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Chilliwack Chiefs make history with first RBC Cup win

Chilliwack Chiefs make history with first RBC Cup win

In front of a huge and noisy crowd, the Chiefs claimed their first-ever national junior A title

Chilliwack Chiefs make history with first RBC Cup win
Chilliwack Chiefs moving on to RBC Cup final after thrilling win over Ottawa

Chilliwack Chiefs moving on to RBC Cup final after thrilling win over Ottawa

Kaden Pickering scored the winning goal in the 3rd period as Chilliwack won their semi-final 3-2.

Chilliwack Chiefs moving on to RBC Cup final after thrilling win over Ottawa
Wellington Dukes pull off epic upset of Wenatchee at RBC Cup

Wellington Dukes pull off epic upset of Wenatchee at RBC Cup

The Dukes are off to the championship game after downing the Wild 2-1 Saturday at Prospera Centre.

Wellington Dukes pull off epic upset of Wenatchee at RBC Cup
Steinbach Pistons out of RBC Cup after 4-1 loss to Chilliwack

Steinbach Pistons out of RBC Cup after 4-1 loss to Chilliwack

The host Chiefs eliminated the Manitoba champs with a convincing win and move on to the semi-final.

Steinbach Pistons out of RBC Cup after 4-1 loss to Chilliwack
Wenatchee Wild wallop Wellington to finish RBC Cup round-robin unbeaten

Wenatchee Wild wallop Wellington to finish RBC Cup round-robin unbeaten

The Dukes now need help from the Chilliwack Chiefs to advance to semi-final Saturday.

Wenatchee Wild wallop Wellington to finish RBC Cup round-robin unbeaten
Ottawa Junior Senators secure semi-final berth with overtime win

Ottawa Junior Senators secure semi-final berth with overtime win

Nick Lalonde had the winner in a 5-4 overtime victory over the Steinbach Pistons at Prospera Centre.

Ottawa Junior Senators secure semi-final berth with overtime win
Chilliwack Chiefs secure semi-final spot with shutout of Wellington Dukes

Chilliwack Chiefs secure semi-final spot with shutout of Wellington Dukes

Chilliwack goalie Daniel Chenard stopped 26 pucks for the clean sheet in a penalty filled game.

Chilliwack Chiefs secure semi-final spot with shutout of Wellington Dukes
Wenatchee tops Ottawa in shootout to stay unbeaten at RBC Cup

Wenatchee tops Ottawa in shootout to stay unbeaten at RBC Cup

The Wild outshot the Senators 38-26 but needed the shootout to get past their feisty foes.

Wenatchee tops Ottawa in shootout to stay unbeaten at RBC Cup
Four goals from captain Calverley as Chilliwack beats Ottawa at RBC Cup

Four goals from captain Calverley as Chilliwack beats Ottawa at RBC Cup

The Chilliwack Chiefs got into the win column with a 4-3 overtime triumph Sunday at Prospera Centre.

Four goals from captain Calverley as Chilliwack beats Ottawa at RBC Cup
Wenatchee Wild overcome shaky start to beat Steinbach Pistons

Wenatchee Wild overcome shaky start to beat Steinbach Pistons

Down 2-0 six minutes into their second RBC Cup match, the BCHL champs roared back for a 4-3 win.

Wenatchee Wild overcome shaky start to beat Steinbach Pistons
Wenatchee’s Lucas Sowder sinks Chilliwack Chiefs with OT winner at RBC Cup

Wenatchee’s Lucas Sowder sinks Chilliwack Chiefs with OT winner at RBC Cup

The Chiefs played well against the BCHL champion Wild, but fell 2-1 in their RBC Cup opener.

Wenatchee’s Lucas Sowder sinks Chilliwack Chiefs with OT winner at RBC Cup
Ottawa Junior Senators down Dukes in RBC Cup opener

Ottawa Junior Senators down Dukes in RBC Cup opener

The Senators needed overtime to do it, getting the winner off the stick of Ben Evans.

Ottawa Junior Senators down Dukes in RBC Cup opener
Local rider Ricky Federau in action at last year’s Vedder Mountain Classic bike race. JAMES LISSIMORE PHOTO

Top riders from B.C. and beyond compete in Vedder Mountain Classic bike race

The annual race at Cultus Lake attracts a large field of cyclists with a wide range of skill levels.

Local rider Ricky Federau in action at last year’s Vedder Mountain Classic bike race. JAMES LISSIMORE PHOTO
Humboldt tragedy brings back bad memories for junior hockey coach

Humboldt tragedy brings back bad memories for junior hockey coach

Chilliwack Chiefs bench boss Jason Tatarnic was involved in a bus accident with Woodstock in 2007.

Humboldt tragedy brings back bad memories for junior hockey coach
BCHL This Week: Humboldt tragedy hits home for Surrey Eagles

BCHL This Week: Humboldt tragedy hits home for Surrey Eagles

BCHL This Week takes a look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

BCHL This Week: Humboldt tragedy hits home for Surrey Eagles
BCHL Today: Trail depth steps up as Smoke Eaters avoid elimination

BCHL Today: Trail depth steps up as Smoke Eaters avoid elimination

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

BCHL Today: Trail depth steps up as Smoke Eaters avoid elimination
BCHL Today: Prince George and Wenatchee on track for Fred Page Cup final

BCHL Today: Prince George and Wenatchee on track for Fred Page Cup final

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

BCHL Today: Prince George and Wenatchee on track for Fred Page Cup final
BCHL Today: Berard’s OT goal gives Powell River game three win

BCHL Today: Berard’s OT goal gives Powell River game three win

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

BCHL Today: Berard’s OT goal gives Powell River game three win
BCHL Today: Prince George avoids elimination with game five win

BCHL Today: Prince George avoids elimination with game five win

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

BCHL Today: Prince George avoids elimination with game five win
BCHL Today: Wenatchee goes Wild against Vernon Vipers

BCHL Today: Wenatchee goes Wild against Vernon Vipers

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

BCHL Today: Wenatchee goes Wild against Vernon Vipers