CSSHL – Sentinel severing ties with West Van Academy

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    February 4, 2020 by Jane Seyd, Andy Prest, courtesy of North Shore News. The West Vancouver school district is in the process of severing ties with the organization running their elite hockey academy, informing parents and players that the program will not be offered for the 2020-2021 season. A letter to parents sent […]

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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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2012 Penticton Vees to BC Hockey Hall of Fame

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    January 28, 2020 The BC Hockey Hall of Fame announced Monday that the 2012 Penticton Vees will be part of the 2020 Hall of Fame class to be inducted on July 24 at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The 2012 Vees had a historic season that year, posting a 54-4-2 record during their […]

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Rockets win 3 of possible 6 pts on weekend

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      January 28, 2020 By Travis Lowe, Global News The Kelowna Rockets managed to squeak out a 3-2 overtime victory against the Seattle Thunderbirds at Prospera Place on Friday night. Former T-Birds captain and now-Rocket Matthew Wedman provided the overtime heroics, scoring the winning goal. On Saturday night, the team headed down to […]

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BC Hockey Hall of Fame announces 2020 Inductees

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  January 28, 2020 The BC Hockey Hall of Fame have announced this year’s group of inductees. The awards will be presented Friday, July 24th at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC.   Eric Brewer (Player Category)   Eric Brewer, who played his minor hockey in Ashcroft and Kamloops is one of four […]

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Canucks Ohlund inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame

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  One of the best defencemen in Canucks history is part of the 2020 class for the BC Hockey Hall of Fame. 1994 was a good year for the Vancouver Canucks. Everyone remembers the legendary run to the Stanley Cup Final, with all of the magical moments, like The Save from Kirk McLean, Pavel Bure’s […]

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WHL Winterhawks #2 in Kia CHL Top 10

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  January 22, 2020 The Canadian Hockey League today announced the week 18 edition of the Kia CHL Top-10 Rankings for the 2019-20 season. The weekly rankings of the CHL’s Top-10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts. Another perfect week has vaulted the Portland Winterhawks to the top spot in the Western Hockey League as well as the second spot […]

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Yale wins 42nd John Reid, BC teams take all medals

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January 20, 2020 The Yale Academy Lions are the 42nd Annual John Reid Bantam Memorial Tournament Champions, defeating Lower Mainland rival, St. George’s Academy, 3-1 in the final. The St. Albert-based tournament is considered the top Bantam AAA / Prep Team tournament in Western Canada, ahead of the WHL Bantam Draft, and features 16 of […]

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Schneider nets game-winning goal as Team White win 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

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  January 16, 2020 by Robert Murray Brandon Wheat Kings defenceman Braden Schneider scored the game-winning goal and Kamloops Blazers goaltender Dylan Garand earned the win between the pipes as Team White defeated Team Red 5-3 Thursday at the 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ont. Despite ending up on the […]

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WHL stars of Team Red for the 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

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  January 16, 2020 by Matthew Achtymichuck With the annual Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game set for Thursday, January 16, in Hamilton, Ont. lets take a look at which Western Hockey League stars will represent the Team Red. Brock Gould – The new Moose Jaw Warriors goaltender will look to turn heads at the game in […]

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Blazers surge into seventh in Kia CHL Top 10 Rankings

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January 16, 202o Toronto  – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the week 17 edition of the Kia CHL Top-10 Rankings for the 2019-20 season. The weekly rankings of the CHL’s Top-10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts. The standings are reflective of before Wednesday’s Western Hockey League action. Holding onto the third spot for another week, the Portland Winterhawks remained […]

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33 CSSHL players selected in NHL Central Scouting midterms

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      January 14, 2020 A total of 33 former Canadian Sport School Hockey League student athletes have landed on NHL Central Scouting’s midterm ranking of the top players eligible for the 2020 NHL Draft. Twenty-eight CSSHL alums are listed on the North American Skaters list, including seventh-ranked Kaiden Guhle, while four former CSSHL […]

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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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WHL Top Guns – Scoring Leaders & Goalies

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January 13, 2020  The WHL’s Top 30 Scoring Leaders and Top 20 Goaltenders. Scoring Leaders: WHL Top 30 – 1.13.2020               Rank Pos Name Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM 1 LW Beckman, Adam SPO 39 30 34 64 30 12 2 C Hamblin, James MH 42 23 41 […]

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