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Okanagan Rockets Ice Breaker opens

  September 9, 2017 The Okanagan Rockets Major Midgets opened their annual Ice Breaker tournament last night, with six games on the schedule. The Rockets dropped their opener 6-3 vs the Valley West Hawks. Both teams are BC Major Midget League teams. In other games, Everett Elite Hockey U16s of the North American Prospects League, Read More »

A few spots left for BCMML hopefuls

  June 10, 2017 For players still looking for a roster spot on a BC Hockey Major Midget League team, there are 18 spots for defencemen, 20 for forwards and and seven goalie spots available, spread over the 11 teams in the league. This season, the MML has made changes to the operation of the Read More »

Telus Cup, Cape Breton downs Blizzard in OT for Championship

  April 30, 2017 by Jason La Rose PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Logan Chisholm tied the game with 5:51 left in the third period and then won it 5:39 into overtime, giving the Cape Breton West Islanders a historic TELUS Cup with a come-from-behind 5-4 win over the Blizzard du Séminaire Saint-François on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Telus Cup, Cougars come close but fail to advance to semis

    April 29, 2017 by Jason La Rose PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Ty Kolle scored a pair of goals in the third period to tie the game, but the Cariboo Cougars fell a goal short of the semifinals at the 2017 TELUS Cup after a 2-2 draw with the Mississauga Rebels in the preliminary-round Read More »

Telus Cup, Cougars need a win and some help to advance

    April 29, 2017 PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. After a promising 4-3 win over the Cape Breton Warriors on Wednesday, the BC Major Midget Champion and Telus Cup host, Cariboo Cougars moved to 1-1-1 and kept their hopes of advancing to the playoff round alive. However, after a disappointing 6-1 loss Thursday night vs Quebec Read More »

Telus Cup, ISS Players to Watch

April 24, 2017 by ISS Hockey Prince George – Who will be looked upon in the dying minutes of a tie game? Who will be counted upon to provide leadership on the long road to a national title? Who will make the key pass? Score the big goal? Make the huge save? International Scouting Services Read More »

Telus Cup, Cougars tie Pats 3-3 in Game 2

    MASER SALVAGES DRAW FOR COUGARS WITH LATE GOAL April 25, 2017 By Jason La Rose Prince George.BC  – Tyler Maser scored his second goal of the game with 3:18 to go, earning the Cariboo Cougars a single point in a 3-3 tie with the Regina Pat Canadians on Tuesday night at the 2017 Read More »

A look back: 2001 National Midget Championship

  A look back at the 2001 Air Canada Cup, the last time Canada’s National Midget Championship came to Prince George April 24, 2017 by Paul Edmonds The bus ride was uneventful, but memorable, probably the way most trips on the ‘Iron Lung’ should be when you’re 16 and travelling from home to another city Read More »

Telus Cup, Leduc take Pacific banner vs Cougars

  April 24, 2017 By Jason La Rose HESSE STOPS 39, LEADS OIL KINGS TO WIN AND REGIONAL TITLE PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Easton Hesse was lights-out between the pipes, turning aside 39 of 40 shots to backstop the Leduc Oil Kings to a 4-1 win over the Cariboo Cougars to finish the opening day Read More »

BCMML, Pacific banner on line in Telus Cup opener

  April 21, 2017 By Ted Clarke, Prince George Citizen The Cariboo Cougars’ first game at the Telus Cup Monday night against the Leduc Chrysler Oil Kings will be a banner occasion. That game will decide who gets to wave the flag as Pacific region midget hockey champions. In a typical year, the respective league Read More »

BCMML – Cariboo Cougars win Provincial Championship

March 26, 2017 by Peter James The Cougars shutdown the Greater Vancouver Canadians’ high-powered offence for a second straight day, winning 4-0 to clinch the best-of-three series in the third game. Marcus Allen made 20 saves and Jeremy Gervais and Daine Dubois each posted three point games. Allen also shutout the Canadians 2-0 in Game Read More »

BCMML Championship GVC win opener in 2OT

  March 24, 2017 The Greater Vancouver Canadians upset the Cariboo Cougars, 3-2 in double overtime, in game one of the best of three BC Major Midget Championship finals today in Prince George. Cariboo started the scoring early, when Dane Dubois, the team’s leading sniper, opened it up with a goal 3:45 into the game. Trey Read More »

BCMML – Cariboo vs GVC Final set

March 21, 2017 It will be #1 ranked Cariboo Cougars vs the #4 ranked Greater Vancouver Canadians in this year’s BC Major Midget League Championship series, which gets underway in Prince George at 3:15 pm Friday, March 24. The Cougars, who have cruised all year long at the top of the standings, finishing with a Read More »

BCMML – NW Giants upset OK Rockets in QFs

March 13, 2017 There was one big upset in the BC Major Midget League quarter final playoffs last weekend, as #6 ranked North West Giants upset #3 Okanagan Rockets in two games straight, on the road. The other games when more or less as anticipated, with the top seeds winning all three series. #1 Cariboo Read More »

BCMML – Cougars stay on top, playoff matchups set

March 5, 2017 All playoff matchups are now set in the BC Major Midget League, as the final regular season games were wrapped up on the weekend. Playoffs will be best of three, with games starting Friday, March 10. The Cariboo Cougars, now ranked #1 in Canada, wrapped with a big series vs the Okanagan Rockets at home, Read More »

BCMML One week left – can Chiefs catch Cougars?

