Whether it’s Throwback Thursday or not, there’s truly no bad time to throw it back to those spectacular, yet sometimes awkward, National Hockey League draft portraits. So let’s have a look at players who were drafted directly from the B.C. Hockey League back in the day. Kyle Turris (1st round, […]
Tag: Burnaby Express
The first round of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs is done after a trio of epic game sevens in both the Western and Eastern Conferences. Before the marathon for Lord Stanley’s mug began, 15 players with BC Hockey League experience were featured on the opening rosters. 13 of […]
(BC Hockey League official media release) At the most recent BCHL Annual General Meeting, the Board of Governors unanimously voted in favour of updating the names of several year-end awards, as well as adding a pair of new trophies. This week, the league will unveil the two new awards. The […]
Eagles add Hunks to their blueline for 2022-23 The Surrey Eagles announced the addition of 2004-born defender Liam Hunks for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season on Friday. Hunks, who’s from Beaumont, AB, played 35 games with the Leduc Oil Kings U18 AAA of the Alberta Elite Hockey League in […]
BCHL Bulletin: Wood and Nadeau invited to Canada’s summer U18 selection camp, Hiebert signs in the ECHL, and more!
Wood and Nadeau get invites from Hockey Canada Hockey Canada unveiled the invitees to its national men’s summer under-18 selection camp on Thursday and two BCHL players are among those listed. 2005-born Victoria Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood and 2005-born Penticton Vees forward Bradly Nadeau will both participate in the camp, […]
Cents bring Sullivan into the fold The Merritt Centennials announced the signing of 2003-born goaltender Conor Sullivan for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Sullivan, who hails from Westborough, MA, played 20 games of high school hockey at The Rivers School in Weston, MA. He finished with a 2.08 goals-against […]
BCHL Bulletin: Underwood joins the Express, Clippers ink Birkas to a multi-year extension, and more!
Express brings in Underwood for 2022-23 The Coquitlam Express has recruited 2002-born forward Nolan Underwood of Paris, ON for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Underwood played for the Hamilton Kilty B’s of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League over the last two seasons, compiling 32 goals and 80 points […]
The teams are set for the playoff round at the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship in Finland and there are two players with BC Hockey League experience remaining in the tournament. Led by Canadian forwards Kent Johnson and Mathew Barzal, there are seven former BCHLers playing for […]
Devlin commits to Princeton University Coquitlam Express defender Ian Devlin has committed to playing NCAA Division I hockey at Princeton University in September 2023. The 2002-born product of Memphis, TN had four goals and 22 points in 54 games as an alternate captain for the Express this season. Kings add […]
BCHL Bulletin: Express, Caps, and Vees add new recruits, Fradette and Messina commit to schools, and more!
Buttazzoni heads to Coquitlam for 2022-23 The Coquitlam Express has added 2006-born forward Diego Buttazzoni for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Buttazzoni, who’s from Langley, BC, was a regular with Burnaby Winter Club U18 Prep in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League in 2021-22 and posted 19 goals and […]