With the 2022-23 season underway, the Cowichan Valley Capitals have finished building their roster. Several new players joined the Caps during training camp and they traded for several more players during the preseason. For several months, Cowichan Valley was busy recruiting new players. These new additions are the latest in […]
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: Silverbacks make a deal for Joynt, Express head coach Shaw jumps to the OHL, and more!
Silverbacks pick up Joynt from Wellington for futures The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have acquired 2003-born forward Barret Joynt from the Wellington Dukes of the Ontario Junior Hockey League for future considerations. Joynt, who’s from Kingston, ON, has spent the last three seasons with the Dukes, compiling 26 goals and 52 points in […]
Cents bring Erickson back to their forward ranks The Merritt Centennials have brought back 2002-born forward Walker Erickson from the Nanaimo Clippers for future considerations. He’s a veteran of 94 BC Hockey League games split between Nanaimo, Merritt, and Trail. The Surrey, BC product was traded by the Cents to […]
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 […]
Fudger commits to Oswego State 2001-born Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Brett Fudger has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at SUNY-Oswego this September. The product of Prince Rupert, BC had 17 goals and 32 points in 45 games for the Capitals this past season. He finishes his BCHL career […]
Previously, I wrote about a handful of players with major junior experience who came to play in the BC Hockey League. These players joined BCHL teams for several reasons, but a big motivator was the opportunity to get playing time or they were squeezed out by the Western Hockey League’s […]
Brar brothers take over the Eagles from Westgard The BC Hockey League announced on Wednesday that Ron and TJ Brar have taken over ownership of the Surrey Eagles from Chuck Westgard. The BCHL Board of Governors approved the sale this past weekend. Westgard owned the Eagles for a dozen years, […]
Rivermen add Tong as an affiliate player Langley added 2004-born defenseman Ryan Tong as an affiliate player and he made his debut with the Rivermen on Saturday against Alberni Valley Tong, who’s from Vancouver, BC, finished the season with 15 goals and 47 points in 41 games split between the […]