February 27, 2017 There were no changes in the standings after week 20 this past weekend, the second last of the regular season. Cariboo Cougars remain on top, two points up on North East Chiefs, who in turn remain six points up on the #3 Okanagan Rockets. The Cougars will wrap up with a big series Read More »

BCMML Week 18 – Cougars, Chiefs, Rockets still lead

February 5, 2017 The first place Cariboo Cougars had a bye weekend in Week 18 of BCMML regular season, but still remain at the top of the league, with a four point lead over the NE Chiefs, who closed the gap with two wins over the 7th place North West Giants. The Okanagan Rockets likewise kept pace in Read More »

BCMML Week 17 – Cougars, Chiefs still on top

January 30, 2016 Not much changed over the weekend in the BCMML standings. The Cougars and Chiefs remained on top, although the Cougars stretched their lead to seven points on two wins vs the Blazers, while the Chiefs managed only a split vs GVC. The OK Rockets gained five of six possible vs the Tips Read More »

BCMML Week 16 – Cougars, Chiefs still on top

January 24, 2016 There were some subtle shifts in the BCMML landscape after the dust settled on Week 16, which featured a ten-team showcase at the Richmond Oval. The top two teams – Cariboo Cougars and North East Chiefs each picked up a couple of wins to remain separated by six points, while former #2 Read More »

T-Birds sink Giants 6-1, Tendeck stops 40

    January 21, 2017 Kent, Washington The second largest crowd of the season, 6,149 fans, saw six goals from the Seattle Thunderbird and 6,795 teddy bears and stuffed animals on the ShoWare Center ice Saturday night. Mathew Barzal and Ryan Gropp paced the T-Birds with three points each in a 6-1 victory over the Read More »

PG earn point in split with Blazers

Despite some hectic travel and a ton of hockey as of late the Cougars were 52 seconds away from a regulation victory in Kamloops Saturday. But Deven Sideroff tied the game in the final minute and Collin Shirley netted the overtime winner 59 seconds into the extra period giving the Blazers the second point in Read More »

BCMML Week 15 – Chiefs sweep Cougars move into 2P

January 18, 2016 The North East Chiefs stepped up in a big way this past weekend, handing the league leading Caribou Cougars their first back to back losses of the season. The two wins vaulted the Chiefs into second place in the standings, a point ahead of the Okanagan Rockets who were playing at the KIMMT Read More »

BCMML Week 14 – Top 4 sweep weekend

January 9, 2016 Not much changed this past weekend after BC Major Midget League teams opened the second half of the season with five double-bills. Four of the top five teams won both their games, to add four points to their pre-break totals. Valley West Hawks were the lone exception, after losing 7-1 and 5-2 to Read More »

39th Macs – Cougars fall in OT semi-final

    December 31, 2016 with files from Peter James The Cariboo Cougars made a valiant run at knocking off undefeated Belarus U17 National team in the semis at the Mac’s AAA Midget Tournament Sunday evening, scoring twice in third to tie it up at 4-4 and force OT. But scoring three unanswered against the powerful Belarussians was not Read More »

39th Macs – Day 4 – Cougars now only undefeated BC team

  December 29, 2016 After Day 4 at the Mac’s AAA Midget Tournament in Calgary, only one of the four BCMML teams remains undefeated. The top ranked BCMML Cariboo Cougars cruised to an 8-3 win over the New York Islanders,  while the Greater Vancouver Canadians lost their first in a 3-2 decision vs the top ranked Foothills CFR Chemical Read More »

39th Macs – Day 3 – Cougars, GVC undefeated

  December 28, 2016 After Day 3 at the Mac’s AAA Midget Tournament in Calgary, two of the four BCMML teams remain undefeated. Greater Vancouver Canadians downed the Alaska Oilers 6-2 Wednesday for their second win, to join the Cariboo Cougars, who had the day off, at 2-0-0. All four BC teams will be in action Thursday.   Read More »

39th Macs – Day 2 BCMML team results

  December 26, 2016 The 39th edition of Calgary’s Mac’s AAA Midget Tournament got underway Boxing Day, with just two of the four participating BC teams playing their opening games. North East Chiefs fell to the Belarus U17 National team 5-3; and the Cariboo Cougars downed the Calgary Northstars 7-3. Three teams saw action on Day 2. Read More »

39th Macs – Cougars and NE Chiefs open tourney with split for BC teams

  December 26, 2016 The 39th edition of Calgary’s Mac’s AAA Midget Tournament got underway Boxing Day, with just two of the four participating BC teams playing their opening games. North East Chiefs fell to the Belarus U17 National team 5-3; and the Cariboo Cougars downed the Calgary Northstars 7-3.   NE Chiefs 3 – Belarus U17 Read More »

39th Macs Set – 4 BCMML teams, Cougars top BC team

  December 21, 2016 The 39th edition of Calgary’s Mac’s AAA Midget Tournament is ready to roll. Competition starts on Boxing Day, and wraps up New Years Day with the championship game in the Scotiabank Saddledome. Four BC Major Midget League boys teams are competing this year, down one from the number that have competed in recent years. One Read More »

BCMML Week 13 – Cariboo increase lead, Chiefs/Hawks press Rockets

December 19, 2016 Cougars increase lead; Chiefs and Hawks press Rockets Two more wins by the Cariboo Cougars and series split for the Okanagan Rockets this past weekend has widened the Cougars first place lead two more points, to seven over the second place Kelowna squad. It’s a similar story for the the NE Chiefs and Read More »