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CSSHL Midget Prep – Delta take two vs BWC

          October 30, 2017 BWC Academy’s run on being the only CSSHL Prep team left with an undefeated record came to end this weekend, losing 5-3 to Delta at Planet Ice on Saturday, and 5-4 in shootout in the rematch at BWC on Sunday. Yale meanwhile, held onto first place although Read More »

CSSHL – Some separation starting – still lots of tight races

  October 24, 2017 Here’s a quick overview of the current Standings in all of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League divisions, through the first six weeks of league play. Midget Prep: The top three teams are starting to separate themselves from the rest of the pack – with 33 games among them and just Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC only undefeated team left

  October 22, 2017 (scroll down for standings) BWC Academy kept the good times rolling with another two win weekend Saturday and Sunday, to move to 10-0-0 and remain the only undefeated team in the CSSHL Midget Prep Division. Despite their unbeaten record, BWC are one point behind Yale who are 10-0-1 OTL after dropping Read More »

WHL Cup Championship – BC win 4-3 OT gold vs Alberta

  Derek Leung photo October 22, 2017 With files from Robert Murray Vernon native Ben King (Okanagan Rockets) scored with 2:37 left in OT to give BC a 4-3 win over Alberta in the gold medal game of the Western Cup in Calgary on Sunday. “Cole Shepard (West Vancouver, Delta Hockey Academy) moved it up Read More »

CSSHL – Saturday Midget Prep game results

  October 22, 2017   Saturday games in the Midget Prep division of the CSSHL, featured number 1 Yale losing their first game of the year, in a tight 4-3 overtime decision at Shawnigan Lake, while BWC scored late to squelch a 3 goal comeback by OHA Red, and take a 4-3 win. BWC is Read More »

CSSHL – Friday game recaps

  October 21, 2017 Recaps of Friday games in the CSSHL – 14 games on schedule.   MIDGET PREP DIVISION Yale Hockey Academy (12) Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (5) Abbotsford, BC – Holden Kodak (Cloverdale, BC) scored three times and setup four more as the Yale Hockey Academy skated to a 12-5 win over the Read More »

WHL Cup – Day 4: BC and Alberta will play in final

  October 21, 2017 by Robert Murray The semi-finals Saturday at the 2017 Western Hockey League Cup were a replay of the Friday matchups, with Alberta and B.C. emerging victorious once again, sending them to Sunday’s gold medal final. Saskatchewan 0 at British Columbia 6 BC defeated Saskatchewan 7-0 in semi-final action at the WHL Read More »

WHL Cup – Day 3: BC downs Sask 6-0

  October 20, 2017 by Robert Murray The third day of action at the 2017 Western Hockey League Cup saw British Columbia continue to gain momentum as they recorded their first victory of the tournament while Alberta finished the round robin with a perfect 3-0 record. Saskatchewan 0 at British Columbia 6 British Columbia continued Read More »

WHL Cup – Day 2: Alberta defeats BC 6-2

  October 19, 2017 by Robert Murray British Columbia 2 at Alberta 6 Alberta’s offence continued to take centre stage as the story of the tournament Thursday in their round-robin contest against British Columbia. Connor McClennon (Kootenay ICE) had a pair of goals and three points while Kyle Crnkovic (Saskatoon Blades) had a goal and Read More »

WHL Cup – Day 1: BC drops 3-2 SO to MB

  October 19, 2017 by Robert Murray Alberta and Manitoba won the opening contests of 2017 WHL Cup Wednesday at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary, with BC losing 3-2 to Manitoba in a shootout, and Alberta thumping Saskatchewan 8-3. Manitoba 3 vs BC 2 (SO) Portland Winterhawks prospect Seth Jarvis had himself a game Read More »

Vees lose first game of season 2-1 to Langley

  October 19, 2017 Penticton, BC: Despite firing 21 shots on net in the third period, the Penticton Vees (8-1-0-1) lost their first game of the season Wednesday night, 2-1 to the Langley Rivermen (6-3-6-0). The scoring was opened in the first period by the Rivermen off a shot from down low. With bodies in Read More »

WHL Cup Preview: Team British Columbia

    October 16, 2017 The former U16 Western Canada Cup, now renamed the WHL Cup, gets underway this week at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary, beginning Wednesday. Now in its sixth iteration, the tournament features the top bantam prospects from Canada’s four western provinces battling for the honor of their home provinces. BC Read More »

CSSHL – Midget Prep – Yale complete 5 game weekend sweep, now #1

    October 16, 2017 The Yale Lions completed their five game weekend sweep Monday afternoon with a 6-4 win over ninth place International Hockey Academy at Winsport in Calgary. The weekend sweep vaulted the Lions into first place in the CSSHL Midget Prep division, with a perfect 9-0-0 record, one win better than BWC, Read More »

CSSHL – A lot of tight races through all divisions

  October 15, 2017   Current Standings – All Divisions: Midget Prep: Very tight race at the top of this division, with four teams practically neck in neck. With a win in an unusual Monday night game, Yale could move into sole possession of first place.   TEAM GP W L OTL PTS GF GA Read More »

Cassidy Bowes commits to Wolverines

    October 13, 2017 Time will tell, but perhaps the new coaching staff at the University of Michigan will see more BCHLers head there over the next few years. One indication that might be the case is the commitment this week of Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes to the Wolverines. Michigan’s new head coach Read More »

