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 […]
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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: Bulldogs, Silverbacks, and Rivermen nab commitments, NHL development camp news, and more!
Bulldogs add Finn to their roster 2003-born defender Matias Myllykoski has committed to the Alberni Valley Bulldogs for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. Myllykoski, who hails from Oulu, Finland, played 44 games this past season with Kiekko-Espoo U20 of the U20 SM-sarja league, which is the top tier of […]
Capitals sign Despatie for 2023-24 2003-born goaltender Emerik Despatie has signed with the Cowichan Capitals for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. He attended training camp in 2021 with the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets. Despatie, who is from Gatineau, Que., played 26 games with his hometown Olympiques in […]
BCHL Bulletin: Cents, Warriors, Rivermen, Silverbacks add new players, BCHL alumni get NHL qualifying offers, and more!
Centennials get Fancy for 2023-24 The Merritt Centennials have signed 2004-born defender Ocean Fancy for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. Fancy hails from Orleans, Massachusetts. He had five goals and 14 points in 35 games with the Boston Advantage in the National Collegiate Development Conference during the 2022-23 season. […]
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 […]
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, […]
BCHL unveils 2023-24 schedule The B.C. Hockey League released its 2023-24 schedule on Friday, with each team set to play 54 games. The season starts on Friday, Sept. 22, and wraps up on Sunday, Mar. 31. The 2024 Fred Page Cup playoffs are scheduled to begin on Friday, Apr. 5. […]
BCHL Bulletin: Penticton signs Murray from Wenatchee, Cents add Latvian blueliner Kruklitis, and more!
Vees sign Murray from Wenatchee The Penticton Vees have signed 2003-born forward Parker Murray for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. Murray was a free agent after Wild ownership acquired the Western Hockey League‘s Winnipeg ICE and will relocate it to Wenatchee. Murray, who’s from Manhattan Beach, California, was fifth […]