Previously, I wrote about former Major Junior players who joined BC Hockey League rosters and the 2022-23 season has seen several more. Olivier Picard came from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Aidan Campbell came from the Ontario Hockey League, and Aiden Reeves came from the Western Hockey League. Those […]
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In a previous article, I wrote about Grizzlies alumni attending NCAA schools after they committed to Division I and Division III schools. While many former Victoria players have committed to the NCAA, many others have committed to Canadian universities. These players are usually the exception instead of the norm simply […]
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 Today: Chiefs sign veteran WHL defenseman Chudley, BCHL hands Grizzlies defenseman Bandu a five game suspension, and more!
Chiefs bring in WHL veteran Chudley The Chilliwack Chiefs announced the signing of 2001-born defenseman Jordan Chudley on Friday. He made his debut in Chilliwack’s 5-2 loss in Langley. To acquire Chudley’s junior A rights, the Chiefs sent future considerations to the Winkler Flyers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. […]
Over the years, many players with major junior experience have come to play in the BCHL. On the flip side, a number of BCHL players have moved on to major junior teams. Current Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn is a famous example of this. He played parts of three seasons […]
On October 23, the Cranbrook Bucks announced a commitment from 2003-born goaltender Nathan Airey for the upcoming season. Airey was the second goalie committed to by the Bucks after Jacob Zacharewicz was added back in March. The 17-year-old Cochrane, Alberta product spent last season with International Hockey Academy in […]
Terness unveils mask design You’ve waited patiently, now marvel at what is surely the best mask in the BCHL from Logan Terness (@LoganTerness35) Full video here: https://t.co/9lh9EPgKir #WeAreSmokeEaters pic.twitter.com/yuMX5gWmsz — Trail Smoke Eaters (@BCHLSmokeEaters) August 5, 2020 Trail Smoke Eaters goaltender Logan Terness unveiled the full video behind his […]
Through the entire process of building the Cranbrook Bucks, there has only been one true face of the franchise, so far. From the announcement of the team to signing the first few players, to naming the first head coach and general manager, Cranbrook Bucks team president and majority owner Nathan […]