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WHL Trades – summary of recent moves

    January 15, 2018 Here’s a summary of WHL moves prior to the trade deadline last week. Date Team Transfers To Team Transfers 10-Jan-18 Lethbridge Brady Pouteau   Regina 7th Rnd. ’18 10-Jan-18 Brandon Tanner Kaspick   Victoria Jonathan Lambos Cameron MacDonald Ty Thorpe   1st Rnd. ’19   1st Rnd. ’21 10-Jan-18 Brandon Read More »

Midget Rankings – CSSHL-BCMML

CSSHL-BCMML, PCAHA MIDGET RANKINGS January 1, 2018 CSSHL-BCMML Hockey Hub BC Midget AAA Rankings presented here rank CSSHL Midget Prep and BCMML teams together, based solely on winning percentage in regular season league play, at January 1, 2018. As no interlocking tournament play is scheduled this year, no attempt has been made to rank on Read More »

BCMML – at Mac’s – BC 3W-2L in Day 1

  December 26, 2017 Five BCMML teams are competing in the 2017 Mac’s AAA Midget Hockey Tournament, in Calgary, Alberta. The tournament has been running since 1978 and attracts top teams from across Western Canada and the USA, plus a few select clubs from Europe, including national teams from Hungary and Belarus this year. Here’s Read More »

WHL Standings – Royals still lead West

  December 12, 2017 Here’s an overview of WHL standings as the league heads toward the halfway mark. In the BC Division, Kelowna are now just two wins back of Victoria Royals, who lead the Western Conference with 43 points. The Vancouver Giants have picked it up the pace and have won the past three Read More »

BCMML Week 12 – VW still lead, Cougars close gap,

  December 11, 2017 Week 12 of BC Major Midget League wrapped up this weekend, marking the start of the second half of the regular season. Overview: This weekend, four series were sweeps, one was a split, and one featured a win and tie. The North West Giants had the bye week. At the top Read More »

BCMML Week 11 – Wild one in Surrey, Hawks increase lead

  December 4, 2017 Week 11 of BC Major Midget League wrapped up this weekend, marking the half-way point of the regular season, with all teams having played 20 games. Overview: With another two game sweep, last week’s new leader Valley West Hawks – edged another two points ahead of the second place Cariboo Cougars. Read More »

Cougars Jackson Leppard – NHL Scouting Player to Watch

    November 30, 2017 By WHL Network “Growing the Game’s Best Talent” is a multipart series, sponsored by BC Tree Fruits, that highlights the next generation of WHL stars set to embark on a journey of pursuing NHL dreams. “Growing the Game’s Best Talent” can be seen monthly at WHL.ca, featuring a key member of the Read More »

WHL Roundup: Saturday and Sunday Games

  December 3, 2017 Below is a quick recap of WHL action on the weekend. Only one BC division game was played Sunday, with four games Saturday. Victoria Royals are still on top of BC division, two points behind overall Western Conference leaders Portland Winterhawks. Kelowna is now just two points back of Victoria, with Read More »

BCMML Week 10 – Hawks on top as Cougars rest

  November 28, 2017 Week 10 of BC Major Midget League wrapped up on the weekend, with a new team on top of the leaderboard. The Valley West Hawks have been chasing the Cariboo Cougars for top billing since Week 5, while holding a pair of games in hand over the span. This weekend the Read More »

BCMML Week 9 – Cougars defend the den, Hawks soar

  November 20, 2017 Week 9 of BC Major Midget League now complete, and the two leaders are starting to separate themselves from the pack. One more week marks the halfway point of the regular season.   Cougars vs NW Giants In a big weekend at home in Prince George, the Cougars pulled off a Read More »

WHL Roundup & Standings – Royals stop Americans

  WHL Roundup November 19, 2017 by Robert Murray Victoria Royals (7) at Tri-City Americans (3) Victoria (16-7-1-0) // Tri-City (13-6-2-0) Matthew Phillips (Calgary Flames) had a pair of goals and an assist and four other Victoria Royals had multi-point efforts as they ended the home undefeated run by the Tri-City Americans. Morgan Geekie (Carolina Hurricanes) and Nolan Yaremko Read More »

Mem Cup Pats acquire Fleury from Kootenay

    November 14, 2017 by Troy Fleece, Regina Leader Post A long-distance endorsement hit close to home for the newest member of the Regina Pats. After learning that Regina had acquired him in a blockbuster deal with the Kootenay Ice on Monday, defenceman Cale Fleury eagerly shared the news during a brief phone conversation Read More »

WHL Roundup & Standings

    November 15, 2017 WHL Roundup Red Deer Rebels (5) at Victoria Royals (3) Red Deer (9-11-1-0) // Victoria (14-7-1-0) Not many WHL teams have made the journey to Vancouver Island and picked up a regulation win this season, but the Red Deer Rebels can now add themselves to that list. A three-goal third period helped hold Read More »

BCMML Week 8 – Not much change

  November 12, 2017 There was not much change at the top of the BCMML after Week 8 action – as all but one series were splits. Cariboo Cougars remain in first place, after edging the T-Birds 4-3 on Saturday and then losing 7-2 on Sunday, at home in PG. In spite of the split, Read More »

