As the regular season progressed, the Powell River Kings made several changes. A new partnership resulted in new players joining the roster and several more players departing the team. On Nov. 9, the Kings announced a partnership with the Birch Group as their new managing partner. Stephen Seeger Sr. is […]
In September, the Cowichan Valley Capitals officially came under new ownership. The British Columbia Hockey League Board of Governors approved the sale of the Capitals to Island Capitals Sports & Entertainment. The group is taking over from former Capitals’ owner Ray Zhang. This new ownership group contains local investors and […]
Last month, the BCHL announced details for its 2023 Road Show Series. On Nov. 25-26, the BCHL will host two regular season games in Quesnel, BC. Playing those two games are the Victoria Grizzlies and the Cowichan Valley Capitals. It’s the first time the Grizzlies and Capitals participate in the Road […]
In their 31-season history, the Surrey Eagles made it to the national junior A championship three times. As the South Surrey Eagles, the team went to the RBC Cup in back-to-back seasons. As the Surrey Eagles, the team made the RBC Cup in 2013. No other Coastal Conference team has […]
BCHL Bulletin: Bucks, Eagles, Vees, and Express sign new recruits, MacGillivray leaves Cowichan Valley, and more!
Bucks bring in Yakesh for 2023-24 The Cranbrook Bucks have brought in 2003-born defender Brady Yakesh for the upcoming B.C. Hockey League season. Yakesh, who hails from Delano, Minnesota, is committed to the University of Minnesota to start his NCAA career in September 2024. Yakesh spent the 2022-23 season in the United States Hockey League split between the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Clippers, Cents, and Kings add new recruits, Dubinsky gets an extension in Salmon Arm, and more!
Clippers bring in Deturris for 2023-24 The Nanaimo Clippers bolstered their forward corps on Thursday with the addition of 2004-born Connor Deturris, who hails from Naperville, Illinois. He is committed to the University of New Hampshire and will attend the Durham, New Hampshire campus next fall. Deturris posted 19 goals and […]
On June 1, the Cowichan Valley Capitals completed a trade that was made at the January trade deadline. The Capitals acquired 2004-born forward Matheson Mason and 2004-born goaltender Ethan Morrow from the Wellington Dukes of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. At the same time, the Dukes traded Morrow and 2003-born […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fechko joins Spruce Grove of the AJHL 2003-born forward Trey Fechko, who was traded from the Trail Smoke Eaters to the Wenatchee Wild last month, has signed with the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Fechko, a native of Raritan, New Jersey, was a rookie with the […]