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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 »

Coquitlam Midget A1 looking for Gold

  March 13, 2017 The Coquitlam Midget A1 Chiefs have booked their ticket to the Provincials for the second year in a row, and are looking to cap a lossless regular season with a Provincial Championship banner, after settling for bronze last year. The Chiefs were 17-0-3 in the regular season, posting 96 GF vs 39 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 »

Mid-season PCAHA Bantam Rankings – BWC, NSWC, Burnaby Top 3

  December 26, 2916 Here are Hockey Hub’s rankings of PCAHA bantam teams after the first half of the 2016-2017 regular season. Sportsmanship points have been removed, and winning percentage used as the primary metric within PCAHA flights, as first step in determining rankings. In most flights, two or three of the top ranked teams from lower Read More »

BCHL Exhibition game results

  Friday, September 2: Cowichan Valley Capitals 2 – Alberni Valley Bulldogs 6 (2 goals each for ‘Dogs’ Kyle Kaufman and Tristan Bukovec) Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL) 1 – Prince George Spruce Kings 10 (2 goals for Travis Schneider) Trail Smoke Eaters 0 – Penticton Vees 7 (5 assists for Mitch Meek) Surrey Eagles 2 Read More »

BCHL open camps, ex-games, billet call

August 18, 2016 The offseason is officially over. BCHL training camps open Monday all over the province with several exhibition games scheduled for later in the week (see below). A number of the ex-games will be available on FASTHockey pay-per-view. To create your own account – CLICK HERE. The league is also reaching out to families in BCHL communities to Read More »

120 Bantam hopefuls set for U16 Team BC Tryouts

    April 11, 2016 BC Hockey’s annual U16 team selection process gets underway April 20-24 at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm, with 120 graduating bantam players invited to the camp to compete for an opportunity to play on Team BC this fall. Players were invited to the camp based on their performance with Read More »

Four BC players named to Team Canada U18 roster

  April 10, 2016 A total of  23 players have been selected to take part in Canada’s National Men’s U18 Team Pre-Competition Camp in Winnipeg, Manitoba in preparation for the 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship,April 14 – 24, 2016. Four (4) BC players were invited: Dante Fabbro, Coquitlam, Penticton Vees (BCHL) Tyson Jost, Kelowna, Penticton Vees Read More »

BC Championships – Bantam Tier 1 Final – BWC downs NSWC

      March 16, 2016 In the end, it was all BWC, as the Bantam A1 Bruins shut down NSWC Winterhawks 3-0 in the BC Provincial Championship Final on Wednesday night. BWC opened a 1-0 lead about five minutes into the first on a rebound tucked in by Joshua O’Keefe, assisted by Ryan Denny. North Shore mounted Read More »

BC Championships – Classic BWC vs NSWC Bantam Final Set

      It will be another BWC vs NSWC final for the BC Championships, with the winner moving on to play in the Western Canadian Bantam Championships held this year in Okotoks. BWC finished the BC round with a perfect 5-0 record, while NSWC finished 4-1-0, their only loss, a 3-2 decision to the Bruins, on Tuesday Read More »

BC Championships – Midget Tier 1

  The Tier 1 Midget Provincial Championships are being hosted by Comox Valley Minor Hockey Association on Vancouver Island. Early in Day 3, Kelowna is alone in first place at 3-0, after downing Prince George 6-4 Tuesday night. PG and Coquitlam are in second place, both at 2-1. Vancouver T-Birds are in fourth place at 1-1-1, rounding out the Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Tier 1 – Abby are Champs, BWC, Langley in also

  February 29, 2016 PCAHA Peewee Tier 1 – Tier 1 – Abbotsford takes League Title, BWC and Langley advance #4 seeded Abbotsford has come through as the league winner in PCAHA Peewee Tier 1, after downing #1 BWC A1, 2-0, in the Final 4 round robin, and closing out with a 1-0 squeaker vs Langley. Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Tier 3, NSWC and Arbutus advance

  PCAHA Bantam Tier 3 #1 seed NSWC A3 and #4 seed Arbutus are moving on the provincials. A couple of 4-3 wins Sunday put the teams through; NSWC downing Squamish, and Arbutus defeating Langley. North Shore posted two wins, while Artubus posted two wins and loss, to both earn 4 points and their ticket Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Rep, Final 4, Tiers 3 & 4

  February 28, 2016 Here’s an update on PCAHA Peewee rep team playoffs, Tiers 3 & 4,   PCAHA Peewee Tier 3 –  Three top seeds went through the Final 4 in Peewee Tier 3, #6 Sunshine Coast A1 being the exception. #1 NSWC A3 downed #10 Squamish A1, 5-4 in game 1 and 4-3 in game 3 after Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Rep, Final 4, Tiers 1 & 2

  February 28, 2016 Here’s an update on PCAHA Peewee rep team playoffs, Tiers 1-2.   PCAHA Peewee Tier 1 – In Tier 1, the last Round 3 series wrapped up February 23, as #1 BWC A1 defeated #8 NSWC A1 in two straight games, 5-1 and 2-1. In the other series, #3 Seafair downed #6 Coverdale Read More »