A chat with West Kelowna Warriors general manager and head coach Simon Ferguson about several topics, including: The wildfire situation in West Kelowna and the Okanagan Carolina Hurricanes draft pick Charles-Alexis Legault’s development The Warriors’ strengths heading into 2023-24 And more!
Tag: NHL Draft
Stefanek signs with the Smoke Eaters After posting 32 goals and 77 points in 70 games with Mount St. Charles Academy’s Under-16 AAA squad in 2022-23, 2006-born forward Chase Stefanek has signed with the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. The product of Yorba Linda, California […]
Two Goal Lead Podcast presented by BCHLNetwork: Episode 17 – Victoria Grizzlies assistant coach Geoff Grimwood
A chat with Victoria Grizzlies assistant coach Geoff Grimwood about several topics, including: The recent passing of Mike Hammond The strength of the Coastal Conference in 2022-23 Ottawa Senators prospect Hoyt Stanley’s development And more!
Cents bring Grabner in for the 2023-24 season The Merritt Centennials reinforced their blueline on Wednesday with the signing of 2004-born defender Sam Grabner out of the Ottawa Jr. Senators of the Central Canada Hockey League. Grabner, from Ottawa, notched three goals and 13 points in 45 games with the […]
Bucks bring in McGowan The Cranbrooks Bucks have signed 2006-born defender Tyler McGowan out of Irvine, California for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. McGowan spent the 2022-23 season with the Anaheim Junior Ducks 16U AAA split between the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League 16U division and 16U AAA hockey […]
Clippers add blueline depth with Parekh The Nanaimo Clippers bolstered their blueline group on Wednesday with the addition of 2003-born Ida Parekh out of Toronto. Parekh is committed to Bemidji State University to start his NCAA Division I career in September 2024. Parekh finished second among all defenders in Ontario Junior […]
BCHL Bulletin: Three BCHLers selected on day two of NHL Draft, Vipers and Rivermen make a big deal, and more!
Suniev selected by the Flames Penticton Vees forward Aydar Suniev was the first B.C. Hockey League player off the board on day two of the National Hockey League draft when the Calgary Flames selected him in the third round, 80th overall. The 2004-born Suniev, who’s committed to the University of […]
BCHL Bulletin: Wood and Nadeau taken at NHL Draft, Vipers, Eagles, and Rivermen get commitments, and more!
Wood selected 15th overall by Nashville 2005-born forward Matthew Wood (50 goals, 48 assists in 64 games with Victoria from 2020-22) was selected 15th overall by the Nashville Predators on the first night of the National Hockey League draft. He is the first player with B.C. Hockey League experience to […]
The 2020-21 season was unlike any other as the world tried to navigate its way through a global pandemic. There were a lot of fits and starts with many junior hockey leagues, including the B.C. Hockey League and Western Hockey League. Back then, Connor Bedard, who was selected first overall […]
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, […]