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BCMML Week 7 – NW Giants make a move

  November 6, 2017 There was no change at the top of the BCMML after Week 7 action, with Cariboo Cougars remaining in first place, one point up on the Valley West Hawks. The FV Thunderbirds had a rough weekend, playing with a decimated lineup, and dropped from third place to fifth. Greater Vancouver Canadians Read More »

BCMML Week 6 – Cougars and Hawks open up some space

  October 30, 2017 Week 6 of the  BCMML schedule wrapped up on the weekend, with 10 teams seeing action. This week Fraser Valley Thunderbirds had the bye week. Coming into the weekend, six teams were tightly packed in the top tier, and three more nipping at their heels. At the end of the weekend, two Read More »

BCMML Week 5 – Super tight at the top

  October 24, 2017 Week 5 of the  BCMML schedule wrapped up on the weekend, with 10 teams seeing action. This week North West Giants had the bye week. Heading into the weekend, four teams were tightly packed at the top of the league. The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds were in first place with 13 points, one up Read More »

BC Bantam Rankings

    October 21, 2017 2017-2018 BANTAM RANKINGS – CSSHL & PCAHA Here’s an early look at the bantam team races in BC. Scroll down to see Hockey Hub rankings for Bantam teams in both the Canadian Sports School Hockey Leagues (Prep and Varsity) as well as for bantam teams competing in BC’s largest minor Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Rankings – Placement

PCAHA PEEWEE October 20, 2017 Here are the early rankings for Peewee rep teams in the Lower Mainland. Rankings are determined on winning percentage, including sportsmanship points, with goal differential being the tie breaker. Teams are ranked relative only to other teams in their current group. No attempt has been made to move a team Read More »

PCAHA Atom Rankings – Placement

PCAHA BANTAM October 20, 2017 Here are the early Hockey Hub rankings for Atom rep teams in the Lower Mainland. Most teams are about half way through the placement round. Rankings are determined on winning percentage, including sportsmanship points, with goal differential being the tie breaker. Teams are ranked relative only to other teams in Read More »

8 BC players among 66 chosen for Hockey Canada U17 teams

Dennis Pajot/Getty Images October 16, 2017 Sixty-six players have been chosen to represent Canada at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, November 5-11 in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C. One goaltender, three defencemen and five forwards with BC connections are among the picks. Of these eight, one is currently playing Major Midget, three Read More »

BCMML Week 4

  October 15, 2017 Week 4 of the  BCMML schedule is now complete, with 10 teams seeing action. This week Thompson Blazers had the bye week. All but one series was a sweep. After the dust settled, Fraser Valley Thunderbirds had moved into first place, with two wins over former #1 Vancouver NW Giants. The T-Birds Read More »

BCMML Week 3

  October 9, 2017 The BCMML schedule returned to normal this week, after last weekend’s Richmond Oval Showcase, with 10 teams in action for week three on Saturday and Sunday. Valley West had the bye week. The Okanagan Rockets hosted the Vancouver NW Giants at the Capital News Centre, but dropped both games to Giants, 6-4 Read More »

BCMML Richmond Showcase Results

  October 2, 2017 Weekend two of the BCMML season got underway last weekend with all 11 BC teams in action at the Richmond Oval Showcase. The Everett Silvertips 18U of the North American Prospects League rounded out the competition with the 12th team, and played a pair of exhibition games vs the Okanagan Rockets. At Read More »

BCMML showcase opens Friday

  September 27, 2017 The British Columbia Major Midget League 2017-2018 regular season got underway last weekend with 10 of the 11 teams in action across the province. This coming weekend the league opens its annual Showcase, with all 11 teams in action, at the Richmond Oval. The Everett Silvertips 18U of the North American Read More »

BCMML opening weekend, 3 sweeps

  September 24, 2017 The British Columbia Major Midget League 2017-2018 regular season got underway this weekend, with 10 of the 11 teams in action across the province. There were three sweeps over the weekend. The Valley West Hawks swept two road games vs defending champion Cariboo Cougars 5-2 on Saturday and 5-3 on Sunday Read More »

BCMML kicks off this weekend

  September 20, 2017 The British Columbia Major Midget League 2017-2018 regular season gets underway Friday, September 22. The 11 team league consists of five teams from the Lower Mainland, the Vancouver NW Giants (North Shore/Burnaby), the Vancouver NE Chiefs (Coquitlam) , the Greater Vancouver Canadians (Richmond), Valley West Hawks (Langley), and the Fraser Valley Read More »

BC Hockey U16 2002 Shortlist

  July 24, 2017 BC Hockey has announced the 35 players shortlisted for potential participation on Team BC at the 2017 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup this fall against Team Alberta, Team Manitoba and Team Saskatchewan. The Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup takes place from October 17 – 22, 2017 at WinSport in Calgary, Alberta. Read More »

BCHL – 17 alumni turning pro

  May 4, 2017 Again this season, with the NCAA schedule complete and NHL teams filling their rosters with young talent, there are several BCHL graduates who have been signed and have joined the pro ranks. Of the players signing, only Tyson Jost has made his NHL debut so far. Most are headed for the American Read More »

No PCAHA Bantam Zone Teams for 2017-2018

  March 10, 2017 After months of speculation, it’s now official, there will be no Bantam Zone teams in the PCAHA – at least for 2017-2018. In a letter addressed to MHA presidents yesterday, PCAHA president, Lynne Kiang, reported the results of the second vote on the matter. Two options were on the ballot. The Read More »

