BCHLers at top of NCAA National Award Winners

in Other News, playoffs

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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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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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 – 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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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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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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Musa leading BCHL Energy Player of the Game ranks

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    January 13, 2020 It’s a tight race at the top of the BCHL’s FortisBC Energy Player of the Game rankings. Forward Joseph Musa of the Langley Rivermen, a native of Orange Park, Florida, with 7 notches, is one game up on three others – Brandan Dent (F, Nanaimo Clippers, Prince George), Logan Terness […]

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BCHL grads in NCAA Spotlight this week

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  January 8, 2020 NCAA conferences handed out weekly and monthly awards this week and the BCHL was well-represented as 10 former players from the league were honoured. ECAC Rookie of the Week Ethan Leyh – Freshman – Quinnipiac University (Langley Rivermen) Leyh played a key role for the Bobcats this weekend, as they extend […]

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Mac’s Midget – Cariboo Cougars bumped in semis

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  January 1, 2020 Calgary, Alberta After edging BCMML rival Okanagan Rockets, 4-3 in the quarter-finals, the Cariboo Cougars faced off four hours later against the Calgary Buffaloes, falling 6-2 on New Year’s Eve in the semi-finals at this year’s Mac’s Midget Hockey Tournament, held in Calgary. The Buffs went on to defeat the Moose […]

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BWC A1 win Pat Quinn Peewee AAA Elite Gold vs Glenlake

in Other News, tournaments

  January 3, 2020 It was a very tight game, but in the end BWC Peewee A1 prevailed over Calgary’s Glenlake Hawks A1 4-2 in the Peewee Elite final at this year’s Pat Quinn Classic. The two teams faced off at the Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby on New Year’s Eve afternoon. Shots finished 14-13 for BWC. […]

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WJC – Finns eliminate USA in QF

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  January 2, 2020 by Lucas Aykroyd, IIHF The defending champs are still rolling. Joonas Oden scored in the third period to give Finland a 1-0 win over the U.S. and a berth in the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship semi-finals. On the power play, Kristian Tanus, Finland’s leading scorer (2+6=8), looked off the U.S. […]

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WJC – Final Standings

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    December 31, 2019 Here are the final standings after round robin play at the 2020 World Junior Championship, being held in the Czech Republic. Quarter finals start New Year’s Day. Group A # TEAM GP PTS W OTW OTL L GF:GA 1  SWE 4 11 3 1 0 0 20:08 2  SUI 4 […]

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WJC – Canada hammers Czechs 7-2, Slovaks next in QF

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    December 31, 2019 Courtesy TSN – Team Canada responded to two quick goals by the Czech Republic with two goals of their own and beat the hosts 7-2 in their preliminary round finale of the World Junior Championship. Canada finishes first in Group A and will play Slovakia (#4 Group B) in the […]

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WJC – Russia survives scare, advances to quarterfinals

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    December 31, 2019 by Canadian Press Russia avoided elimination and a trip to the relegation round with a 6-1 win over Germany on Tuesday at the world junior hockey championship. The Germans, with one win and three losses, will now face Kazakhstan in the best-of-three relegation round with the loser out of next […]

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