After my previous article examing new Grizzlies players, the list was updated, and the B.C. Hockey League website now shows three more players set to join the Grizzlies roster. Heading the Grizzlies this season are Spencer Caines, Luke Chappelle, and Chase Pirtle. They are part of the 10 players listed […]
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BCHL Bulletin: Cents, Spruce Kings, Express, Clippers, and Bulldogs sign new recruits, Newhook gets a deal in Montreal, and more!
Spruce Kings sign forward Sasaki The Prince George Spruce Kings announced the signing of 2005-born forward Kazumo Sasaki for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season on Tuesday. Sasaki is committed to Lake Superior State University for the 2025-26 NCAA season. The native of Nishitokyo, Japan spent the 2022-23 season with […]
BCHL Bulletin: Silverbacks, Bucks, and Warriors add new recruits, BCHL makes $15,000 donation, and more!
Monteiro brings scoring prowess to Salmon Arm The Salmon Arm Silverbacks announced the recruitment of 2006-born forward JJ Monteiro from Mount St. Charles Academy 16U AAA for 2023-24. Monteiro has been selected in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, United States Hockey League, and North American Hockey League drafts. Monteiro, […]
Vipers and Rivermen swing a deal The Langley Rivermen and Vernon Vipers hooked up on a deal on Wednesday. The Vipers sent 2004-born forwards Maxim Borovinskiy and Thomas Tien to the Rivermen for future considerations. Borovinskiy, who is from West Vancouver, B.C., scored three goals and nine points in 50 […]
After their first-round exit against the Surrey Eagles, the Powell River Kings have started preparing for the 2023-24 season. Forwards Carter Lundie, Jace Harder, defender Benjamin Ramsey, and goaltender Owen Crudale are among the new players who will become Kings next season. Lundie is a 2006-born player from North Vancouver, B.C. and Ramsey is a […]
The Cowichan Valley Capitals 2022-23 regular season was a step back as they finished ninth in the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal Conference. Their overall record was 10-38-0-6. During the season, the Capitals replaced head coach and general manager Brian Passmore with veteran bench boss and GM Mike Vandekamp. Since taking […]
BCHL Bulletin: Vees take game one vs. Nanaimo, Smokies, Caps, Bucks, and Warriors add new recruits, and more!
Vees take game one of Fred Page Cup Defender Ryan Hopkins scored the eventual winner on a power play with 1:32 left in the first period and the Penticton Vees dumped the visiting Nanaimo Clippers 4-1 in game one of the Fred Page Cup Final on Friday. Luc Wilson had […]
Donaldson is off to Cornell University Nanaimo Clippers forward Sean Donaldson has committed to Cornell University for September 2022. According to the college commitment list on the BCHL website, Donaldson is the 10th player on the Clippers roster to secure his future at an NCAA Division I school. The 2001-born […]
On Nov. 2, the Victoria Grizzlies executed a trade for goaltender Cole Schwebius. Starting goaltender Carter Woodside has gone home to Saskatchewan to deal with a lingering injury, and because of this, the Grizzlies acquired Schwebius from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks for future considerations. Like Woodside, Schwebius is a veteran […]
BCHL Today: Express acquires Beattie from the Bulldogs, Cents release Melnyk to junior B Jets, three score their first BCHL goals, and more!
Express pick up Beattie from Alberni Valley The Coquitlam Express has acquired 2002-born defenseman Darren Beattie from the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in exchange for future considerations. Beattie, a veteran from Lambeth, ON, had no points in a pair of games with the Bulldogs this season. He notched a goal and […]