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Colorado Avalanche centre Alex Newhook is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a regular-season goal in March. Newhook, a former Victoria Grizzlies star, won a Stanley Cup on Sunday with the Avs following a 2-1 win over two-time defending champion Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Alex Newhook second former Victoria Grizzlies player in 3 years to hoist Stanley Cup

The pride of St. John’s, Colorado Avalanche centre joins Blues’ Bozak on short list

 

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BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

 

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Penticton Vees blow out Nanaimo Clippers to sweep series and win BCHL championship

Penticton wins Game 4 by 8-2 score Wednesday, May 18, in Nanaimo

(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)
City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo bars, Penticton wine on the line as mayors bet on BCHL finals

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog makes friendly wager with Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki

City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)
The Surrey Eagles have been sold to Surrey business owners Ron and TJ Brar, the BC Hockey League announced Wednesday. (Garrett James photo)

BCHL’s Surrey Eagles sold to new owners

Surrey businessmen Ron and TJ Brar purchase BCHL team from Chuck Westgard

The Surrey Eagles have been sold to Surrey business owners Ron and TJ Brar, the BC Hockey League announced Wednesday. (Garrett James photo)
Shane Kuss, shown here at Centennial Arena in White Rock, has been named to the BCHL’s 60th Anniversary team. (Tom Zillich photo)

Two former Surrey Eagles named to BCHL’s 60th anniversary team

Shane Kuss and John McNabb both honoured by junior ‘A’ league

Shane Kuss, shown here at Centennial Arena in White Rock, has been named to the BCHL’s 60th Anniversary team. (Tom Zillich photo)
The Surrey Eagles made just one trade at the Canadian junior ‘A’ hockey trade deadline, sending 19-year-old forward Tio D’Addario (right) to the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League in exchange for future considerations. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles create roster flexibility after quiet junior ‘A’ trade deadline

BCHL team makes just one trade – sending Tio D’Addario to Camrose Kodiaks

The Surrey Eagles made just one trade at the Canadian junior ‘A’ hockey trade deadline, sending 19-year-old forward Tio D’Addario (right) to the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League in exchange for future considerations. (Garrett James photo)
BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb (inset) has been part of the junior ‘A’ league since 2018. (Garrett James photo)

Overcoming COVID-19, other barriers ‘a wild ride’ says BCHL commissioner

Chris Hebb has dealt with a pandemic, cancelled games and travel issues since joining league

BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb (inset) has been part of the junior ‘A’ league since 2018. (Garrett James photo)
BCHL statement about COVID cancellations. (Screenshot from cowichancapitals.com)

3 BCHL teams have games postponed due to COVID-19

Cowichan Capitals, Langley Rivermen and Penticton Vees sidelined until Jan. 9

BCHL statement about COVID cancellations. (Screenshot from cowichancapitals.com)
The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)

BCHL pushes 60th Anniversary in Penticton to 2023

The league decided to delay the game based on the province’s current COVID-19 situation

The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)
Surrey Eagles forwards Michael Abgrall (left) and Grayden Slipec (right) have been selected to participate in the BCHL’s Top Prospects Game in Penticton next month. (Garrett James photos)

Two Surrey Eagles selected for BCHL’s Top Prospects Game

Michael Abgrall and Grayden Slipec to take part in all-star weekend festivities in Penticton

Surrey Eagles forwards Michael Abgrall (left) and Grayden Slipec (right) have been selected to participate in the BCHL’s Top Prospects Game in Penticton next month. (Garrett James photos)
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Forty BCHL stars to skate in Top Prospects Game

The all-star showcase will be part of the junior A league’s 60th anniversary weekend in January

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BCHL adopts use of Sporfie video review system

The junior A league experimented with the system at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack in October

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BCHL taking out-of-conference games off the schedule for rest of 2021-22 season

The league is shifting to regional matchups with travel still hindered province wide

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Radka Malyk and Jim Peck were married by West Kelowna Warrior’s Chaplain Don Richmond during the November 27 game. (Cole Schisler photo)

Newly-weds tie the knot at West Kelowna Warriors BCHL game

Jim Peck and Radka Malyk joined together in holy matrimony at centre ice during the Nov. 27 game

Radka Malyk and Jim Peck were married by West Kelowna Warrior’s Chaplain Don Richmond during the November 27 game. (Cole Schisler photo)
Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL adds 24 skaters, 8 goaltenders to online all-star ballot

Voting is open until Tuesday to determine which six skaters and four goalies make the game

Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL coaches determine initial 18 skaters for three-on-three all-star tournament

Remaining all-stars will be determined through online fan voting

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)
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Flooding fallout forces BCHL to postpone more games

Nine matches are being pushed back, but the junior A league has also added nine regional games

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BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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