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BWC edge NW Giants in inaugural Iron Bowl

  February 14, 2018 Two of the top midget teams in BC faced off February 14, in the inaugural Iron Bowl, played at Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby. After jumping out to a 2-0 lead, and then stretching it to 3-1, the CSSHL BWC Midget Prep hung on during a late 6 on 4 extra-man, Read More »

BCMML Week 19 – Hawks and Cougars still at top, 3 weeks to go

  February 19, 2018 There was virtually no change in the standings after Week 19 in the BCMML this past weekend. Both top teams won two games, adding four points to their totals. Valley West Hawks and Cariboo Cougars are tied in first place, with 57 points each. #1 Valley West are still the top Read More »

Pacific Coast Midget Prep win 2018 World Sports School Challenge

  February 18, 2018 Toronto, ON – A four-goal second period propelled the Pacific Coast Hockey Academy to a 5-2 win over The Hill Academy U18 team in the 2018 World Sport School Challenge Championship Game. Mario Zitella (Hamilton, ON) opened the scoring with the lone goal of the first period, giving Vaughan, Ontario based Read More »

Ridge Meadows Seeking Executive Director

      February 7, 2018 Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association (RMMHA) is searching for an Executive Director to oversee the operations, administration, staffing and strategic direction of the association. The Executive Director will represent Ridge Meadows Hockey in the community and is the key liaison between the members, the Association, and the Board of Read More »

BCMML Week 18 – Hawks back on top, four weeks to go

  February 13, 2018 The top two BCMML teams swapped places again this weekend after Week 18 wrapped up on Sunday. And it could happen again, as the regular season concludes over the coming four weekends. Here’s a recap of the weekend and a look ahead at the remaining schedules for the top teams. Scroll down for Read More »

Ridge Meadows Seeking Executive Director

      February 7, 2018 Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association (RMMHA) is searching for an Executive Director to oversee the operations, administration, staffing and strategic direction of the association. The Executive Director will represent Ridge Meadows Hockey in the community and is the key liaison between the members, the Association, and the Board of Read More »

BCMML Week 17 – Cougars climb back into #1

  February 6, 2018 After Week 17 in BC Major Midget League, the #1 Cariboo Cougars have edged past the idle #2 Valley West Hawks on a win and a tie vs GVC. The three point weekend gives the Cougars a two point lead on the Hawks, but the Hawks now hold two games in hand. The Cougars Read More »

Hockey rivals meet in inaugural “Iron Bowl” in Burnaby

February 6, 2018 A classic show down is in the works for Valentine’s Day, in a rare mid-season match up between two of the top midget teams in Western Canada. What’s more is that the two teams normally would never meet each other  – the BWC Midget Prep team plays in the Canadian Sports School Read More »

BWC E15s – Top team in BC

  February 6, 2017 After a 6-4 start to their season in September-October, the BWC E15s have scrapped their way up, and are now the top BC team in the CSSHL Elite 15 division, in second place overall. Lead by first year coach, Josh Bonar, who joined the team after three years as assistant coach Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC clinch first place

  February 6, 2018 (updated) BWC now ahead by 10 – lock up first place finish League leading BWC Midget Prep added another six points to their total over the weekend, as the team faced off against three teams from bottom third of the standings at a Showcase in Delta, finishing with a 34-4 collective Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC now 27-1-1, 8 points up on #2 Delta

  January 29, 2018 Here’s how things are looking at the top of the Midget Prep division of Canadian Sports School Hockey League, as teams enter the final few weeks of an expanded 36 game regular season schedule.     #1 BWC, 27-1-1 OTL – 8 points up on Delta After running almost neck in Read More »

Matilla advocacy earns Top 40 under 40 nomination

  Originally published December 27, 2017 by Steve MacNaull, The Daily Courier Myles Mattila didn’t have to choose between higher education and high-calibre hockey. “I knew I wanted to get a business degree, but I still wanted to play at the highest level of hockey I could,” said the 18-year-old. “I’m lucky I’m able to Read More »

You are not alone – Corey Hirsch

  January 25, 2018 Corey Hirsch, courtesy The Players Tribune Honestly, I was prepared to never work in hockey again. When I went public with my story about struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression last year, I was terrified that people wouldn’t understand. I was worried that no one would want to hire me ever Read More »

