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BCHL – 17 alumni turning pro

  May 4, 2017 Again this season, with the NCAA schedule complete and NHL teams filling their rosters with young talent, there are several BCHL graduates who have been signed and have joined the pro ranks. Of the players signing, only Tyson Jost has made his NHL debut so far. Most are headed for the American 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 »

Gould named WCHA rookie of the Week

    November 16, 2016 Following his older brother’s footsteps at Michigan Tech, Gavin Gould has wasted little time making his own mark. Gould was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) rookie of the week after posting two goals and a helper in the Huskies’ two-game sweep of rival Lake Superior State. His older Read More »

BCHL this week, standings, leaders

  October 16, 2016 Here are the standings after this weekend’s BCHL games, along with current points leaders. The majority of teams have now played between 12 and 14 games, which means they’re at the quarter way point of the 58 game regular season schedule already. It’s still super tight on the Island, with four of Read More »

BCHL this week, standings, leaders

  October 11, 2016 Here are the recaps from games this past weekend’s BCHL games, along with current standings and points leaders. It’s still early and reasonably tight at the top of all three divisions, but clear signs of separation are starting to appear between the top contenders and the rest of the field.     Read More »

BCHL Standings, Stats & Leaders Update

December 27, 2015 Due to the Christmas break, there wasn’t too much action around the BCHL this week, with just a couple of games played. Play resumes on Wednesday with four games as teams play out the final third of the season and push for playoffs. Standings Interior Division The only change in the standings Read More »

Powell River’s Maguire back in action & POW at BU

  December 14, 2015 It’s been a long time coming for Boston University goaltender and former Powell River Kings star Sean Maguire, which has to make it feel that much sweeter to earn a Hockey East player of the week award. Out all of last season battling with concussion issues, Maguire is now back and Read More »

BCHL Standings, Stats & Leaders Update

Standings Interior Division One change in the Interior Division standings from last week, as the Trail Smoke-Eaters move above the Merritt Centennials at the bottom of the standings. Both teams have 18 points, trailing fourth place Vernon by 5 pts, but the Smoke-Eaters have four games in hand. The Centennials have been in a downward Read More »

WHL 2015 Draft, by MHA, OHA leads with 12 picks

    Here’s a breakdown of this year’s WHL draft, by source club/minor hockey association. The four top organizations are all based in BC: the Okanagan Hockey Academy with 12, Pursuit of Excellence with 9, North Shore Winter Club with 9, and Delta Hockey Academy, with 9. Most first rounders, NSWC, with 3. Two Alberta organizations and Read More »

BCHL Playoff Report – after 4, Vipers first through

    With files from BCHL Media The BCHL playoffs got underway March 3, with the top four teams from each of the league’s three divisions meeting in the first round. Here’s how things stand after four games in the best of seven series. Merritt Centennials are first out, eliminated by the Vernon Vipers in four games.   Read More »

BCHL Playoff Report – Two teams face elimination in game 4

    With files from BCHL Media The BCHL playoffs got underway March 3, with the top four teams from each of the league’s three divisions meeting in the first round. Here’s how things went in Friday’s games, and current standings. Two teams, Merritt and Alberni Valley, are facing elimination Saturday night.   Interior Division, #1 vs #4: Penticton Read More »

BCHL Playoff Report – Fred Page Cup gets started

    With files from BCHL Media The BCHL playoffs got underway March 3, with the top four teams from each of the league’s three divisions meeting in the first round.   Interior Division, #1 vs #4: Penticton Vees 3 West Kelowna 4  (OT2) Jason Cotton’s reputation as a clutch scorer only grew Tuesday night in Game Read More »

NW Giants Jump out to early MM lead

Oct 2, 2014 The Vancouver North West Giants have jumped out to an early lead in the BC Major Midget League, opening with a 4-0-0 record and 8 points after two weekends of play. Hot on their heels are three teams with three wins. The Cariboo Cougars are also undefeated in second place with a 3-0-1 Read More »

NW Giants edge past Rockets on final weekend

  Mar 5, 2014 The Kelowna Rockets and North West Giants battled all season long for bragging rights as top dog in the BC Major Midget Hockey League. The Rockets held the edge right up until the final weekend, when an uncharacteristic third period meltdown over fifth place NE Chiefs, gave the Giants the league Read More »

NW Giants catch Rockets in weekend thriller

  Feb 10, 2014 A 4-3 win Feb 9, by the Vancouver NW Giants over the Okanagan Rockets topped off an incredible weekend of high intensity major midget hockey for the two teams. The Rockets entered the series with a two point lead over NW Giants. The two game series at home would be the Read More »

Major Midget Points Leaders – Top 80

  # Name Team Pos GP G A Pts PIM 1 14 Kerfoot, Colton Vancouver NW Giants F 28 23 31 54 20 2 9 Jost, Tyson Okanagan Rockets F 24 23 29 52 47 3 9 Szeto, Justin Vancouver NW Giants F 28 20 30 50 16 4 20 Bradley, Matt Valley West Hawks Read More »

NW Giants and Rockets in Deadheat for MM#1

  Jan. 23, 2013 Week 16 in the BC Major Midget League featured a Showcase weekend in Langley, Richmond and Coquitlam, with 10 teams in double header action. At the end of weekend the two leading teams were tied with 47 points in a dead-heat for the top spot in the league, with identical records Read More »

Richmond Midget Bantam Tourney Final Results

  Major Midget: Gold: Yale Academy Academy U16 8-1, vs North Island Silver Tips Major Midget Bronze: California Golden Eagles U18 5-4, vs North Shore Winter Club A1   Midget Tier 1: Gold: Littleton Hawks 4-3, vs Semiahmoo Midget A1 Bronze: Prince George T1 8-3, vs Mission Arizona Ice U18   Midget Tier 2: Gold: Read More »

Richmond Midget Tournament Update, Day 2

  Here are some early results from the 35th Annual Richmond International Midget / Bantam Tournament to around 6 pm Friday. The tournament is divided into Major Midget, Midget Tier 1, Midget Tier 2 and new for this year, a Bantam Tier 1 and Bantam Tier 2 division. In the Major Midget division: San Diego Read More »

Host Seafair Big Winner at Thanksgiving Tourney, Final Results.

The 11th Annual Seafair Thanksgiving tournament to wrapped up late Monday. The host association was a big winner, bringing home gold in 5 Divisions: Atom Tier 1, 3-2 (OT) vs Richmond; Atom Tier 2, 11-0 vs Saanich; Peewee Tier 1, Flight 1, 3-2 Seafair A1 vs JDF; Peewee Tier 1 Flight 2 Seafair A2, 4-0 Read More »

Seafair Thanksgiving Tournament, results at end of Sunday

Here are results from the 11th Annual Seafair Thanksgiving tournament to end of day Sunday. Some semis and all finals to be played Monday. Some midget sores not available . Final results will be posted at end of day. Seafair Thanksgiving Tournament Resutls Scores at end of Sunday, some midget score unavailable) Atom Tier 1 Read More »

Seafair Thanksgiving Tournament, results at noon Sunday

Here are results from the 11th Annual Seafair Thanksgiving tournament to mid-day Sunday. 56 teams are in action. Semis start Sunday night for most divisions. All divisions except Atom are in two 4-team pools. Third and fourth place teams from both pools cross over and play in semis, winners advance to bronze medal game Monday. Read More »

BC Major Midget Opening Weekend Game Recaps

Sept 22, 2013 – updated Sept 24           The BC Major Midget League opened its regular season this weekend, seven weeks after opening training camps August 9. Ten of the eleven teams in the league were in action with two game series at the host team rink. Only the Prince George Read More »