The BC Hockey League continues to be one of the top development leagues in North America. On Monday, National Hockey League teams were required to declare their rosters, and the BCHL is well represented. In total, 26 players on 19 NHL opening night rosters played in the BCHL. An additional […]
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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: Cents bring in Geraci for 2022-23, BCHL alumni sign almost $30 million in NHL deals, and more!
Cents add Geraci to their blueline for 2022-23 The Merritt Centennials announced the signing of 2003-born defender Jake Geraci for the upcoming 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Geraci hails from Old Tappan, NJ, and had seven goals and 15 points in 47 games with the P.A.L. Junior Islanders of the […]
Former Silverbacks defenseman Manson acquired by Colorado Avalanche
Former Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenseman Josh Manson was traded in the National Hockey League from the Anaheim Ducks to the Colorado Avalanche on Monday. Manson, 30, posted four goals and nine points in 45 games for the Ducks this season, his eighth in Southern California and third as an alternate […]
8 BCHL alumni to represent their countries at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
China 24-year-old defenseman Zimeng Chen calls Beijing, CHN home, and got into 104 games over two seasons with the Cowichan Valley Capitals, where he collected three goals and 11 assists. This season, Chen has suited up in six games for Kunlun Red Star of the Kontinential Hockey League. Chen’s career […]
BCHL Bulletin: Smoke Eaters paused by COVID-19, Express bring in a goaltender, and more!
COVID-19 hits pause on the Smoke Eaters The BCHL announced on Tuesday that the Trail Smoke Eaters have paused all team activities for the next five days in accordance with the league’s COVID-19 protocol and provincial health regulations. As a result, the Smokies three games this week are postponed. They […]
33 players with BCHL experience on NHL opening night rosters
The BC Hockey League continues to be one of the top development leagues in North America. With the National Hockey League season opening tonight, teams have declared their rosters, and the BCHL is well represented. In total, 33 players on 22 NHL opening night rosters played in the BCHL. […]
BCHL Today: Langley adds Kaine to its crease, BCHL Department of Player Safety hands down numerous suspensions, and more
Rivermen add Kaine to their crease The Langley Rivermen are excited to announce the commitment of 2003-born goalie Jameson Kaine for the 2021-22 season. 🔗 https://t.co/8a3CEvkbcw#RivNation pic.twitter.com/elcLxvaqZz — Langley Rivermen (@LangleyRivermen) October 2, 2021 The Langley Rivermen have added 2003-born goaltender Jameson Kaine for the 2021-22 BC Hockey League […]
BCHL Today: Bowen and Rylance back in Chilliwack, Vees name captains, and more!
Chiefs get a boost with the return of Bowen and Rylance COVID-caused silver linings for 2021-22 #Chilliwack Chiefs https://t.co/zViWEC2nlL — Chilliwack Progress (@TheProgress) September 13, 2021 According to an article in The Chilliwack Progress published on Monday, the Chilliwack Chiefs will be buoyed this season by the return of 2002-born forward […]
Crowning Moments with Rod Pelley
In 2001, Alberta-bred country music singer Paul Brandt wrote, “The best things around that I have ever seen… came from small towns and big dreams.” That’s probably the best way to describe the long and fruitful hockey journey of former Prince George Spruce Kings and Vernon Vipers forward Rod […]