Interior Conference

Connections between the BCHL and National Collegiate Development Conference

Several months ago, the National Collegiate Development Conference welcomed a new franchise as the Rock Springs Grizzlies will join the league’s West Division for the 2023-24 season. The team has several B.C. Hockey League connections. Rock Springs’ recently-signed 2004-born goaltender Merik Erickson played a handful of games for the Merritt […]

BCHL Bulletin: Backs, Kings, Smokies, and Cents get new recruits, BCHL reveals officials’ awards, and more!

Silverbacks add two new forwards for 2023-24 In a busy afternoon for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, the team announced the signing of 2005-born forwards Christian Kim and Cole Cooksey¬†for the 2023-24 season. Kim, from Torrence, California, played 50 games for the Wenatchee Wild in 2022-23, scoring 10 goals and 28 […]

BCHL Bulletin: Smokies, Bucks, and Express sign new players, Erickson commits to SFU, and more!

Trail signs Risteau for 2023-24 The Trail Smoke Eaters announced the addition of 2006-born forward Michael Risteau on Wednesday. Risteau, who calls Lakeville, Minnesota home, spent 2022-23 at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School playing prep hockey. In 27 games, he finished with 17 goals and 32 points. He also played 18 games […]

BCHL Bulletin: Cents, Spruce Kings, Express, Clippers, and Bulldogs sign new recruits, Newhook gets a deal in Montreal, and more!

Spruce Kings sign forward Sasaki The Prince George Spruce Kings announced the signing of 2005-born forward Kazumo Sasaki for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season on Tuesday. Sasaki is committed to Lake Superior State University for the 2025-26 NCAA season. The native of Nishitokyo, Japan spent the 2022-23 season with […]

BCHL Bulletin: Eagles, Vees, and Spruce Kings sign new recruits, Pakulak commits to Clarkson, and more!

Eagles fly in Burgin for 2023-24 The Surrey Eagles announced the recruitment of 2006-born forward Miles Burgin from the Valley West Giants U18 AAA of the British Columbia Elite Hockey League U18 division for 2023-24. Burgin was selected 155th overall in the seventh round of the Western Hockey League Prospects […]

BCHL Bulletin: Silverbacks, Bucks, and Warriors add new recruits, BCHL makes $15,000 donation, and more!

Monteiro brings scoring prowess to Salmon Arm The Salmon Arm Silverbacks announced the recruitment of 2006-born forward JJ Monteiro from Mount St. Charles Academy 16U AAA for 2023-24. Monteiro has been selected in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, United States Hockey League, and North American Hockey League drafts. Monteiro, […]

BCHL Bulletin: Bucks sign McGowan to the herd, Cents add Lane to their crease, and more!

Bucks bring in McGowan The Cranbrooks Bucks have signed 2006-born defender Tyler McGowan out of Irvine, California for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. McGowan spent the 2022-23 season with the Anaheim Junior Ducks 16U AAA split between the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League 16U division and 16U AAA hockey […]

BCHL Bulletin: Clippers add skilled defender Parekh, Silverbacks bring back Redmond, and more!

Clippers add blueline depth with Parekh The Nanaimo Clippers bolstered their blueline group on Wednesday with the addition of 2003-born Ida Parekh¬†out of Toronto. Parekh is committed to Bemidji State University to start his NCAA Division I career in September 2024. Parekh finished second among all defenders in Ontario Junior […]