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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

 

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

 

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 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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White Rock-raised hockey player Colton Gillies in action with Dinamo Riga of Russia’s KHL league a few seasons ago. (Photo: twitter.com/CompleteHkyNews)

NHL vet Gillies returns to help coach ‘the new game’ to Surrey Eagles players

The BCHL team’s first preseason game is Sept. 20 at South Surrey Arena

White Rock-raised hockey player Colton Gillies in action with Dinamo Riga of Russia’s KHL league a few seasons ago. (Photo: twitter.com/CompleteHkyNews)
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BCHL’s 60th anniversary plans include outdoor games, retro nights

Teams will wear retro jerseys throughout the season, junior ‘A’ hockey league announces

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Neither the BCHL nor PJHL have yet to decide whether COVID-19 vaccinations will be necessary to enter team’s arenas – such as South Surrey Arena, home of the BCHL’s Surrey Eagles – this coming hockey season. (File photo)

B.C. junior hockey leagues ‘weighing options’ about mandatory vaccinations for fans

Junior ‘B’ league will take cues from government, experts: PJHL commissioner

Neither the BCHL nor PJHL have yet to decide whether COVID-19 vaccinations will be necessary to enter team’s arenas – such as South Surrey Arena, home of the BCHL’s Surrey Eagles – this coming hockey season. (File photo)
Surrey Eagles’ forward Holden Katzalay – shown here against Langley during the 2019/20 season – was among the BCHL’s scholarship winners. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles’ forward Holden Katzalay – shown here against Langley during the 2019/20 season – was among the BCHL’s scholarship winners. (Garrett James photo)
The Surrey Eagles have re-acquired forward Cole Galata, who the team traded to the Summerside Western Capitals in January. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Eagles re-acquire forward from Summerside Capitals

Cole Galata played seven preseason games with Eagles last fall

The Surrey Eagles have re-acquired forward Cole Galata, who the team traded to the Summerside Western Capitals in January. (Contributed photo)
After three seasons with the Surrey Eaglese, Brandon Santa Juana has been dealt to the Powell River Kings. (Garrett James photo)

Longest-tenured Surrey Eagle dealt to Powell River to complete earlier trades

Brandon Santa Juana set to play in NCAA at University of Connecticut

After three seasons with the Surrey Eaglese, Brandon Santa Juana has been dealt to the Powell River Kings. (Garrett James photo)
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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

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

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BCHL takes another step towards eliminating fighting

The BCHL claims it will have the stiffest anti-fighting measures of any North American league

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The BC Hockey League announced that the 2021-‘22 season will begin in October, with teams playing 54 games each. (Darren Francis photo)

BC Hockey League announces 54-game schedule to begin in October

Junior hockey league recently completed 20-game ‘pod’ season

The BC Hockey League announced that the 2021-‘22 season will begin in October, with teams playing 54 games each. (Darren Francis photo)