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BCMML – Playoffs Schedule

    March 12, 2018 Playoff matchups The BCMML 40 game regular season wrapped up Sunday, March 12, and the stage is now set for round 1 of the playoffs, featuring the Top 8 teams. All first round playoff series are a best of three, with the top-seeded team having home ice advantage in all Read More »

BCMML – Wrap of Final weekend – Playoff Matchups Set

      March 12, 2018 Week 22 The final weekend of BCMML regular season play wrapped up Sunday, with very little change in the standings from a week ago. Both top teams split their final series against lower ranked opponents and so failed to create any drama at the top of the standings. The Read More »

BCMML – Hawks back on top with one weekend to go

      March 7, 2018 Week 21 Just like last weekend, there was only one change in the BCMML standings after the competition wrapped up Sunday – and again it was a swap at the top, with the Valley West Hawks edging ahead of the idle Cariboo Cougars, to recapture the #1 seed. The Read More »

BCMML Week 20 – Cougars move into 1st

      February 26, 2018 There was only one change in the BCMML standings after Week 20 wrapped up Sunday. Cariboo Cougars climbed back into first place after two wins in Vancouver over the #6 North West Giants, although it took an OT win in game two to get the sweep. #2 Valley West Read More »

BCMML Week 19 – Hawks and Cougars still at top, 3 weeks to go

  February 19, 2018 There was virtually no change in the standings after Week 19 in the BCMML this past weekend. Both top teams won two games, adding four points to their totals. Valley West Hawks and Cariboo Cougars are tied in first place, with 57 points each. #1 Valley West are still the top Read More »

BCMML Week 18 – Hawks back on top, four weeks to go

  February 13, 2018 The top two BCMML teams swapped places again this weekend after Week 18 wrapped up on Sunday. And it could happen again, as the regular season concludes over the coming four weekends. Here’s a recap of the weekend and a look ahead at the remaining schedules for the top teams. Scroll down for Read More »

BCMML Week 17 – Cougars climb back into #1

  February 6, 2018 After Week 17 in BC Major Midget League, the #1 Cariboo Cougars have edged past the idle #2 Valley West Hawks on a win and a tie vs GVC. The three point weekend gives the Cougars a two point lead on the Hawks, but the Hawks now hold two games in hand. The Cougars Read More »

BCMML Week 15 – Cougars close gap with Hawks

  January 15, 2017 After Week 15 in BC Major Midget League, the Cariboo Cougars are back within two points of the first place West Valley Hawks. Leaders The Cougars put up a couple of wins vs the NE Chiefs (5-1 and 2-1), while the Hawks won their first 6-1 vs the Thompson Blazers and were Read More »

BCMML Week 14 – VW battle Cougars, move up 2 pts

  January 15, 2017 Week 14 of BC Major Midget League wrapped up Sunday, after a weekend showcase at the Capital Centre in Kelowna that featured a full slate of BCMML action. At the end of the weekend, the Valley West Hawks had increased their lead in first place by two points over Cariboo; and the 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

8 BC players among 66 chosen for Hockey Canada U17 teams

Dennis Pajot/Getty Images October 16, 2017 Sixty-six players have been chosen to represent Canada at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, November 5-11 in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C. One goaltender, three defencemen and five forwards with BC connections are among the picks. Of these eight, one is currently playing Major Midget, three 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 »

Okanagan Rockets Ice Breaker opens

  September 9, 2017 The Okanagan Rockets Major Midgets opened their annual Ice Breaker tournament last night, with six games on the schedule. The Rockets dropped their opener 6-3 vs the Valley West Hawks. Both teams are BC Major Midget League teams. In other games, Everett Elite Hockey U16s of the North American Prospects League, 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 »

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 »