BCHL

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,…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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)…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

BCHL announces schedule while SJHL is forced to close up for the season

Posted on March 23, 2021

The BCHL announced its schedule for the shortened 2020-21 season, which will include 20 games for each team. The season will be played over five weeks and will begin on April 2 and run through May 9. There are 16 teams playing and they will each be assigned to a pod. Teams will only play…

Continue Reading

Decision on BCHL season delayed until next week

Posted on March 5, 2021

The BCHL had originally set a deadline of this past Wednesday to determine what will happen for the 2020-21 season. But, the league announced today that the owners have pushed a vote on the status of the season to early next week, as league officials continue to negotiate and have conversations with the provincial government….

Continue Reading

BCHL Top 70 Rankings: 2000 Birth Year

Posted on February 12, 2021

The BCHL, the highest rated Junior A league in Canada was limited to pre-season hockey before being shut down. We have compiled the top 70 NCAA Eligible prospects in the league this year who were born in 2000l. While they haven’t played any regular season games our scouts were diligent in the pre-season and we…

Continue Reading

FREE: BCHL Season Still Suspended After Provincial Health Ruling

Posted on February 5, 2021

The BCHL was dealt a blow on Friday, when the provincial health office extended its restrictions on team activities. That means the league will have to remain on pause. According to multiple reports, the league was planning on beginning games next week but will now look at starting a shortened season in March. The protocols…

Continue Reading