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: 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: 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 […]
BCHL Bulletin: Cents nab veteran forward from Blackfalds, Heinen, Bellerive, and Reilly become NHL free agents, and more!
Cents pick up Sacchetti in a three-way trade with AJHL clubs The Merritt Centennials announced the acquisition of 2002-born forward Brandon Sacchetti and future considerations on Monday in a trade that also involves Blackfalds and Fort McMurray of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. The complicated transaction saw the Bulldogs first […]
Toews leads BCHL alumni into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs
The first round of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs has wrapped up after a weekend of epic game sevens in both the Western and Eastern Conference. Before the marathon for Lord Stanley’s mug began, 25 players with BC Hockey League experience were featured on the opening rosters. 18 […]
BCHL Bulletin: Bucks bring in Sookro for 2022-23, Hurricanes recall LaFontaine, and more!
Bucks add Sookro for 2022-23 The Cranbrook Bucks announced on Tuesday that 2004-born defender Bryce Sookro has committed to the squad for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. In 2021-22, Sookro, who’s from Nelson, BC, had seven goals and 29 points in 41 games with his hometown Leafs of the […]
Former Silverbacks forward Nash acquired by Tampa Bay Lightning
Former Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Riley Nash was traded in the National Hockey League on Monday from the Arizona Coyotes to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for future considerations. Nash, 32, has four assists in 49 games this season split between the Coyotes, Tampa Bay, and Winnipeg. He started […]
BCHL Bulletin: League extends the season by a week and alumni news!
BCHL extends regular season by seven days The season will now be completed on Sunday, Mar. 27 instead of Sunday, Mar. 20. The BCHL Fred Page Cup playoffs will begin on Friday, Apr. 1. Lafontaine loaned to Chicago Wolves The American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves announced that 24-year-old goaltender Jack […]
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: Vees add UMass commit Purcell, Wild acquire Bohnet from Drumheller, and more!
Vees sign UMass commit Purcell for 2021-22 NEWS: The Vees are pleased to announce the commitment of G Colin Purcell ('02) for the 2021/22 season! Welcome to Penticton, @colin_purce! DETAILS 📝 | https://t.co/mzpqO3F2tC#BCHL pic.twitter.com/J3JrKfUlKK — Penticton Vees (@PentictonVees) August 27, 2021 On Friday, the Penticton Vees announced the signing of […]