Bucks bring in Yakesh for 2023-24 The Cranbrook Bucks have brought in 2003-born defender Brady Yakesh for the upcoming B.C. Hockey League season. Yakesh, who hails from Delano, Minnesota, is committed to the University of Minnesota to start his NCAA career in September 2024. Yakesh spent the 2022-23 season in the United States Hockey League split between the […]
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Capitals sign Despatie for 2023-24 2003-born goaltender Emerik Despatie has signed with the Cowichan Capitals for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. He attended training camp in 2021 with the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets. Despatie, who is from Gatineau, Que., played 26 games with his hometown Olympiques in […]
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 […]
BCHL Bulletin: Cents nab veteran forward from Blackfalds, Heinen, Bellerive, and Reilly become NHL free agents, and more!
Cents pick up Sacchetti in a three-way trade with AJHL clubs The Merritt Centennials announced the acquisition of 2002-born forward Brandon Sacchetti and future considerations on Monday in a trade that also involves Blackfalds and Fort McMurray of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. The complicated transaction saw the Bulldogs first […]
At the end of the 2021-22 season, eight Victoria Grizzlies players departed the team. Of those eight players, six have NCAA college commitments. Grizzlies team captain Ellis Rickwood committed to Clarkson University while forward Andrew Amousse is off to American International College and forward Kalen Szeto heads to Yale University. […]
BCHL extends regular season by seven days The season will now be completed on Sunday, Mar. 27 instead of Sunday, Mar. 20. The BCHL Fred Page Cup playoffs will begin on Friday, Apr. 1. Lafontaine loaned to Chicago Wolves The American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves announced that 24-year-old goaltender Jack […]
Clippers get Donaldson back for his final season Sean Donaldson returns to the Clippers@NanaimoBulletin https://t.co/9RBbXXPB6d — Nanaimo Clippers (@ClippersHockey) October 14, 2021 The Nanaimo Clippers announced the return of 2001-born forward, University of Connecticut commit Sean Donaldson for the 2021-22 BC Hockey League season on Thursday. Donaldson was with […]
BCHL confirms Canadian Junior Hockey League departure BCHL statement on the CJHL. pic.twitter.com/128qd8vL1q — BCHL (@BCHockeyLeague) April 10, 2021 The BC Hockey League executed the perfect Friday evening news dump with the above tweet sent at 6:01 pm yesterday. Whether or not that was the intention of the league […]
LaFontaine named top 3 finalist for Richter Award Penticton Vees alumnus Jack LaFontaine has been named a top-3 finalist for the Mike Richter Award, handed out to college hockey's top goaltender.https://t.co/l7khRqks2B pic.twitter.com/MytYowGx0y — BCHL (@BCHockeyLeague) March 26, 2021 University of Minnesota netminder Jack LaFontaine (30-13-1, 2.19 GAA, .923 SV%, and […]
LaFontaine and Tufto among the top-10 finalists for Hobey Baker Award #BCHLAlumni Jack LaFontaine (Penticton) and Odeen Tufto (Vernon) are both on the list of Top-10 Finalists for the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey's top player.https://t.co/awETQkdimP pic.twitter.com/BUj82HmP5b — BC Hockey League (@BCHockeyLeague) March 17, 2021 University of Minnesota […]