Alberni Valley Bulldogs

A big screen has been installed by the Alberni Valley Bulldogs at Weyerhaeuser Arena in the Alberni Valley Multiplex. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs add new LED screen to Dawg Pound arsenal

Screen will enhance viewer experience with player stats, video, says club president

 

Port Alberni Bombers goaltender Callum Tung makes a blocker save during a game against the Campbell River Storm at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Jan. 26, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Bombers goaltender Callum Tung moves up to Alberni Valley Bulldogs

Tung posted a 0.951 save percentage in the VIJHL playoffs

 

Wacey Rabbit signs a new two-year contract with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. (PHOTO COURTESY ALBERNI VALLEY BULLDOGS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs assistant coach extended for two more years

Wacey Rabbit joined the Bulldogs after retiring from a lengthy playing career

Wacey Rabbit signs a new two-year contract with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. (PHOTO COURTESY ALBERNI VALLEY BULLDOGS)
Cowichan Valley Capitals forward David Jacobs moves in on goaltender Hobie Hedquist. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender named NHL draft prospect

Hobie Hedquist listed No. 27 as a North American goalie

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward David Jacobs moves in on goaltender Hobie Hedquist. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Chase Klassen holds onto the puck, pursued by Grizzlies forward Ellis Rickwood. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs name Klassen team captain for 2022-23 season

Outgoing captain Stephen Castagna says thank you to fans

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Chase Klassen holds onto the puck, pursued by Grizzlies forward Ellis Rickwood. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono is pushed into the Langley net during Game 2 of the BCHL’s Coastal Conference semi-finals on April 16, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs down 2-0 in series against Langley

Bulldogs dropped a 2-1 decision against the visiting Langley Rivermen in Game 2

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono is pushed into the Langley net during Game 2 of the BCHL’s Coastal Conference semi-finals on April 16, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The Alberni Valley Bulldogs celebrate Brandon Buhr’s goal in the first period of Game 2 of the BCHL’s Coastal Conference quarter-final playoff series with Cowichan Capitals. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The Alberni Valley Bulldogs celebrate Brandon Buhr’s goal in the first period of Game 2 of the BCHL’s Coastal Conference quarter-final playoff series with Cowichan Capitals. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Jamie Amos shows off his gold medal. (PHOTO COURTESY ALBERNI VALLEY BULLDOGS)

Skater Jamie Amos wins gold at FunSkate

Port Alberni skater heads to provincial competition April 2

Jamie Amos shows off his gold medal. (PHOTO COURTESY ALBERNI VALLEY BULLDOGS)
Bulldogs forward Josh Van Unen battles with Cowichan forward Matty Edwards for the puck during a previous game between the Alberni Valley Bulldogs and the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs offer fan bus to Cowichan playoff games

Coastal Conference quarter-finals between Bulldogs, Cowichan Capitals start April 1

Bulldogs forward Josh Van Unen battles with Cowichan forward Matty Edwards for the puck during a previous game between the Alberni Valley Bulldogs and the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Josh Zary battles with Nick Marciano of the Cowichan Valley Capitals during a game in Duncan on Oct. 1, 2021. The Bulldogs and Caps will face off for round one of the BCHL playoffs. (KEVIN ROTHBAUER / BLACK PRESS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs claim top spot in BCHL’s Coastal Conference

The Bulldogs will take on the Cowichan Valley Capitals starting April 1

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Josh Zary battles with Nick Marciano of the Cowichan Valley Capitals during a game in Duncan on Oct. 1, 2021. The Bulldogs and Caps will face off for round one of the BCHL playoffs. (KEVIN ROTHBAUER / BLACK PRESS)
A photo from the Alberni Valley Bulldogs training camp in August 2021. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni to host junior hockey showcase

Inaugural event will take place at Alberni Valley Multiplex in April 2022

A photo from the Alberni Valley Bulldogs training camp in August 2021. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Brandon Buhr chats with Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Andrew Noel at the Nanaimo net after a save by Clippers goaltender Cooper Black. (PHOTO COURTESY KAICEE TROTT)

BCHL: Home win streak ends for Alberni Valley Bulldogs

The Bulldogs are still sitting at the top of the Coastal Conference

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Brandon Buhr chats with Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Andrew Noel at the Nanaimo net after a save by Clippers goaltender Cooper Black. (PHOTO COURTESY KAICEE TROTT)
A TSN camera crew films Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Emanuelson Charbonneau on the ice on Saturday, March 5. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs ride home win streak to top spot in Coastal Conference

Bulldogs played in front of a crowd of more than 1,500 for the first time since 2018

A TSN camera crew films Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Emanuelson Charbonneau on the ice on Saturday, March 5. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sam Schofield kneels to block a shot by Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Emanuelson Charbonneau during the teams’ game at the Cowichan Arena on Jan. 1. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

TSN to film in Port Alberni on March 5

Feature will follow Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Emanuelson Charbonneau

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sam Schofield kneels to block a shot by Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Emanuelson Charbonneau during the teams’ game at the Cowichan Arena on Jan. 1. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cole Melady of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs squares up with Casey Aman of the Powell River Kings in the faceoff circle. (PHOTO COURTESY KAICEE TROTT)
Cole Melady of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs squares up with Casey Aman of the Powell River Kings in the faceoff circle. (PHOTO COURTESY KAICEE TROTT)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Finn Brown keeps the puck away from Powell River Kings defenceman Matthew Yakubowski on Feb. 16, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs earn playoff spot

BCHL playoffs are scheduled to start in April

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Finn Brown keeps the puck away from Powell River Kings defenceman Matthew Yakubowski on Feb. 16, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Bulldogs forwards Finn Brown and Matthew Maltias steal the puck from Cowichan defenceman Zach Brault in the second period of a game on Feb. 12. (PHOTO COURTESY KAICEE TROTT)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs win big on parents weekend

Bulldogs pick up two wins against Coquitlam and Cowichan

Bulldogs forwards Finn Brown and Matthew Maltias steal the puck from Cowichan defenceman Zach Brault in the second period of a game on Feb. 12. (PHOTO COURTESY KAICEE TROTT)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Arlo Merritt fires a shot past a Powell River defender during a game at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Feb. 5. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs edge Powell River Kings in close game

Bulldogs now sit in second place in the BCHL’s Coastal Conference

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Arlo Merritt fires a shot past a Powell River defender during a game at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Feb. 5. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Stephen Castagna carries the puck into the Chilliwack zone during a game at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Jan. 25, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs topple Chilliwack Chiefs with 7-3 win

Port Alberni team sits in second place in the BCHL’s Coastal Conference

Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Stephen Castagna carries the puck into the Chilliwack zone during a game at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Jan. 25, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)