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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 »

NSWC announce 2017-2018 Coaching Staff

The North Shore Winter Club has announced the following coach commitments to date for the 2017/2018 season.  Further annoucements will be forthcoming over the summer (head coach – assistant coaches). Bantam A1 – Jim Dinwoodie – Luke Kasteel Bantam A2 – Chris Cusano – Malcolm Allen Bantam A3 – Luke Tully – David Prestage Peewee Read More »

Katzalay signs with Seattle Thunderbirds

    KENT, June 16, 2017 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced right wing Holden Katzalay has signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement with the team. “Holden impressed at training camp last year as a camp invite and continued to improve all season,” said Farwell. “He can score in tight and plays the Read More »

Jets sign Harkins to Entry-level Contract

    April 7, 2017 The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with forward Jansen Harkins on a three-year entry level contract with an annual value of $925,000. Harkins (May 23, 1997, North Vancouver, B.C.) was selected by the Jets in the second round (47th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft and will spend 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 Bantam A2 – BWC, Pt. Moody to Provies

    March 9, 2017 PCAHA Bantam Flight 2 The top four Bantam Tier 2 teams in the PCAHA regular season all made it through the playoff rounds to the Final 4, this year. The top three, Langley A2, BWC A2 and Port Moody A1, all finished within a win of each other over twenty games Read More »

PCAHA Bantam A1 – BWC, Burnaby Minor to Provies

      March 8, 2017 (updated) PCAHA Bantam Flight 1 Regular Season The BWC Bantam A1 entered the playoffs with a perfect regular season record of 20-0-0, and 17 sportsmanship points, for 57 points overall, scoring 114 goals for vs just 18 goals against. The Bruins’ toughest competition through the season came from long time rival North Shore Winter Club, 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 »

Kamloops Jr. Blazers 2OT and PoE Varsity win KIBIHT

  January 2, 2017 What a finish! The hometown Kamloops Jr. Blazers battled Sherwood Park Flyers to an incredible 6-5 double overtime win on Sunday to take the Bantam Tier 1 championship banner at this year’s KIBIHT. First year bantam, Logan Stankoven scored the OT winner to complete his hat-trick – and also assisted on two of other three goals. Sherwood Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Alaska wins Peewee AAA Gold

  December 30, 2016 North Shore Winter Club Peewee A1 couldn’t overcome the Alaska North Stars 2004 in the battle for Peewee Elite gold Friday morning, losing 4-2 to the Northerners, who racked up a perfect 6-0-0 record. The Winterhawks came into the tournament as the #3 team in the PCAHA A1 division with a Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Burnaby win AAA Final

  December 30, 2016 Tournament host club Burnaby Bulldogs won it all this year, and did it convincing fashion, downing Seattle A1 8-1 in the AAA championship final of the Pat Quinn Classic, Friday morning. The Bulldogs downed PCAHA rivals Seafair 4-2 in their semi; while Seattle defeated Kelowna 3-1 in in the other semi. Burnaby Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Bantam Elite – Delta win Gold

  December 30, 2016 What a finish it was in the top Bantam Elite division in this year’s Pat Quinn Classic. Both semi-final games, and both championship games were decided by a single goal, with Academy teams edging out the top club teams. Top ranked PCAHA Burnaby Winter Club A1 (12-0-0) met # 1 CSSHL Read More »

KIBIHT Tier 1 standings and playoff results

  December 31, 2016   Here are the Tier 1 standings and results from first round of playoffs at this year’s Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament (KIBIHT). Fourteen teams are competing in the Tier 1 division. Tier 1 Randy Lindros Division After the round robin – top Tier 1 teams: Calgary Royals, Alaska Oilers, Read More »

KIBIHT Tier 2 standings and playoff results

    December 31, 2016 Here are the Tier 2 round robin standings and results from first round of playoffs at this year’s Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament (KIBIHT). Sixteen teams in the Tier 2 division. Top teams after the round robin: Campbell River Tyees, Lethbridge Hurricanes, Cranbrook Hornets, North Shore Winter Club A2, Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Bantam Elite semis set

