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CSSHL Midget Prep opening weekend

  September 17, 2018 The Canadian Sports School Hockey League Midget Prep division kicked off its new season with seven games this past weekend.   Friday, September 14   PoE 5 – OHA White 0 In the season opener Friday, Kelowna-based PoE shut out the home team OHA White, 5-0, in Penticton. After a scoreless Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep opens season with 7 games

  September 15, 2018 The Canadian Sports School Hockey League kicked off it’s new season last night, with a single Midget Prep division game at the Okanagan Hockey Training Centre in Penticton. Six more Midget Prep games are slated for the remainder of the weekend.     In the opener, Kelowna-based PoE shut out the Read More »

PoE Midget Prep kick off new season with shutout vs OHA White

  September 15, 2018 The Canadian Sports School Hockey League kicked off it’s new season last night, with a single Midget Prep division game at the Okanagan Hockey Training Centre in Penticton.   After a scoreless first that saw the visiting PoE club edge OHA White 8-6 on the shot clock, it was pretty much Read More »

CSSHL – Midget Prep Starts September 14

  September 5, 2018 The Midget Prep division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League opens the 2018-2019 season next Friday, September 14 with a single game featuring Pursuit at Okanagan White at the OHTC in Penticton, followed by five games on Saturday, and three more on Sunday. Delta visits Pacific Coast at Westhills in Read More »

CSSHL – E15 Starts September 15

  September 5, 2018 The E15 division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League opens the 2018-2019 season next Saturday, September 15, with four games, followed by three on Sunday. Pacific Coast faces Delta at the Planet Ice Delta Saturday and Sunday. St. George’s hosts Okanagan at UBC, Saturday and Sunday. West Van hosts Yale Read More »

West Van Academy hires Todd Harkins

August 26, 2018 The West Van Hockey Academy has announced the hiring of former Prince George Cougars General Manager Todd Harkins. Harkins joined West Van officially August 13, as the Director of Program Development and will also take the reins as Head Coach of the Bantam Varsity team. Harkins has considerable experience working with, and Read More »

Castagna brings speed to new Bulldogs lineup

    August 22, 2018 The Alberni Valley Bulldogs Fans got a little taste of what it is like to see Stephen Castagna play as he suited up for five regular season games and four play off games last season, and he made an impression. In nine games he tallied a total of five points, Read More »

OHA expands to Whitby, Ontario

  August 22, 2018 The Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) announced August 2 that Okanagan Hockey Ontario has been approved by the Board of Governors as the CSSHL’s 22nd member and will begin league play in the 2019-20 season. Located in Whitby, Ontario, Okanagan Hockey Ontario’s primary focus will be to promote the long-term Read More »

Delta’s Nicholas Wicks secures NCAA future

  August 15, 2018 Main training camps for the coming BCHL season have not yet opened but it wasn’t too early for Merritt Centennials forward Nicholas Wicks to make a big decision about his college hockey future. The native of Delta, B.C. has secured an NCAA Div. I future at the University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA) Read More »

Top prospect Connor McClennon adding to ICE offence

August 15, 2018 by Austin Freisen   Connor McClennon Team: Kootenay ICE Position: Left Wing Shoots: Left Height: 5-foot-9 Weight: 155-pounds Connor McClennon has been an offensive threat for every team he has played for, compiling 44 points (26G-18A) in 23 games before scoring just shy of 100 points with 99 (45G-54A) in 30 games Read More »

Tips sign Victoria’s Ty Gibson

August 17, 2018     EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips and general manager Garry Davidson announced that the club has signed prospect defenseman Ty Gibson to a WHL Standard Player Agreement. “We are proud to welcome Ty Gibson and his family to the Everett Silvertips, and are excited of his decision to choose the Read More »

Payton Mount expected to lead T-Birds new wave

  August 16, 2018 by Austin Friesen Payton Mount Team: Seattle Thunderbirds Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right Height: 5-foot-8 Weight: 183-pounds The Seattle Thunderbirds managed a record of 34-28-8-2 last season, which gave them a win percentage of 0.542. Even with this percentage they only placed fifth in what was one of the most difficult Read More »

40 invited to World Junior Showcase in Kamloops

  July 4, 2018 Hockey Canada, Calgary – For 40 of Canada’s top junior hockey players (see roster below), the quest to fulfill their dream to represent Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship – being hosted in Vancouver and Victoria this December – is well underway as they have received official invites to wear Read More »

WJC Playmakers – Ron Toigo, Barry Petrachenko

July 5, 2018 by Jessica Gowans The 2019 World Junior Championships are being hosted by Victoria and Vancouver this year. In a recent interview, the host committee co-chairs talk about bringing the World Juniors to British Columbia, helping celebrate 100 years of B.C. Hockey, and what the tournament will mean to minor hockey. Leading in Read More »

Rizzo commits to UND

    May 28, 2018 Massimo Rizzo, who was a first-round selection, 14th overall, in the WHL’s 2016 bantam draft, told the Kamloops Blazers prior to the 2018 bantam draft that he wouldn’t be playing for them. On Saturday afternoon, Rizzo tweeted that he will attend the University of North Dakota and play for the Read More »

