In a previous article, I wrote about Grizzlies alumni attending NCAA schools after they committed to Division I and Division III schools. While many former Victoria players have committed to the NCAA, many others have committed to Canadian universities. These players are usually the exception instead of the norm simply […]
NCAA Div. III
BCHL Bulletin: Cents pick up Dunford from Alberni Valley, Eagles add Hilditch to their blueline, and more!
Cents bring in Dunford from Alberni Valley The Merritt Centennials announced the acquisition of 2002-born netminder Hayden Dunford from the Alberni Valley Bulldogs for future considerations. Dunford, who’s from Guelph, ON, was 4-3-0 with a 2.48 goals-against average, an .892 save percentage, and one shutout in eight games with the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Kings, Bucks, and Spruce Kings add new recruits, Express hires new bench boss, and more!
Bandu joins the Prince George Spruce Kings The Prince George Spruce Kings have added 2004-born defender Aleksy Bandu for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Bandu, who’s from Montreal, QC, was with The Governor’s Academy Prep in 2021-22 and posted three goals and six points in 27 games. His older […]
BCHL Bulletin: Merritt nabs Wessels via trade from Langley, Eagles add Sandhu to their forward group, and more!
Cents pick up Wessels from Langley The Merritt Centennials have added 2003-born defender Josh Wessels to their blueline after acquiring him in a trade from Langley for future considerations. The Richmond, BC product finished 2021-22 with five goals and five assists in 39 games with the Rivermen. He also added […]
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 […]
BCHL Bulletin: Three former BCHL players win the Stanley Cup, Fontana is off to Hobart College, and more!
Newhook, Manson, and Toews win Stanley Cup Three BC Hockey League alumni are 2022 Stanley Cup champions as members of the Colorado Avalanche after a 2-1 game six victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night. Forward Alex Newhook (60 goals, 108 assists in 98 games with Victoria from […]
BCHL Bulletin: Raabe returns to Utah in 2022-23, Silverbacks hire Trozzo as broadcaster, and more!
Grizzlies sign Raabe for 2022-23 25-year-old forward Dakota Raabe (10 goals, 11 assists in 39 games with Wenatchee in 2014-15) has re-signed with the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies. Raabe, who is from Capistrano Beach, CA, played 34 NCAA games with Sacred Heart University this past season, scoring two goals and eight […]
Examining recent Grizzlies alumni at NCAA schools
At the end of the 2021-22 season, eight Victoria Grizzlies players departed the team. Of those eight players, six have NCAA college commitments. Grizzlies team captain Ellis Rickwood committed to Clarkson University while forward Andrew Amousse is off to American International College and forward Kalen Szeto heads to Yale University. […]
BCHL Bulletin: Bongo is back in Surrey for 2022-23, Waldie leaves Spruce Kings broadcast booth, and more!
Bongo back in Surrey in 2022-23 The Surrey Eagles announced on Friday that 2003-born forward Jake Bongo will return to the BC Hockey League squad for the 2022-23 season. Bongo, from Ridgefield, CT, was originally set to attend Sacred Heart University this September. He led the Eagles in scoring in […]
BCHL Bulletin: Eagles get Lorenz from Camrose, Shea heads from the Wild to the Wolverines, and more!
Eagles send Prazma and Feaver to Sherwood Park The Surrey Eagles announced on Friday that they have acquired 2002-born forward Logan Lorenz from the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. The Eagles noted that 2002-born goaltender Max Prazma and 2002-born forward Zack Feaver end up with the AJHL’s […]