Cents acquire veteran forward Lowe The Merritt Centennials have signed 2002-born forward Christian Lowe, who played with the Trail Smoke Eaters during the 2021-22 season. Lowe, a product of Port Moody, BC, finished with two goals and five points in 35 games with the Smokies. He also had a goal […]
BCHL Bulletin: Ruscheinski is off to Lindenwood, Smokies recruit Crowell for 2022-23, and more!
Ruscheinski commits to Lindenwood University Salmon Arm Silverbacks defender Kieran Ruscheinski has committed to Lindenwood University to play NCAA hockey this September. Ruscheinski, a seventh-round draft pick of the Montreal Canadiens in 2019, had two goals and 12 points in 80 games with Salmon Arm over the last three seasons. […]
BCHL Bulletin: Legault commits to Quinnipiac, Hirose signs an extension in Detroit, and more!
Legault commits to Quinnipiac University West Kelowna Warriors defender Charles Alexis Legault has committed to Quinnipiac University to start his NCAA career this September. The 2003-born native of Pierrefonds, QC had six goals and 18 points in 36 games with the Warriors this past season. He was previously committed to […]
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 […]
Toews leads BCHL alumni into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs
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 […]
BCHL Bulletin: Eagles get new owners, Express, Smokies, Bucks add recruits, and more!
Brar brothers take over the Eagles from Westgard The BC Hockey League announced on Wednesday that Ron and TJ Brar have taken over ownership of the Surrey Eagles from Chuck Westgard. The BCHL Board of Governors approved the sale this past weekend. Westgard owned the Eagles for a dozen years, […]
BCHL Bulletin: Bucks bring in Sookro for 2022-23, Hurricanes recall LaFontaine, and more!
Bucks add Sookro for 2022-23 The Cranbrook Bucks announced on Tuesday that 2004-born defender Bryce Sookro has committed to the squad for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. In 2021-22, Sookro, who’s from Nelson, BC, had seven goals and 29 points in 41 games with his hometown Leafs of the […]
25 BCHL alumni competing in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs
The 2022 National Hockey League playoffs get underway on Monday and 25 players with BC Hockey League experience are on the quest for the Stanley Cup. The Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild, and Nashville Predators each lead the way with three BCHL alumni on their playoff roster as of […]
BCHL Bulletin: Scheel called up from Texas to Dallas, Nash recalled to Tampa Bay from Syracuse, and more!
Stars call up Scheel from Texas Goaltender Adam Scheel (29-12-0, 2.08 goals-against average, .927 save percentage, three shutouts in 45 games with Penticton in 2017-18) was recalled by the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League from the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars on Saturday. The 23-year-old product of Lakewood, […]
Former Eagles and Vipers goaltender Hammond traded to New Jersey Devils
Former Surrey Eagles and Vernon Vipers goaltender Andrew Hammond was traded at the National Hockey League trade deadline on Monday from the Montreal Canadiens to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Nate Schnarr. Hammond, a 34-year-old from White Rock, BC, has played four games for the Canadiens this […]