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BCMML Week 11 – Cariboo and Rockets hold

December 4, 2016 Cougars, Rockets stay on top Not much changed in the standings this past weekend in the BC Major Midget League. The league leading Cariboo Cougars split their weekend with second place Okanagan Rockets to maintain their four point lead at the top of the standings with an impressive 17-2-1-0 record. Cariboo won Read More »

BWC Lead Elite 15 Division

December 4, 2016 BWC E15 has moved into first place of the Elite 15 division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League, after posting a 5-1-0 record in November and adding two more wins this past weekend, to make it seven straight wins. BWC are now 14W-3L-3OTL, for 31 points. The hot streak has pushed Read More »

BWC Prep move into tie for #1 with DHA

December 4, 2016 From 8th to 1T in 10 games With two solid wins over the Pacific Coast Sea Devils this past weekend, the BWC Wildcats now share a spot at the top of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League Midget Prep division. The two wins, 5-2 and 6-2, following a 5W-1L-2 OTL November have vaulted the Read More »

BCMML Week 10 – Cariboo open lead at top

November 28, 2016 Cougars 2 W + Rockets 2 L = 4 point lead There were some subtle but meaningful changes in the BC Major Midget League standings last weekend. The league leading Cariboo Cougars gained three points on second place Okanagan Rockets, who have been on hot on their heels all season. The gains came as Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – Delta, BWC, PoE, OHA W post big weekends

  November 28, 2016 There was a lot of action in the top Prep division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League this past weekend. A total of 20 games were on the slate, the majority played in a Showcase Weekend on the Island co-hosted by Pacific Coast Hockey Academy and Shawnigan Lake. #1 Delta Hockey Academy continued Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – Delta sweep to grab #1

  November 28, 2016 Delta Hockey Academy moved into sole possession of first place in the top CSSHL Prep Division this weekend after a sweep of three competitive teams and a loss by OHA Red, who played only one game on the weekend. OHA Red lost to OHA White, the junior team, 4-1 – despite outshooting them 39-21, and are now two points Read More »

BWC Prep knocking on #1

November 29, 2016 From 8th to 4T in 8 games BWC U18 Prep have been slowly climbing the ladder in the top division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League. And now 1st place is in sight. The Wildcats notched 5 of 6 points on the Island this past weekend, to go 5-1-2 in November, and move Read More »

BWC raise Western Bantam Championship Banner

    November 24, 2016 The Burnaby Winter Club Bantam A1 raised their fifth Western Canada Championship Banner into the rafters at BWC last week, in celebration of last spring’s win over the Rocky Mountain Raiders. The Bruins won the banner in a 3-2 in thriller vs the hometown team in Okotoks. The win capped off Read More »

60 Team Canada West Jr. A invitees: by age

November 25, 2016 Hockey Canada has announced the tryout rosters for the upcoming 2016 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge. A total of 60 players from the four Western Junior A leagues have been invited, including 25 from the BCHL. By birth year, the invitees look like this: 1997s – 20 (19 year olds) 1998s – 30 1999s Read More »

BCMML Week 9 – Cariboo hang on to 1st

November 23, 2016 Cougars and Rockets Still on Top   The Cariboo Cougars and Okanagan Rockets still lead the BC Major Midget League after last weekend’s action, and by a somewhat comfortable margin over the next three top teams, Valley West Hawks, Vancouver NE Chiefs, and the Greater Vancouver Canadians. The Cougars have a one Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC NAX move up, big weekend ahead

  November 23, 2016 Northern Alberta Extreme and BWC Prep edged up into fourth and fifth place last weekend, ahead of OHA White and Yale, who were idle, in a relatively quiet weekend for the top CSSHL Midget Prep Division. BWC were at Shawnigan Lake for two games, winning the first 6-0, and then losing 4-3 Read More »

PG Cougars #1 in Canada

November 23, 2016   Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the Week 10 edition of the CHL Top-10 Rankings for the 2016-17 season.  The weekly rankings of the CHL’s Top-10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts. The Prince George Cougars not only dethroned the Regina Pats in Read More »

BWC Prep’s Ryan Stack commits to Spruce Kings

  November 21, 2016 After a successful weekend as a call up in Prince George, 2000 born Ryan Stack of the Burnaby Winter Club (BWC) has committed to the BCHL Spruce Kings for the 2017/18 season, the team announced today. Last season with the BWC Elite 15’s, Stack led the team in scoring with 24 Read More »

Central Scouting’s 58 WHL November ‘Players to Watch’

  November 18, 2016 Calgary, AB – NHL Central Scouting has issued its November ‘Players to Watch’ list for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, with 58 WHL players being named. NHL Central Scouting identifies players with a rating system that includes four categories. The ‘A’ rating indicates a first round candidate, a ‘B’ rating indicates Read More »

