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Team Report – CSSHL BWC Midget Prep – in tight race for #1

    January 15, 2020 BWC MIDGET PREP Not much has happened yet in the CSSHL Midget Prep league since the Xmas break. BWC has not played a game yet. The team they’re chasing, #1 Northern Alberta, has played one game, losing 3-2 to Rink on Friday, January 10. BWC dropped their final game of Read More »

33 CSSHL players selected in NHL Central Scouting midterms

      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 Read More »

Musa leading BCHL Energy Player of the Game ranks

    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 Read More »

BCHL grads in NCAA Spotlight this week

  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 Read More »

Jayden Lee named ECAC Rookie of the Week

  January 5, 2020 ECAC Rookie of the Week Jayden Lee – Freshman – Quinnipiac University (Powell River Kings) Lee scored his first-career goal on Saturday night, helping Quinnipiac earn a 3-1 win over Princeton in the front end of a home-and-home series. He also anchored an impressive defensive performance on Sunday while recording a Read More »

BWC A1 win Pat Quinn Peewee AAA Elite Gold vs Glenlake

  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. Read More »

Cariboo Cougars vs BWC Academy Prep in PQ Bantam Elite Final

      December 31, 2019 BWC Academy Bantam Prep will face Cariboo Cougars in the Gold medal game for the Pat Quinn Classic Bantam AAA Elite division this afternoon at 1:00 PM at the Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby. BWC advanced through the semis with a 5-0 shutout of the San Jose Jr. Sharks, Read More »

PQ Peewee AAA Elite Final Set – BWC A1 vs Glenlake Hawks

  December 31, 2019 It will be BWC A1 vs Calgary’s Glenlake Hawks A1 in the Peewee Elite final at this year’s Pat Quinn Classic. The two teams will meet at 3:15 this afternoon at the Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby. In the Bronze, Semiahmoo A1 will meet Kelowna Jr. Rockets, at Burnaby Lake Arena, Read More »

Cariboo 2-0 lead Bantam Elite at Pat Quinn

  December 29, 2019 Here’s how things are shaping up early on in the Bantam Elite AAA bracket at the 5th Annual Pat Quinn Classic, being played in Burnaby over the holidays. So far, the bracket is proving to be very competitive, with lots of ties, and many games decided by a single goal. Cariboo Read More »

Four peewee teams open with 2-0 at Pat Quinn

  December 29, 2019 Here’s a quick look at the early standings in the Peewee AAA bracket at the 5th Annual Pat Quinn Classic, being played in Burnaby over the holidays. The tournament opened yesterday and will wrap up on New Year’s Eve. In a classic matchup of long time rivals, BWC A1 opened with Read More »

CSSHL E15 – NAX and BWC in race for #1

    December 19, 2019 MIDGET E15 NAX and BWC lead the E15 division as the year winds down, with both teams leading by a considerable margin over the next group, Yale, West Van, Edge and Rink. NAX wrapped up their year last weekend with three straight wins, and have now played 26 games, posting Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – NAX and BWC battle for #1

    December 19, 2019 MIDGET PREP Northern Extreme regained the #1 spot at the top of the CSSHL’s Midget Prep division last weekend with three wins at home. NAX downed #13 IHA 5-4, #15 Banff 8-1, and #4 Edge 4-3, to take a one point lead, with 56, over BWC. BWC played just one Read More »

BWC E15 – Team Report – Split Wild Weekend

      December 15, 2019 MIDGET E15 The BWC E15s bounced back from a disastrous three period loss Friday night vs West Van, with a thrilling third period win vs St. Georges’ on Saturday. Both games were played at BWC. Friday, December 13, 8-4 West Van Win –  It was definitely Friday, the 13th Read More »

BWC Midget Prep – Team Report

    December 15, 2019 BWC MIDGET PREP The first place BWC Midget Prep team continued their winning ways at home Saturday afternoon, notching at 2-1 win vs #8 St. George’s. The win was their tenth straight, and boosted their record to 18-1-0-1OTL. Team leading Adam Grenier scored first for BWC late in the opening Read More »


