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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

 

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

 

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 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)
BCHL statement about COVID cancellations. (Screenshot from cowichancapitals.com)

3 BCHL teams have games postponed due to COVID-19

Cowichan Capitals, Langley Rivermen and Penticton Vees sidelined until Jan. 9

BCHL statement about COVID cancellations. (Screenshot from cowichancapitals.com)
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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BCHL adopts use of Sporfie video review system

The junior A league experimented with the system at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack in October

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Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah continues to be near-impossible to beat, one reason why he was just named one of the BCHL Stars of the Week. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah continues to be near-impossible to beat, one reason why he was just named one of the BCHL Stars of the Week. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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BCHL taking out-of-conference games off the schedule for rest of 2021-22 season

The league is shifting to regional matchups with travel still hindered province wide

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Radka Malyk and Jim Peck were married by West Kelowna Warrior’s Chaplain Don Richmond during the November 27 game. (Cole Schisler photo)

Newly-weds tie the knot at West Kelowna Warriors BCHL game

Jim Peck and Radka Malyk joined together in holy matrimony at centre ice during the Nov. 27 game

Radka Malyk and Jim Peck were married by West Kelowna Warrior’s Chaplain Don Richmond during the November 27 game. (Cole Schisler photo)