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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

 

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

 

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 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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Surrey Eagles rookie Grayden Slipec (centre) celebrates after scoring a goal earlier this season. (Garrett James photo)

Highly-touted Eagles rookie soaring in first junior-hockey season

Grayden Slipec, 16, already has committed to the NCAA’s University of North Dakota

Surrey Eagles rookie Grayden Slipec (centre) celebrates after scoring a goal earlier this season. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles forward Michael Abgrall is listed on NHL Central Scouting’s ‘Players to watch’ list. (Damon James photo)

Surrey Eagles forward listed on NHL Central Scouting’s ‘Players to Watch’ draft list

Michael Abgrall and six other BC Hockey League players listed as ‘C’ prospects for 2022

Surrey Eagles forward Michael Abgrall is listed on NHL Central Scouting’s ‘Players to watch’ list. (Damon James photo)
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BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Four BCHL officials (left to right: Colleen Geddes, Megan Howes, Grace Barlow and Melissa Brunn) made Canadian junior ‘A’ hockey history Sunday at South Surrey Arena when they became the first all-female officiating crew to work a junior ‘A’ hockey game. (Garrett James photo)

First-ever all-female officiating crew to work BCHL game in South Surrey

Four-person team will be first all-women crew to work a Canadian junior ‘A’ hockey game: BCHL

Four BCHL officials (left to right: Colleen Geddes, Megan Howes, Grace Barlow and Melissa Brunn) made Canadian junior ‘A’ hockey history Sunday at South Surrey Arena when they became the first all-female officiating crew to work a junior ‘A’ hockey game. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles captain Jimmy Darby models the BC Hockey League team’s new retro jersey at South Surrey Arena. (photo courtesy Surrey Eagles)

Surrey Eagles reveal ‘faux-back’ jersey inspired by city’s old ‘Welcome to Surrey’ signs

‘We opted for a more vintage style, but something fresh that hasn’t really been worn before’

Surrey Eagles captain Jimmy Darby models the BC Hockey League team’s new retro jersey at South Surrey Arena. (photo courtesy Surrey Eagles)
Surrey Eagles forward Zack Feaver gets tangled up with a Langley Rivermen player during last weekend’s game. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles aim to get first win of BCHL season after winless opening weekend

Eagles will host Langley Rivermen, Coquitlam Express this weekend

Surrey Eagles forward Zack Feaver gets tangled up with a Langley Rivermen player during last weekend’s game. (Garrett James photo)
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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)

Langley hockey team honours Surrey’s Sharma on what would have been 17th birthday

BCHL franchise saluted the forward prior to their season-opening game

Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)
Surrey Eagle Tate Taylor kneels down to block a shot during a preseason game against the Chilliwack Chiefs earlier this month. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles aim to ‘continue to raise the bar’ after BCHL pod-season success

BC Hockey League team will be young, fast and highly skilled, says coach

Surrey Eagle Tate Taylor kneels down to block a shot during a preseason game against the Chilliwack Chiefs earlier this month. (Garrett James photo)
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BCHL experiments with coach’s challenge, video review during preseason

The junior A league wants video review in place in time for its BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack

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Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Will Gurski from the Winnipeg ICE. The trade was announced Tuesday, Sept. 14. (Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants announce deal for goalie Will Gurski

A return to B.C. for Duncan resident after playing in Winnipeg

Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Will Gurski from the Winnipeg ICE. The trade was announced Tuesday, Sept. 14. (Vancouver Giants)
Surrey Eagle forward Jacob Slipec has signed to play next year at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. (Surrey Eagles photo)

Surrey Eagles’ Slipec inks NCAA scholarship as new BC Hockey League season looms

White Rock resident to play next year at University of Nebraska-Omaha

Surrey Eagle forward Jacob Slipec has signed to play next year at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. (Surrey Eagles photo)
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Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

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