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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 »

NHL Central Scouting – 20 BC Players listed

      April 16, 2019 BC Born / Raised NHL Draft Prospects Here’s a brief look at the Top 10 BC players on the NHL Central Scouting final pre-draft prospects list. Scroll down for the full list of 20 BC born / raised players listed.     Cranbrook’s Bowen Byram of the Vancouver Giants, Read More »

Cozens-Krebs shine in IIHF U18 pre-tournament games

  April 16, 2019 Canada finished pre-tournament play at the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championship with its second win yesterday in Sweden. A 6-5 win in overtime against Belarus Sunday, followed by a 5-4 win over Russia Monday gave Canada a strong start to it’s pursuit of a gold medal with Western Hockey League talent providing Read More »

Cozens puts Whitehorse on hockey map

  April 16, 2019 Steven Loung, Sportsnet (originally published March 15, 2019) At a glance, Dylan Cozens’s rise as an elite NHL prospect is a story that’s been told many times before. As a boy Cozens dreamed of one day playing in the NHL, growing his love for the game and sharpening his skills on Read More »

CSSHL Bantam Prep – Yale bring home Gold

    March 20, 2019 The Yale Lions are the new CSSHL Bantam Prep division champions, after downing a feisty Northern Alberta team, 3-1 in the Championship Final in Penticton on Sunday. Yale had finished the regular season as the #4 ranked team, with a record of 20-6-4. The fourth place finish placed them in Read More »

CSSHL Midget Prep and Varsity Award Winners

    March 8, 2019 The Canadian Sports School Hockey League announced the award winners Monday for the Midget Prep and Midget Varsity divisions. Nominees and winners, with the exception to the Leading Scorer, All-Academic Team and Scholastic Student of the Year, are determined by voting among the head coaches in their respective division.   Read More »

CSSHL Female Prep and Varsity Award Winners

    March 6, 2019 The Canadian Sports School Hockey League announced the award winners Tuesday for the Female Prep and Varsity divisions. Nominees and winners, with the exception to the Leading Scorer, All-Academic Team and Scholastic Student of the Year, are determined by voting among the head coaches in their respective division. Female Prep Read More »

CSSHL E15 Award Winners

    March 6, 2019 The Canadian Sports School Hockey League announced the award winners Monday for the E15 (2003) Division. Nominees and winners, with the exception to the Leading Scorer, All-Academic Team and Scholastic Student of the Year, are determined by voting among the head coaches in their respective division. Elite 15 Division Scholastic Read More »

CSSHL Bantam Prep and Varsity Award Winners

    March 6, 2019 The Canadian Sports School Hockey League announced the award winners Monday for the Bantam Prep and Bantam Varsity divisions. Nominees and winners, with the exception to the Leading Scorer, All-Academic Team and Scholastic Student of the Year, are determined by voting among the head coaches in their respective division. Bantam Read More »

Almeida, Langan, Byram – WHL 3 Stars of the Week

  February 25, 2019 The Western Hockey League announced its Three Stars of the Week on Sunday – Justin Almeida, Tristan Langan and Bowen Byram. Almeida and Byram are BC products.     At the top of the list, Justin Almeida (02.06.99) of the Moose Jaw Warriors. Almeida is a product of Kitimat, who played Read More »

Team BC U16 – heartbreak at Winter Games

    February 19, 2019 After jumping out to a 3-0 lead vs Alberta in the crucial third game of the preliminary round at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer yesterday, the wheels fell off for BC as Alberta rallied late in the third, including three unanswered, to post a 5-4 win, and eliminate Read More »

Team BC U16 gets underway at Canada Winter Games

  February 16, 2019 The 2019 Canada Winter Games gets underway today in Red Deer, Alberta, with Team BC U16 men’s team facing off vs. Manitoba this afternoon. The team will play Saskatchewan tomorrow at 11:30 AM Pacific time, and wrap the preliminary round vs Alberta at 6:30 PM PST Monday. Held every four years, the Read More »

Josh Latta commits to Alabama-Huntsville

  January 26, 2019 The Vernon Vipers’ Josh Latta has committed to play NCAA Div 1 Hockey at the University of Alabama-Huntsville for next season. The four year BCHL veteran is in the midst of a career season with 18 goals and 16 assists, leading the team points with 34. “It’s a very exciting time Read More »

Alec Capstick commits to Miami-Ohio

  January 26, 2019 Langley Rivermen captain Alec Capstick accepted an offer to the University of Miami-Ohio in early January, not so long after the defenceman was told he’d never play hockey again. Just one game into the 2016-17 season, Capstick’s second in the BCHL, a rare medical condition put him on the sidelines and Read More »

Ben Brar commits to Merrimack

  January 26, 2019 Ben Brar has done just about all you can do as a BCHL player and the resume he’s built has landed him a future beyond Junior hockey. The 1998-born Abbotsford, B.C. native has been a highly-touted rookie, he’s adjusted to a new town and team after a trade, he’s gone to Read More »

BC CSSHL Bantams – Day 1 at John Reid – Delta, BWC both 2-0

  January 16, 2019 The 41st John Reid Memorial, St. Albert Bantam AAA Tournament got underway yesterday, with the Top 5 BC based CSSHL teams in competition. Sixteen teams are facing off in the preliminary round, grouped into pools of four teams each. Each team will play a minimum of five games and a maximum Read More »

Top 5 BC CSSHL Bantam teams at 41st John Reid Memorial

  January 16, 2019 The 41st John Reid Memorial, St. Albert Bantam AAA Tournament gets underway tomorrow at 8:00 AM sharp with Delta Wild Academy Green kicking things off vs the Lloydminster Bobcats. The tournament arguably hosts the most competitive teams in Western Canada and USA, and is heavily scouted by WHL and NCAA. The Read More »

CSSHL – BWC Bantam Prep split key games vs Yale

      January 16, 2018 BWC’s Bantam Prep team have played just two league games since we last checked on the team in early December –  a pair of key games against #4 Yale (12-5-3). Game 1 – December 21 In their final game of 2018, BWC hit the road to face Yale in Read More »

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 »