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PCAHA Bantam – Langley, North Van, T-Birds battle for #1

    January 24, 2019 Here’s a quick overview of current standings in the PCAHA Bantam ranks, as the end of the 20 game regular season approaches. In Flight 1, Langley has stretched its lead to eight points over #2 North Vancouver, and to nine over #3 Vancouver Thunderbirds. However, North Van have three games Read More »

New Major Bantam League for Lower Mainland and Okanagan

  December 11, 2018 BC Hockey has announced that seven Lower Mainland and Okanagan teams will be part of a Major Bantam AAA Pilot program to be launched for the coming 2019-2020 season. The program has been launched in response to the rapid expansion of the bantam prep and bantam varsity team divisions in the Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Races – nearing the turn

    December 8, 2018 As PCAHA league play approaches the half season mark, here’s our annual overview of how things are shaping up in the bantam division prior to the Christmas break. But first some background – as there have been some remarkable changes in bantam hockey over the past few seasons, especially over Read More »

BCHL Showcase – ’03 + ’04 Bantam Prospects selected

    The BCHL is showcasing some  top young prospects as part of the annual Bauer BCHL Showcase at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack this year. Top players identified from the BCHL Exposure Camp in May at the Richmond Olympic Oval have been selected and assigned to two teams that will compete against each other at Read More »

Final PCAHA Bantam Rankings, Langley Top 4 in all tiers

    February 22, 2018 Here are final Hockey Hub rankings for 2017-2018 PCAHA Bantam teams. Hockey Hub rankings are based on winning percentage, without regard to sportsmanship points. In the chart below, the first column(R#) shows ranking based on winning percentage, the second column (PL) shows final PCAHA place in regular season play, which Read More »

Hockey Hub, PCAHA Bantam Rankings

  December 19, 2017 Bantam Rankings Here are the latest Hockey Hub rankings for PCAHA Bantam teams, just prior to Christmas 2017. Top 5 are: Seafair A1, Langley A1, Abbotsford A1, Chilliwack A1 and NSWC A1. Port Moody (#13) A1 are the highest ranked Tier 2 team. Mission A1 (#15) are the highest ranked Tier 3 Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rankings

  2017-2018 BANTAM RANKINGS – CSSHL & PCAHA November 22, 2017 Here are the latest Hockey Hub rankings for Bantam teams in the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association, which encompasses Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Sunshine Coast. A word of caution as these early regular season rankings are based purely on winning percentage (without 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 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 Bantam Tier 3, NSWC and Arbutus advance

  PCAHA Bantam Tier 3 #1 seed NSWC A3 and #4 seed Arbutus are moving on the provincials. A couple of 4-3 wins Sunday put the teams through; NSWC downing Squamish, and Arbutus defeating Langley. North Shore posted two wins, while Artubus posted two wins and loss, to both earn 4 points and their ticket Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, Final 4s underway

  February 29, 2016 PCAHA Bantam Final 4 round robin series are underway. In Tiers 1-3 the top two Final 4 teams advance to compete in the Provincial Championships, hosted at various venues around the province. In Tier 4, just one PCAHA team advances. Here’s a a look at the Final 4 match ups along Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, Final 4s set

  February 25, 2016 PCAHA Bantam rep hockey is moving on to the Final 4 round robin series. In Tiers 1-3 the top two Final 4 teams advance to compete in the Provincial Championships, hosted at various venues around the province. In Tier 4, just one PCAHA team advances. Here’s an overview of the Top 8 Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, 8 teams through to Final 4

  February 22, 2016 Eight teams have now advanced to the Final 4 in the Top 3 Tiers of PCAHA bantam hockey. The top 2 teams in the Final 4 series move on to Provincial Championships during Spring Break. In Tier 4, the teams are already set for the Final 4, starting February 26. Only the top T4 team Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, Top 8s Underway

  February 18, 2016 Round 3, featuring the Top 8 playoff teams, is now underway in the Top 3 Tiers of PCAHA bantam hockey. Winners advance to the Final 4, a round robin series, with the top 2 teams advancing to Provincial Championships during Spring Break. In Tier 4, four teams are a set for playoffs Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, Top 8s Underway

  February 15, 2016 Round 3, featuring the Top 8 playoff teams, is now underway in the Top 3 Tiers of PCAHA bantam hockey. In Tier 4, four teams are playing off for a berth in the T4 provincials.   Bantam Tier 1 Round 3 – First to 4 points In the opening games Friday night, Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, R2 results, R3 matchups

