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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BCHL unveils Canucks Alumni Scholarship Program winners The B.C. Hockey League and the Vancouver Canucks Alumni announced six new scholarship recipients for the 2023-24 season. Each former BCHL player receives a $2,500 scholarship to a post-secondary school. The recipients for this season are: Kolton Cousins (33 goals, 28 assists in […]
Cents bring Grabner in for the 2023-24 season The Merritt Centennials reinforced their blueline on Wednesday with the signing of 2004-born defender Sam Grabner out of the Ottawa Jr. Senators of the Central Canada Hockey League. Grabner, from Ottawa, notched three goals and 13 points in 45 games with the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Rivermen trade Attew to Coquitlam, Warriors, Cents, and Chiefs sign new players, and more!
Express pick up Attew from the Rivermen Coquitlam and Langley struck a deal on Tuesday that sees the Express acquire 2003-born defender Tanner Attew while the Rivermen picked up future considerations. Attew, who’s from White Rock, B.C., had seven goals and 20 points in 40 games with the Rivermen in […]
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: Backs, Kings, Smokies, and Cents get new recruits, BCHL reveals officials’ awards, and more!
Silverbacks add two new forwards for 2023-24 In a busy afternoon for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, the team announced the signing of 2005-born forwards Christian Kim and Cole Cooksey for the 2023-24 season. Kim, from Torrence, California, played 50 games for the Wenatchee Wild in 2022-23, scoring 10 goals and 28 […]
Fechko joins Spruce Grove of the AJHL 2003-born forward Trey Fechko, who was traded from the Trail Smoke Eaters to the Wenatchee Wild last month, has signed with the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Fechko, a native of Raritan, New Jersey, was a rookie with the […]
BCHL Bulletin: Bulldogs, Silverbacks, and Rivermen nab commitments, NHL development camp news, and more!
Bulldogs add Finn to their roster 2003-born defender Matias Myllykoski has committed to the Alberni Valley Bulldogs for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. Myllykoski, who hails from Oulu, Finland, played 44 games this past season with Kiekko-Espoo U20 of the U20 SM-sarja league, which is the top tier of […]
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: Wood and Nadeau taken at NHL Draft, Vipers, Eagles, and Rivermen get commitments, and more!
Wood selected 15th overall by Nashville 2005-born forward Matthew Wood (50 goals, 48 assists in 64 games with Victoria from 2020-22) was selected 15th overall by the Nashville Predators on the first night of the National Hockey League draft. He is the first player with B.C. Hockey League experience to […]