New Major Bantam League for Lower Mainland and Okanagan

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  December 11, 2018 BC Hockey has announced that seven Lower Mainland and Okanagan teams will be part of a Major Bantam AAA Pilot program to be launched for the coming 2019-2020 season. The program has been launched in response to the rapid expansion of the bantam prep and bantam varsity team divisions in the […]

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BC Hockey U16 2002 Shortlist

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  July 24, 2017 BC Hockey has announced the 35 players shortlisted for potential participation on Team BC at the 2017 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup this fall against Team Alberta, Team Manitoba and Team Saskatchewan. The Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup takes place from October 17 – 22, 2017 at WinSport in Calgary, Alberta. […]

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BC Championships – Midget Tier 1 – Kelowna and PG leading

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  March 15, 2016 The Tier 1 Midget Provincial Championships are being hosted by Comox Valley Minor Hockey Association on Vancouver Island. At end of day 3, Kelowna is on top at 4-0-0 and Prince George are second at 3-1-0 with Vancouver T-Birds 1-1-2 and Coquitlam at 2-2-0, rounding out the top 4 spots. The teams play Thursday and […]

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BC Championships – Midget Tier 1

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  The Tier 1 Midget Provincial Championships are being hosted by Comox Valley Minor Hockey Association on Vancouver Island. Early in Day 3, Kelowna is alone in first place at 3-0, after downing Prince George 6-4 Tuesday night. PG and Coquitlam are in second place, both at 2-1. Vancouver T-Birds are in fourth place at 1-1-1, rounding out the […]

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13th Seafair Icebreaker – Finals underway

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    The 13th Annual Seafair Sandman Hotel Icebreaker got underway Friday, October 10, with 55 teams competing in Tier 1 and Tier 2 divisions from the Atom through Midget. Semi-finalists and finalists are set. Here are the results for each division, along with some early playoff round scores to mid-Sunday.   Atom Division:   Finals set: […]

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13th Seafair Icebreaker – Finals underway

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    The 13th Annual Seafair Sandman Hotel Icebreaker got underway Friday, October 10, with 55 teams competing in Tier 1 and Tier 2 divisions from the Atom through Midget. Semi-finalists and finalists are set. Here are the results for each division, along with some early playoff round scores to mid-Sunday.   Atom Division:   Finals set: […]

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Three BC Women Invited to Team Canada Tryouts

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  Hockey Canada released the names of the 43 players invited to Canada’s National Women’s Development Team selection camp in Calgary, Alberta, August 6 – 16, 2015.  Three (3) BC players were selected: Ivana Bilic, Coquitlam, Warner Hockey School, Bemidji State University Micah Hart, Saanichton, Okanagan Hockey Academy Sarah Potomak, Aldergrove, Pursuit of Excellence   […]

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WHL 2015 Draft, by MHA, OHA leads with 12 picks

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    Here’s a breakdown of this year’s WHL draft, by source club/minor hockey association. The four top organizations are all based in BC: the Okanagan Hockey Academy with 12, Pursuit of Excellence with 9, North Shore Winter Club with 9, and Delta Hockey Academy, with 9. Most first rounders, NSWC, with 3. Two Alberta organizations and […]

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NW Giants Jump out to early MM lead

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Oct 2, 2014 The Vancouver North West Giants have jumped out to an early lead in the BC Major Midget League, opening with a 4-0-0 record and 8 points after two weekends of play. Hot on their heels are three teams with three wins. The Cariboo Cougars are also undefeated in second place with a 3-0-1 […]

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Saanich’s Shawn McBride named Grizzly’s Captain

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by Mario Annicchiarico / Times Colonist August 21, 2014 The Victoria Grizzlies looked no further than their own backyard in announcing the team’s captain for the 2014-15 B.C. Hockey League season. Victoria native Shawn McBride takes over the captaincy from graduated Grizzly Mark McLellan. “Our organization today has selected a player that exemplifies what it is […]

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BC Bantam Tier 2 Playoffs, Day 2, Mission takes lead

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  The BC Bantam Tier 2 Playoffs are being hosted by the Mission Stars this year. The Stars come in as the favorites, having won the regular season and Final 4 PCAHA titles. The tournament includes ten teams overall, divided into two five team pools. The teams will play a four game round robin with […]

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BC Bantam Tier 1 Playoffs, Day 1

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  The BC Bantam Tier 1 Playoffs are being hosted by Prince George this year. The tournament opened today with four games. Each of the six teams will play a five game round robin with the two top teams playing off in a Championship game Thursday night. The winner will advance to the Western Canada […]

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BC Bantam Tier 2 Playoffs, Mission, NSWC early leaders

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  Bantam Tier 2 Playoffs are being hosted by Mission. Background: Three teams from Lower Mainland; host Mission A1, NSWC A2 and Abbotsford A2. Ten teams over all. Mission A1 finished in first place in regular season Flight 2 Bantam play, (15-4-1), and won Tier 2 Final 4 in two games, 8-6 vs NSWC and […]

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Richmond Midget Bantam Tourney Final Results

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  Major Midget: Gold: Yale Academy Academy U16 8-1, vs North Island Silver Tips Major Midget Bronze: California Golden Eagles U18 5-4, vs North Shore Winter Club A1   Midget Tier 1: Gold: Littleton Hawks 4-3, vs Semiahmoo Midget A1 Bronze: Prince George T1 8-3, vs Mission Arizona Ice U18   Midget Tier 2: Gold: […]

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Macs Tourney: Rockets only BC team left alive

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  At end of five days of competition at the 35th Annual Macs Midget tournament in Calgary, hopes for a BC championship rest solely with the Kelowna based Okanagan Rockets, who have advanced to the quarterfinals. Surprisingly, the other five teams from the BC Major League who competed in the tournament, all finished at the […]

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Macs Tourney BC Teams Update: Day 4, 2W, 13L, 3T

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  Six teams from the BC Major Midget League are participating in the 35th Annual Mac’s Midget Tournament in Calgary, western Canada’s premier test of midget hockey. So far, it’s been a rough ride for most BC teams. Only the Kelowna based Okanagan Rockets, in first place of the BC Major Midget Hockey League, are undefeated, […]

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Macs Tourney BC Teams Update: Day 3, 1W, 9L, 3T

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  Six teams from the BC Major Midget League are participating in the 35th Annual Mac’s Midget Tournament in Calgary, western Canada’s premier test of midget hockey. So far the BC teams have not fared well, with just one win in 11 games. After three games, Finland U17 seems to be the team to beat for […]

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