Chris Moulton promoted to Chief’s AGM

  November 18, 2016 SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs announced today that Chris Moulton has been extended through the 2017-18 season and promoted to Assistant General Manager, Hockey Operations. “It’s been an honor being involved with such a great organization,” said Moulton. “From (Owner/Managing Partner) Bobby Brett, to (former General Manager) Tim Speltz and now Scott Carter, Read More »

Gould named WCHA rookie of the Week

    November 16, 2016 Following his older brother’s footsteps at Michigan Tech, Gavin Gould has wasted little time making his own mark. Gould was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) rookie of the week after posting two goals and a helper in the Huskies’ two-game sweep of rival Lake Superior State. His older Read More »

Prince George continue to roll

November 17, 2016 Another wild Wednesday in the Western Hockey League featured some noteworthy talking points heading towards the weekend. The Kootenay ICE received outstanding play from a couple youngsters and a couple veterans en route to a big win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes, while the Regina Pats continued to roll north up Highway 2 Read More »

BCMML Week 8 – Cariboo edges back into 1st

November 17, 2016 Cariboo Cougars back on Top With two huge road wins vs the Valley West Hawks last weekend, the Okanagan Rockets had pulled into a tie for first overall in the BC Major Midget League, with the same 11-1-0-0 record as the Prince George Cougars, who were idle. But that changed this past weekend, though barely. The Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – Second Tier edging up

  November 17, 2016 Nothing much changed last weekend at the top of the CSSHL’s top Midget Prep division. Okanagan Red is still boasting a perfect 12-0-0 record, and Calgary’s Edge School and Delta HA are in a tight race for second close behind. But things are definitely heating up in the second tier. Just three points Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – OHA Red Continue Streak

  November 9, 2016 This coming weekend is featuring a CSSHL Showcase for the Midget Prep division, at Winsport in Calgary, and should help create some separation between the teams in the top 10 positions of the 15 team division. Because of the imbalanced schedule with some teams having played a couple of multi-game showcase weekends, Read More »

BCMML Week 7 – Rockets join Cougars at top

November 9, 2016 Cougars and Rockets still on Top With two massive road wins vs the Valley West Hawks this past weekend, the Okanagan Rockets pulled into a tie for first overall in the BC Major Midget League, with a record identical to the Prince George Cougars, who were idle. Both teams are now 11-1-0-0. The Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – OHA Red still unbeaten

  November 3, 2016 Not much has changed in the past two weeks in the top division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League. OHA Red, with the most mature roster in the Midget Prep division, continues to dominate with a perfect record, while Calgary’s Edge, Winnipeg’s Rink and Lower Mainland-based Delta are all rolling along Read More »

CSSHL E15 – West Van leading very tight division

  November 3, 2016 It’s still a very tight race at the top of the Midget Elite 15 division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League, with three teams vying for first place and two more right on their tails, and with games in hand. West Vancouver has edged into first place, one point ahead of Delta and Read More »

BCMML Week 6 – Rockets pressing Cougars

November 3, 2016 Cougars and Rockets still on Top Things are starting to get interesting in the BC Major Midget League after Week 6, as the top teams pour it on, and a scrappy second tier is emerging. Okanagan Rockets moved back into second place on the weekend, and now sit 4 points behind the league Read More »

CSSHL E15 – Tight race at the top

  October 23, 2016 It’s a tight race at the top of the Midget Elite 15 division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League, with three teams tied for first place with 16 points, and two more close behind at 14 and 12 points, with one and two games in hand.   TEAM GP W L OTL Read More »

U16 Team BC – heartbreak in OT

October 23, 2016 by Taylor Rocca, WHL.ca If you blinked or hadn’t yet returned to your seat, chances are pretty good you missed Carter Chorney’s overtime winning goal that propelled Team Alberta to its fifth Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup championship on Sunday afternoon at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary. All it took was Read More »

Prince George still way out front, WHL update

  October 23, 2016 Here’s an update on Saturday night’s games along with the current WHL standings and stats leaders. It was a good night for BC teams as Kamloops Blazers, PG Cougars, Kelowna Rockets and Vancouver Giants all registered wins. Victoria Royals were the lone exception, falling 3-1 to the Everett Silver tips. Outside Read More »

Grizzilies Tyler Welsh headed to Yale University

  October 23, 2016 In the commitment spree running through the Victoria Grizzlies locker room this week, Tyler Welsh is the latest to ink an NCAA Div. I pact. Welsh (03-07-97)will play at Yale University for the Bulldogs starting next season. His teammates Jake Stevens (12-06-96) and Cole Pickup (04.12.96) had recently committed to St. Read More »

U16 Team BC – advance to Gold Medal game, meet Alberta

October 22, 2016 Team BC dropped game three to Alberta Friday night, but bounced right back Saturday morning with a thrilling 2-1 win over Saskatchewan to advance to the U16 Western Canada Challenge gold medal game tomorrow. BC will be looking to capture their first gold since 2012, facing off against defending champion Alberta in a rematch Read More »