The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are out of the BC Hockey League playoffs for the first time since the 2011-12 season.

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs miss playoffs for first time since 2011-12

Alberni Valley Bulldogs to play final home game this Saturday

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are out of the BC Hockey League playoffs for the first time since the 2011-12 season.

The Bulldogs have struggled in their last seven games, scoring just three goals since Feb. 7 and getting shut out four times—including twice against Salmon Arm Silverbacks.

The Bulldogs were in a race with Nanaimo Clippers for the fourth playoff spot in the Island Division until last weekend, when Salmon Arm shut them out 4–0 on the road.

They lost 4–1 to Vernon Vipers and 3–0 to Coquitlam Express last Sunday to finish off their last long road trip of the 2016–17 season.

The Bulldogs have two more games, this Friday in Cowichan against the Capitals and the final home game of the year on Saturday, Feb. 25 when Powell River Kings come to Weyerhaeuser Arena. Puck drop is 7 p.m.

ICE CHIPSLiteracy Alberni is hosting its Raise-A-Reader RibFest fundraiser at the arena prior to the hockey game. Tickets are $10 to taste ribs made by several local cooks, starting at 5:30 p.m. Ribs, raffles, hotdogs, prizes and music by Alberni Teens Can Rock.

facebook.com/albernivalleynews

twitter.com/alberninews

 

Alberni Valley BulldogsBCHL

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

City of Port Alberni receives $2M from community forest

AVCF hands over largest dividend cheque ever after successful year in 2019

Indigenous man behind complaint of BC Transplant’s alcohol abstinence policy has died

David Dennis, who is Nuu-chah-nulth, argued that six-month sobriety policy is a ‘lethal form of racism’

UPDATE: More details released on search for missing Vancouver Island hiker

Searchers scouring Strathcona Park near Gold River for experienced 65-year-old on 40-kilometre trek

ARTS AROUND: Alberni Valley artists come together at Rollin Art Centre

New exhibit features First Nations paintings and carvings

West Coast Hockey Prep Camp returns to Port Alberni, a little smaller

Prep camp owners rolling with COVID-19 changes, including smaller classes

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

UPDATE: Vancouver Island skydiving community mourns loss of one of its own

James Smith, 34, of Victoria, dies in Nanoose Bay incident

Elizabeth May endorses Furstenau in BC Greens race

Former federal party leader backs Cowichan Valley MLA

Fraser Valley woman complains of violent RCMP takedown during wellness check

Mounties respond that she was not co-operating during Mental Health Act apprehension

B.C. sees 12 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Three outbreaks exist in health-care settings

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

The dog was missing from his Castlegar home for three days.

COVID-19: B.C. promotes video-activated services card

Mobile app allows easier video identity verification

ICBC to resume road tests in July with priority for rebookings, health-care workers

Tests have been on hold for four months due to COVID-19

Would you take a COVID-19 vaccine? Poll suggests most Canadians say yes

75 per cent of Canadians would agree to take a novel coronavirus vaccine

Most Read