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Lukosevicius – National NCAA 1st Star of the Week

November 9, 2018 SENIOR FORWARD RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY AFTER FIVE-GOAL WEEKEND, INCLUDING HAT TRICK AND OT GAME-WINNER   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After powering Denver to a sweep of Western Michigan by scoring the game-winning goal both nights, DU senior forward Jarid Lukosevicius was selected the NCAA First Star of the Week, NCAA Hockey announced on Read More »

Carter Berger BCHL Player of the Week

November 4, 2018 Victoria Grizzlies defenceman Carter Berger was named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 28, the league announced Monday. Berger piled up five goals and two assists for seven points on the Grizzlies three-game road trip last weekend. The North Vancouver native started the streak with with a Read More »

de Jong notches 1st NCAA goal at Quinnipiac

    November 4, 2018 HAMDEN, Conn. – Five different Quinnipiac players scored goals Friday night as the Bobcats extended their winning streak to six games with a 5-3 win over Harvard to open ECAC Hockey Play. Ethan de Jong (North Vancouver, British Columbia) scored his first career goal for the Bobcats while Brandon Fortunato Read More »

Jayden Lee latest BC commit to Quinnipiac

    November 4, 2018 Powell River Kings defenceman Jayden Lee is the latest player to commit to Quinnipiac University, which continues to be a hotbed for BCHL grads at the NCAA level. Lee, who will join the Bobcats for the 2020-21 season, is in the midst of his second year in the BCHL after Read More »

Angus Crookshank off to good start at UNH

  October 22, 2018 North Vancouver’s Angus Crookshank made his NCAA debut for University of New Hampshire Wildcats at Colgate (Hockey East) on October 12, just after his 19th birthday. On Friday, he registered his first goal, vs Colorado College, in a 4-3 loss. He backed it up with an assist in the rematch on Read More »

Chilliwack Bantam Challenge Cup, Round Robin Wraps Up

  October 6, 2018 The round robin portion of the 33rd Annual Chilliwack Bantam Internal Challenge Cup wrapped up Saturday morning, after three days of play. A total of 24 teams faced off in six pools of four teams each. Fifteen teams from BC, four from Alberta and five from the USA are competing. After Read More »

NHL Scouting lists 35 WHL “Players to Watch”

  October 2, 2018 Calgary – NHL Central Scouting issued its preliminary ‘Players to Watch’ list for the 2019 NHL Draft Monday, with 35 Western Hockey League players making the grade. NHL Central Scouting identifies players with a rating system that includes four categories.  The ‘A’ rating indicates a first round candidate, a ‘B’ rating indicates Read More »

BCHL Bauer Showcase results

  September 23, 2018   The seventh Bauer BCHL Showcase got underway Thursday at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack with six games on the agenda, and then added six more Friday and five Saturday. Here are the results (scroll down to see current standings):   Saturday, Sept. 22 Chilliwack Chiefs – 2 @ Wenatchee Wild – Read More »

BCHL Bauer Showcase starts today

  September 20, 2018   The seventh Bauer BCHL Showcase begins today at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack with six games on the agenda starting with a 10 a.m. matchup between the Penticton Vees and Surrey Eagles. There are six games on the slate for today, six more on Friday and six Saturday starting with the Prospects Game Read More »

Four WHL clubs get CHL Top 10 pre-season kudos

  September 19, 2019 Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the pre-season edition of its Top-10 CHL Rankings for the 2018-19 season. Three WHL clubs were in the mix, with a fourth getting honorable mention. The weekly rankings are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts. At the top of the Read More »

BCHL Showcase – ’03 + ’04 Bantam Prospects selected

    The BCHL is showcasing some  top young prospects as part of the annual Bauer BCHL Showcase at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack this year. Top players identified from the BCHL Exposure Camp in May at the Richmond Olympic Oval have been selected and assigned to two teams that will compete against each other at Read More »

Broncos bolster blue line with addition of Pouliot from Rebels

September 4, 2018 By Robert Murray The Red Deer Rebels completed their second trade of the day Tuesday, sending 18-year-old defenceman Sam Pouliot to the Swift Current Broncos. In return, the Rebels have received a conditional 10th round draft pick in the 2020 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft. Pouliot comes to the Broncos after playing 16 Read More »

BC players impact Lethbridge Hurricanes main camp rosters and game

August 27, 2018 Here are the lineups for tonight’s Lethbridge Hurricane’s intersquad game. Of note, two NSWC 2014 Western Bantam Championship teammates suited up for Team White, team captain Jordy Bellerive (1999) and Jackson Shepard (2000), acquired in a trade with Kamloops Blazers on July 31. Bellerive has recovered from burns to his hands incurred Read More »

Vernon Peewee Tier 2 Provincial Champs

  March 24, 2018 Greater Vernon are this year’s Peewee T2 Provincial Champions, after posting a near perfect 5-0-1 record, and downing Greater Trail 10-2 in the final, hosted at North Shore Winter Club. The big Vernon squad dominated the scoreboard in all but their opener, a 3-3 tie against host, and eventual fourth place, Read More »

