BC Minor Hockey

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

 

A card of support, signed by members of Ridge Meadow’s U11 A1 team, was presented to Semiahmoo goaltender Dmytro Makogonsky at the teams’ game Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Hockey clubs’ support for Ukrainian goaltender ‘brought tears’ to father’s eyes

Young hockey players join together to support B.C. family

 

The U11 Alberni Valley Bulldogs win silver medals at a tournament in Coquitlam over Family Day weekend. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni U11 hockey team wins silver in Coquitlam

The U11 ‘A’ Pup Tournament took place over Family Day weekend

 

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs and Cowichan Valley Capitals battle for gold in the final game of the Bryan Mason Memorial Tournament on Feb. 21, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Alberni hockey team picks up silver at Bryan Mason Memorial Tournament

Tournament took place in Port Alberni over Family Day weekend

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs and Cowichan Valley Capitals battle for gold in the final game of the Bryan Mason Memorial Tournament on Feb. 21, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and

Orange Shirt Society nets national minor hockey campaign to further reconciliation

Society teams up with Canadian Tire and Keener Jerseys to create conversation and healing

  • Feb 17, 2022
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and
A U18 Bulldogs player keeps the puck away from a Capitals defender during a game on Sunday, Dec. 19. The Bulldogs ended up winning the game 3-2. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

U18 Alberni Valley Bulldogs win silver at home tournament

Organizers adjusted on the fly to follow provincial health orders

A U18 Bulldogs player keeps the puck away from a Capitals defender during a game on Sunday, Dec. 19. The Bulldogs ended up winning the game 3-2. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
A U11 Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward slips the puck past a Port Moody defender and into the net during a tournament in Port Alberni on Nov. 27. Alberni ended up winning the game 22-1. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni wins bronze in U11 hockey tournament

Tournament featured 10 different teams from all over the province

A U11 Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward slips the puck past a Port Moody defender and into the net during a tournament in Port Alberni on Nov. 27. Alberni ended up winning the game 22-1. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Kolten Brown of the U13 Alberni Valley Bulldogs battles with a Peninsula player during Monday’s gold medal game. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni’s U13 Bulldogs win gold in Thanksgiving hockey tournament

It was the first hockey tournament Port Alberni has hosted since COVID-19

Kolten Brown of the U13 Alberni Valley Bulldogs battles with a Peninsula player during Monday’s gold medal game. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Screenshot of Tri-Port Minor Hockey Association website.

Island hockey organization giving cold shoulder to COVID restriction scofflaws

Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association makes volunteer vaccinations mandatory

Screenshot of Tri-Port Minor Hockey Association website.
Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association logo

If all goes to plan Vancouver Island minor hockey games could restart in mid-January

Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association set to go depending on what Dr. Bonnie Henry does Jan. 8

Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association logo
Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey executive has announced all games are cancelled until Dec. 1. (VIAHA logo)

COVID-19: Vancouver Island minor hockey cancels all games until December

“We have had an increasing number of teams who are reluctant to travel…”

Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey executive has announced all games are cancelled until Dec. 1. (VIAHA logo)
No matter the weather or circumstances, Kellie Steel could be counted on to help with whatever hockey task was needed. She earned Volunteer of the Year for 2019-20 from the AVMHA. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Alberni Valley volunteer wins BC Hockey award

Kellie Steel named one of nine unsung heroes through COVID-19

No matter the weather or circumstances, Kellie Steel could be counted on to help with whatever hockey task was needed. She earned Volunteer of the Year for 2019-20 from the AVMHA. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

NHL return unlikely to affect minor hockey in B.C.: officials

Minor sports remain part of Phase 4 of Restart Plan

Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Aidan See played for the North Island Silvertips during the 2019-2020 season. (PHOTO COURTESY RON HAYES)

Port Alberni hockey player named U15 AAA Player of the Year

Aidan See of the North Island Major Bantam Silvertips led his league in scoring

Aidan See played for the North Island Silvertips during the 2019-2020 season. (PHOTO COURTESY RON HAYES)
Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association volunteers Kellie Steel, left, Josh Fowler and Sarah Bielert receive accolades for their contributions to minor hockey in 2019-20. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association announces year-end awards via video

Rink closure, COVID-19 made for ‘extraordinary’ minor hockey season: AVMHA president

Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association volunteers Kellie Steel, left, Josh Fowler and Sarah Bielert receive accolades for their contributions to minor hockey in 2019-20. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association peewee hockey players accept a cheque for $1,000 from Scotiabank as part of a nationwide hockey sponsorship. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Scotiabank helps hockey at home

Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association’s annual donation helps peewee teams

Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Association peewee hockey players accept a cheque for $1,000 from Scotiabank as part of a nationwide hockey sponsorship. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)

BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers

Families are encouraged to video themselves tapping their sticks at 7 p.m. and post to social media

BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)
A Port Alberni player dumps the puck into the Comox zone. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Bryan Mason Memorial Hockey Tournament kicks off in Port Alberni

Alberni Valley Bantam Bulldogs open the tournament with a loss to Comox

A Port Alberni player dumps the puck into the Comox zone. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)

Young B.C. hockey player breaks neck after ‘reckless’ check

Father wants to draw attention to careless play in the contact sport

A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)