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CSSHL Elite 15 – BWC, NAX & Delta separate from the pack

      January 15, 2019 Most CSSHL E15 teams have only played seven or eight games since our last look at the division at the end of November, due to the long holiday break. So perhaps not surprising there has not been much movement over the period. Most teams have now played around 28 Read More »

Byram’s 5 point night sets Giants franchise record

January 13, 2019 Bowen Byram’s draft status continues soar after his record breaking night on Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. The 17-year-old set a new single-game Vancouver Giants record for defencemen with two goals and three assists in a 7-4 win over the Kamloops Blazers in front of 4,200 fans. Vancouver Giants (25-12-2-0) kicked Read More »

USA downs Russia 2-0 for World Junior A Gold

    December 17, 2018 by Justin La Rose BONNYVILLE– Isaiah Saville turned aside all 25 shots he faced, Bobby Brink and Trevor Janicke provided the offence and the United States claimed gold at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge with a 2-0 win over Russia on Sunday. It’s the eighth gold medal at the tournament Read More »

Canada West wins Bronze vs Czech

  December 17, 2018   BONNYVILLE– Team Canada West capped off its 2018 World Junior A Challenge with a bronze medal, defeating the Czech Republic 3-1 at the R.J. Lalonde Arena in Bonnyville on Sunday. After suffering a 3-2 overtime loss to the United States in the semifinals, Team Canada West rebounded in the bronze Read More »

Canada West drops games to Russia and Czech

  December 13, 2018 GAME 4, 5-4 SO CZECH REPUBLIC Canada West now 2-2-0 at World Junior A Challenge by Justin Rose After being blanked by the Russians 3-0 on Wednesday, Canada West fell 5-4 in a shootout to the Czech Republic Thursday night at the RJ Lalonde Arena, in Bonnyville, Alberta. The loss was Read More »

CSSHL announces Championship dates and formats

  December 12, 2018 The Canadian Sport School Hockey League has announced dates and details surrounding the 2019 BDO CSSHL Championships to be held in Penticton, B.C. from March 7-17, 2019. The 2019 BDO CSSHL Championships will be so far, with 73 teams and over 1,300 student athletes competing over 11 days to determine champions Read More »

New Major Bantam League for Lower Mainland and Okanagan

  December 11, 2018 BC Hockey has announced that seven Lower Mainland and Okanagan teams will be part of a Major Bantam AAA Pilot program to be launched for the coming 2019-2020 season. The program has been launched in response to the rapid expansion of the bantam prep and bantam varsity team divisions in the Read More »

Canada West opens with two wins at World Jr. A Challenge

December 11, 2018 Canada West is off to great start at the World Junior A Challenge which kicked off in Bonnyville, Alberta, on Sunday. In game 1 Sunday, the team defeated Team USA in a rematch of last year’s gold medal game. Alex Newhook, the Newfoundland star who plays for the Victoria Grizzlies, eventually won it Read More »

Team BC U16 Male roster announced

  December 10, 2018 BC Hockey has announced the 20-players selected for the BC Male U16 team at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, which is being held February 16-22, 2019. Of the 20 players selected, 12 are currently playing in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League. The other eight spent the 2017-18 Read More »

7 BC players make cut for Canada West World Jr. A team

  December 5, 2018 Seven BC players lead the contingent of 22 Junior A players selected for Team Canada West, announced by Hockey Canada today. The team will open competition in the 2018 World Junior A Challenge vs Team USA in Bonnyville, Alberta, on Sunday, December 9. The BC players include four forwards: Harrison Blaisdell Read More »

West Van Bantam Prep win inaugural Delta Wild Winter Classic

    December 4, 2018 with files from Mark Booth, Delta Optimist, photos by James Garrett West Vancouver Warriors Academy are the winners of the inaugural Delta Wild Bantam Classic Tournament, played at Planet Ice in Delta this weekend. The Warriors defeated Delta Hockey Academy’s Wild Green 5-3 in Sunday’s championship game after both teams Read More »

10 BC players on World Jr. A Canada West Camp Roster

  December 2, 2018 Ten BC-born players are among a group of 44 invitees who will gather in Calgary from Dec. 3-5 at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park for the Team Canada West selection camp. The players will participate in games and practices before departing for Bonnyville on Dec. 6. The players Read More »

CSSHL Elite 15 Standings – Week 11 – BWC pulling away

      November 25, 2018 Elite 15 Division Update – Week 11 Over the last two weeks CSSHL E15 teams have played between 4 and 6 games, with everyone playing four times at a tournament at Planet Ice in Delta, November 16-18. The top three teams remained unchanged over the period, but Burnaby Winter Read More »

