Pandemic – All Hockey Canada sanctioned hockey suspended

in Other News, playoffs

  March 12, 2020 It will be a day that will be remembered for a long time – March 12, 2020 – as Corona-virus fueled events, a Trump travel ban and a Russia/Saudi Arabia crude oil price war – combined to decimate financial markets, and force cancellations of almost all professional and many amateur sporting […]

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CSSHL – Midget E15 Playoff Schedules

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  Here’s an overview of the schedule for the first round of the CSSHL Midget Elite 15 team playoffs. Action gets underway Tuesday, March 10.   CSSHL MIDGET E15 POOL A DATE TIME  AWAY SC  HOME SC  LOC RS Tue, Mar. 10 10:30A PT Edge (j) Elite 15 Pool A)   Rink (k) Elite 15 […]

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BCHLers at top of NCAA National Award Winners

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March 6, 2020 Another week, another award for Victoria Grizzlies alum Alex Newhook, but this time on a national scale. Plus, Alberni Valley Bulldogs grad Keaton Mastrodonato gets his name on a pair of conference awards and two other BC natives are recognized for the second time this year.   National Player of the Month/Rookie […]

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WHL Playoff race update

in Other News, regular season

  March 1, 2010 Here’s a quick look at current standings in the WHL, as the league approaches the end of its 68 game regular season schedule. So far 13 teams have clinched playoff spots.   U.S. DIVISION # Team GP W L OTL SOL PTS PCT ROW GF GA Streak P10 PIM 1 X […]

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BCHL – Playoff Game Recaps

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    March 1, 2020 Cowichan up 2-0 Cowichan Valley Capitals – 7 Powell River Kings – 6 (OT) Primo Self had a hat trick and Brady Lynn registered a two-point night, including the game-winning goal with just over six to play in the first overtime period as the Cowichan Valley Capitals outlasted the Powell […]

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Scottie Upshall hangs ’em up

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  February 24, 2020 By Robert Murray Scottie Upshall has announced his retirement from professional hockey. The Fort McMurray, Alberta product most recently appeared in the National Hockey League for the St. Louis Blues. This season, Upshall had taken his talents to Europe, playing in Switzerland’s National League with HC Ambri-Piotta. After playing for his hometown […]

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BCHL – Playoff Matchups Set, Final Scoring stats

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  February 24, 2020 The BCHL regular season wrapped up over the weekend, and the matchups are all set for the 2019-20 Shaw BCHL Playoffs. The first round will consist of eight best-of-seven series in the Interior, Island and Mainland Divisions. Teams have the option to choose a 2-2-1-1-1 format or a 2-3-2 based on […]

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BC Hockey – U18AAA, U16AAA and U15AAA registration open

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February 18, 2020 Registration is open for the recently re-named U18AAA, U16AAA and U15AAA leagues spring identification camps. Athletes must attend a camp to participate in league play for the 2020 – 2021 season. Players must attend the camp in the region which their guardian(s) reside. The U18AAA League replaces the Major Midget League, while […]

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BCHL – Kent Johnson hits 100 point mark in WK

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  February 17, 2020 by Wayne Moore, Castanet Kent Johnson and his Trail Smoke Eaters teammates were just too much for the West Kelowna Warriors Monday afternoon. A consensus first round pick in the 2021 NHL draft, Johnson, a Port Moody native, had three assists while linemate Owen Ozar scored twice as the Smokies up-ended […]

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BCHL – Express down Smokies 5-2 in Trail

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  February 16, 2020 by Eddie Gregory Massimo Rizzo scored twice and added an assist as the Coquitlam Express picked up their 45th win of the season with a 5-2 road win Saturday vs the Trail Smoke Eaters. The team had clinched first place the night before with a 5-3 win in Penticton. https://bchl.ca/stats/game-summary/9643 The […]

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BCHL – Coquitlam Express clinch #1 Seed

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  February 16, 2020 by Eddie Gregory For the first time in franchise history, the Coquitlam Express will finish with the top record in the BCHL, after posting a 3-2 road win over the Penticton Vees at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, on Friday night. https://bchl.ca/stats/game-summary/9633 The Express secured the record, while Penticton […]

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BCHL – Express stymied by NCAA school admission rules

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    February 17, 2020 The Coquitlam Express have announced that their leading goal-tender, Clay Stevenson, played his final junior hockey game Friday night in Penticton. The team also made a statement to clarify the situation regarding his NCAA commitment and eligibility to play junior hockey after his 21st birthday. “Clay’s performance this season helped […]

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BCHL – Thornton named High School PoM

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    February 10, 2020 Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Hudson Thornton has been named the BCHL High School Player of the Month for January. This award is for players 18-years-old or younger who are attending high school full time and is based on in-class and on-ice performance. The 16-year-old playing in his hometown of Chilliwack picked […]

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Canucks Babych and Lumme to Kitimat for BCHL Road Show

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  February 10, 2020 The BCHL and LNG Canada have teamed up with the Vancouver Canucks Alumni for a Road Show event in Kitimat, this coming weekend. The Road Show will feature the defending Fred Page Cup Champion Prince George Spruce Kings and their Mainland Division rivals the Langley Rivermen playing a pair of games […]

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BCHL – Mylymok named Player of Week

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  February 3, 2020 Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Luke Mylymok has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 2. The Minnesota-Duluth commit had five points in two Silverbacks wins last week and was named first star in both contests. On Friday, Mylymok had a goal and two assists […]

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Coquitlam’s Rizzo looking forward to next steps

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  February 3, 2020 Coquitlam Express forward Massimo Rizzo is coming off the most frustrating year of his young career. Last year, 2018-19, was his draft year, but he spent the majority of it rehabbing major injuries. “Everybody wants to get drafted and play in the NHL,” said Rizzo. “It was pretty frustrating, having to […]

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BCHL – New team, two conferences for 2020-21

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  February 3, 2020 The BCHL will be changing shape next season, after the BCHL Board of Governors approved a new configuration at its semi-annual meeting on January 23. Realignment With the expansion Cranbrook Bucks beginning their inaugural campaign next year, the Board voted in favour of changing to a two-conference system with nine teams […]

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