Langley Peewee Tier 3 Champs – T-birds also move on

    March 12, 2017 The PCAHA Peewee Tier 3 minor hockey playoffs wrapped up last week with the first place Langley A3 Eagles and second place Vancouver A3 T-Birds moving on to the Provincial Championships, March 18-21 in Summerland. And it couldn’t have been much closer in the Final 4. Final 4 – Peewee Read More »

BWC Peewee Tier 1 Champs – #2 Semi also move on

    March 8, 2017 The PCAHA peewee minor hockey playoffs wrapped up this past week and the winners are moving on to the Provincial Championships which run March 18-22 in four communities. Hosts include Prince George (Tier 1), North Shore Winter Club (Tier 2), Summerland (Tier 3), and Windermere Valley (Tier 4). Two Lower Read More »

BWC Peewee Tier 2 Champs – host NSWC + New West also move on

    March 8, 2017 The PCAHA peewee minor hockey playoffs wrapped up this past week and the winners are moving on to the Provincial Championships which run March 18-22 in four communities. Hosts include Prince George (Tier 1), North Shore Winter Club (Tier 2), Summerland (Tier 3), and Windermere Valley (Tier 4). Two Lower Read More »

Final PCAHA Peewee Rankings

      PCAHA PEEWEE FINAL RANKINGS, 2017-2018 Season February 25. 2018 Here are the final Hockey Hub rankings for 2017-2018 PCAHA Peewee teams. Rankings are based on winning percentage within the regular season flight the team finished in. BWC A1 maintained their #1 ranking over the final stretch of games, while Semiahmoo A1 and Read More »

Final PCAHA Atom Rankings

      February 22, 2018 Atom Rankings Here are the final Hockey Hub rankings for 2017-2018 PCAHA Atom teams. Hockey Hub rankings are based solely on winning percentage within Flight, without factoring in sportsmanship points. GVC and FVC conferences are combined for each flight. Where teams have moved up or down after the Christmas Read More »

Final PCAHA Bantam Rankings, Langley Top 4 in all tiers

    February 22, 2018 Here are final Hockey Hub rankings for 2017-2018 PCAHA Bantam teams. Hockey Hub rankings are based on winning percentage, without regard to sportsmanship points. In the chart below, the first column(R#) shows ranking based on winning percentage, the second column (PL) shows final PCAHA place in regular season play, which Read More »

PCAHA Peewee T2 – Playoff Update, All Top seeds advance to R3

    February 17, 2018 Here’s a quick look at the PCAHA Tier 2 Peewee playoffs so far. Rounds 1 and 2 are complete with all top seeds advancing through both rounds. In Round 1, the bottom half of the 24 qualifying teams, from #11 Ridge Meadows through #24 Richmond competed. Round 1: #11 Ridge Read More »

PCAHA Peewee T1 – Playoff Update

    February 17, 2018 Here’s a quick look at the PCAHA Tier 1 Peewee playoffs so far. Round 1 is complete with all top seeds advancing with the exception of #7 Vancouver, and #8 Cloverdale.  Round 2 is just getting underway. Round 1: #1 BWC vs #16 Burnaby Minor, BWC 8-2 W, BWC advance Read More »

Spruce Kings increase lead at top of Mainland division

    February 11, 2018 Ethan de Jong’s offensive wizardry was on full display Saturday night as the Prince George Spruce Kings once again disposed of the visiting Coquitlam Express by  5-1 score at the Rolling Mix Concrete Arena. His three-point night led the charge as the home-side scored five consecutive enroute to the victory. Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Playoff Brackets 2017-2018

    February 7, 2018 As noted in a previous post, PCAHA teams are re-grouped after the 20 game PCAHA regular season, from seven Flights into four Tiers in order to comply with BC Hockey Provincial Playoff rules. The first round of playoffs is just getting underway, and will eventually narrow down to the Final Read More »

PCAHA Peewee Final Standings 2017-2018

  February 7, 2018 As playoffs get underway for the Pacific Coast Peewee teams, scroll down to see a summary of how the teams finished in the standings overall, in their individual Flights. To see how the teams are grouped for playoffs, click here. Playoff primer: For those not familiar with the “A” and “T” Read More »

Hockey rivals meet in inaugural “Iron Bowl” in Burnaby

February 6, 2018 A classic show down is in the works for Valentine’s Day, in a rare mid-season match up between two of the top midget teams in Western Canada. What’s more is that the two teams normally would never meet each other  – the BWC Midget Prep team plays in the Canadian Sports School Read More »

BWC Peewees Gearing up for Quebec Tourney

  February 4, 2018 This will be the eighth trip to Quebec City for BWC Peewee A1 Head Coach Bill Hunt, who is heading up this year’s crop of BWC peewees contending for the unofficial Peewee World Championship title at the 59th Annual Quebec International Peewee Tournament, which gets underway February 7, and runs through the Read More »