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 […]
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Penticton forward Gojsic joins Kelowna Rockets Penticton Vees’ 2006-born forward Hiroki Gojsic has signed with the Western Hockey League’s Kelowna Rockets following a trade of his WHL rights. He was originally a second-round selection of the Victoria Royals at the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft. The Royals received a 2025 second-round […]
In a previous article, I wrote about Grizzlies alumni attending NCAA schools after they committed to Division I and Division III schools. While many former Victoria players have committed to the NCAA, many others have committed to Canadian universities. These players are usually the exception instead of the norm simply […]
BCHL Bulletin: Smith commits to University of Toronto, Spruce Kings look to add an associate coach, and more!
Smith commits to the University of Toronto 2001-born Salmon Arm Silverbacks right winger Zack Smith has committed to play U SPORTS hockey at the University of Toronto this September. Smith, who’s from Martensville, SK, had 10 goals and 17 points in 19 games with the Silverbacks this past season. He […]
Previously, I wrote about a handful of players with major junior experience who came to play in the BC Hockey League. These players joined BCHL teams for several reasons, but a big motivator was the opportunity to get playing time or they were squeezed out by the Western Hockey League’s […]
BCHL Bulletin: Horcoff promoted within Red Wings management, BCHL announces three stars for January, and more!
Horcoff promoted to Red Wings assistant general manager 43-year-old Shawn Horcoff (49 goals, 96 assists with Chilliwack in 1995-96) has been promoted to assistant general manager of the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings. As part of the promotion, Horcoff will now also serve as the general manager for Detroit’s […]
Warriors pick up Price from Wenatchee The West Kelowna Warriors have acquired 2001-born forward Jayden Price from the Wenatchee Wild for future considerations. The Dove Canyon, CA product had a goal in four games with the Wild this season. He spent 2020-21 with the Philadelphia Hockey Club of the National […]
Over the years, many players with major junior experience have come to play in the BCHL. On the flip side, a number of BCHL players have moved on to major junior teams. Current Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn is a famous example of this. He played parts of three seasons […]
BCHL Today: Caps send Pollock to Weyburn of the SJHL, Kings bring in Small from Navan of the CCHL, and more!
Capitals send Pollock to Weyburn of the SJHL News: The Capitals have traded forward Simon Pollock to the Weyburn Red Wings in exchange for future considerations. #BlueCollar https://t.co/f1gDWkGLlK pic.twitter.com/5TJC2MPrN9 — Cowichan Capitals (@cowichancaps) September 4, 2021 The Cowichan Valley Capitals have traded 2003-born forward Simon Pollock to the Weyburn […]
Warriors acquire Dafoe from Blackfalds of the AJHL TRADE: The Warriors have acquired former @BCHLSmokeEaters Captain @ChaseDafoe from the @AJHLBulldogs in exchange for forward Zach Brooks. The Warriors want to thank Zach for his contributions during the 2020/21 season. Welcome Chase! DETAILS: https://t.co/VnQ9JlSwR9#BCHL pic.twitter.com/wXRVqpH8Wj — West Kelowna Warriors (@BCHLWarriors) August […]