BCHL extra: Langley’s top forward has Chilliwack roots

Chilliwack native Darnell Dyck is Langley's top forward for the 2011-12 BCHL season.

Chilliwack native Darnell Dyck was named the Langley Rivermen’s most valuable forward as the team handed out its year-end awards.

The 20-year-old was the only point-per-game player Langley had this year, posting 19 goals and 65 points in 60 games.

Dyck is graduating from the BCHL after four seasons.

He spent two with Langley, playing under current Chilliwack Chiefs head coach Harvey Smyl last year. Dyck also spent time with the Trail Smoke Eaters (2009-10) and Surrey Eagles (2008-09).

In his junior A career, Dyck collected 54 goals, 163 points and 186 penalty minutes in 230 regular season games.