Previously, I wrote about former Major Junior players who joined BC Hockey League rosters and the 2022-23 season has seen several more. Olivier Picard came from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Aidan Campbell came from the Ontario Hockey League, and Aiden Reeves came from the Western Hockey League. Those […]
Tag: Prince George Spruce Kings
As is customary each year, the BC Hockey League’s 18 teams aren’t permitted to make trades with any of the 118 teams in the Canadian Junior Hockey League due to a holiday trade freeze. Each year, the halt on deals is between Dec. 10 and New Year’s Day. However, it […]
The number one storyline heading into last week’s BC Hockey League schedule was the undefeated Penticton Vees looking to extend their 24-game win streak. Penticton was in tough, however, as the Vees were visiting the Wenatchee Wild and the surging Cranbrook Bucks on a Southern Interior road swing. Here is […]
Another great season of BC Hockey League action is well underway. And with a new season comes new looks for some of the teams. Before the 2022-23 season, the Pentiction Vees did a massive overhaul of the look of their franchise. The BCHL has also changed out the large league […]
The BC Hockey League continues to be one of the top development leagues in North America. On Monday, National Hockey League teams were required to declare their rosters, and the BCHL is well represented. In total, 26 players on 19 NHL opening night rosters played in the BCHL. An additional […]
With a new season approaching, the Victoria Grizzlies are preparing their roster. They’ve already recruited several players from across North America. One player that stands out is forward Zakery Anderson. Last season, Anderson played 40 games for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Kamloops Storm. In those 40 games, Anderson […]
Bulldogs trade Leyer to Spruce Grove of the AJHL The Alberni Valley Bulldogs have traded 2002-born Ethan Leyer to the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League for future considerations. Leyer, who’s from St. Albert, AB, is committed to St. Cloud State University for this September. With the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Kings, Bucks, and Spruce Kings add new recruits, Express hires new bench boss, and more!
Bandu joins the Prince George Spruce Kings The Prince George Spruce Kings have added 2004-born defender Aleksy Bandu for the 2022-23 BC Hockey League season. Bandu, who’s from Montreal, QC, was with The Governor’s Academy Prep in 2021-22 and posted three goals and six points in 27 games. His older […]
BCHL Bulletin: Hockey world mourns Dhaliwal’s passing, Kawaguchi aims for another year with the Stars, and more!
Warriors mourn the passing of Dhaliwal According to numerous online media reports, former West Kelowna Warriors forward Parmjot Dhaliwal died in a hotel in New York City on the weekend. Condolences came in from around the hockey world once news of Dhaliwal’s passing became known. Dhaliwal, who was 23, played […]
BCHL Bulletin: Merritt nabs Wessels via trade from Langley, Eagles add Sandhu to their forward group, and more!
Cents pick up Wessels from Langley The Merritt Centennials have added 2003-born defender Josh Wessels to their blueline after acquiring him in a trade from Langley for future considerations. The Richmond, BC product finished 2021-22 with five goals and five assists in 39 games with the Rivermen. He also added […]