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Wednesday night game at Langley Events Centre showcased top NHL draft talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)

Team White defeats Team Red 4-2 at 2023 kubota CHL/NHL top prospects game

Connor Bedard finished with six shots on goal

  • Jan 26, 2023

 

Cowichan’s Aaron Brown pushed the puck up the ice at a recent home game against the Nanaimo Clippers. Brown was named to the Team West roster for the BC Hockey League’s 2023 Top Prospects Game Friday, Jan. 20 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.(Todd Blumel photo)

Brown to represent Cowichan Capitals at Top Prospects Game

Cowichan drop two more on Interior Division road trip

 

Langley Trappers, seen here during the previous regular season at George Preston, won’t be asking fans to toss teddy bears this season. Instead, trappers and arena mates Langley Rivermen are asking fans to throw “warmth items” such as blankets, socks, gloves and toques for the homeless. (Langley Advance Times file)

Instead of a teddy bear toss, 2 B.C. hockey teams are asking fans to throw ‘warmth items’ for the homeless

Langley Trappers and Rivermen are asking for socks, gloves, toques and blankets

 

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Luke Strickland has been named a BCHL All-Star. (Cowichan Valley Capitals image)

Cowichan Caps welcome one player, send another to All-Star weekend

There’s been a lot of change for the Cowichan Valley Capitals recently…

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Luke Strickland has been named a BCHL All-Star. (Cowichan Valley Capitals image)
Goalie McCoy Bidewell keeps an eye on the puck. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan Valley Capitals fire 70 shots in weekend split

Bench boss Vandekamp 1-1 following return

Goalie McCoy Bidewell keeps an eye on the puck. (Todd Blumel photo)
Goalie McCoy Bidewell’s play opening weekend earned him BCHL first star of week honours. He faced 100 shots over Cowichan’s first two games and made 97 saves. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan Valley Capitals off to winning start

The Cowichan Valley Capitals have had the luxury of playing their first…

Goalie McCoy Bidewell’s play opening weekend earned him BCHL first star of week honours. He faced 100 shots over Cowichan’s first two games and made 97 saves. (Todd Blumel photo)
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)
Bill Dellebuur was a longtime volunteer for the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen File)

Bill Dellebuur Cup raises $1,000 for hospital foundation in Cowichan

Annual intrasquad game named for long-time volunteer

Bill Dellebuur was a longtime volunteer for the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen File)
People walk past a newly-renovated Tim Hortons in Toronto, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Tim Hortons has joined a growing list of corporations pulling financial support for Hockey Canada in the wake of the federation’s handling of an alleged sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Tim Hortons ‘suspends support’ for world juniors in another blow for Hockey Canada

Decision comes in wake of handling of an alleged sexual assault and out-of-court settlement

People walk past a newly-renovated Tim Hortons in Toronto, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Tim Hortons has joined a growing list of corporations pulling financial support for Hockey Canada in the wake of the federation’s handling of an alleged sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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)
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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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Justin Sourdif, a Surrey-raised forward with the WHL Vancouver Giants, is among seven B.C.-based players invited to Canada’s national junior hockey team selection camp, ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo: Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

Seven from B.C. will be shooting for Canada’s World Junior hockey team

35-player ‘selection camp’ roster named weeks ahead of Boxing Day start of annual tourney

Justin Sourdif, a Surrey-raised forward with the WHL Vancouver Giants, is among seven B.C.-based players invited to Canada’s national junior hockey team selection camp, ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo: Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)
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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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BCHL’s first-ever all-female officiating crew works game in South Surrey

Four-person team will be first all-women crew to work a Canadian Junior A hockey game

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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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Junior A team Coquitlam Express is offering all Tri-City residents who get vaccinated against COVID-19 a free ticket to one of their games. (Facebook/Coquitlam Express)

B.C. hockey team offering free tickets to hometown fans who get the COVID-19 vaccine

‘We know the only way to get fans back is people getting vaccinated,’ says Express’ general manager Tali Campbell

Junior A team Coquitlam Express is offering all Tri-City residents who get vaccinated against COVID-19 a free ticket to one of their games. (Facebook/Coquitlam Express)
Findings indicate a culture of racism, misogyny and bullying has gripped the game with 64 per cent of people involved saying players bully others outside of the rink. (Pixabay)

Misogyny, racism and bullying prevalent across Canadian youth hockey, survey finds

56% of youth hockey players and coaches say disrespect to women is a problem in Canada’s sport

Findings indicate a culture of racism, misogyny and bullying has gripped the game with 64 per cent of people involved saying players bully others outside of the rink. (Pixabay)
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BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League

The BCHL retains affiliation with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, but isn’t saying what comes next

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Canada’s Bowen Byram (4) is knocked into Russia goalie Yaroslav Askarov (1) by defenseman Semyon Chistyakov (6) during first second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Canada to play for world junior hockey gold after pounding Russia 5-0

Canadian goalie Levi records third shutout of tourney in victory

Canada’s Bowen Byram (4) is knocked into Russia goalie Yaroslav Askarov (1) by defenseman Semyon Chistyakov (6) during first second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
An example of a credential with the COVID-19 contact tracing technology TraceSafe is shown in this undated handout photo. What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached Braden Schneider's event credential at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton. It's a beacon providing contact-tracing capability should the Canadian defenceman test positive for the COVID-19 virus. It also warns him if he stands to close to someone else for too long. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - TraceSafe MANDATORY CREDIT

Wearable tech a defence against COVID-19 in world junior tournament ‘bubble’

TraceSafe’s wearable technology is Hockey Canada’s extra layer of defence against the spread of the virus in the world junior tournament

An example of a credential with the COVID-19 contact tracing technology TraceSafe is shown in this undated handout photo. What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached Braden Schneider's event credential at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton. It's a beacon providing contact-tracing capability should the Canadian defenceman test positive for the COVID-19 virus. It also warns him if he stands to close to someone else for too long. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - TraceSafe MANDATORY CREDIT
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