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The Caps next play at the Cowichan Community Centre on Sunday, Oct. 30, when they welcome the Coquitlam Express. The puck drops at 2 p.m. (Todd Blumel photo)

Struggling Cowichan Capitals trusting the process

Cowichan next hosts the Coquitlam Express on Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

 

Vernon Vipers player Will Blackburn waited nearly an hour for an ambulance to arrive after suffering an apparent head injury during a road game against the Prince George Spruce Kings, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Chuck Chin photo)

Injured Vernon Viper lies on ice for nearly an hour waiting for ambulance

The ambulance arrived after Prince George’s announcer drove to the hospital to seek help

 

Luke Strickland pushes the puck across the blue line on a rush during play against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs Sept. 24. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan Valley Capitals split opening weekend homestand

Luke Stickland leading the team in scoring

Luke Strickland pushes the puck across the blue line on a rush during play against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs Sept. 24. (Todd Blumel photo)
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BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

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Cowichan Capitals announce 3 additions to coaching staff

BCHL club names skills, strength and conditioning, and goalie coaches

  • Aug 28, 2022
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The Penticton Vees revealed a new logo and colour scheme ahead of the 2022-2023 season Friday, Aug. 26. (Penticton Vees, Twitter)

B.C. Hockey League’s Langley Rivermen poke fun at new Penticton Vees logo

The Vees’ new logo marks the team’s first major rebrand in 18 years

The Penticton Vees revealed a new logo and colour scheme ahead of the 2022-2023 season Friday, Aug. 26. (Penticton Vees, Twitter)
New Cowichan Capitals operations manager Kristen Siermachesky captained the Syracuse women’s hockey team to its first conference title in 2021 and a year later was named ACC rowing’s newcomer of the year at UNC. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Capitals)

Hockey and rowing star joins Cowichan Capitals front office

Kristen Siermachesky will serve as operations manager

New Cowichan Capitals operations manager Kristen Siermachesky captained the Syracuse women’s hockey team to its first conference title in 2021 and a year later was named ACC rowing’s newcomer of the year at UNC. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Capitals)
New Cowichan Valley Capitals assistant coach Jamie Jackson, centre, celebrates winning the Pacific regional U18 championship with the Vancouver North East Chiefs this spring. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Capitals)

Cowichan Capitals name Jamie Jackson assistant coach

Jackson brings lengthy resume, including 2022 U18 Pacific region championship

New Cowichan Valley Capitals assistant coach Jamie Jackson, centre, celebrates winning the Pacific regional U18 championship with the Vancouver North East Chiefs this spring. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Capitals)
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

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)
Nanaimo Clippers players celebrate a goal in a playoff game earlier this spring at Frank Crane Arena. (Black Press Media file photo)

Nanaimo Clippers hockey team sold to new ownership group

BCHL board unanimously approves sale of team to Northern Lights Hockey Canada LLC

Nanaimo Clippers players celebrate a goal in a playoff game earlier this spring at Frank Crane Arena. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Cowichan Valley Capitals have acquired 2002-born defenceman Jakob Karpa. (Garrett James photo)

Cowichan Capitals acquire blueliner Jakob Karpa

D-man had 11 points in 38 games with Wenatchee

The Cowichan Valley Capitals have acquired 2002-born defenceman Jakob Karpa. (Garrett James photo)
John Vassilaki and Leonard Krog, the mayors of Penticton and Nanaimo, respectively, put a wrap on their friendly wager on the B.C. Hockey League Finals in front of Penticton’s City Hall. (Photo- City of Penticton Facebook)

Nanaimo mayor hand delivers Nanaimo bars to Penticton after losing hockey bet

Leonard Krog will also wear a Vees jersey at the next council meeting

John Vassilaki and Leonard Krog, the mayors of Penticton and Nanaimo, respectively, put a wrap on their friendly wager on the B.C. Hockey League Finals in front of Penticton’s City Hall. (Photo- City of Penticton Facebook)
Cowichan Valley Capitals 2021-22 captain Brett Fudger has committed to the Oswego State Lakers for next season. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Valley Capitals offseason notes

New assistant GM, Fudger commits, Caps trade Jordan Edwards

Cowichan Valley Capitals 2021-22 captain Brett Fudger has committed to the Oswego State Lakers for next season. (Citizen file)
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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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Luc Wilson lifts the Fred Page Cup on Wednesday, May 18, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

Cowichan’s Luciano Wilson hoists BCHL title trophy

Penticton Vees player led all playoff scorers

Luc Wilson lifts the Fred Page Cup on Wednesday, May 18, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)
Oliver Salo, son of former Vancouver Canucks defenceman Sami Salo, has committed to the Cowichan Valley Capitals for 2022-23. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Capitals)

Cowichan Capitals snag son of former Canucks defenceman

Oliver Salo, son of Sami Salo, commits to Caps for next season

Oliver Salo, son of former Vancouver Canucks defenceman Sami Salo, has committed to the Cowichan Valley Capitals for 2022-23. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Capitals)
(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

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)
Penticton Vees player Josh Nadeau carries the puck in the attacking zone as Nanaimo Clippers player Brett Merner defends on the play during Game 3 of the BCHL finals on Tuesday, May 17, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

Nanaimo loses to Penticton in overtime, facing elimination in BCHL finals

Vees edges Clippers 3-2 in Game 3 on Tuesday, Game 4 tonight in Nanaimo

Penticton Vees player Josh Nadeau carries the puck in the attacking zone as Nanaimo Clippers player Brett Merner defends on the play during Game 3 of the BCHL finals on Tuesday, May 17, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (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)