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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A look at several top-scoring players for the Victoria Grizzlies
With a new season approaching, the Victoria Grizzlies are preparing their roster. They’ve already recruited several players from across North America. One player that stands out is forward Zakery Anderson. Last season, Anderson played 40 games for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Kamloops Storm. In those 40 games, Anderson […]
BCHL Bulletin: Hunks joins the Eagles for 2022-23, Hunt signs with the Avalanche, and more!
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: 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: Three former BCHL players win the Stanley Cup, Fontana is off to Hobart College, and more!
Newhook, Manson, and Toews win Stanley Cup Three BC Hockey League alumni are 2022 Stanley Cup champions as members of the Colorado Avalanche after a 2-1 game six victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night. Forward Alex Newhook (60 goals, 108 assists in 98 games with Victoria from […]
Four BCHL alumni left in the chase for the Stanley Cup
And then there were two. Following the Tampa Bay Lightning’s win over the New York Rangers in game six of the National Hockey League’s Eastern Conference final on Saturday, it guarantees that at least one former BC Hockey League player will lift Lord Stanley’s chalice this year, and for the […]
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 […]
The Grizzlies’ den leader: A look at new head coach and general manager Rylan Ferster
The Victoria Grizzlies have replaced Craig Didmon as head coach and general manager with someone familiar to fans in BC’s capital. In fact, he was behind the bench in Victoria once before. Rylan Ferster is the new head coach and general manager of the Victoria Grizzlies. The 53-year-old was the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Eagles get new owners, Express, Smokies, Bucks add recruits, and more!
Brar brothers take over the Eagles from Westgard The BC Hockey League announced on Wednesday that Ron and TJ Brar have taken over ownership of the Surrey Eagles from Chuck Westgard. The BCHL Board of Governors approved the sale this past weekend. Westgard owned the Eagles for a dozen years, […]
25 BCHL alumni competing in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs
The 2022 National Hockey League playoffs get underway on Monday and 25 players with BC Hockey League experience are on the quest for the Stanley Cup. The Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild, and Nashville Predators each lead the way with three BCHL alumni on their playoff roster as of […]