Chilliwack Chiefs

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 trade sticks for clubs for ninth annual golf tournament

Chilliwack Chiefs trade sticks for clubs for ninth annual golf tournament

The event is a fundraiser for the Chilliwack Chiefs Education Fund

Chilliwack Chiefs trade sticks for clubs for ninth annual golf tournament
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
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)
New Chilliwack Chiefs Ayrton Martino (No. 20, right) standing on the ice for the national anthem prior to the 2019 World Junior A Challenge gold medal game vs Russia. (Hockey Canada photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire point-producing forward Ayrton Martino in trade

Martino put up eye-popping numbers last season and should be a dangerous player for the Chiefs

New Chilliwack Chiefs Ayrton Martino (No. 20, right) standing on the ice for the national anthem prior to the 2019 World Junior A Challenge gold medal game vs Russia. (Hockey Canada photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs summer hockey camps back on the schedule

Chilliwack Chiefs summer hockey camps back on the schedule

The BCHL club has announced a handful of camps that will run at the Chilliwack Coliseum

Chilliwack Chiefs summer hockey camps back on the schedule
BCHL approves rule change that moves one step closer to eliminating fighting

BCHL approves rule change that moves one step closer to eliminating fighting

Players in the junior A league will feel the sting of discipline after just two scraps next season

BCHL approves rule change that moves one step closer to eliminating fighting
Vernon Vipers forward Brett Fudger creates traffic in front of Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Kolby Thornton during a BCHL battle last season. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Chilliwack Chiefs trade goaltender to Lloydminster Bobcats

The team needed to make room in a crowded crease, and moved Kolby Thornton to the AJHL team

Vernon Vipers forward Brett Fudger creates traffic in front of Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Kolby Thornton during a BCHL battle last season. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Chilliwack Chiefs welcome back Mathieu Caron for 2020-21 BCHL season

Chilliwack Chiefs welcome back Mathieu Caron for 2020-21 BCHL season

The veteran goalie will share the crease and mentor 18-year-old Ethan Pearson.

Chilliwack Chiefs welcome back Mathieu Caron for 2020-21 BCHL season
Peter Reynolds (middle in white) was a rookie revelation for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs, but now he’s off to the east coast to play major junior hockey with the Saint John Sea Dogs. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs lose Peter Reynolds to Saint John Sea Dogs

The 17 year old forward steps away from an NCAA commitment to play major junior next season.

Peter Reynolds (middle in white) was a rookie revelation for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs, but now he’s off to the east coast to play major junior hockey with the Saint John Sea Dogs. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Chilliwack Chiefs trainer Brian Patafie goes Live with Taf

Chilliwack Chiefs trainer Brian Patafie goes Live with Taf

The published author and former NHL trainer has launched a twice-weekly show on Facebook.

Chilliwack Chiefs trainer Brian Patafie goes Live with Taf
BCHL requests financial aid from government as COVID-19 wreaks financial havoc

BCHL requests financial aid from government as COVID-19 wreaks financial havoc

The commissioner of the junior A league has suggested some teams may go into hiatus without help.

BCHL requests financial aid from government as COVID-19 wreaks financial havoc
Chilliwack Chiefs alum to co-captain Holy Cross Crusaders in 2020-21

Chilliwack Chiefs alum to co-captain Holy Cross Crusaders in 2020-21

Reigning team MVP Matt Slick is one of two co-captains named by the NCAA Div 1 squad.

Chilliwack Chiefs alum to co-captain Holy Cross Crusaders in 2020-21
The Chilliwack Coliseum is empty right now, but Chilliwack Chiefs management is optimistic the 2020-21 BCHL season will start on time and fans will pack the place trying to get back to normal once the pandemic passes. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress.)

Chilliwack Chiefs say COVID-19 won’t make them fold

BCHL boss Chris Hebb suggested some franchises might be in dire financial straights right now.

The Chilliwack Coliseum is empty right now, but Chilliwack Chiefs management is optimistic the 2020-21 BCHL season will start on time and fans will pack the place trying to get back to normal once the pandemic passes. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress.)
Chilliwack Chiefs help BCHL set college commitment record

Chilliwack Chiefs help BCHL set college commitment record

The Chiefs accounted for 18 of the league’s 166 players signing on with NCAA Div 1 programs.

Chilliwack Chiefs help BCHL set college commitment record
Austin Plevy (No. 14, middle) celebrating a goal during his two year tenure with the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. The Langley product is now a scoring star with the Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League. (Langley Times photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Austin Plevy stars in Southern Professional Hockey League

The forward lit up the scoreboard for the Evansville Thunderbolts in his first pro season.

Austin Plevy (No. 14, middle) celebrating a goal during his two year tenure with the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. The Langley product is now a scoring star with the Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League. (Langley Times photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs great joins Tampa Bay Lightning organization

Chilliwack Chiefs great joins Tampa Bay Lightning organization

Jeff Tambellini is leaving the BCHL’s Trail Smoke Eaters for a scouting gig in the NHL.

Chilliwack Chiefs great joins Tampa Bay Lightning organization
Chilliwack Chiefs alum named captain of NCAA’s Denver Pioneers

Chilliwack Chiefs alum named captain of NCAA’s Denver Pioneers

Kohen Olischefski will wear the captain’s C for the men’s Div 1 hockey squad in 2020-21.

Chilliwack Chiefs alum named captain of NCAA’s Denver Pioneers