    December 13, 2019 MIDGET PREP BWC has edged into the lead at the top of the CSSHL’s top Midget Prep division, with three more wins in the past month. A month ago, they were just back of Northern Alberta Extreme with a game in hand. In contrast, NAX has been idle over the Read More »

BWC E15 – Team Report

December 13, 2019 MIDGET E15 The BWC E15 team are posting the best winning percentage in the CSSHL Midget Elite 15 division, at .783, and have lost just once in regular time, in 20 games played. But they find themselves in second place overall, behind Northern Alberta Extreme, who have played three more games. BWC’s Read More »


      December 13, 2019 MIDGET E15 As the E15 division approaches the end of the 2019 regular season, Northern Alberta Xtreme and Burnaby Winter Club, continue to lead the division, with NAX getting the nod in terms of both total points and a recent head to head win. NAX have played three more Read More »


      November 25, 2019 Delta Green Bantam Prep are off to a great start this year, with 14 wins in 16 games, and are six points up on second place West Van. West Van are the highest scoring team in the division so far, and are posting the highest GF-GA differential, at +81 Read More »


      November 25, 2019 MIDGET E15 Like the Midget Prep division, the two current leaders in the E15 division are Northern Alberta Xtreme and Burnaby Winter Club, long time rivals and teams that are often at or near the top of the division. So far this year, BWC is posting the best winning Read More »


    November 25, 2019 MIDGET PREP At not quite the halfway mark of the 36 game regular season, long time rivals Northern Alberta Extreme and Burnaby Winter Club are battling for the top spot in the CSSHL’s top Midget Prep Division. But it’s battle of opposites too, with NAX lighting it up on 107 Read More »

CSSHL Opening Weekend – WV & Delta G. lead Bantam Prep

  September 16, 2019 The CSSHL Bantam Prep division kicked off the new season with six games played Saturday and Sunday. After the dust settled, two teams had emerged with 2-0 records, West Vancouver and Delta Green. West Vancouver opened with a 5-2 win at home vs BWC on Saturday and then thumped Delta White Read More »

Matvichuk new head of hockey at BWC

    September 6, 2019 Richard Matvichuk is now in place as the new Hockey Director at Burnaby Winter Club. The selection announcement was made in late July by BWC General Manager Terry Shein. Mativichuk replaces Maco Balkovec who had moved on to the Bowling Green (Ohio) NCAA Falcon’s program, after five years heading up Read More »

Ice Breaker Kicks off E15 Season

  September 6, 2019 For the fifth consecutive year, a number of the top Elite 15 teams in the Pacific North West are facing off in an early, pre-season contest organized by Burnaby Winter Club, though played at other venues. The tourney, which kicks off tonight with four games at Planet Ice Coquitlam, features five Read More »

Lindgren signs with Kamloops Blazers

    The Kamloops Blazers have signed Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) student athlete Mats Lindgren to a standard Western Hockey League (WHL) Player Agreement. Lindgren, 14, attended the BWC Academy this past season, registering 26 points (4-22-26) in 27 games with their Bantam Prep team, along with adding one assist in three games Read More »

A closer look at the BC WHL Bantam Draft picks

      May 3, 2019 Here’s a closer look at the BC picks from yesterday’s WHL Bantam Draft, held in Red Deer. As has been the case for the past several years, players from BC’s CSSHL programs dominated the 60 BC player selections in this year’s WHL Bantam Draft, with 46 in total, including Read More »

CSSHL sets record with 85 WHL Bantam Draft picks

      May 2, 2019 It was a record setting day for the Canadian Sport School Hockey League at the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft as 85 student athletes from the 2018-19 season were selected. The 85 selections breaks the previous record of 81, which was set last year. In total, 13 CSSHL student athletes Read More »