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.
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.
As the NCAA Hockey season is drawing to an end and the Conference races are heating up, it is time to begin voting for the Hobey Baker Award, given annually to the top player in NCAA hockey.
Captains are expected to make an impact, and Garrett McFadden is trying to do so in more ways than one. The Guelph Storm captain and last player remaining from Guelph’s 2014 OHL championship team has taken mental health seriously ever since his friend, Wes Cameron, died by suicide five years ago.
All indications are Canadian Junior Hockey League officials will once again be all smiles early during the National Hockey League’s Entry Draft this year.
The Merritt Centennials used to be rather successful in overtime matches. Two years ago, the Centennials managed to win seven of their nine contests that were decided with an OT session.
The stars were out in Cornwall on Jan. 25. That would be many of the top Junior A hockey stars. They came to the eastern Ontario city to participate in the annual Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Prospects Game.
The British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) has long been considered one of the major feeding systems for the NCAA Division 1 men's hockey programs and the team currently leading the way is the Penticton Vees.
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