The 2023-24 British Columbia Hockey League season starts Friday with 16 of the circuit’s 17 teams in action. The only team not on the ice to open the season that day is Prince George, and the Spruce Kings open their season on Saturday in Salmon Arm. Although the BCHL started […]
BCHL Bulletin: Bucks, Eagles, Vees, and Express sign new recruits, MacGillivray leaves Cowichan Valley, and more!
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 […]
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 […]
Trail signs Risteau for 2023-24 The Trail Smoke Eaters announced the addition of 2006-born forward Michael Risteau on Wednesday. Risteau, who calls Lakeville, Minnesota home, spent 2022-23 at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School playing prep hockey. In 27 games, he finished with 17 goals and 32 points. He also played 18 games […]
BCHL Bulletin: Cents, Spruce Kings, Express, Clippers, and Bulldogs sign new recruits, Newhook gets a deal in Montreal, and more!
Spruce Kings sign forward Sasaki The Prince George Spruce Kings announced the signing of 2005-born forward Kazumo Sasaki for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season on Tuesday. Sasaki is committed to Lake Superior State University for the 2025-26 NCAA season. The native of Nishitokyo, Japan spent the 2022-23 season with […]
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 unveils 2023-24 schedule The B.C. Hockey League released its 2023-24 schedule on Friday, with each team set to play 54 games. The season starts on Friday, Sept. 22, and wraps up on Sunday, Mar. 31. The 2024 Fred Page Cup playoffs are scheduled to begin on Friday, Apr. 5. […]
BCHL Bulletin: Penticton signs Murray from Wenatchee, Cents add Latvian blueliner Kruklitis, and more!
Vees sign Murray from Wenatchee The Penticton Vees have signed 2003-born forward Parker Murray for the 2023-24 B.C. Hockey League season. Murray was a free agent after Wild ownership acquired the Western Hockey League‘s Winnipeg ICE and will relocate it to Wenatchee. Murray, who’s from Manhattan Beach, California, was fifth […]