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BCHockeyYearinReview 2013-2014YearinReview12013-2014wasanotherexcitingseasonforBCHockeyassociationsandteamsacrosstheprovince.Aswepreparefortheupcomingseasonwereflectonthepastyearssuccessesandlookforwardtoanothersensationalhockeyseason.BCHockeyteamswerebackonthepodiumthisseasonwiththeBeaverValleyNitehawkscapturingthe2014KeystoneCupWesternCanadianJuniorBChampionshipinAbbotsfordBCandtheOkanaganRocketsbringinghometheprovincesfirstbronzemedalattheTELUSCup.TheMaleU16TeamBCtooksilveratthe2013WesternCanadaU16ChallengeCupandVernonBChostedthe2014RBCCuptheNationalJuniorAChampionshipforthesecondtime.BCplayerscontinuetorepresenttheprovinceandCanadaatnumerousNationalandInternationaleventsincludingtheWinterOlympicsWorldJuniorChampionshipMensandWomensWorldChampionshipandMensandWomensUnder18WorldChampionships.InaconstantlychangingtechnologicalandsocialenvironmentBCHockeyhasledHockeyCanadabranchesbylaunchingthefirstmobileappofitskind.ThesocialmedialandscapecontinuestoevolveandchangethewaywecommunicateandBCHockeyisalwayslookingatimprovingcommunicationsaboutourprogramsandmembersuccessesthroughawidevarietyofchannelstothemembershipandhockeypublic.AllthehardworkanddedicationofourvolunteersiswhathelpsBCHockeyachievegreatsuccessonmanylevels.Weareproudofourachievementsthisseasonandlookforwardtocreatingmanymoreaswecontinuetoleaddevelopandpromotepositivelifelonghockeyexperiences.WilfLiefkePresidentBarryPetrachenkoExecutiveDirector TheNationalCoachingCertificationProgramNCCPHighPerformance1SeminartookplaceJuly282013toAugust22013inPentictonBC.Over20coachesattendedtotakeparton-icepracticesandgamesituationsonthebenchlearningfromsomeofthebestincludingBarryTrotzandToddHarkins.ThisyeartheseminarwasintegratedwiththeOkanaganHockeySchoolMidgetShowcaseWeek.2013-2014YearinReview2 SarahPotomakAldergroveandMicahHartSaanichtonwereinvitedtothe2013IIHFWomensHighPerformanceCampinSheffieldEnglandfromJuly14212013.BothPotomakandHartweremembersofTeamBCthatcompetedatthe2012and2013NationalWomensU18ChampionshipsinDawsonCreekBCandCalgaryAB.TheyhavealsobeeninvolvedinCanadasNationalWomensProgram.2013-2014YearinReview3 Thirty-sixplayersattendedtheMaleUnder16ProvincialCampinNanaimoBCfromJuly9-142013.TheplayerswereselectedbasedontheirperformanceattheRegionCampsandBCCup.2013-2014YearinReview4 Ten10BCMajorMidgetLeagueMMLalumniwerechoseninthe2013NHLEntryDraftinNewarkNewJerseyonJune302013.SheaTheodoreAldergrove-26thoverallbyAnaheimDucksNicPetanVernon43rdoverallbyWinnipegJetsTristanJarryDelta44thoverallbyPittsburghPenguinsJacksonHouckVancouver94thoverallbyEdmontonOilersEvanCampbellPortCoquitlam128thoverallbyEdmontonOilersMackenzieSkapskiAbbotsford170thoverallbyNewYorkRangersWadeMurphyVictoria185thoverallbyNashvillePredatorsJeddSolewayVernon193rdoverallbyPhoenixCoyotesKyleBurroughsLangley196thoverallbyNewYorkIslandersandNolanDeJongVictoria197thoverallbyMinnesotaWild. InJuly2013NancyWilsonwasthefirstfemaletoeverbeinductedintheBCHockeyHallofFameattheSouthOkanaganEventsCentreinPentictonBC.WilsonhasbeeninvolvedwithBCHockeyandtheHighPerformancePrograminvariousrolesformanyyears.SheisaformerheadcoachoftheUBCThunderbirdsBCBreakersVancouverGriffinsTeamBCattheCanadaWinterGamesSeniorTeamBCandwasanAssistantCoachwithCanadasWomensteamattheFourNationsCupandWorldChampionships.2013-2014YearinReview6 