BCMML Week 7 – NW Giants make a move

  November 6, 2017 There was no change at the top of the BCMML after Week 7 action, with Cariboo Cougars remaining in first place, one point up on the Valley West Hawks. The FV Thunderbirds had a rough weekend, playing with a decimated lineup, and dropped from third place to fifth. Greater Vancouver Canadians Read More »

BCMML Week 6 – Cougars and Hawks open up some space

  October 30, 2017 Week 6 of the  BCMML schedule wrapped up on the weekend, with 10 teams seeing action. This week Fraser Valley Thunderbirds had the bye week. Coming into the weekend, six teams were tightly packed in the top tier, and three more nipping at their heels. At the end of the weekend, two Read More »

BCMML Week 5 – Super tight at the top

  October 24, 2017 Week 5 of the  BCMML schedule wrapped up on the weekend, with 10 teams seeing action. This week North West Giants had the bye week. Heading into the weekend, four teams were tightly packed at the top of the league. The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds were in first place with 13 points, one up Read More »

BCMML Week 4

  October 15, 2017 Week 4 of the  BCMML schedule is now complete, with 10 teams seeing action. This week Thompson Blazers had the bye week. All but one series was a sweep. After the dust settled, Fraser Valley Thunderbirds had moved into first place, with two wins over former #1 Vancouver NW Giants. The T-Birds Read More »

BCMML Week 3

  October 9, 2017 The BCMML schedule returned to normal this week, after last weekend’s Richmond Oval Showcase, with 10 teams in action for week three on Saturday and Sunday. Valley West had the bye week. The Okanagan Rockets hosted the Vancouver NW Giants at the Capital News Centre, but dropped both games to Giants, 6-4 Read More »

BCMML Richmond Showcase Results

  October 2, 2017 Weekend two of the BCMML season got underway last weekend with all 11 BC teams in action at the Richmond Oval Showcase. The Everett Silvertips 18U of the North American Prospects League rounded out the competition with the 12th team, and played a pair of exhibition games vs the Okanagan Rockets. At Read More »

BCMML showcase opens Friday

  September 27, 2017 The British Columbia Major Midget League 2017-2018 regular season got underway last weekend with 10 of the 11 teams in action across the province. This coming weekend the league opens its annual Showcase, with all 11 teams in action, at the Richmond Oval. The Everett Silvertips 18U of the North American Read More »

BCMML opening weekend, 3 sweeps

  September 24, 2017 The British Columbia Major Midget League 2017-2018 regular season got underway this weekend, with 10 of the 11 teams in action across the province. There were three sweeps over the weekend. The Valley West Hawks swept two road games vs defending champion Cariboo Cougars 5-2 on Saturday and 5-3 on Sunday Read More »

BCMML kicks off this weekend

  September 20, 2017 The British Columbia Major Midget League 2017-2018 regular season gets underway Friday, September 22. The 11 team league consists of five teams from the Lower Mainland, the Vancouver NW Giants (North Shore/Burnaby), the Vancouver NE Chiefs (Coquitlam) , the Greater Vancouver Canadians (Richmond), Valley West Hawks (Langley), and the Fraser Valley Read More »

A few spots left for BCMML hopefuls

  June 10, 2017 For players still looking for a roster spot on a BC Hockey Major Midget League team, there are 18 spots for defencemen, 20 for forwards and and seven goalie spots available, spread over the 11 teams in the league. This season, the MML has made changes to the operation of the Read More »

BCMML: seven head coaches set

    April 13, 2017 The BC Major Midget League (MML) has announced seven of eleven team head coaches for the 2017-2018 season. The following team staff are returning for the 2017-2018 season: Okanagan Rockets: Eric Blais Thompson Blazers: Tanner Cochran Valley West Hawks: Jessie Leung Vancouver North East Chiefs: Jamie Jackson New staff will Read More »

Beaver Valley Captures Cyclone Taylor Cup

    April 10, 2017 by Jim Bailey, Trail Times The 67th game and 56th win of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks season was the biggest one to date as B.V. hoisted the Cyclone Taylor Cup trophy for the fourth time in their 35-year history after beating Campbell River 6-2 on Sunday in Creston. “It was unbelievable,” said Read More »

KIJHL Teams Shutout Opponents to Open 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup

    April 7, 2017 by Bradley Jones, East Kootenay News Both representatives of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) didn’t disappoint Thursday for the start of the 2017 Cyclone Taylor Cup. The host Creston Valley Thunder Cats and KIJHL Champion Beaver Valley Nitehawks both shutout their opponents on the opening day of the Read More »

BCMML – Cariboo Cougars win Provincial Championship

March 26, 2017 by Peter James The Cougars shutdown the Greater Vancouver Canadians’ high-powered offence for a second straight day, winning 4-0 to clinch the best-of-three series in the third game. Marcus Allen made 20 saves and Jeremy Gervais and Daine Dubois each posted three point games. Allen also shutout the Canadians 2-0 in Game Read More »