September 6, 2014
The BC Major Midget Hockey League released the 2014-2015 schedule earlier this week, and also announced all 220 games will be live web cast.
The season officially opens September 20, with games in five locations, then ramps up with a Showcase Weekend September 27-28, at the Richmond Oval.
A second showcase is scheduled for January 24-25, 2015, also at the Oval.
The All-Star game has been cancelled for the 2014-2015 season.
The 220 game regular season concludes on March 1, 2015 with the playoff battle for the Cromie Memorial Cup beginning March 6, 2015 and the championship series starting March 20.
Full schedule here: 2014-2015 Major Midget League Schedule
BC will host the Pacific Regional Championship this year April 3-5, 2015, with the BC MML champion hosting the Alberta champion in a best-of-three series. This series alternates between BC and Alberta each year.
The Pacific region winner will advance to the TELUS Cup, which will be held in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, from April 20-26, 2015.
The league also announced the entire MML season will be available to watch online, through live streams on playfullscreen.com.
All 220 regular season games, including both Showcase Weekends, and the playoffs will be streamed live online, and archived for later viewing.
The cost to view games will be as follows:
- $8 to watch 1 (one) game live
- $4 to watch 1 (one) archived game
- $35 for a five (5) live game pack (a cost of $7 per game)
- $162.50 for a 25 live game pack (a cost of $6.50 per game)
The BC Hockey Major Midget League was established in 2004 to provide elite level 15, 16 and 17 year olds an opportunity to play within their own age group at a high level and be developed for the next level of hockey.
BCMML alumni who are now in the National Hockey League include Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Vancouver North West Giants), Griffin Reinhart and Sam Reinhart (Vancouver North West Giants), and Brendan Gallagher (Greater Vancouver Canadians).