The next time a Coastal Conference team and an Interior Conference team face off in the BC Hockey League will be the 2022 playoffs, more than likely not until the Fred Page Cup final to determine the first league champion since the Prince George Spruce Kings were crowned in 2019. […]
Tag: Merritt Centennials
BCHL Bulletin: Trade winds blow through Merritt, Vernon, Prince George, and Surrey, Henry commits to Vermont, and more!
Cents and Vipers connect on a blockbuster The Merritt Centennials and Vernon Vipers connected on a blockbuster trade on Tuesday evening involving five players in total and future considerations. The deal sees 2004-born forward Luke Lavery and 2002-born defenseman Talon Zakall go from the Cents to Vernon in exchange for […]
It’s been a crazy couple of weeks around the BC Hockey League. Extreme weather conditions evacuated one BCHL team from its home, and a pair of other teams were stranded on the road for a few extra days. In addition to immediate effects of the storms across BC, there are […]
BCHL Bulletin: BCHL department of player safety hands out four suspensions, Kings sign two additional APs, and more!
McHardy suspended four games for a blow to the head Coquitlam Express forward Emmett McHardy has been suspended four games by the BC Hockey League department of player safety following a major penalty and game misconduct incurred during a game on Nov. 27 versus the Chilliwack Chiefs. The 2003-born rookie […]
BCHL Today: BCHL unveils three stars, details on All-Star weekend and schedule changes, four commit to NCAA schools, and more!
Tassy, Prazma, and Fraser earn three stars of the week honours Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Simon Tassy, Surrey Eagles goalie Max Prazma, and Nanaimo Clippers forward Tristan Fraser have been named the BCHL’s Three Stars for the week ending Nov. 21. Tassy, a 20-year-old, scored four goals and added a […]
BC Hockey League official news release Due to flooding in Merritt and in the Fraser Valley and the closures of major highways throughout the province, the BC Hockey League has made changes to its upcoming schedule. Eight games this weekend will be postponed, while another two regional games will be […]
Wednesday’s game between Merritt and Penticton postponed The BC Hockey League announced on Tuesday that the game on Wednesday in Penticton between the Merritt Centennials and the Vees is postponed. The entire population of Merritt was evacuated on Monday due to extreme flooding that caused the city’s wastewater treatment facility […]
Just last week, I released BCHLNetwork’s inaugural edition of the BC Hockey League power rankings. I looked at the first five weeks of the regular season through a statistical lens and compared all 18 BCHL teams. I wasn’t necessarily planning on releasing the next version of the power rankings just […]
BCHL Today: BCHL department of player safety hands out two more suspensions, BCHL names three stars of the week, and more!
Pelletier out two games with a suspension 2003-born Victoria Grizzlies forward Luc Pelletier has been suspended for two games by the BC Hockey League department of player safety for receiving a major penalty and game misconduct for a blow to the head. The infraction occurred 36 seconds into the third […]
BCHL Today: Say heads to Mercyhurst University, BCHL department of player safety hands out three suspensions, and more!
Say commits to Mercyhurst University Salmon Arm Silverbacks goaltender Owen Say has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Mercyhurst University. Say is the 12th NCAA Division I commitment on the Silverbacks roster. The 2001-born native of London, ON has a 7-1-1 record with a 2.73 goals-against average, and […]