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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 »

Beaver Valley Captures Cyclone Taylor Cup

    April 10, 2017 by Jim Bailey, Trail Times The 67th game and 56th win of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks season was the biggest one to date as B.V. hoisted the Cyclone Taylor Cup trophy for the fourth time in their 35-year history after beating Campbell River 6-2 on Sunday in Creston. “It was unbelievable,” said Read More »

KIJHL Teams Shutout Opponents to Open 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup

    April 7, 2017 by Bradley Jones, East Kootenay News Both representatives of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) didn’t disappoint Thursday for the start of the 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup. The host Creston Valley Thunder Cats and KIJHL Champion Beaver Valley Nitehawks both shutout their opponents on the opening day of the 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 »

WHL Wrap, PG, Everett earn banners

  March 17, 2017 The second-to-last day of the regular season had just about everything a WHL fan could ask for. One Conference title. Two Division titles. Two WHL Playoff series set in motion. Thirty goals between just two separate games. One player even had a SEVEN-point game! If Saturday didn’t get you ready for Read More »

374 WHL Scholarships awarded this year

  March 17, 2017 *League-record 374 WHL graduates access WHL Scholarships during the 2016-17 fall and winter academic semesters.  *U SPORTS University Cup features 69 WHL alumni competing this weekend in New Brunswick. Calgary, AB – Western Hockey League (WHL) Commissioner Ron Robison announced today that to date a total of 374 WHL graduate players 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 »

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 »

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 »

25 BCHL players invited to Team Canada West camps

November 25, 2016 Hockey Canada has announced the tryout rosters for the upcoming 2016 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge. Sixty players from the four Western Junior A leagues have been invited, including 25 from the BCHL. Sixteen forwards, seven defencemen, and two goalies from the BCHL will be trying out for their chance to play for 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 »

BCMML Week 4 – Cougars, Hawks on top

October 16, 2016 The Cariboo Cougars and Valley West Hawks have opened up a four point lead on the Okanagan Rockets at the top of the BC Major Midget League after four weekends. But, the Rockets have two games in hand, as do the North East Chiefs who are in a battle with the Greater Read More »

BCMML Week 3, results, standings, stats leaders

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 The 2016-2017 MML season is now in full swing as Week 3 match ups continued over the Thanksgiving weekend.         Okanagan Rockets vs. Vancouver NW Giants   Game 1: Okanagan 8, Vancouver NW 5 Game 2: Okanagan 5, Vancouver NW 2 Okanagan got another chance to show off their offence this Read More »

Top 40 BCMML Scoring leaders, Week 2 Results

  October 2, 2016 The BC Major Midget League got underway last weekend featuring ten teams in five two-game series, and continued this weekend with a Showcase at the Richmond Oval, with another 10 teams in competition (NW Giants bye-week). See scores below. Also, here’s a look at the early leaders in the scoring stats: Read More »