BCHL Today: Goaltender Mathieu Caron returns to Chilliwack for 2020-21, Vipers defenseman Jackson Caller commits to UBC, and more

Caron delays heading to Brown and returns to Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Chiefs announced on Monday that goaltender Mathieu Caron would delay heading to Brown University this fall and will instead play another season in the BCHL.

Caron, who turned 20 on March 29, is going into his fourth season with the Chiefs.

The Abbotsford product is 56-32-1 with a 2.65 goals-against-average, a .906 save percentage, and five shutouts in 109 games in Chilliwack.

Vipers blueliner Jackson Caller is off to UBC

Vernon Vipers defenseman Jackson Caller has committed to attend the University of British Columbia and play U Sports hockey for the Thunderbirds this fall.

The 20-year-old from Kamloops had five goals and 12 assists in 55 games with the Vipers this past season.

He played in the Western Hockey League with Portland, Saskatoon, and Kamloops from 2016-19 and put up six goals and 31 assists in 210 games.

Capitals alum Keegan Craik signs with Richmond Sockeyes

Forward Keegan Craik (one goal, two assists in 12 games with Cowichan Valley in 2018-19) has signed with the junior B Richmond Sockeyes of the Pacific Junior Hockey League.

The 19-year-old didn’t play junior hockey in 2019-20 but has skated in nine career Western Hockey League games.

Craik played seven games with the Seattle Thunderbirds in 2018-19 and notched two assists. He also played two games with the Prince George Cougars as an affiliate in 2017-18.

Chiefs alum Michael Clarke commits to UBC

Forward Michael Clarke (no points in four games with Chilliwack in 2017-18) has committed to the University of British Columbia for this September.

Clarke had seven goals and nine assists in 28 games with the University of Lethbridge in 2019-20.