(British Columbia Hockey League official media release) The BC Hockey League (BCHL) has announced that five Alberta-based teams have signed franchise agreements and are now officially members of the league, as of yesterday. Prior to this, the teams had agreed to terms on a framework of what joining the BCHL […]
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On Jan. 20, the British Columbia Hockey League announced during the All-Star weekend that five Alberta Junior Hockey League teams had agreed to terms on joining the BCHL at the start of the 2024-25 season. These teams are the Brooks Bandits, Blackfalds Bulldogs, Okotoks Oilers, Spruce Grove Saints, and Sherwood […]
The independent British Columbia Hockey League is expanding by five teams in the 2024-25 season. The league has confirmed that it has an agreement from each of the Spruce Grove Saints, Sherwood Park Crusaders, Brooks Bandits, Okotoks Oilers, and Blackfalds Bulldogs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League to join the […]
In a move that’s sent shockwaves across the junior hockey world, the British Columbia Hockey League confirmed on Saturday morning that the rumours are, in fact, true. The league announced that five teams that currently play in the Alberta Junior Hockey League have agreed to terms to join the BCHL […]
Reports surfaced on Friday afternoon that in a surprising and unprecedented move, five prominent Alberta Junior Hockey League teams — Spruce Grove Saints, Sherwood Park Crusaders, Brooks Bandits, Blackfalds Bulldogs, and Okotoks Oilers — will depart from the AJHL to join the British Columbia Hockey League for the 2024-25 season. […]
Several months ago, the National Collegiate Development Conference welcomed a new franchise as the Rock Springs Grizzlies will join the league’s West Division for the 2023-24 season. The team has several B.C. Hockey League connections. Rock Springs’ recently-signed 2004-born goaltender Merik Erickson played a handful of games for the Merritt […]
BCHL Bulletin: Silverbacks, Bucks, and Warriors add new recruits, BCHL makes $15,000 donation, and more!
Monteiro brings scoring prowess to Salmon Arm The Salmon Arm Silverbacks announced the recruitment of 2006-born forward JJ Monteiro from Mount St. Charles Academy 16U AAA for 2023-24. Monteiro has been selected in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, United States Hockey League, and North American Hockey League drafts. Monteiro, […]
BCHL Bulletin: Bucks, Clippers, and Silverbacks add recruits, Lewis becomes boss in Wellington, and more!
Bucks bring in Redlick for 2023-24 The Cranbrook Bucks announced the signing of 2005-born forward Tyden Redlick for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season on Friday. Redlick, who is from St. Albert, Alta., played 37 games for his hometown Raiders U18 AAA team in the Alberta Elite Hockey League this […]
BCHL Bulletin: Vees, Rivermen, Smokies, and Wild make trades, Caps and Vipers sign new players, and more!
Vees bring in Michigan State University commit Heise 2006-born forward Max Heise signed with the Penticton Vees for 2023-24. The Michigan State University commit from Calgary played the majority of the 2022-23 season in the Alberta Elite Hockey League with the Calgary Flames U18 AAA team where he suited up […]
BCHL Bulletin: Spruce Kings bring in Schneider from the USHL, Cornell commit Devlin heads to West Kelowna, and more!
Schneider leaves Waterloo to join the Spruce Kings 2002-born forward Jake Schneider has signed with the Prince George Spruce Kings for the 2022-23 season. He spent 2021-22 with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the US Hockey League. Schneider, a Colgate University commit from Plymouth, MN, posted six goals and 13 […]