BCHL Showcase Set for Chilliwack

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The BCHL will feature a Showcase series to be held at the Prospera Center in Chilliwack, September 24-27, about two weeks after the regular season opens.

The Showcase will feature all 17 BCHL teams over the four day event, with each team playing two games. All but one game will be played in the main arena.

The event kicks off Thursday, September 24 with a 10:00 am game featuring Powell River vs Coquitlam. The final game will start at 7:30 pm Sunday, September 27, with Langley playing West Kelowna.

See full schedule below.

The BCHL’s 2015-16 regular season will commence on Saturday, September 11, with a six-game slate, highlighted by newcomer Wenatchee visiting Prince George in the Wild’s first ever BCHL game.
The 986-game regular-season schedule – 58 games per team – will conclude on Sunday, February 28, with four teams in action before the 2016 Fred Page Cup playoffs start.
After winning their third Fred Page Cup in the last eight years, the Penticton Vees raise their championship banner in their home opener on Wednesday, September 16th before playing the Vernon Vipers.
The majority of BCHL games are on either Friday or Saturday nights. Of the 493 total games, 392 are scheduled for the weekend, with 164 on Fridays, 152 on Saturdays and 76 on Sundays.
During the week, Wednesday night has 46 games scheduled, 28 games will be played on a Thursday, three games on Monday, and 24 will be played on a Tuesday.
Day – No. of Games (Percentage)
Monday – 3 (0.6%)
Tuesday – 24 (4.9%)
Wednesday – 46 (9.3%)
Thursday – 28 (5.7%)
Friday – 164 (33.3%)
Saturday – 152 (30.8%)
Sunday – 76 (15.4%)
The scheduling matrix ensures that all 17 teams play in all 17 arenas at least once per season.
The league takes its annual Christmas Break from Sunday, December 20 to Tuesday, December 29. The entire schedule is available here.

Showcase Weekend Schedule:

Thurs, Sept. 24
Time Rink Away Home
10 a.m. Main Powell River Coquitlam
1 p.m. Main Salmon Arm Langley
4 p.m. Main Penticton Alberni Valley
7:30 p.m. Main Merritt Surrey
Friday, Sept. 25
10 a.m. Main Alberni Valley Salmon Arm
1 p.m. Main Surrey Powell River
4 p.m. Main Nanaimo Merritt
7:30 p.m. Main Chilliwack Penticton
Sat, Sept. 26
10 a.m. Main Trail Prince George
1 p.m. Main Coquitlam Nanaimo
3:30 p.m. Secondary Vernon Wenatchee
4 p.m. Main West Kelowna Cowichan Valley
7:30 p.m. Main Victoria Chilliwack
Sunday, Sept. 27
Time Rink Away Home
10 a.m. Main Cowichan Valley Vernon
1 p.m. Main Prince George Victoria
4 p.m. Main Wenatchee Trail
7:30 p.m. Main Langley West Kelowna