  December 29, 2016 The semi-finals are set for the top Bantam Elite division in this year’s Pat Quinn Classic. Top ranked PCAHA BWC A1 (12-0-0) will meet # 1 CSSHL Delta Prep Academy (19-1-0) at Kensington Arena at 8:00 am Friday; and Lethbridge will face #4 CSSHL Yale (11-6-0) at BWC, also at 8:00. Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Burnaby vs Seattle in Bantam AAA Final

  December 29, 2016 Tournament host club Burnaby Bulldogs will face Seattle A1 in the AAA championship final of the Pat Quinn Classic, 11:30 Friday morning. The Bulldogs downed PCAHA rivals Seafair 4-2 in their semi; while Seattle defeated Kelowna 3-1 in in the other semi. Burnaby came into the game ranked third overall in the PCAHA, Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – NSWC vs Alaska in Peewee Final

  December 20, 2016 It will be North Shore Winter Club Peewee A1 vs the Alaska North Stars 2004 in the battle for Peewee Elite gold 9:30 Friday morning at Bill Copeland Arena. The Winterhawks downed Kamloops 4-0 to advance, while Alaska advanced on a 4-1 decision over BWC A1s. BWC and Kamloops will play Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Bantam AAA semis set

  December 29, 2016 The semi-finals are set in the Bantam AAA division at the Pat Quinn Classic. Host club Burnaby Bulldogs will be meeting PCAHA rivals Seafair in one semi; and Kelowna A1 will face Seattle in the other. Burnaby are ranked third overall in the PCAHA, with a 7-4-2 record, while Seafair are ranked fifth, Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Peewee Elite QFs set

  December 28, 2016 The quarterfinals are set for the Peewee Elite division at the Pat Quinn Classic. Six BC teams and two US teams have made the cut. Three teams went 3-0-0 in the round robin- NSWC, Seafair and Alaska. BWC, Kamloops and Kelowna were 2-1-0.   Quarter-final matchups are as follows: NSWC vs San Jose Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic – Bantam Elite QFs set

  December 29, 2016 Here is an overview of standings and game results from Day 2 and first round of playoffs on Day 3 (Thursday morning) for the Bantam Elite division at the Pat Quinn Classic, along with schedules for upcoming games. Quarter-finals set Burnaby Winter Club Bantam A1 are the sole PCAHA team in Read More »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic Results – Day 1

  December 27, 2016 Here is an overview of scores from Day 1 of the Pat Quinn Classic, as of 9:30 pm, along with schedules for upcoming games. (A few games are still in progress). Scroll down for Bantam AAA and Peewee Elite divisions. Bantam Elite Dec. 27 Rink Home GF Away GF 12:30 PM 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 »

2016 Pat Quinn Classic set to go, pools, schedules

  December 26, 2016 The second iteration of one of the oldest bantam tournaments in BC is set to get underway, Tuesday, December 27. Formerly known as the Burnaby Bantam Classic, the second annual Pat Quinn Classic is both a tribute to and legacy of the former Vancouver Canucks defenceman, coach, general manager and president, who passed Read More »

49th KIBIHT countdown on – 30 teams, 2 Tiers, Italy & Hong Kong in

  December 9, 2016 The countdown is on as the 49th annual Kamloops International Hockey Tournament, one of the premier Bantam tournaments in Western Canada, gears up to run this year from December 28th through New Year’s Day. The big news this year is the appearance of the WSV Sterling Broncs from Italy, and the first ever appearance 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 »

U16 Team BC – advance to Gold Medal game, meet Alberta

October 22, 2016 Team BC dropped game three to Alberta Friday night, but bounced right back Saturday morning with a thrilling 2-1 win over Saskatchewan to advance to the U16 Western Canada Challenge gold medal game tomorrow. BC will be looking to capture their first gold since 2012, facing off against defending champion Alberta in a rematch Read More »

U16 Team BC- Game 2 another come from behind win

October 20, 2016 with files from Taylor Rocca, WHL.ca Team BC followed up their opening 7-3 win vs Manitoba, with another come-from-behind win vs Saskatchewan at the U16 Western Challenge Cup in Calgary Thursday afternoon. After going down 2-0 on two Saskatchewan power play goals, Team BC battled back with their own PP and an even Read More »