  February 13, 2016 Round 2 has been completed for the top three tiers of PCAHA bantam playoffs; all single game elimination games. Teams now move to a first to 4 point series, comprising of a minimum of one home and away game, in Round 3. In Tier 4, the first round is complete and the Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, R1 scores, R2 matchups

  February 9, 2016 Round 1 has been completed for the all four tiers of PCAHA bantam playoffs; all single game elimination games. Tier 1: In Tier 1, all the top seeds advanced through Round 1, except for one slight upset, as #18 Port Coquitlam A1 edged out #17 Surrey A1, 3-2. Four Round 2 series have been completed, #1 BWC Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Rep, R1 scores, R2 matchups

  Round 1 has been completed for the first three tiers of PCAHA Peewee playoffs; all single game elimination games. A few Round 2 games have been played as well. Here are the schedules and results so far: Table shows game date, Placement within Tier, Flight, and Placement in Flight. PCAHA Peewee Tier 1: Date T1# FLT # T1 Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Rep, R1 scores, R2 matchups

  Round 1 has been completed for the first three tiers of PCAHA bantam playoffs; all single game elimination games. Tier 4 yet to play. All the top seeds have advanced, except for one slight upset in Tier 1, with #18 Port Coquitlam A1 edging #17 Surrey A1, 3-2. Only one Round 2 game has been completed, Read More »

Final PCAHA Bantam Standings: by Tier & Flight

  Here’s a breakdown of the regular season records for all the PCAHA Bantam teams, reformatted to show relative standings by Tier (rather than Flight) – which are used to determine playoff match ups. BC Hockey provincial playoffs are contested in four Tiers, with a team’s Tier determined primarily by association size (Winter Clubs excepted). So a Read More »

PCAHA Bantam mid-season – Flight 4 – 7 Rankings

  December 19, 2015 Here’s an overview of how things are looking just past the midway point of the regular season in PCAHA Bantam Flights 3-6, based on Hockey Hub rankings methodology. In Hockey Hub rankings, PCAHA’s sportsmanship points are not factored, and Winning Percentage rather than points is the determining metric (i.e. W% removes number of games Read More »

PCAHA Bantam mid-season – Flight 1-3 Rankings, BWC, Semi and RM lead

  December 19, 2015 Here’s an overview of how things are looking just past the midway point of the regular season in the top three PCAHA Bantam Flights, based on Hockey Hub rankings methodology. In Hockey Hub rankings, PCAHA’s sportsmanship points are not factored, and Winning Percentage rather than points is the determining metric (i.e. W% removes number of Read More »

PCAHA Bantam – Flights 3 through 7

December 12, 2015 Here are how things are looking around the midway point of the regular season for bantam teams in Flights 3 through 7 in the PCAHA Bantam leagues.   Flight 3: Nine games in to the regular season, North Delta holds a narrow lead over Seafair and Ridge Meadows in what’s shaping up Read More »

PCAHA Bantam – BWC and North Van lead Top Flights

December 12, 2015 Here are how things are looking for bantam teams in the top two PCAHA flights around the half way point of the regular season.     Flight 1 – BWC continues perfect winning streak The Burnaby Winter Club Bruins continue their dominance at the top of Flight 1 in the Bantam division, Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Standings – Flights 3 – 7

  Here’s an overview of how PCAHA Bantam teams are doing in Flights 3 through Flight 7 about midway through the first half of the regular season.   Flight 3 Bantam Standings    Team Name GP W L T SPt Pts GF GA PIM 1 North Delta A1-T2 5 4 0 1 5 14 23 16 44 2 Read More »

PCAHA Bantam Standings – Flights 1 & 2

  Here’s a look at how teams are doing in the top two PCAHA Bantam divisions, about midway through the first half of the regular season.   Flight 1   In Flight 1, consisting of 10 A1 teams, Burnaby Winter Club A1 are proving they’re going to be very tough – if not impossible – to beat this Read More »

BC Male U16 Camp – By the Numbers

  High Performance Hockey – A look at this year’s crop of BC U16s invitees   BC Hockey announced the Male U16 camp invitees April 8. The players represent the top 120 players in the 2000 birth year as selected by BC Hockey evaluators from around the province. Here’s a look at how the group of 120 Read More »

PCAHA Presidents Series – Bantam Flights 1-7

  The PCAHA Championship Series understandably get most of the attention in the post season, but with a number of upsets in the single game elimination Round 1 playoff format, plenty of teams look to the consolation round President Series as an opportunity to refocus and finish the season on a positive note. Here are the Read More »