PCAHA Peewee A1 – Abby, NSWC to Provies

March 7, 2017 PCAHA Peewee A1 Playoffs Abbotsford Hawks swept the Final 4 to finish in first place overall and advance to the BC Provincial Peewee Championships as the PCAHA champion. After a tough start to their year, NSWC pulled through and will also advance to the Championships, hosted by Vancouver Island’s Nanaimo Clippers, March 19-22. Read More »

PCAHA Bantam A1 Quarter-finals set

      February 16, 2017 The third round, quarter-final matchups for the PCAHA Bantam A playoffs are now set. After #6 seeded Chilliwack’s 5-2 win over #11 Vancouver Thunderbirds February 15, the first to four points quarter-finals will feature the following: Quarter-Finals #1 BWC vs #9 Semiahmoo, starts Sat. Feb. 18, at BWC, 5:30 pm. Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rankings, BWC finish #1, 20-0-0

February 10, 2017 Here are Hockey Hub’s rankings of PCAHA bantam teams at the end of the 2016-2017 regular season. Sportsmanship points have been removed from the PCAHA calculations, and winning percentage used as the primary metric to determine rankings within PCAHA flights. In the case of a tie, most wins, head to head and Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Rankings, Abby finish #1

February 10, 2017 PCAHA Peewee Team Rankings – End 2016-2017 Season Here are the Hockey Hub rankings for the PCAHA Peewee divisions at the end of the regular season. Rankings are based solely on PCAHA league play. Sportsmanship points have been removed and rankings based on winning percentage as the first tie-breaker, and goal differential Read More »

WJC – USA prevails in shootout for Gold – game recap

  January 6, 2017 Game recap by Andrew Podnieks Troy Terry has done it again. He was the only scorer of ten shootout shooters tonight, giving the USA the gold medal in an incredible 5-4 win over Canada. Just 24 hours ago, he scored three goals in a shootout to defeat Russia and advance to today’s championship Read More »

WJC – Thomas Chabot voted Tournament MVP

    January 6, 2017 Canada’s Thomas Chabot was voted the Most Valuable Player of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship by the media. Chabot, a 19-year-old defenceman who plays for the QMJHL’s Saint John Sea Dogs and appeared in one NHL game this season with the Ottawa Senators, was also voted to the tournament Read More »

WJC – USA wins epic game in shoot-out vs Canada

January 6, 2017 By Lucas Ackroyd Like a great hockey team, the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship got better every day, climaxing with the U.S.’s 5-4 shootout win over Canada for gold. Among many unforgettable memories, this final was the jewel in the crown. “Everyone had so much energy built up and was running all over Read More »

WJC – Rematch 2010 – Canada vs USA

  January 5, 2017 by Lucas Aykroyd It’s been seven years since the U.S. and Canada last battled for World Junior gold. Saskatoon 2010 was a classic, and we might get another one in Montreal. In that 2010 final, forward Jordan Eberle came up big for Canada with two late goals to tie it up, Read More »

WJC – Canada down Swedes in semi

  January 5, 2017 by Andrew Podnieks Canada rallied from a shaky start and deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 to defeat Sweden, 5-2 in Montreal last night. The win earns the hosts a spot in tonight’s gold-medal game with arch-rival United States. Julien Gauthier had two goals for Canada while Anthony Cirelli and Dylan Strome each had Read More »

WJC – Canada advance to semis

January 2, 2017 by Lucas Aykroyd Julien Gauthier scored twice in the third period to lift Canada to a 5-3 quarter-final win over the Czech Republic and set up a showdown with unbeaten Sweden. It wasn’t a picture-perfect performance for the hosts, but it was a big relief to make the final four. “In the Read More »

WJC – USA downs Canada 3-1

December 31, 2016 by Wendy Graves TORONTO, Ont. – Thomas Chabot (Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Que./Saint John, QMJHL) scored his second goal of the tournament and Connor Ingram (Imperial Sask./Kamloops, WHL) made 17 saves in his second start, but Canada’s National Junior Team dropped a 3-1 decision to the United States on New Year’s Eve at the 2017 IIHF Read More »

WJC – Canada 5-0 vs Slovakia

  December 28, 2016 by Andrew Podnieks Canada broke a scoreless tie after 20 minutes with the only four goals of the second on the way to a convincing 5-0 win over Slovakia in their second game at this year’s World Junior Championship in Toronto. The winners got goals from five different players and points Read More »

A look at Canada’s NCAA U20 record

December 27, 2016 by Andrew Podnieks Tyson Jost and Dante Fabbro have contributed nicely to Canada’s first two victories, but they have also contributed in another way. We can add their names to a pretty small list of NCAA players whom Hockey Canada has named to World Junior rosters over the years. In fact, since Read More »

WJC – Canada downs Russia in game 1, USA thumps Latvia

Monday, December 26, 2016 Strome, Barzel, Jost ignite win CANADA 5 (1-0-0-0) 5 vs. RUSSIA (0-0-0-1) 3 by Andrew Podnieks Canada opened the 2017 World Juniors with a 5-3 win over archrivals Russia in a game dominated by defence and caution–and three power-play goals by the hosts. Captain Dylan Strome had two powerplay goals, both set Read More »