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The Nanaimo Clippers’ locker room at Frank Crane Arena. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Clippers avenge loss the very next day

First-place Clippers lose one, win one versus Powell River Kings

The Nanaimo Clippers’ locker room at Frank Crane Arena. (News Bulletin file photo)
Port Alberni’s Nicholas Beneteau fires a shot at the Victoria goal in the first period of a game on Saturday, Jan. 28. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: MacIntosh nets hat trick as Alberni Valley Bulldogs sweep Grizzlies

Alberni Valley Bulldogs make $5,000 donation to Tseshaht First Nation

Port Alberni’s Nicholas Beneteau fires a shot at the Victoria goal in the first period of a game on Saturday, Jan. 28. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Nanaimo Clippers forward and all-star Kai Daniells participates in the shooting accuracy contest during a skills competition at the BCHL’s all-star weekend in Penticton. (Logan Lockhart/Black Press Media)

Nanaimo Clippers part of BCHL’s first outdoor all-star game

Forward, defenceman, coach participate in all-star weekend

Nanaimo Clippers forward and all-star Kai Daniells participates in the shooting accuracy contest during a skills competition at the BCHL’s all-star weekend in Penticton. (Logan Lockhart/Black Press Media)
Four-time Stanley Cup champion Scott Niedermayer was among those in the 2023 BCHL Alumni Game in Penticton on Saturday, Jan. 21. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Scott Niedermayer, BCHL alumni lace up the skates at Penticton’s outdoor rink

The 2023 alumni game was part of the league’s 60th-anniversary all-star game weekend

Four-time Stanley Cup champion Scott Niedermayer was among those in the 2023 BCHL Alumni Game in Penticton on Saturday, Jan. 21. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
The B.C. Hockey League has announced its lineup for the 2023 Skills Competition this Saturday, Jan. 19. (Photo- BCHL)

Fastest skater? Hardest shot? Lineup for BCHL’s skills competition announced in Penticton

Hometown brothers Josh and Bradly Nadeau will represent the Vees on Saturday

The B.C. Hockey League has announced its lineup for the 2023 Skills Competition this Saturday, Jan. 19. (Photo- BCHL)
Left to right: Penticton Vees Bradly Nadeau, Ryan Hopkins, Aydar Suniev and Josh Nadeau will be participating in BCHL’s 60th Anniversary Prospects game at the SOEC Friday night. The weekend All Star and Alumni games continue Saturday at the outdoor rink. (Logan Lockhart Western News)

Expect large crowds, road closure near Penticton’s outdoor rink for BCHL all-star games

Martin Street partially closed Saturday while alumni, skills and all star games take place

Left to right: Penticton Vees Bradly Nadeau, Ryan Hopkins, Aydar Suniev and Josh Nadeau will be participating in BCHL’s 60th Anniversary Prospects game at the SOEC Friday night. The weekend All Star and Alumni games continue Saturday at the outdoor rink. (Logan Lockhart Western News)
Nanaimo Clippers forward Brody Waters gets a step ahead of Langley Rivermen defenceman Garrett Valk for a scoring chance during a BCHL game Sunday, Jan. 15, at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Clippers win two more heading into all-star break

Nanaimo defeats Surrey 4-3 in overtime, then beats Langley 3-2

Nanaimo Clippers forward Brody Waters gets a step ahead of Langley Rivermen defenceman Garrett Valk for a scoring chance during a BCHL game Sunday, Jan. 15, at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Penticton’s outdoor rink next to city hall plays host to the BCHL’s 60th-anniversary all-star game festivities from Jan. 20 to 22. (Logan Lockhart/Western News)

BCHL all-star weekend in Penticton set to be first of its kind

‘This event is going to be one for the books for the BCHL,’ says Steven Cocker

Penticton’s outdoor rink next to city hall plays host to the BCHL’s 60th-anniversary all-star game festivities from Jan. 20 to 22. (Logan Lockhart/Western News)
Ottawa Senators centre Kyle Turris (7) celebrates his game winning goal against the New York Rangers with teammates Fredrik Claesson (33) and Tom Pyatt (10) during the first overtime period in game five of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Ottawa on Saturday, May 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Scott Niedermayer, Kyle Turris among stars announced for BCHL Alumni Game in Penticton

B.C.’s own Tyler Johnston from the hit TV show Letterkenny, will also lace up the skates

Ottawa Senators centre Kyle Turris (7) celebrates his game winning goal against the New York Rangers with teammates Fredrik Claesson (33) and Tom Pyatt (10) during the first overtime period in game five of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Ottawa on Saturday, May 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Nanaimo Clippers won one of their weekend games and have two home games this coming weekend, Jan. 13-15. (News Bulletin file photo)

