BCHL

Fitting Frankie Carogioiello’s name on a piece of poster board is no small task, but Chiefs superfan Ian Sewell pulled it off. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs fan makes team feel at home in empty arena

Ian Sewell wore out his wrist and his markers making signs for every Chiefs player

Fitting Frankie Carogioiello’s name on a piece of poster board is no small task, but Chiefs superfan Ian Sewell pulled it off. (Twitter photo)
Ethan Bowen joins a short list of Chilliwack-born and raised players who’ve been drafted by National Hockey League teams, going in the seventh round of the 2020 draft to the Anaheim Ducks. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack’s Ethan Bowen realizes life-long dream being drafted by NHL’s Anaheim Ducks

The Chilliwack Chiefs forward said he’s dedicated his life to the NHL dream and couldn’t be happier

Ethan Bowen joins a short list of Chilliwack-born and raised players who’ve been drafted by National Hockey League teams, going in the seventh round of the 2020 draft to the Anaheim Ducks. (Twitter photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs forward Kienan Draper (left) has been drafted by the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs Kienan Draper and Ethan Bowen picked in National Hockey League draft

Draper and Bowen were two of the three BCHL players chosen by big-league clubs

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Kienan Draper (left) has been drafted by the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack forward Ethan Bowen, West Kelowna forward John Evans and Langley defenseman Ryan Helliwell have a chance to be drafted by a National Hockey League team this week. (BCHL graphic)

Big week for Chilliwack’s Ethan Bowen as National Hockey League holds draft

Bowen is the highest ranked BCHL skater and projects to be a mid-round pick by a big-league club

  • Oct 6, 2020
Chilliwack forward Ethan Bowen, West Kelowna forward John Evans and Langley defenseman Ryan Helliwell have a chance to be drafted by a National Hockey League team this week. (BCHL graphic)
Tommy Lyons (right) looks forward to more celebrating with his teammates after successfully making it across the Canada/United States border to rejoin his BCHL club. (Darren Francis photo)

American forward Tommy Lyons makes it through quarantine to rejoin Chilliwack Chiefs

The Massachusetts kid had to spend 14 days in isolation before reuniting with his BCHL teammates

Tommy Lyons (right) looks forward to more celebrating with his teammates after successfully making it across the Canada/United States border to rejoin his BCHL club. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs stomp Surrey as BCHL games begin

Chilliwack Chiefs stomp Surrey as BCHL games begin

Chilliwack outscored the Eagles 11-4 in a pair of extended training camp matches

Chilliwack Chiefs stomp Surrey as BCHL games begin
Revolving door keeps turning in Cowichan Capitals hockey ops department as Geoff Grimwood resigns

Revolving door keeps turning in Cowichan Capitals hockey ops department as Geoff Grimwood resigns

The BCHL club had its head coach/GM resign suddenly Thursday, citing a rift with ownership

Revolving door keeps turning in Cowichan Capitals hockey ops department as Geoff Grimwood resigns
BCHL Interior conference rivals face off in Okanagan Cup

BCHL Interior conference rivals face off in Okanagan Cup

With the regular season delayed until December, four teams are playing a ‘meaningful’ tournament

BCHL Interior conference rivals face off in Okanagan Cup
Chilliwack Chiefs add player with NCAA experience to blueline

Chilliwack Chiefs add player with NCAA experience to blueline

Luke Krys joins the BCHL junior A club after spending the 2019-20 season with the Brown Bears

Chilliwack Chiefs add player with NCAA experience to blueline
Brian Maloney has been named head coach of Team Canada West for the 2020 World Junior A Challenge tournament that won’t actually happen due to the pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs hockey boss named Team Canada West head coach

Brian Maloney won’t get to actually do the job due to the pandemic, but it’s a nice honour

Brian Maloney has been named head coach of Team Canada West for the 2020 World Junior A Challenge tournament that won’t actually happen due to the pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs to play home-heavy preseason slate

Chilliwack Chiefs to play home-heavy preseason slate

The BCHL team will play 11 exhibition games, only three of them on the road

Chilliwack Chiefs to play home-heavy preseason slate
Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BCHL approves back-up plan for 2020-21 season

Without gate revenue, league will rely on player fees, government and business support

Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
BCHL approves pay-to-play model for 2020-21 season if fans can’t attend games

BCHL approves pay-to-play model for 2020-21 season if fans can’t attend games

The league’s plan B will kick in if a proposal to fill arenas to 25 per cent capacity isn’t approved

BCHL approves pay-to-play model for 2020-21 season if fans can’t attend games
New Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust.

Chilliwack Chiefs bolster lineup with Swiss-Canadian power forward Ray Fust

The talented teenager joins the BCHL club a year ahead of schedule thanks to COVID-19

New Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust.
Chilliwack Chiefs coach Brian Maloney looks forward to focusing on hockey

Chilliwack Chiefs coach Brian Maloney looks forward to focusing on hockey

The hockey boss has spent too much time thinking about COVID-19, and just wants to get on the ice

Chilliwack Chiefs coach Brian Maloney looks forward to focusing on hockey
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is one of 12 BCHL alums chasing the Stanley Cup as NHL playoffs begin. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

National Hockey League playoffs begin with 12 BCHL alums chasing Stanley Cup

The Vancouver Canucks and New York Islanders employ two BCHL grads each

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is one of 12 BCHL alums chasing the Stanley Cup as NHL playoffs begin. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
Chilliwack Chiefs get information upgrade with InStat partnership

Chilliwack Chiefs get information upgrade with InStat partnership

The junior A league will benefit from an influx of advanced statistics starting this season

Chilliwack Chiefs get information upgrade with InStat partnership
Chilliwack Chiefs sign St. Andrews alum Frankie Carogioiello

Chilliwack Chiefs sign St. Andrews alum Frankie Carogioiello

The BCHL club adds another talented forward to the mix in preparation for the 2020-21 season

Chilliwack Chiefs sign St. Andrews alum Frankie Carogioiello
The B.C. Hockey League has announced it plans to start its 2020-21 regular season Dec. 1, though teams can start training camps in early September. (Black Press file photos)

BCHL teams can start training in September for first league games in December

B.C. Hockey League announces Dec. 1 start date for 2020-21 season

The B.C. Hockey League has announced it plans to start its 2020-21 regular season Dec. 1, though teams can start training camps in early September. (Black Press file photos)
Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain’s C for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA’s North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Jordan Kawaguchi named captain of North Dakota Fighting Hawks

The high scoring forward will lead UND into the 2020-21 NCAA Div-1 hockey season

Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain’s C for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA’s North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)