The next time a Coastal Conference team and an Interior Conference team face off in the BC Hockey League will be the 2022 playoffs, more than likely not until the Fred Page Cup final to determine the first league champion since the Prince George Spruce Kings were crowned in 2019. […]
Tag: Salmon Arm Silverbacks
BCHL Bulletin: Trade winds blow through Merritt, Vernon, Prince George, and Surrey, Henry commits to Vermont, and more!
Cents and Vipers connect on a blockbuster The Merritt Centennials and Vernon Vipers connected on a blockbuster trade on Tuesday evening involving five players in total and future considerations. The deal sees 2004-born forward Luke Lavery and 2002-born defenseman Talon Zakall go from the Cents to Vernon in exchange for […]
It’s been a crazy couple of weeks around the BC Hockey League. Extreme weather conditions evacuated one BCHL team from its home, and a pair of other teams were stranded on the road for a few extra days. In addition to immediate effects of the storms across BC, there are […]
BCHL Bulletin: Express and Eagles make a 2-for-1 deal, Vipers and Spruce Kings swap forwards, and more!
Express and Eagles connect on a 2-for-1 deal 2002-born forward James Bohn has been traded by the Coquitlam Express to the Surrey Eagles in exchange for 2003-born forward Holden Cardinal and 2003-born defenseman Luke Roberts. Bohn, a Coquitlam native, has three goals and 22 points in 87 games with the […]
BCHL Bulletin: BCHL department of player safety hands out four suspensions, Kings sign two additional APs, and more!
McHardy suspended four games for a blow to the head Coquitlam Express forward Emmett McHardy has been suspended four games by the BC Hockey League department of player safety following a major penalty and game misconduct incurred during a game on Nov. 27 versus the Chilliwack Chiefs. The 2003-born rookie […]
BCHL Today: BCHL unveils three stars, details on All-Star weekend and schedule changes, four commit to NCAA schools, and more!
Tassy, Prazma, and Fraser earn three stars of the week honours Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Simon Tassy, Surrey Eagles goalie Max Prazma, and Nanaimo Clippers forward Tristan Fraser have been named the BCHL’s Three Stars for the week ending Nov. 21. Tassy, a 20-year-old, scored four goals and added a […]
Jeffery commits to the RIT Tigers The Cowichan Valley Capitals announced on Wednesday that 2001-born forward Adam Jeffery has committed to playing NCAA Division I hockey at the Rochester Institute of Technology next fall. Jeffery, who’s from Leamington, ON has six goals and one assist in four games with the […]
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 […]
Wednesday’s game between Merritt and Penticton postponed The BC Hockey League announced on Tuesday that the game on Wednesday in Penticton between the Merritt Centennials and the Vees is postponed. The entire population of Merritt was evacuated on Monday due to extreme flooding that caused the city’s wastewater treatment facility […]
Just last week, I released BCHLNetwork’s inaugural edition of the BC Hockey League power rankings. I looked at the first five weeks of the regular season through a statistical lens and compared all 18 BCHL teams. I wasn’t necessarily planning on releasing the next version of the power rankings just […]