BCMML Week 15 – Cougars close gap with Hawks

  January 15, 2017 After Week 15 in BC Major Midget League, the Cariboo Cougars are back within two points of the first place West Valley Hawks. Leaders The Cougars put up a couple of wins vs the NE Chiefs (5-1 and 2-1), while the Hawks won their first 6-1 vs the Thompson Blazers and were Read More »

BCMML Week 14 – VW battle Cougars, move up 2 pts

  January 15, 2017 Week 14 of BC Major Midget League wrapped up Sunday, after a weekend showcase at the Capital Centre in Kelowna that featured a full slate of BCMML action. At the end of the weekend, the Valley West Hawks had increased their lead in first place by two points over Cariboo; and the Read More »

BWC win Delta Academy Midget Prep Winter Classic

January 15, 2018 The first annual Delta Wild Hockey Academy Winter Classic finished with both the championship and bronze medal games going to overtime to decide the medals. In the Championship game, Burnaby Winter Club prevailed over OHA Red, 4-3, on a top shelf snipe from captain Elan Bar-Lev-Wise about 1:40 into the OT period. Read More »

Delta Academy Midget Prep Winter Classic underway

  January 12, 2018 Day 1 of the Delta Wild Winter Classic is complete, with four games played Thursday evening. Delta Hockey Academy are hosting an eight team tournament featuring six teams from the CSSHL Midget Prep league, and two American 18U teams, the Arizona Bobcats and the Everett Junior Silvertips, of the NAPHL. The games Read More »

BWC Team Reports – Good shape for second half

      January 8, 2018 Here’s a look at where things stand for Burnaby Winter Club teams as the second half of the 2017-2018 gets underway.         CSSHL Teams Background – League expansion This year BWC moved its top Bantam program into the burgeoning Canadian Sports School Hockey League, competing in Read More »

BWC Prep and E15 tour Wisco

  Although it’s slowly changing, the US College experience is still largely an unknown to most young Canadian athletes. Sure, spill-over media coverage of the big College bowl games, with huge stadiums filled to the brim, full fields of marching bands, parades, cheerleaders and crowds of mad cap fans, give some idea of what its Read More »

Midget Rankings – CSSHL-BCMML

CSSHL-BCMML, PCAHA MIDGET RANKINGS January 1, 2018 CSSHL-BCMML Hockey Hub BC Midget AAA Rankings presented here rank CSSHL Midget Prep and BCMML teams together, based solely on winning percentage in regular season league play, at January 1, 2018. As no interlocking tournament play is scheduled this year, no attempt has been made to rank on Read More »

BCMML at Macs – T-Birds eliminated by eventual winners

  January 1, 2018 The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds were BC’s last hope for BCMML glory at this year’s Mac’s AAA Midget Hockey Tournament in Calgary, when they faced off against the Regina Pat Canadians at noon Sunday. All four of the other BC hopefuls had already been eliminated, including the two top teams in the league, Read More »

Wondering about KIMMT?

  In case you missed it earlier, and are wondering about this year’s Kelowna International Major Midget Tournament (KIMMT), please note that 2018 tournament was canceled last July, after tournament organizers were unable to overcome scheduling changes in the CSSHL and Major Midget leagues. The tournament had run for 38 years and had become a Read More »

BCMML – at Mac’s – Schedules & times

  December 26, 2017 Five BCMML teams are competing in the 2017 Mac’s AAA Midget Hockey Tournament, in Calgary, Alberta. One team has been placed into each of the five Round Robin Pools. The teams will play four round robin games to start. The tournament has been running since 1978 and attracts top teams from Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC alone in first place

    December 26, 2017 BWC Midget Prep finished their year with another dominant win, in a 9-2 decision over Yale on Friday, December 22, in Abbotsford. BWC now stand alone at the top of the CSSHL Midget Prep division, two points up on Delta, with a game in hand. Delta wrapped up their first Read More »

BCMML – at Mac’s – BC 3W-2L in Day 1

  December 26, 2017 Five BCMML teams are competing in the 2017 Mac’s AAA Midget Hockey Tournament, in Calgary, Alberta. The tournament has been running since 1978 and attracts top teams from across Western Canada and the USA, plus a few select clubs from Europe, including national teams from Hungary and Belarus this year. Here’s Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – BWC back on top

        December 19, 2017 With two lop-sided wins vs PoE this past weekend, BWC moved back into a first place tie with Delta at the top of the CSSHL Midget Prep division. BWC is now 21-1-1, with a +77 GF-GA differential. Although tied with BWC, Delta have two more losses, at 21-3-1. They Read More »