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College free agent Kerfoot signs with Colorado Avalanche

    August 23, 2017 Nathan Caddell, Georgia Straight College free agents often have to base their decision on where they might be able to get playing time, as they typically become available on August 15, after most teams have made their player personnel decisions. Teams of course will do their best to encourage players Read More »

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 »

Squamish native Lukosevicius leads DU to National Championship

  April 8, 2017 by Mike Chambers, The Denver Post CHICAGO — Jim Montgomery scored three consecutive third-period goals for a natural hat trick that lifted Maine to the 1993 national championship. The Black Bears’ senior captain was named Frozen Four MVP. Twenty-four years later, Montgomery pleasantly watched one of his pupils nearly match his 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 »

Tigers sign Trevor Longo

  March 23, 2017 Medicine Hat, AB – Medicine Hat Tigers General Manager and Head Coach Shaun Clouston announced the signing of defenseman Trevor Longo to a WHL Standard Player Agreement, Thursday, March 23. Longo, a 2000 born defenceman from North Vancouver, British Columbia stands in at 6’2 and 192lb. This season Longo accumulated 37 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 »

Kerfoot in Hobey Baker Top 10 – Cast your vote

    The 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award have been revealed and Coquitlam Express alum  (2011-2013) Alex Kerfoot remains in the hunt for the top individual prize in NCAA hockey. Kerfoot, 22, from West Vancouver, and played two years for the Vancouver North West Giants before joining the Express. After Phase I fan 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 »

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 »

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 »