Paul Vella has bounced around to various teams and leagues during his junior career. But the Kanata Lasers are glad the 20-year-old forward, a native of Staten Island, N.Y., has spent the entire 2016-17 campaign on their roster.
The AJHL has announced the finalists who are up for some prestigious league-wide awards. The league’s coaches and general managers voted on the finalists for six major awards. Winners will be announced during the final week of the regular season.
Despite a few weeks left in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) regular season, last week, the league revealed the finalists for their league awards, selected by coaches and general managers from around the league.
Another BCHL season has passed with the Surrey Eagles missing the playoffs for a second straight year. The Eagles were able to double their win record this year, however, with 18 compared to their nine last season.
For the sixth consecutive year, members of the public will be allowed to have their say in who wins an OJHL award. Followers of the league are able to go online and select the one individual they would like to see capture this year’s OJHL Fan Favourite Award.
Tons of praise is being heaped upon the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Brooks Bandits. But it seems that Bandits head coach/general manager Ryan Papaioannou has mixed reactions over the adulation.
Guch will once again finish among the BCHL’s top pointgetters. Chilliwack Chiefs’ captain Jordan Kawaguchi, who is nicknamed Guch, placed fifth in the league scoring race a year ago.
Though he’s one of the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s smallest players, Jack Jacome has managed to put up some big numbers this season.
Members of the Wenatchee Wild are hoping to make a bit of history this season. The Wild, based in the state of Washington, is the lone American entry in the British Columbia Hockey League.
The BCHL season has reached the stretch drive as the regular season draws to a close on February 26th, and the playoff picture looks a little less foggy with only two playoff spots left to be claimed.
If the Central Canada Hockey League playoffs were to begin today, the Hawkesbury Hawks would have home-ice advantage in the opening round.
Typically, when a Western Hockey League team makes a draft selection in the first round, it goes without saying that the draft pick has committed to playing in the league.
Since 1994, Gord Thibodeau has been a fixture behind the bench in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL). From all over northern Alberta, coaching seven teams in six cities, Thibodeau recently stepped into the record books by claiming the record for most wins as a head coach in the AJHL, surpassing Don Phelps.
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