CJHL

No holiday trade freeze in the BCHL this year

Although customary in previous years, the British Columbia Hockey League’s departure from the Canadian Junior Hockey League and Hockey Canada this past spring means there’s no holiday trade freeze this year. In the past BCHL clubs weren’t permitted to make trades with CJHL teams between Dec. 10 and New Year’s […]

BCHL Bulletin: Butikis joins the Capitals crease, Symons heads to Oswego State, and more!

Caps add Butikis to their crease The Cowichan Valley Capitals have added 2005-born goaltender Cody Butikis for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. Butikis, who hails from Sewell, New Jersey, went 25-12-1 with a 2.61 goals-against average, and a .919 save percentage in 40 games at Mount St. Charles Academy […]

Q&A with BCHL Chief Executive Officer Chris Hebb: BCHL produces document to modernize Canadian junior hockey

In April 2021, the BC Hockey League announced its withdrawal from the Canadian Junior Hockey League, which is the association of nine junior A hockey leagues and 118 teams across Canada. There were many questions and few answers regarding the BCHL’s decision to remove itself from the CJHL, with many […]