Last December, the Alberni Valley Bulldogs completed several transactions. One trade saw goaltender Jackson Glassford go to the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Blackfalds Bulldogs. In exchange, Alberni Valley received defender Wyatt Wilson and a player development fee. Glassford played parts of two seasons with Alberni Valley, protecting the Bulldogs’ crease […]
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After the 2021 Pod Season, the Alberni Valley Bulldogs replaced departing netminder Luke Pearson by signing Hobie Hedquist from the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League. During the 2021-22 season, Hedquist was outstanding. He helped backstop the Bulldogs to first place in the Coastal Conference. However, in […]
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 […]
The Alberni Valley Bulldogs had a fantastic season in 2021-22, finishing as Coastal Conference champions. The Bulldogs had high hopes entering the post-season, but a disappointing result. Alberni Valley topped the Cowichan Valley Capitals in a four-game sweep before being upset by the Langley Rivermen in six games in the […]
In franchise history, there are three Bulldogs teams that went on deep playoff runs. These runs took them to the third round of the BCHL playoffs and while they came close to the finals, the team didn’t advance any further. Their first deep run was in 2001 when the Bulldogs […]
Going into the holiday break, the Alberni Valley Bulldogs became one of the top teams in the BCHL, sitting second overall in the Coastal Conference behind the Langley Rivermen. Part of that success is the strong play of Hobie Hedquist and Mirko Buttazzoni, two players who were selected for the […]