For junior hockey players, making a junior A roster is a big accomplishment, potentially a path toward a future college commitment to an NCAA school. However, not every player stays in junior A. Different opportunities open up for players on other teams and at different levels. Most often, players advance […]
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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 […]
BCHL Today: Chiefs sign veteran WHL defenseman Chudley, BCHL hands Grizzlies defenseman Bandu a five game suspension, and more!
Chiefs bring in WHL veteran Chudley The Chilliwack Chiefs announced the signing of 2001-born defenseman Jordan Chudley on Friday. He made his debut in Chilliwack’s 5-2 loss in Langley. To acquire Chudley’s junior A rights, the Chiefs sent future considerations to the Winkler Flyers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. […]
Across their history, the Victoria Grizzlies have developed several connections with the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League. The junior B league has acted as a proving ground for several future Grizzlies. Several former Grizzlies came from teams in the VIJHL, including Jamie and Jordie Benn, who both played junior […]
The Victoria Grizzlies and Victoria Shamrocks lacrosse have a unique relationship. Both teams have shared The Q Centre since the arena opened. The Grizzlies play during the fall and winter months while the Shamrocks play during the spring and summer months. Their relationship stretches back to when the Grizzlies […]
Of the 11 returning Victoria Grizzlies from last season, four of them are defensemen. Isack Bandu, Brady MacDonald, Reid Lindsay, and Jake Veilleux were part of last year’s Grizzlies team that finished fifth in the Island Division. They will be joined by three rookies and two reserve defensemen. Andrew […]