On Sept. 29, the Powell River Kings struck a trade with the Coquitlam Express where they acquired Carter Cochrane and Jaeger Murdock for Liam Tanner. Both Cochrane and Murdock are forwards. Cochrane is a 20-year-old in his final junior hockey season while Murdock is an 18-year-old in his third season […]
(BC Hockey League official media release) The BC Hockey League’s Executive Committee and League Office have produced a document outlining various ways to improve junior hockey in our country, entitled: Modernizing Junior Hockey in Canada. It has been sent to Hockey Canada, BC Hockey and the Governance Review Committee overseeing the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Grimwood joins Victoria as assistant coach, Vees forced to shuffle their crease, and more!
Grizzlies bring in Grimwood as an assistant coach The Victoria Grizzlies have added 41-year-old Geoff Grimwood (one goal, three assists in 29 games with Victoria in 1998-99) as an assistant coach for the 2022-23 season. Grimwood, who’s from Victoria, BC, spent last season as head coach of the Kamloops Storm […]
BCHL Bulletin: Davidson hopes to impress Norway U20 brass, Eagles fly in Bonkowski for 2022-23, and more!
Cents defender Davidson goes camping with Norway 2004-born Merritt Centennials defender Liam Davidson has been invited to camp with Norway’s U20 national team. Davidson, who played for Norway in April’s World U18 Division I Group A Hockey Championship, had a goal and three assists in 40 games for the Cents […]
Chiefs add Kinch to their forward group for 2022-23 The Chilliwack Chiefs have added 2004-born forward Dylan Kinch for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Kinch, who’s from Calgary, AB, was a regular with Edge School U18 Prep in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League in 2021-22 and posted 31 […]
The Powell River Kings have their off-season cut out for them. After not qualifying for the playoffs, the Kings need to rebuild their team. Powell River has already started recruiting players for next season and so far, they’ve added three forwards and one defender. These new Kings are filling spots […]
BCHL Bulletin: Spruce Kings bring in Schneider from the USHL, Cornell commit Devlin heads to West Kelowna, and more!
Schneider leaves Waterloo to join the Spruce Kings 2002-born forward Jake Schneider has signed with the Prince George Spruce Kings for the 2022-23 season. He spent 2021-22 with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the US Hockey League. Schneider, a Colgate University commit from Plymouth, MN, posted six goals and 13 […]
8 players with ties to the BCHL selected in NAHL Draft The North American Hockey League held its annual entry draft on Wednesday and after 16 rounds, a number of players with BCHL ties were selected. By my count, four players who were regulars in the BCHL during the 2021-22 […]
Cents bring Sullivan into the fold The Merritt Centennials announced the signing of 2003-born goaltender Conor Sullivan for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Sullivan, who hails from Westborough, MA, played 20 games of high school hockey at The Rivers School in Weston, MA. He finished with a 2.08 goals-against […]
With the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season just over three months away, teams are working their way to add new recruits and veterans to their rosters to contend for the Fred Page Cup championship. The Chilliwack Chiefs did a lot of recruiting last season and so far during the offseason […]