Chilliwack welcomes league at BCHL Showcase

Prospera Centre is the site of 16 BCHL games this weekend. The Chilliwack Chiefs face the Powell River Kings and Vernon Vipers.

Sixteen BCHL teams hit the ice for 16 games at Prospera Centre this weekend as Chilliwack hosts the second annual BCHL Showcase.

Action starts at 3:30 p.m. Friday, with the Victoria Grizzlies and Penticton Vees facing off on the secondary rink. A half hour later, the Coquitlam Express and Merritt Centennials meet on the main sheet.

A tailgate party and corn roast is scheduled to run from 5 to 6:45 p.m., with 89.5 The Drive providing music and Fraser Valley Party Rentals providing games.

Kai Manning will have his lemonade stand set up, with proceeds going to the BC Childrens Hospital.

The hockey continues at 7 p.m., with Langley and Trail meeting on the secondary rink. The West Kelowna Warriors and Surrey Eagles have a 7:30 p.m. start on the main rink.

Six games fill the Saturday schedule.

The Nanaimo Clippers and West Kelowna Warriors face off at 3 p.m. (secondary). Penticton takes on the Alberni Valley Bulldogs at 3:30 p.m. (main).

The hometown Chilliwack Chiefs play their first Showcase game at 7 p.m., hosting the Powell River Kings (main).

The Cowichan Valley Capitals and Prince George Spruce Kings have a 6:30 p.m. start (secondary).

Another six games go Sunday, starting with a 10:30 a.m. tilt between Powell River and Salmon Arm (secondary). Alberni Valley and Coquitlam have an 11 a.m. start (main).

The afternoon matches have Prince George facing Nanaimo (2 p.m. on secondary) and Cowichan Valley taking on Trail (2:30 p.m. on main).

Merritt and Langley have a 5:30 p.m. date on the secondary rink, and Chilliwack and Vernon close out the Showcase with a 6 p.m. start on the main sheet.

A large contingent of collegiate talent evaluators will be taking in the games.

A weekend pass for the general public will cost $40 for adults/seniors, $30 for youths and $20 for children.

A single-day pass will cost $17 for adults/seniors, $15 for youths and $12 for children.

Chiefs fans will be able to purchase tickets to the two Chiefs games at regular walk up pricing.

Get more info online at bchl.ca or chilliwackchiefs. net

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