Clippers win in overtime in last game before BCHL’s trade deadline

First-place Nanaimo loses 4-2 to Alberni Valley, then beats Victoria 3-2

The Nanaimo Clippers won one of their weekend games and have two home games this coming weekend, Jan. 13-15. (News Bulletin file photo)
After being called up by the NCAA team, Cowichan Valley No. 26, Massimo Lombardi has left the Capitals to join the University of Vermont Catamounts for the second half of their hockey season. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan Capitals lose second-leading scorer to NCAA

Massimo Lombari has been called up the the NCAA’s Vermont Catamounts

After being called up by the NCAA team, Cowichan Valley No. 26, Massimo Lombardi has left the Capitals to join the University of Vermont Catamounts for the second half of their hockey season. (Todd Blumel photo)
Nanaimo Clippers players celebrate Willyam Gendron’s goal that triggered the Teddy Bear Toss at Frank Crane Arena on Saturday, Dec. 18. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Clippers win on Teddy Bear Toss night

Clippers defeat Cowichan Valley Capitals by 6-3 final score

Nanaimo Clippers players celebrate Willyam Gendron’s goal that triggered the Teddy Bear Toss at Frank Crane Arena on Saturday, Dec. 18. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Cowichan’s Aaron Brown pushed the puck up the ice at a recent home game against the Nanaimo Clippers. Brown was named to the Team West roster for the BC Hockey League’s 2023 Top Prospects Game Friday, Jan. 20 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.(Todd Blumel photo)

Brown to represent Cowichan Capitals at Top Prospects Game

Cowichan drop two more on Interior Division road trip

Cowichan’s Aaron Brown pushed the puck up the ice at a recent home game against the Nanaimo Clippers. Brown was named to the Team West roster for the BC Hockey League’s 2023 Top Prospects Game Friday, Jan. 20 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.(Todd Blumel photo)
Coquitlam Express player Jason Gallucci, left, and Nanaimo Clippers player Luca Grabas race for a puck during B.C. Hockey League action Sunday, Dec. 11, at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

First-place Nanaimo Clippers win sixth straight

B.C. Hockey League team has two more home games before Christmas break

Coquitlam Express player Jason Gallucci, left, and Nanaimo Clippers player Luca Grabas race for a puck during B.C. Hockey League action Sunday, Dec. 11, at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Cowichan’s Cole Melady (#20) had the hot hand over the weekend, scoring three goals in two losing efforts. (Todd Blumel photo)
Cowichan’s Cole Melady (#20) had the hot hand over the weekend, scoring three goals in two losing efforts. (Todd Blumel photo)
News Bulletin file photo

Nanaimo Clippers earn all-star nods, keep winning hockey games

Clips have won four straight, sit atop BCHL’s Coastal Conference

News Bulletin file photo
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono battles along the boards behind the Rivermen net with Langley forward Riley Wallack. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Bono named to BCHL All-Star team

All-Star Tournament will take place in January 2023 in Penticton

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono battles along the boards behind the Rivermen net with Langley forward Riley Wallack. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Nanaimo Clippers goaltender Aiden Campbell makes a save during a scrum in front of the net between the Clippers and the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Weyerhaeuser Arena in Port Alberni. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

First-place Clippers win back-to-back games against Island foes

Nanaimo on top of Coastal Conference with 15-3 record

Nanaimo Clippers goaltender Aiden Campbell makes a save during a scrum in front of the net between the Clippers and the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Weyerhaeuser Arena in Port Alberni. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)
Tseshaht First Nation elder Cody Gus drops the ceremonial puck before a game between the Alberni Valley Bulldogs and the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday, Nov. 5. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAISSON CREATIVE)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs drop close game against Bucks

Bulldogs wore new jerseys designed by Tseshaht First Nation artist Gordon Dick

Tseshaht First Nation elder Cody Gus drops the ceremonial puck before a game between the Alberni Valley Bulldogs and the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday, Nov. 5. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAISSON CREATIVE)
The Caps next play at the Cowichan Community Centre on Sunday, Oct. 30, when they welcome the Coquitlam Express. The puck drops at 2 p.m. (Todd Blumel photo)

Struggling Cowichan Capitals trusting the process

Cowichan next hosts the Coquitlam Express on Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

The Caps next play at the Cowichan Community Centre on Sunday, Oct. 30, when they welcome the Coquitlam Express. The puck drops at 2 p.m. (Todd Blumel photo)