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      November 25, 2019 Delta Green Bantam Prep are off to a great start this year, with 14 wins in 16 games, and are six points up on second place West Van. West Van are the highest scoring team in the division so far, and are posting the highest GF-GA differential, at +81 Read More »


      November 25, 2019 MIDGET E15 Like the Midget Prep division, the two current leaders in the E15 division are Northern Alberta Xtreme and Burnaby Winter Club, long time rivals and teams that are often at or near the top of the division. So far this year, BWC is posting the best winning Read More »


    November 25, 2019 MIDGET PREP At not quite the halfway mark of the 36 game regular season, long time rivals Northern Alberta Extreme and Burnaby Winter Club are battling for the top spot in the CSSHL’s top Midget Prep Division. But it’s battle of opposites too, with NAX lighting it up on 107 Read More »

BCHL – Express shutout Eagles

  September 13, 2019 A pair of goals 12 seconds apart early in the second period, backed by a both steady and at times stellar 39-save shutout performance by veteran goaltender Clay Stevenson, propelled the visiting Coquitlam Express to a 3-0 victory over the Surrey Eagles on Friday night at South Surrey Arena. The loss Read More »

Canucks sign Boeser to 3 year deal

  September 16, 2019 by Alex Hoegler, TheCanuckWay.com The Vancouver Canucks signed Brock Boeser to a three-year deal on Monday evening. Here’s what it means for both sides. After several months of tough contract negotiations, the Vancouver Canucks have signed Brock Boeser to a three-year deal worth an AAV of $5.875 million per season, the Read More »

WHL – 105 players attending NHL Camps

    September 16, 2019 The Western Hockey League announced last week that 105 WHL players would be attending NHL rookie and training camps in September. All players are eligible to return to the WHL for the 2019-20 season. Of the 105 players attending, 58 were selected in the NHL Draft, including Saskatoon Blades forward Read More »

WHL Preseason comes to a close

  September 16, 2019 The final 15 games of the 2019 Western Hockey League Pre-season are in the books and the start of the 2019-20 WHL Regular Season is now only days away.   Oil Kings sweep away Cougars in Fort St. John The Edmonton Oil Kings and Prince George Cougars closed out their pre-season Read More »

BCHL – Glasman Player of the Week

    September 16, 2019   Powell River Kings forward Levi Glasman has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending September 15, the league announced Monday. The three-year BCHL veteran scored four goals and added three assists in his team’s two wins over the weekend to give him a league-high Read More »

BCHL – BC Born – Ethan Bowen

    September 16, 2019 The BCHL has introduced a new feature on their website this year – called BC Born, which puts the spotlight on the league’s rising young local born talent. Here’s the first one, featuring Ethan Bowen, who played for Yale Academy Bantam Prep in 2016-2017 and for the BCMML Fraser Valley Thunderbirds the Read More »

CSSHL Opening Weekend – WV & Delta G. lead Bantam Prep

  September 16, 2019 The CSSHL Bantam Prep division kicked off the new season with six games played Saturday and Sunday. After the dust settled, two teams had emerged with 2-0 records, West Vancouver and Delta Green. West Vancouver opened with a 5-2 win at home vs BWC on Saturday and then thumped Delta White Read More »

WHL Pre-season – Tips, Blazers and Broncs go 3-0

  September 6, 2019 Western Hockey League pre-season action was in full swing throughout the league as 16 games took place over the Labour Day weekend. Through it all, three teams emerged with perfect records, the Everett Silvertips, Kamloops Blazers, and Swift Current Broncos.     Hosting a pre-season tournament at Angel of the Winds Arena Read More »

Surrey Eagles round out leadership with Katzalay and Tellier

  September 6, 2019 With the season opener a day away, the Surrey Eagles announced yesterday that Holden Katzalay and Cristophe Tellier will round out the leadership group as assistant captains for this year’s team. These two forwards will join the captain Cody Schiavon, and assistant captain Hudson Schandor in leading this young Eagles team, Read More »

BCHL introduces new events, rule changes

  September 6, 2019 Ahead of tonight’s slate of six regular season openers, the league has recently announced some new initiatives, events, and rule changes that should attract more fans to the rinks. “The main pillars of the BCHL are player safety and speed and skill, but we also want to emphasize community involvement and Read More »

BCHL shifts focus to “Modern Hockey”

