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 […]
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Former Penticton Vees defender Troy Stecher was traded in the National Hockey League on Sunday from the Detroit Red Wings to the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange for Stecher, the Wings receive a seventh-round pick in this year’s NHL Draft. Stecher, a 27-year-old from Richmond, BC, has a goal and […]
BCHL Bulletin: Vees and Bulldogs claim regular season crowns, BCHL DOPS hands out suspensions, and more!
Vees clinch 2021-22 Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy The Penticton Vees clinched the 2021-22 Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy as the top regular season team following Salmon Arm’s 5-3 loss to West Kelowna on Thursday. For the Vees, it’s the 15th time they’ve led the league in points and fifth occasion in […]
BCHL Today: Condolences pour in for Sharma, Wild, Capitals, and Clippers add new recruits, and more!
Condolences continue to pour in for Sharma 💔 pic.twitter.com/n4an5GsnjC — Langley Rivermen (@LangleyRivermen) August 21, 2021 2004-born Langley Rivermen forward Ronin Sharma was one of three people killed on Saturday morning when the car he was in crashed into a tree in Surrey, BC. Condolences came in from around the […]
Play “Brass Bonanza” because it’s time we look at the career of Ray Ferraro. Growing up in Trail, Ferraro enjoyed a stellar hockey journey and is now excelling in the broadcasting world. Playing for his hometown Trail Smoke Eaters of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, Ferraro popped in […]
When you look up sharpshooter in the dictionary, Sheldon Rempal’s name isn’t very hard to find. The Calgary, Alberta product brought Nanaimo Clippers fans to their feet during his three years on Vancouver Island, lighting the lamp 106 times in three seasons. After finishing his final year of midget […]
In the 25-plus seasons since the Grizzlies joined the BC Hockey League, they’ve produced several famous alumni. For their 25th anniversary in 2019, the Grizz invited alumnus Matt Pettinger to drop the puck at their home opener. Pettinger had a long career in professional hockey and played everywhere from […]
(This article was originally published on Oct. 30, 2020.) 2021 signaled the 20th anniversary of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks joining the BC Hockey League. However, Salmon Arm had a junior A team before anyone knew the Silverbacks. Salmon Arm kicked off its BCHL debut back in 1982-83 as the Shuswap […]
BCHL Today: Cowichan Valley and Salmon Arm strike a deal, Surrey welcomes back a WHL veteran, and more
Caps and Backs swing 2-for-1 deal TRADE: The Capitals have acquired forwards Ronan Walsh and Sam Schofield from the @SASilverbacks in exchange for Nathan Morgan. #BlueCollar https://t.co/ZvQqFbiHTc pic.twitter.com/0ObMI46pmy — Cowichan Capitals (@cowichancaps) October 16, 2020 The Cowichan Valley Capitals made their second 2-for-1 trade of the past week, this […]