32nd Chilliwack Bantam – NAX win Championship

    October 9, 2017 The 32th Annual Chilliwack Bantam AAA tournament wrapped up this afternoon, with Northern Alberta Extreme winning the Elite Division championship with a 6-2 victory over OHA Penticton. In the AAA division, Delta White shutout Calgary 6-0. In the semi-finals Sunday evening, Northern Alberta downed cross-town rivals OHA Edmonton 6-4; while OHA Read More »

32nd Chilliwack Bantam AAA Elite semis set

    October 8, 2017 The Elite Division semi-finals are now set for the 32th Annual Chilliwack Bantam AAA tournament. The games will get underway Sunday afternoon, with OHA Penticton facing St. Georges, and OHA Edmonton facing Northern Alberta – all CSSHL Academy teams.. In the Elite Division – four teams – OHA Penticton, St. Read More »

32nd Chilliwack Bantam AAA Midway

    October 6, 2017 The 32th Annual Chilliwack Bantam AAA tournament is underway, featuring  24 top bantam teams from across Western Canada and the US, competing in two divisions – Elite and AAA. As has been the trend for the past three years, top ranked Canadian Sports School Hockey League Bantam Academy teams are Read More »

11 former CSSHL named to NHL Central scouting players to watch list

    October 3, 2017 Eleven former Canadian Sport School Hockey League student athletes have been named to the NHL Central Scouting preliminary players to watch list, which was released on Tuesday. The players to watch list is Central Scouting’s compilation of top prospects from all the major development leagues throughout North America and Europe. Read More »

CSSHL announces playoff schedule – 69 teams in Penticton

    October 4, 2017 The Canadian Sport School Hockey League has announced dates and details surrounding the 2018 CSSHL Championships. The event will be held March 9-18, 2018 in Penticton, B.C., with all 69 teams, both male and female, in action over the course of the 10-day event, an increase of 20 teams from Read More »

32nd Chilliwack Bantam AAA Tourney Gets Underway

    October 5, 2017 The 32th Annual Chilliwack Bantam AAA tournament kicks off today, officially signaling the beginning of a new season for top bantam prospects across Western Canada and the US. This year the tournament features 24 teams competing in two divisions – Elite and AAA, and attracts top WHL and Jr. A Read More »

CSSHL – Early Standings

  October 2, 2017 After three weekends of action – here’s how things are looking in the seven Canadian Sports School Hockey League divisions.   CSSHL Standings  Male Prep Teams: Midget Prep TEAM GP W L OTL PTS GF GA DIFF PCT STRK Delta 7 6 1 0 12 33 15 +18 0.857 W1 Burnaby Read More »

CSSHL – Early Standings

  September 24, 2017 After a couple of weekends of action – here’s how things are looking in the seven Canadian Sports School Hockey League divisions.   CSSHL Standings  Male Prep Teams: Midget Prep TEAM GP W L OTL PTS GF GA DIFF PCT STRK Delta 4 4 0 0 8 25 8 +17 1.000 Read More »

BWC E15s sweep CSSHL season opening weekend

  September 24, 2017 Defending 2016-2017 champions Burnaby Winter Club E15s started their season in fine style this weekend in Penticton, with a three game sweep. BWC downed Yale, 4-3 on Friday, Okanagan 5-0 on Saturday, and Pursuit of Excellence 8-1 on Sunday. BWC 8-1 vs PoE, Sunday In the game Sunday morning, BWC opened Read More »

32nd Chilliwack International Challenge Cup Bantam lineup set

  August 8, 2017 The lineup for one of the best known and most heavily scouted bantam A1 tournaments in Western Canada, the Chilliwack International Challenge Cup, has been released. This year marks the 32nd edition of the tournament, which is hosted by the parents of the Chilliwack Bantam AAA team, and features many of the best Read More »

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 »

BWC Winners and Runners-up at CSSHL Championships

  March 19, 2017 BWC teams made the finals in both the Midget Prep and Elite 15 divisions at the Canadian Sports School Hockey League Championships this weekend, coming away with silver in the Midget Prep division, and gold in the Elite 15 division. Midget Prep The BWC Midget Prep team played a rematch vs Read More »

NCAA Playoff Tournament Brackets Announced

  March 19, 2917 By Adam Gretz, On Sunday the NCAA revealed the 16 teams that will be participating in the 2017 hockey tournament. The University of Denver, which is led by Troy Terry and Will Butcher enters the tournament as the No. 1 overall seed. Butcher, still unsigned as a draft pick by the Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep Playoffs – BWC will meet Edge in Final

  Saturday, March 18, 2017 BWC Midget Prep stole one from the jaws of death Saturday night, winning a 4-3 OT decision over Okanagan Hockey Academy Red to advance to the Championship final on Sunday, after being outplayed in the first two periods of the game. D-man Raihan Kheraj got the 3 on 3 winner, after taking Read More »

CSSHL Playoff Standings, Midget Prep Semis Set

  March 17, 2017 Here are the standings for the three top CSSHL divisions at the end of play Friday, March 17. In the Midget Prep division, all round robin play is complete and semi finals set for Saturday afternoon. In the final round robin game of Pool A Friday night, Edge prevailed with two Read More »