Whether it’s Throwback Thursday or not, there’s truly no bad time to throw it back to those spectacular, yet sometimes awkward, National Hockey League draft portraits. So let’s have a look at players who were drafted directly from the B.C. Hockey League back in the day. Kyle Turris (1st round, […]
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If you scan the list of players named to Canada West for this year’s World Junior A Challenge, you won’t find Penticton Vees forward Bradly Nadeau, who’s a projected second or third-round pick in the 2023 National Hockey League Draft. Nor will you see NHL Central Scouting draft-rated prospects like […]
(BC Hockey League official media release) At the most recent BCHL Annual General Meeting, the Board of Governors unanimously voted in favour of updating the names of several year-end awards, as well as adding a pair of new trophies. This week, the league will unveil the two new awards. The […]
BCHL Bulletin: Express, Caps, and Vees add new recruits, Fradette and Messina commit to schools, and more!
Buttazzoni heads to Coquitlam for 2022-23 The Coquitlam Express has added 2006-born forward Diego Buttazzoni for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Buttazzoni, who’s from Langley, BC, was a regular with Burnaby Winter Club U18 Prep in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League in 2021-22 and posted 19 goals and […]
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 BC Hockey League has spent the season honouring the league’s 60th Anniversary by looking back on its six decades of existence. To finish off this year’s coverage of that milestone year, the league has sourced the opinions of three BCHL experts to determine the 60th Anniversary Team. A roster […]
Fladager suspended one game by BCHL Department of Player Safety The Victoria Grizzlies will be without 2001-born forward Noah Fladager for the final game of the season after he was handed a one-game suspension for his second fighting major and game misconduct of the 2021-22 season. The penalty came with […]
BCHL Today: Slipec commits to UND, Cowichan trades Philps to Carleton Place, Sharun suspended two games, and more!
Eagles rookie Slipec commits to the University of North Dakota UND picks up commitment from Surrey Eagles forward Grayden Slipec https://t.co/NAvizA00mJ — Grand Forks Herald (@gfherald) October 10, 2021 Surrey Eagles rookie forward Grayden Slipec announced his commitment to the University of North Dakota on Instagram on Sunday. The […]
The NHL released the protected lists for the Seattle Kraken expansion draft on Sunday. Once all the names were known, there are 36 players with BC Hockey League experience available for the Kraken to select. The Penticton Vees have the most alumni available with six. The Coquitlam Express is […]
Minor hockey players have it easy relatively speaking. They live at home with their parents, commuting to the arena as required. Once they move into junior hockey though, things change. Some players are able to reside at home with their parents. For many players who are forced to relocate […]