Spruce Kings ink three new players for 2023-24 The Prince George Spruce Kings have signed three new players for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. They include 2005-born defender Evan Bellamy, 2004-born goaltender Marcus Ouellett, and 2004-born forward Dylan Wegner. Bellamy, who hails from Hampton, N.B., played 46 games in […]
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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 […]
BCHL Bulletin: Hockey world mourns Dhaliwal’s passing, Kawaguchi aims for another year with the Stars, and more!
Warriors mourn the passing of Dhaliwal According to numerous online media reports, former West Kelowna Warriors forward Parmjot Dhaliwal died in a hotel in New York City on the weekend. Condolences came in from around the hockey world once news of Dhaliwal’s passing became known. Dhaliwal, who was 23, played […]
BCHL Bulletin: Didmon’s time with the Grizzlies ends, Smokies and Capitals add new recruits, and more!
Didmon won’t be back with the Grizzlies The Victoria Grizzlies announced on Monday that general manager and head coach Craig Didmon won’t return to the team for the 2022-23 season. The Grizz didn’t unveil if Didmon resigned or was let go. Didmon, 50, has been with the Grizzlies as GM […]
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 […]
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 […]
(BC Hockey League official news release) Former Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson has been named to Team Canada’s 25-man roster for the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championships Dec. 26 to Jan. 5 in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta. After a four-day selection camp in Calgary, it was announced late […]
BCHL Bulletin: Rivermen bring in Wormald and Payne as affiliates, Milburn scores his first in the BCHL, and more!
Rivermen add Wormald and Payne as affiliate players The Langley Rivermen have added 2002-born defenseman Dylan Wormald as an affiliate player for the 2021-22 season. The Langley, BC product made his BCHL debut in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Victoria. Wormald is a full-time player with the Langley Trappers of the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Johnson and Finley head to Canada’s WJC camp, Wild trades Turner to Brooks of the AJHL, and more!
Johnson and Finley invited to Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp University of Michigan forward Kent Johnson (61 goals and 86 assists in 112 games with Trail from 2018-20) and Spokane Chiefs forward Jack Finley (one goal in two games with Penticton in 2017-18) have each earned an invitation to Canada’s National […]
(BC Hockey League official news release) BCHL alumnus Kent Johnson is one of 35 players named to Team Canada’s selection camp for the 2022 World Junior Championship Dec. 9 to 12 in Calgary, Alta. The former Trail Smoke Eater is in his sophomore season at the University of Michigan where […]