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Revisiting the Jackson Glassford trade and Hayden Dunford signing

Last December, the Alberni Valley Bulldogs completed several transactions. One trade saw goaltender Jackson Glassford go to the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Blackfalds Bulldogs. In exchange, Alberni Valley received defender Wyatt Wilson and a player development fee. Glassford played parts of two seasons with Alberni Valley, protecting the Bulldogs’ crease […]

Q&A with BCHL Chief Executive Officer Chris Hebb: BCHL produces document to modernize Canadian junior hockey

In April 2021, the BC Hockey League announced its withdrawal from the Canadian Junior Hockey League, which is the association of nine junior A hockey leagues and 118 teams across Canada. There were many questions and few answers regarding the BCHL’s decision to remove itself from the CJHL, with many […]

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: Smith commits to University of Toronto, Spruce Kings look to add an associate coach, and more!

Smith commits to the University of Toronto 2001-born Salmon Arm Silverbacks right winger Zack Smith has committed to play U SPORTS hockey at the University of Toronto this September. Smith, who’s from Martensville, SK, had 10 goals and 17 points in 19 games with the Silverbacks this past season. He […]

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 […]

BCHL Bulletin: Chiefs sign Kinch as a new recruit, Nieuwendyk heads to Canisius College, and more!

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 […]

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 […]