BCHL

BCHL: Surrey vs Chilliwack. Top 12

Posted on January 5, 2022

BCHL: January 2, 2022 Neutral Zone Scouting scouted the BCHL game between the Surrey Eagles and the Chilliwack Chiefs. A divisional rival saw two teams go head-to-head in an excellent matchup that couldn’t be solved in regulation or OT. Surrey had the finish Chilliwack didn’t in the shootout, giving them the extra point, winning by…

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Two Hockey East Players Head Back to Juniors

Posted on January 5, 2022

Last week, a pair of Hockey East teams saw players return to junior hockey. Dovar Tinling (4.5-stars) left Vermont after one-and-a-half seasons with the Catamounts. Tinling, who is from Quebec, will play the rest of this season with the Des Moines Buccaneers. In two games over the weekend, Tinling began his USHL run with two…

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BCHL: Cranbrook v Prince George; Nanaimo vs Alberni Valley. 20 Players

Posted on December 20, 2021

BCHL December 9th, 2021: Cranbrook vs Prince George Neutral Zone was able to catch the BCHL matchup between the Cranbrook Bucks and the Prince George Spruce Kings. The star of the night was Fairlie for the Spruce Kings, posting a shutout. The Bucks had three power plays to get one past Fairlie but clearly, on…

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BCHL Goalie Report: December 10th-11th, 2021

Posted on December 17, 2021

This weekend Neutral Zone goalie scouts were able to get their first look at the BCHL. The league provided some strong goaltending performances, and there are some uncommitted goalies to keep an eye on as the season goes along. Below are the top goalies from the BCHL this past weekend. Ajeetpal Gundarah #1 (G, 5’10”,…

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BCHL: Trail, Merritt, Penticton, Cranbrook, Surrey, Prince George, Coquitlam, Chiliwack. Over 50 Players Evaluated.

Posted on April 29, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to watch this weekend in the BCHL. With a combined 10 games viewed, we were able to cover a large portion of the league. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on this weekend.  Trail Smoke Eaters  Jordan Hendry #6 (D, R, 5’9″, 165, Trail Smoke Eaters,…

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BCHL: Chilliwack Chiefs vs Merritt Centennials

Posted on April 26, 2021

Age Group: Junior A (2000-2004 Born) Introduction: Neutral Zone was able to watch this game live on HockeyTV. The Chiefs jumped out to a 4-1 lead after the first period and really put the Centennials on their heels. Merritt would claw their way back into this one, however, making for an interesting third period. The…

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BCHL: Coquitlam Express vs Powell River Kings

Posted on April 25, 2021

Age Group: Junior A (2000-2004 Born) Introduction: Neutral Zone was able to watch this game live on HockeyTV. Powell River jumped out to a 3-0 lead in this one but the Express were able to close the gap and make it 3-2 just over half-way through the second period. That’s as close as the Express…

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BCHL: Penticton, Cranbrook, Vernon, West Kelowna, Salmon Arm. Top 25

Posted on April 15, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to finally watch the BCHL April 9-11. The pace and intensity was great considering these teams have been off for a while. Below is a list of 25 players and their evaluations based specifically on these games.   Penticton Vees  Ben Wozney #2 (D, L, 6’2″, 172, Penticton Vees, 06/15/2001, Bowling Green)…

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BCHL breaks away from the CJHL

Posted on April 9, 2021

The BCHL announced on Friday that they intend to withdraw from the CJHL. The league released a short statement that read: “After reviewing our options, the BCHL has chosen to no longer belong to the Canadian Junior Hockey League. The BCHL is not withdrawing from Hockey Canada or BC Hockey. “We wish the current CJHL…

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BCHL: Cowichan Valley Capitals vs Nanaimo Clippers and Vernon Vipers vs Salmon Arm Silverbacks. Top 20

Posted on April 9, 2021

BCHL: Cowichan Valley Capitals vs Nanaimo Clippers Date: April 6, 2021 Age Group: Junior A (2000-2004 Born) Introduction: Neutral Zone was able to watch this game live on HockeyTV. It was a low-scoring game with limited chances at both ends of the ice. Nanaimo was able to get an early one in the third period…

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