BCHL Today: Wild sign veteran forward Price for 2021-22, Mullin and Reynolds head to camp with Columbus, and more!


Wild bring in Price for 2021-22

After posting eight goals and 19 points in 22 games with the Philadelphia Hockey Club of the National Collegiate Development Conference, the Wenatchee Wild signed 2001-born forward Jayden Price.

The product of Dove Canyon, CA has BCHL experience, playing 38 games for Salmon Arm in 2019-20. He had five goals and 17 points for the Silverbacks before leaving for Bismarck of the North American Hockey League.

Mullin and Reynolds to attend Blue Jackets’ development camp

Forwards Tristan Mullin (63 goals, 63 assists in 114 games with Powell River from 2015-17) and Peter Reynolds (14 goals, 33 assists in 53 games with Chilliwack in 2019-20) are both listed as free agent attendees for the Columbus Blue Jackets development camp.

Mullin, a native of Cartwright, MB, had four points in 15 games with Cleveland of the American Hockey League last season after signing an amateur tryout with the team in March. The 24-year-old also had five points in 11 NCAA games in his final year at the University of Vermont.

18-year-old Reynolds, who’s from Fredericton, NB, spent the 2020-21 season with Saint John of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and posted 15 goals and 31 points in 33 games.

Spruce Kings unveil details for 50th anniversary

According to an announcement on Friday by VEU Feldkirch of the Alps Hockey League, defenseman Grayson Valente (10 goals, 29 assists in 138 games with Alberni Valley from 2017-20) isn’t “registered” with the team and won’t play for it this season.

The 20-year-old blueliner signed with VEU Feldkirch in July after tallying three goals and six points in 44 games with the NAHL’s Austin Bruins during the 2020-21 season.

Kings hire Peters as their new equipment manager

The Powell River Kings announced the addition of Tyler Peters as their new equipment manager for the 2021-22 BC Hockey League season.

Peters was with the White Rock Whalers of the Pacific Junior Hockey League from 2019 to this past season in the same role. He was also assistant equipment manager for the Langley Rivermen from 2017 to 2019.

Isaacs signs back with the Fife Flyers after a year away

Victoria, BC product James Isaacs (no points in one game with Powell River in 2007-08) has signed a contract to return to the Fife Flyers of the UK’s Elite Ice Hockey League.

The 31-year-old defenseman didn’t play in 2020-21 due to the pandemic, but spent the previous four seasons with the Flyers, scoring seven goals and 49 points. He’s played the last 7.5 seasons of his career in the EIHL.

Kodak gets the captaincy in Truro

Forward Holden Kodak (five goals, 11 assists in 33 games with Chilliwack and West Kelowna from 2018-20) was named captain of the Truro Bearcats of the Maritime Junior Hockey League on Friday.

The 2001-born Surrey, BC native had seven goals and 24 points in 32 games with the Bearcats during the 2020-21 season after being acquired from West Kelowna in June 2020.