John Reid Memorial teams announced – 5 BC teams selected

    November 22, 2018 The organizing committee for the 41st annual John Reid Memorial Tournament have announced the selections for this year’s competition. The tournament has long been recognized as attracting the top bantam AAA talent in Western North America, and is heavily scouted by WHL teams in advance of the spring Bantam Draft. Read More »

OHA Edmonton run table at RMC – Delta Silver, Yale Bronze

Rocky Mountain Classic 2018 November 14, 2018 One of the top Bantam AAA tournaments in Western Canada wrapped up in Calgary on Remembrance Day, with two BC teams coming home with medals – a silver and a bronze. OHA Edmonton won the Gold, on a 5-3 win over Delta Green in the Rocky Mountain Classic Read More »

Ben Brar named BCHL Player of the Week

  October 22, 2018 Prince George Spruce Kings forward Ben Brar has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 21, the league announced Monday. Brar was all over the scoresheet in the Spruce Kings three-game road trip over the weekend, putting up four goals and two assists, including two Read More »

OHA Edmonton wins First Annual Bauer Bantam Elite tourney

  October 8, 2018 OHA Edmonton are the champions of the first Annual Bauer Elite Invitational Bantam tournament hosted Abbotsford this weekend, downing BC’s Delta Green 6-3 in the Championship game Monday afternoon. Delta had lead 2-0 after the first on goals from Matthew Ward and Brayden Boehm. But OHA lead 4-3 after two, capitalizing Read More »

First Annual Bauer Bantam Elite tourney underway

    October 7, 2018 A new Bantam tournament is underway in Abbotsford this weekend, and going head to head with one of the oldest bantam tournaments in BC, just down the road in Chilliwack. The new Bauer Elite Invitational has positioned itself to provide the same calibre of play as the most heavily scouted 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 »

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 »

CSSHL – Midget Prep Starts September 14

  September 5, 2018 The Midget Prep division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League opens the 2018-2019 season next Friday, September 14 with a single game featuring Pursuit at Okanagan White at the OHTC in Penticton, followed by five games on Saturday, and three more on Sunday. Delta visits Pacific Coast at Westhills in Read More »

CSSHL – E15 Starts September 15

  September 5, 2018 The E15 division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League opens the 2018-2019 season next Saturday, September 15, with four games, followed by three on Sunday. Pacific Coast faces Delta at the Planet Ice Delta Saturday and Sunday. St. George’s hosts Okanagan at UBC, Saturday and Sunday. West Van hosts Yale Read More »

CSSHL – Bantam Prep Starts September 15

  September 5, 2018 The Bantam Prep division of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League opens the 2018-2019 season next Saturday, September 15, with Burnaby Winter Club Academy facing Pacific Coast at the Westhills Arena in Victoria. Burnaby then makes the short hop to face Shawnigan at the Charlie Purdy at Sunday. In the only 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 »

NAX win CSSHL E15 Title

  March 18, 2018 by CSSHL Riley Fiddler-Schultz (Edmonton, AB) scored twice, including the eventual winner, as the Northern Alberta Xtreme were 4-2 winners over the Rink Hockey Academy in the 2018 Canadian Sport School Hockey League Elite 15 Division Championship. Ethan Leyer (St. Albert, AB) had the other two goals and also up one Read More »

NAX win CSSHL Midget Prep Championship Title

    March 18, 2018 Final: NAX 6-2 vs Rink After finishing the regular season in 6th place with a 23-11-2 record, Northern Alberta Extreme are now league Champions, after posting a 6-2 win (2 EN) vs #2 ranked Rink Academy in the final game on Sunday. Along the way, NAX also downed #1 BWC Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep – Top seed BWC eliminated in Day 2

      March 16, 2018 Midget Prep Division Playoffs Day two of the CSHHL Midget Prep division playoffs wrapped up Thursday, with another six games completed, as the top 12 teams battled in three round robin pools. The top seeds from each pool plus one wildcard team will advance to the semi-finals Saturday.   Pool Read More »

CSSHL Academic and Player Awards

      March 14, 2018 by CSSHL Media The Canadian Sport School Hockey League held their annual Awards Ceremony at the South Okanagan Events Centre, March 14, celebrating student athletes that have excelled this season in the classroom, in their community and on the ice. Presenters and speakers at the ceremony included CSSHL Chairperson Read More »