Eagles and Kings swap forwards
— Surrey Eagles (@SurreyEagles) September 24, 2020
Abgrall, who is committed to the University of Nebraska-Omaha starting in September 2021, had 13 goals and 24 assists in 57 games for Powell River in 2019-20 and added four points in five playoff games.
In the news release announcing the trade, Kings general manager Chad van Diemen indicated that Abgrall’s family requested a deal closer to his home of Richmond, BC.
As a rookie in 2019-20, Santia, who’s from Richmond Hill, Ontario, posted five goals and ten assists in 56 games for the Eagles.
Powell River grabs veteran defenseman Muzyka from Penticton
TRADE: The Vees have traded D Peter Muzyka ('00) to the @BCHLKings in exchange for future considerations.
Thank you for your time and contributions in Penticton, Peter!
— Penticton Vees (@PentictonVees) September 24, 2020
The Kings added 2000-born defenseman Peter Muzyka from the Penticton Vees for future considerations. The Toronto product spent the 2019-20 season at Cornell University but didn’t get into any games.
He had three assists in 39 games with Penticton in 2018-19. Muzyka is a veteran of 148 career junior A games in the BCHL and the Ontario Junior Hockey League.
BCHL signs partnership with PRIVIT
The BCHL has announced a partnership with PRIVIT (@PrivitProfile) – an online database to track medical information for athletes.
— BC Hockey League (@GoBCHL) September 24, 2020
The BC Hockey League announced on Thursday that it has struck a deal with PRIVIT, which is an online database to track medical information for athletes.
According to the news release, the partnership gives the league the ability to document and manage ongoing medical information to track and securely communicate medical clearance to team staff.
Murphy swaps Norwegian teams
Vi har i dag gleden av å presentere Wade Murphy som ny spiller i Vålerenga. Vi ønsker Murphy velkommen til Vålerenga, og gleder oss til å se han i kongeblått på nye Jordal!https://t.co/KY9a12COMo
— Vålerenga Hockey (@VIFhockey) September 24, 2020
Forward Wade Murphy (69 goals, 112 assists in 172 games for Victoria and Penticton from 2010-13) is set for his second season in Norway after signing with Vålerenga for the 2020-21 season.
The Victoria product had 46 points in 44 games with Narvik Hockey in the Norwegian league last season, his first overseas.
Gore joins OHA as a goaltender instructor
Excited to welcome Lucas Gore to the OHA Penticton team! Gore is currently a goalie coach for the WHL Spokane Chiefs. Previously, Gore coached with the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers and BCHL’s Prince George Spruce Kings. WELCOME LUCAS! pic.twitter.com/dy6hykUaDH
— Okanagan Hockey Group (@OkanaganHockey) September 24, 2020
Lucas Gore (14-10-0, 3.31 goals-against-average, .891 save percentage, and one shutout in 2007-08) has joined the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton as a goalie instructor for the 2020-21 season.
The 29-year-old is currently a goalie coach for the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs and served the same role for the Prince George Spruce Kings during the 2016-17 season.