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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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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

 

Reagan Milburn of the Vernon Vipers (left) and Simon Tassy of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks both found the back of the net during Vernon’s 4-3 BCHL overtime win Saturday, Oct. 16, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers edge Salmon Arm in BCHL home opener

Teams split weekend home-and-home series

 

The Vernon Vipers pay tribute to the long junior and senior hockey history in the city with its 60th anniversary B.C. Hockey League Retro Theme jersey. The league unveiled jerseys for all but the expansion Cranbrook Bucks on Thursday, Oct. 14. (BCHL Video Grab)

VIDEO: BCHL teams sport retro jerseys

BC Hockey League unveils retro jerseys for all teams (save for expansion Cranbrook) during 60th anniversary season

The Vernon Vipers pay tribute to the long junior and senior hockey history in the city with its 60th anniversary B.C. Hockey League Retro Theme jersey. The league unveiled jerseys for all but the expansion Cranbrook Bucks on Thursday, Oct. 14. (BCHL Video Grab)
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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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The Salmon Arm Silverbacks will host the Vernon Vipers in their 60th season BCHL Retro Theme Night game on Jan. 2 at the Shaw Centre. (Salmon Arm Observer - file photo)

Silverbacks to play Vernon in BCHL Retro Theme game in Salmon Arm

Vipers will entertain the Penticton Vees in their Retro contest Nov. 27

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks will host the Vernon Vipers in their 60th season BCHL Retro Theme Night game on Jan. 2 at the Shaw Centre. (Salmon Arm Observer - file photo)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks beat the Merritt Centennials 3-1 Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Nicola Valley, to open the BCHL’s regular season. (Black Press file photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks open BCHL season with win

Silverbacks go into Merritt and skate away with well-earned 3-1 victory

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks beat the Merritt Centennials 3-1 Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Nicola Valley, to open the BCHL’s regular season. (Black Press file photo)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks open their 2021-22 BCHL regular season tonight against the Merritt Centennials. (File photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks to open BCHL season in Merritt

The Silverbacks won three games and lost three games in BCHL preseason play

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks open their 2021-22 BCHL regular season tonight against the Merritt Centennials. (File photo)
Penticton Vees forwards Ethan Mann (left) and Finlay Williams celebrate a goal against Salmon Arm during the Vees’ 5-2 BCHL pre-season win over the Silverbacks Saturday, Oct. 2, in Penticton. (Cherie Morgan Photography)

Pre-season perfection for Penticton Vees

Vees wrap up BCHL exhibition slate with home-and-home sweep of Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Penticton Vees forwards Ethan Mann (left) and Finlay Williams celebrate a goal against Salmon Arm during the Vees’ 5-2 BCHL pre-season win over the Silverbacks Saturday, Oct. 2, in Penticton. (Cherie Morgan Photography)
The latest battle in the Vernon Vipers-Salmon Arm Silverbacks rivalry was Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Shaw Centre in the Shuswap with the hometown Backs pulling out a 4-3 overtime victory. Salmon Arm won both BCHL pre-season encounters with the Snakes. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks use extra time to beat Vernon Vipers

Gorillas rally from 3-2 third-period deficit to score 4-3 BCHL pre-season decision at Shaw Centre

The latest battle in the Vernon Vipers-Salmon Arm Silverbacks rivalry was Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Shaw Centre in the Shuswap with the hometown Backs pulling out a 4-3 overtime victory. Salmon Arm won both BCHL pre-season encounters with the Snakes. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Vernon Vipers forward Zach Tonelli tries to squeeze out Penticton Vees counterpart Luke Vardy along the boards during the Vees’ 3-2 BCHL overtime pre-season victory Saturday, Sept. 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Victorious Vees vex Vernon Vipers

Overtime goal gives Penticton a 3-2 BCHL exhibition win and a sweep of weekend home-and-home series

Vernon Vipers forward Zach Tonelli tries to squeeze out Penticton Vees counterpart Luke Vardy along the boards during the Vees’ 3-2 BCHL overtime pre-season victory Saturday, Sept. 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
West Kelowna Warrior Johnny Derrick (#33) is looking forward to his final season of junior hockey with the B.C. Hockey League club. (Tami Quan Photography)

West Kelowna Warriors vs. Salmon Arm Silverbacks for BCHL home opener

West Kelowna and Salmon Arm clash at Royal LePage Arena Friday night for home-and-home games

West Kelowna Warrior Johnny Derrick (#33) is looking forward to his final season of junior hockey with the B.C. Hockey League club. (Tami Quan Photography)
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West Kelowna Warriors sign new goalie ahead of pre-season opener

Warriors sign goalie Justin Katz; send defenceman Corey McCann to Alberta

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Vernon Vipers defenceman Luke Ashton (left) flips the puck away before absorbing a hit from Emmett Nordin of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks during Salmon Arm’s 4-1 BCHL pre-season win Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks skate to win over Vernon Vipers

Three unanswered goals lift Gorillas to 4-1 B.C. Hockey League pre-season victory at Kal Tire Place

Vernon Vipers defenceman Luke Ashton (left) flips the puck away before absorbing a hit from Emmett Nordin of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks during Salmon Arm’s 4-1 BCHL pre-season win Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
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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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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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Chase Dafoe is the former captain of the Trail Smoke Eaters.

West Kelowna Warriors beef up their lineup with powerful forward

Forward Chase Dafoe acquired in trade with the Blackfalds Bulldogs

Chase Dafoe is the former captain of the Trail Smoke Eaters.
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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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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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The Vernon Vipers’ 2021-22 B.C. Hockey League home opener will be against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Saturday, Oct. 16. The league announced it is returning to a 54-game schedule on Monday, June 7. (Lisa Mazurek- Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers to open 2021-22 BC Hockey League season on road

League announces 54-game schedule, with all but two teams qualifying for the post-season

The Vernon Vipers’ 2021-22 B.C. Hockey League home opener will be against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Saturday, Oct. 16. The league announced it is returning to a 54-game schedule on Monday, June 7. (Lisa Mazurek- Vernon Vipers Photography)