  September 6, 2019 With opening weekend of the season starting tonight, with six games on tap, the BCHL has announced a new focus for the league moving forward: ‘Modern Hockey’. The new tagline represents a shift in culture for the BCHL as it moves into a more modern style of play and operation at Read More »

Matvichuk new head of hockey at BWC

    September 6, 2019 Richard Matvichuk is now in place as the new Hockey Director at Burnaby Winter Club. The selection announcement was made in late July by BWC General Manager Terry Shein. Mativichuk replaces Maco Balkovec who had moved on to the Bowling Green (Ohio) NCAA Falcon’s program, after five years heading up Read More »

Ice Breaker Kicks off E15 Season

  September 6, 2019 For the fifth consecutive year, a number of the top Elite 15 teams in the Pacific North West are facing off in an early, pre-season contest organized by Burnaby Winter Club, though played at other venues. The tourney, which kicks off tonight with four games at Planet Ice Coquitlam, features five Read More »

WHL places seven NHL first rounders

  July 2, 2019 The Western Hockey League fared best of the big three Canadian Hockey League major junior organizations in this year’s NHL Entry Level draft. Seven WHL players were selected in the 31 first slots available, compared to just four from the larger Ontario Hockey League, and just two from the Quebec Major Read More »

What a draft year for USA U18s!

  July 2, 2019 It was quite a draft year for the USA U18 development program – which saw eight players drafted in the first round in Vancouver on June 28, including the #1 overall pick, Jack Hughes, selected by the New Jersey Devils. The USA can also claim one more, who, while not on Read More »

Cranbrook’s Bowen Byram BC’s top NHL Draft pick at #4 overall

July 2, 2019 4. Colorado Avalanche – Bowen Byram, D, Vancouver (WHL) NHL Central Scouting: No. 2 (North American skaters) Byram (6-1, 195) led Western Hockey League defenseman in goals (26) and game-winning goals (nine), and he was third with 71 points in 67 regular-season games. He also set a single-season league record with six Read More »

Kirby Dach, Top Canadian in this year’s draft

    July 2, 2019 3. Chicago Blackhawks – Kirby Dach, C, Saskatoon (WHL) NHL Central Scouting: No. 3 (North American skaters) Dach, who considers himself more of a pass-first than shoot-first forward, was third for Saskatoon with 73 points (25 goals, 48 assists), second with 23 power-play assists and first with 1.18 points per Read More »

Four North Vancouver d-men selected in NHL Draft

  July 2, 2019 It’s not often that four players from one community are drafted into the NHL in a given year, never mind all four are defencemen. But this year, the names of Maxwell Crozier, Layton Ahac, Carter Berger and Cole Moberg were all called this year’s NHL Draft in Vancouver. While their paths Read More »

Eight BCHL products selected in NHL 2019 Draft

  July 2, 2019 NHL Draft Re-cap – BCHL Players After Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in Round 1, seven more players from the league were chosen in rounds two to seven, on day 2 of the NHL Entry Level Draft in Vancouver, June 29. The eight were the most Read More »

Lindgren signs with Kamloops Blazers

    The Kamloops Blazers have signed Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) student athlete Mats Lindgren to a standard Western Hockey League (WHL) Player Agreement. Lindgren, 14, attended the BWC Academy this past season, registering 26 points (4-22-26) in 27 games with their Bantam Prep team, along with adding one assist in three games Read More »

Delta Academy hires Chyzowski to lead female program

    July 2, 2019 Delta Hockey Academy Director Ian Gallagher announced Thursday that Dave Chyzowski, former professional hockey player and current Director of Sales and Marketing for the Kamloops Blazers, will be taking over as the new head coach of the Delta Hockey Academy Female Prep team and the Director of Sales. Chyzowski was Read More »

BCHL Spruce Kings fall to Brooks in National final

  May 19, 2019 By Jason La Rose, Hockey Canada Brooks, Alberta – Simon Boyko opened and closed the scoring for the Brooks Bandits, and the hosts rode a three-goal first period to a 4-3 win over the Prince George Spruce Kings on Sunday and a second title at Canada’s National Junior A Championship. The victory Read More »

Loss gives Mooseheads ticket to Championship final

May 22, 2019 by Tony Saxon, Halifax Today HALIFAX – Never have the Halifax Mooseheads celebrated a loss with so much joy. Despite losing 4-3 to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Wednesday night in the final round robin game of the Memorial Cup, the Mooseheads advance to Sunday’s championship game thanks to the tournament’s tie-breaking formula. The Read More »