Yale’s Bowen commits to Chiefs and UND

  May 24, 2018 The Chilliwack Chiefs have announced the commitment of 16 year-old forward Ethan Bowen for the 2018-2019 hockey season.  Bowen was an affiliate player with the Chiefs for the 2017-18 season as they hosted the RBC Cup. In addition to his commitment to the Chiefs, the Chilliwack native has accepted a full Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – Kamloops Blazers Picks

    May 4, 2018   Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers selected 10 players in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft in Calgary on Thursday. The Blazers picked the hometown kid 5th overall as they selected right shot center . The 5’7” and 165lb forward had 57 goals, 33 assists and 90 points in 30 Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – Prince George Cougars Picks

  May 4, 2018   Red Deer, AB   The Prince George Cougars Hockey Club selected forward Craig Armstrong (9thoverall) and goaltender Tyler Brennan (21stoverall) in the first round of the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft, in Red Deer Alberta. “They were our top two players we targeted at their positions, so as a scouting staff Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – Victoria Royals Picks

  May 4, 2018   Red Deer, AB – The Victoria Royals selected 12 players at the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft. Victoria’s 12 draft picks where comprised of five skaters from British Columbia, that included four who call Vancouver Island home, two players from Alberta and Manitoba, and one from Saskatchewan. The Royals’ remaining two Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – Vancouver Giants Picks

    May 4,  2018 It was a busy, rewarding day for the Vancouver Giants on Thursday in Red Deer, AB. General Manager Glen Hanlon and his team of management and scouts added six forwards, three defencemen and a goaltender to the Vancouver Giants organization. First, hear from the Vancouver Giants Director of Scouting Dan Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – Kelowna Rockets Picks

    May 4,  2018 The Kelowna Rockets added 11 prospects to the list of young players on Thursday in Red Deer at the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft. Kelowna opened the draft with the 18th overall selection in the first round. The Rockets selected forward Trevor Wong of Vancouver, BC. The 5’8, 135 pound forward recorded Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – Older is Better

    May 5, 2018 It’s become an annual ritual now – to see how the WHL Bantam Draft breaks down according to month of birth and size (weight), round by round. Clearly at the bantam age there is a wide range of size with boys. Many 15 year boys have shot up, hit puberty, Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – Sports Schools up the ante again

    May 5, 2018     It was another record breaking year for the Canadian Sport School Hockey League at the WHL Bantam Draft as 81 student athletes, including 15 in the first round, were selected. This breaks the previous record of 66 students selected, and 13 in the first round, set at the 2017 Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – The Picks in Order

    May 5, 2018 Here’s how this year’s WHL Bantam draft unfolded, May 3, 2018 in Red Deer, in order of selection. Alberta lead the way with 69 picks, including 11 (half) first round picks, 10 second round picks and 9 third round picks. BC were second with 49 picks, including 5 first rounders, Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft – The BC Picks

    May 3, 2018 Here’s how this year’s WHL Bantam draft unfolded, for BC-based players. British Columbia As has been the case for the last few years, Canadian Sports School Hockey League teams dominated the BC player draft. Of the 49 BC picks, all but seven were from the CSSHL, including all 16 of Read More »

2018 Bantam Draft wraps up – 224 picked

  May 3, 2018 Red Deer, AB After retaining the first-overall pick from the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft Lottery, the Edmonton Oil Kings used the pick to select forward Dylan Guenther (Edmonton, Alta./Northern Alberta Xtreme Bantam Prep). In total, 223 players were selected in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft, with 124 forwards, 76 defencemen and Read More »

Jersey Day – April 12, 2018

  April 12, 2018 CBC News, with files from Canadian Press From celebrities to premiers to hockey moms in B.C., Canadians wore hockey jerseys on Thursday in a show of solidarity with the victims and survivors of a Saskatchewan bus crash that killed 16 people. Jersey Day, as it has been dubbed, was organized by Read More »

Not the first tragedy at this intersection

  Crash reminiscent of tragedy over twenty years prior – same intersection White crosses mark the spot where six people were killed in a crash in 1997. That crash killed Rod Fiddler, 33; his wife, Terri Lynne Fiddler, 30; and their children Jocelyn, 4; Jasmine, 3; and Kassandre, one month. The girls’ aunt, 26-year-old Wendy Lou Fiddler, also Read More »

The boys would say Let’s go – playoffs on

April 12, 2018 by Darren Zary, Saskatoon StarPhoenix A decision has been made to play on. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League voted Wednesday to continue with playoffs and play out the remainder of the season. That decision came five days after a bus crash involving the SJHL’s Humboldt Broncos has left 16 people dead, and Read More »

Cherry’s Tribute

  April 12, 2018 The Canadian Press Don Cherry paid further tribute to the Humboldt Broncos on Coach’s Corner on Wednesday night. Cherry spoke during the first intermission of Game 1 of the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild’s first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, adding further detail to his thoughts on the Humboldt Broncos’ bus crash Read More »