke Eaters offer skill development

The Trail Smoke Eaters announced on Thursday that they are offering skills development for kids aged 10 to 17 at the Trail Memorial Centre next month. Details are available here.

Sam Jones signs for another season in EIHL

Defenseman Sam Jones (one goal, eight assists in 52 games with Penticton and Cowichan Valley) has signed a contract for the 2020-21 season with the Sheffield Steelers of the Elite Ice Hockey League in the UK.

The 22-year-old blueliner had four goals and three assists in 24 games with the EIHL’s Fife Flyers in 2019-20.