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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

 

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)
Vernon Vipers forward Tyler Chan (left) gets rubbed out by Cranbrook’s Tysob Dyck during the Snakes’ 3-2 BCHL shootout win Sunday, March 13, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

UPDATE: Vernon Vipers hunt down Bucks in shootout

BCHL: Vipers move to within four points of fifth-place Cranbrook with 3-2 victory at Kal Tire Place

Vernon Vipers forward Tyler Chan (left) gets rubbed out by Cranbrook’s Tysob Dyck during the Snakes’ 3-2 BCHL shootout win Sunday, March 13, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Cranbrook Bucks defenceman Carsyn Good (left) tries to duck under a check from Vernon’s Matthew Culling during the Bucks’ 3-2 BCHL win over the hometown Vipers Saturday, Feb. 12. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Cranbrook bucks weekend sweep at hands of Vernon Vipers

Two goals two minutes apart in third period lift expansion Bucks to 3-2 BCHL win at Kal Tire Place

Cranbrook Bucks defenceman Carsyn Good (left) tries to duck under a check from Vernon’s Matthew Culling during the Bucks’ 3-2 BCHL win over the hometown Vipers Saturday, Feb. 12. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Vernon Vipers forward Zack Tonelli misses a great opportunity in front of Cranbrook goalie Nathan Airey during the Snakes’ 2-1 BCHL shootout win over the Bucks Saturday, Feb. 5, in Cranbrook. (cranbrookbucks.ca/ photo)

Vernon Vipers’ win streak up to 9

Snakes sneak past hometown Cranbrook Bucks 2-1 in shootout; sweep twinbill in East Kootenays

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Vernon Vipers forward Zack Tonelli misses a great opportunity in front of Cranbrook goalie Nathan Airey during the Snakes’ 2-1 BCHL shootout win over the Bucks Saturday, Feb. 5, in Cranbrook. (cranbrookbucks.ca/ photo)
Nathan Morin’s third-period goal gave Salmon Arm a 5-4 lead in Cranbrook Saturday, Jan. 30. It wasn’t enough as the Silverbacks dropped a 6-5 BCHL shootout decision to the hometown Bucks. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Cranbrook Bucks rally to edge Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Shootout required after hometown Bucks get late third-period marker and win game 6-5 on penalty shots

Nathan Morin’s third-period goal gave Salmon Arm a 5-4 lead in Cranbrook Saturday, Jan. 30. It wasn’t enough as the Silverbacks dropped a 6-5 BCHL shootout decision to the hometown Bucks. (Chris Fowler 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)
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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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Vernon Vipers defenceman Nicholas Kent (left) is hounded by Cranbrook Bucks forward Walker Gelbard during the Bucks’ 4-2 BCHL win Saturday, Dec. 4, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Cranbrook stuffs Vernon Vipers on Teddy Bear Toss night

Expansion Bucks jump out to 3-0 lead, need empty net goal to secure 4-2 BCHL win in Vernon

Vernon Vipers defenceman Nicholas Kent (left) is hounded by Cranbrook Bucks forward Walker Gelbard during the Bucks’ 4-2 BCHL win Saturday, Dec. 4, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
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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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