BCHL Today: Smokies forward Dafoe named Player of the Week, six BCHL alumni moved at NHL Trade Deadline

Smokies forward Dafoe named POW

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Chase Dafoe was named BCHL Player of the Week on Monday after putting up five goals in two games to close out the 2019-20 regular season.

Six BCHL alumni swap teams at NHL Trade Deadline

Defenceman Chase Priskie (six goals, 14 assists in 57 games with Salmon Arm in 2014-15) was traded along with Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark, Eetu Luostarinen from Carolina to Florida for Vincent Trocheck.

Forward Derek Grant (49 goals, 74 assists in 92 games with Langley from 2007-09) was traded to Philadelphia for Kyle Criscuolo and a fourth round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.

Forward Danton Heinen (29 goals, 35 assists in 59 games with Merritt and Surrey from 2012-14) was shipped from Boston to Anaheim for Nick Ritchie.

Defenceman Slava Demin (14 goals, 58 assists in 110 games with Wenatchee from 2016-18) saw his NHL rights, Malcolm Subban and a second round draft pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft transferred from Vegas to Chicago for Robin Lehner.

Demin is in his second season at the University of Denver.

Goaltender Angus Redmond (59-61-7, 2.94 GAA, .906 SV%, 8 SO in 132 games with Salmon Arm from 2012-15) was moved along with a conditional seventh round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft from Anaheim to Edmonton for Joel Persson.

Redmond has spent the last three seasons playing in the ECHL, most recently this season with the Newfoundland Growlers.

Defenceman Matt Irwin (32 goals, 60 assists in 163 games with Nanaimo from 2004-08) and a sixth round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft were traded from Nashville to Anaheim for Korbinian Holzer.

2020 Fred Page Cup First Round Playoff Match-ups

Mainland Division

(1) Coquitlam vs. (4) Langley
(2) Chilliwack vs. (3) Surrey

Island Division

(1) Nanaimo vs. (4) Alberni Valley
(2) Cowichan Valley vs. (3) Powell River

Interior Division

(1) Penticton vs. (6) West Kelowna
(2) Trail vs. (WC2) Prince George
(3) Salmon Arm vs. (WC1) Victoria
(4) Wenatchee vs. (5) Vernon