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BCHL: Chilliwack vs Alberni

Posted on December 6, 2022

Chilliwack Chiefs vs Alberni Valley Bulldogs on December 3, 2022. A back-and-forth effort saw a wild first period with 4 goals scored total between the two teams. Despite a little bit of a rally from Alberni Valley, Chilliwack controlled the play and ended up securing a victory by the score of 4-3. Austin McNicholas #1…

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BCHL: Wenatchee vs Trail

Posted on November 28, 2022

The Wenatchee Wild visited the Trail Smoke Eaters on November 23, 2022, in Trail, BC. The game saw plenty of back-and-forth action as both goaltenders shone. The difference maker would be Andy Vlaha #32 as he stopped 40+ shots coming his way to preserve a 3-2 victory on the road. David Hejduk #2 (D, R,…

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Junior Hockey Goalie Report #1: 60 Evaluations

Posted on November 22, 2022

Goalies did well to make this report and grades are relative to others in their league. a “C” grade here is a positive as we graded only those that stood out in viewings. Neutral Zone’s lead goalie scouts have been on the road throughout September and October to evaluate many of the top goalies in…

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BCHL: Alberni vs Prince George

Posted on November 21, 2022

On November 16, 2022, the Alberni Valley Bulldogs visited the Prince George Spruce Kings for an out of division matchup. The Spruce Kings utilized a balanced attack that saw five different goal scorers. Their depth was proven to be too much to handle for the Bulldogs as they prevailed by a score of 5-2. Grades…

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BCHL Three Game Report: 37 Players Evaluated

Posted on November 15, 2022

Neutral Zone was in attendance for three BCHL games from November 10th-13th. Salmon Arm Silverbacks (4) v. Trail Smoke Eaters (1), Prince George Spruce Kings (2) v. Merrit Centennials (3), and the Powell River Kings (3) v. Chilliwack Chiefs (4) Powell River Kings vs Chilliwack Chiefs Chilliwack Chiefs hosted the Powell River Kings on November…

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BCHL: Vernon vs West Kelowna

Posted on November 10, 2022

The West Kelowna Warriors hosted the Vernon Vipers on November 4th, 2022. A battle between two Okanagan staples saw a steady, back and forth affair. A balanced scoresheet for both teams, eventually saw the West Kelowna Warriors score the game winner in the 3rd period, holding on to a 4-3 win. Dylan Brooks #8 for…

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BCHL: Wenatchee vs Prince George

Posted on November 1, 2022

The Prince George Spruce Kings hosted the Wenatchee Wild on October 28th, 2022, in Prince George, BC. The Wenatchee Wild got off to a hot start, leading 3-1 early in the 2nd period. A Colton Cameron #5 goal kickstarted a comeback, which saw the Prince George Spruce Kings score three unanswered goals, cruising to a…

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BCHL: Surrey vs Merritt

Posted on October 26, 2022

The Surrey Eagles visited the Merritt Centennials on October 23, 2022. A lopsided affair saw the Eagles control most the game. The line of Bonkowski , Galata, and Bongo was dominant as the Eagles prevailed by a score of 7-3. Oliver Gabrielson #5 (D, R, 5’9″, 172, Surrey Eagles, 02/15/2003) – Found pockets in the…

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BCHL Coquitlam Express vs Chilliwack Chiefs

Posted on October 19, 2022

The Coquitlam Express visited the Chilliwack Chiefs on October 14th, 2022, in Chilliwack, British Columbia. A mainland rivalry game saw a wild 3rd period unfold into a crazy result. Guarding a 2-0 lead going into the 3rd period, Chilliwack took a five-minute major and the Coquitlam scored four unanswered goals. Ultimately, this led to a…

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BCHL: Wenatchee vs Cranbrook

Posted on October 14, 2022

The Wenatchee Wild paid a visit to the Cranbrook Bucks for a BCHL matchup on October 8th, 2022. It was a low-scoring game between the Wild and the Bucks showed that a defensive effort needed to be put in for sixty minutes. Special teams were a key factor in the game but rather on the…

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