BCHL Today: Eagles move spring camp to July, Golder joins Smoke Eaters, and more


Eagles shift spring camp dates

Because of the current restrictions in place from the Public Health Officer, the Surrey Eagles have shifted the dates of their spring identification camp from April 2 – 4 to July 2 – 4.

The camp is at the South Surrey Arena and details are available here.

Golder signs with the Smoke Eaters

The Trail Smoke Eaters have signed 2002-born defenseman Carson Golder for the 2020-21 BC Hockey League season.

The Smithers, BC product had an assist in two games with the Campbell River Storm of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League this season.

He had a pair of assists in 50 Western Hockey League games with the Victoria Royals in 2019-20. Golder also played one game in the BCHL as an affiliate player with Vernon in 2018-19.

De Jong in the running for ECAC defensive forward honours

Quinnipiac University forward Ethan De Jong (22 goals, 73 assists in 102 games with Prince George from 2015-18) was named a finalist for the ECAC best defensive forward award on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old from North Vancouver, BC has 14 goals and 28 points in 27 games with the Bobcats this season.

Metsa up for ECAC defensive blueliner award

22-year-old defenseman Zach Metsa (three goals, 24 assists in 57 games with Merritt in 2016-17), who is in his third year at Quinnipiac University, is a finalist for the ECAC best defensive defenseman award.

The Delafield, Wisconsin product has posted five goals and 25 points in 27 games with Quinnipiac this season.