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BCMML NE Chiefs warmup tourney – 5 team rosters

  August 11, 2017 The Vancouver North East Chiefs are hosting a summer tournament at Burnaby’s Eight Rinks, beginning Friday, August 11-13, 2017 The Chiefs – with two teams – will host the North West Giants, Greater Vancouver Canadians and the Valley West Hawks in a six game exhibition tournament. Most teams are icing several affiliate 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 »

BCMML: seven head coaches set

    April 13, 2017 The BC Major Midget League (MML) has announced seven of eleven team head coaches for the 2017-2018 season. The following team staff are returning for the 2017-2018 season: Okanagan Rockets: Eric Blais Thompson Blazers: Tanner Cochran Valley West Hawks: Jessie Leung Vancouver North East Chiefs: Jamie Jackson New staff will 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 »

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 »

BCMML Week 12 – Cariboo, Rockets, Chiefs, 1, 2, 3

December 12, 2016 Cougars, Rockets stay on top There were few changes to the overall standings at the close of week 12 of the BC Major Midget League, as the second half of the 40 game regular season opened Saturday. The league leading Cariboo Cougars over-matched 8th place Kootenay Ice, 8-0 and 10-1 to increase their lead Read More »

Kindree named BCMML Player of the Month

December 8, 2016 Liam Kindree of the Vancouver North West Giants has been named the Major Midget League (MML) Player of the Month for November 2016. The 5’11” forward from North Vancouver, BC tallied six goals and nine assists for a total of 15 points in just six games in November. An assistant captain with Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »