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Vernon Vipers player Will Blackburn waited nearly an hour for an ambulance to arrive after suffering an apparent head injury during a road game against the Prince George Spruce Kings, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Chuck Chin photo)

Injured Vernon Viper lies on ice for nearly an hour waiting for ambulance

The ambulance arrived after Prince George’s announcer drove to the hospital to seek help

 

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BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

 

The Penticton Vees revealed a new logo and colour scheme ahead of the 2022-2023 season Friday, Aug. 26. (Penticton Vees, Twitter)

B.C. Hockey League’s Langley Rivermen poke fun at new Penticton Vees logo

The Vees’ new logo marks the team’s first major rebrand in 18 years

 

Colorado Avalanche centre Alex Newhook is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a regular-season goal in March. Newhook, a former Victoria Grizzlies star, won a Stanley Cup on Sunday with the Avs following a 2-1 win over two-time defending champion Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Alex Newhook second former Victoria Grizzlies player in 3 years to hoist Stanley Cup

The pride of St. John’s, Colorado Avalanche centre joins Blues’ Bozak on short list

Colorado Avalanche centre Alex Newhook is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a regular-season goal in March. Newhook, a former Victoria Grizzlies star, won a Stanley Cup on Sunday with the Avs following a 2-1 win over two-time defending champion Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

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(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

Penticton Vees blow out Nanaimo Clippers to sweep series and win BCHL championship

Penticton wins Game 4 by 8-2 score Wednesday, May 18, in Nanaimo

(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)
City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo bars, Penticton wine on the line as mayors bet on BCHL finals

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog makes friendly wager with Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki

City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (file)

VIDEO: Langley Rivermen on verge of being eliminated following OT loss

Nanaimo Clippers have a chance to clinch Coastal Conference final tonight

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (file)
Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

VIDEO: Langley Rivermen down two in series against Nanaimo Clippers

Clippers goalie records third straight shutout in BCHL’s Coastal finals

  • May 3, 2022
Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Langley Rivermen took a 2-0 lead in the playoff series against Alberni Valley Bulldogs on April 16 at the Weyerhaeuser Arena. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Langley Rivermen lead second round of BCHL playoffs

Two wins and one loss against Alberni Valley Bulldogs so far

Langley Rivermen took a 2-0 lead in the playoff series against Alberni Valley Bulldogs on April 16 at the Weyerhaeuser Arena. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)
Langley Rivermen celebrated their playoff win over Victoria Grizzlies Friday, April 8 at George Preston arena. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen celebrated their playoff win over Victoria Grizzlies Friday, April 8 at George Preston arena. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen took the first game in playoffs against the Victoria Grizzlies last Friday night at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Both teams are back in Langley this Friday for Game 5. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

BCHL battle intensifies for Langley Rivermen

Game five of the playoffs will be played Friday at The Lodge in the George Preston Rec Centre

Langley Rivermen took the first game in playoffs against the Victoria Grizzlies last Friday night at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Both teams are back in Langley this Friday for Game 5. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Colton Eisner and Camden Bajzer (right) are among three new additions who will join the Langley Rivermen roster next season, the team announced. (Rivermen graphic)

VIDEO: Rivermen sign three

Players from Ohio, Illinois, and B.C. commit for 2022-23 season

Colton Eisner and Camden Bajzer (right) are among three new additions who will join the Langley Rivermen roster next season, the team announced. (Rivermen graphic)
Langley Rivermen goaltender Jameson Kaine was one of three BCHL players named Stars of the Week. (file)

Langley Riverman netminder Jameson Kaine named BCHL player of the week

Won all three of his starts the week after being thrust into the starting role

Langley Rivermen goaltender Jameson Kaine was one of three BCHL players named Stars of the Week. (file)
Langley Rivermen players Riley Wallack (left) and Tyler Schleppe were named BCHL players of the week.(Langley Rivermen)
Langley Rivermen players Riley Wallack (left) and Tyler Schleppe were named BCHL players of the week.(Langley Rivermen)
BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb (inset) has been part of the junior ‘A’ league since 2018. (Garrett James photo)

Overcoming COVID-19, other barriers ‘a wild ride’ says BCHL commissioner

Chris Hebb has dealt with a pandemic, cancelled games and travel issues since joining league

BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb (inset) has been part of the junior ‘A’ league since 2018. (Garrett James photo)
Langley Rivermen, seen here wearing retro ‘Langley Thunder’ jerseys in November to celebrate 60 years of Jr. A hockey in B.C., have had three games postponed because of the Omicron variant. (Garret James/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Rivermen games cancelled due to Omicron outbreak

Eight players test positive, BCHL says four other teams also dealing with COVID

Langley Rivermen, seen here wearing retro ‘Langley Thunder’ jerseys in November to celebrate 60 years of Jr. A hockey in B.C., have had three games postponed because of the Omicron variant. (Garret James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah will be playing against his coach at the BCHL Top Prospects game in January. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Rivermen coach and goalie end up on opposite sides at top prospects game

BCHL said it was done to ‘make the numbers work’ for showcase event

Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah will be playing against his coach at the BCHL Top Prospects game in January. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)

BCHL pushes 60th Anniversary in Penticton to 2023

The league decided to delay the game based on the province’s current COVID-19 situation

The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)
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Forty BCHL stars to skate in Top Prospects Game

The all-star showcase will be part of the junior A league’s 60th anniversary weekend in January

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