2013-2014YearinReview7MarkRecchiKamloopsPaulKariyaVancouverMarcCrawfordBellevilleONColinPattersonRexdaleONandthe1993-1994and1994-1995KamloopsBlazerswereinductedintotheBCHockeyHallofFameinJuly2013. BrielleBelleriveNorthVancouverAlyssaEricksonMissionMicahHartSaanichtonHannahMillerVancouverSarahPotomakAldergroveandLaurenSpringKelownaattendedtheCanadianNationalWomensU18SelectionCampinAugust2013inRocklandOntario.Allsix6playershavebeeninvolvedintheBCHockeyHighPerformanceprogramandwerepartofTeamBCattheNationalWomensU18ChampionshipinCalgaryAlberta.2013-2014YearinReview8 KimberleyNewellBurnabyKaleighFratkinBurnabyJordanKrauseKelownaandJuliaMcKinnonlefttorightattendedtheNationalWomensDevelopmentTeamSelectionCampinAugust2013inCalgaryAlberta.Allfour4playershaveplayedonTeamBCbeeninvolvedintheBCHockeyHighPerformanceProgramandarecurrentlyplayinguniversityhockey.NewellKrauseandMcKinnonparticipatedinthe2011CanadaWinterGameswhileFratkinplayedinthe2007CanadaWinterGames.2013-2014YearinReview9 OnSeptember212013SunshineCoastMinorHockeyAssociationhostedaSledgeHockeyTry-IteventinSecheltBC.Currentsledgehockeyplayersrandrillsandtaughtplayersthebasicsofthegame.2013-2014YearinReview10 WorldGirlsHockeyWeekendtookplaceOctober12-132013aroundtheglobewithseveralexcitingeventsinBC.TheBCportionsoftheLongestGametookplaceinCranbrookHazeltonRichmondandParksvilletheUBCWomensHockeyteamraisedtheir2013CanadaWestChampionshipbannertotherafterstheVIJHLBCHLandWHLhostedfemaleplayersattheirgamestheVancouverAngelsheldaskillscompetitionandtheOkanaganHockeyAcademyandPursuitofExcellencetooktotheiceinacoupleexhibitiongames.2013-2014YearinReview11 BCHockeyofficialTrevorHansonRichmondBCmadehisfirstNHLofficiatingdebutinDallasTexasonOctober242013whentheCalgaryFlamesvisitedtheDallasStars.Heworkedthegamewith13yearNHLveteranrefereeKevinPollockandlinesmenDonHendersonandJohnnyMurray.Hansonstartedofficiatingin1997withtheRichmondMinorHockeyAssociation.HereceivedhisLevelSix6in2009andhasworkedmanyNationalandInternationaleventsincluding2010RBCCup2010and2011WorldJuniorAChallenge2010SubwaySuperSeriesand2012WorldU18Championship.2013-2014YearinReview12 BCHockeyofficialsStevePappKelownaandNathanVanoostenSurreywereassignedtoIIHFevents.Pappwasselectedasarefereeforthe2014WorldJuniorChampionshipinMalmoSwedenandVanoostenwasassignedasalinesmanforthe2014WorldJuniorChampionshipDivisionOne1GradeBinDumfriesGreatBritain.2013-2014YearinReview13 2013-2014YearinReview14TeamBCfellshortintheirbidforbacktobackgoldmedalsattheWesternChallengeU16Cupwitha42losstoTeamAlbertaonNovember32013inCalgaryAlberta.BeckMalenstynPentictonscoredTeamBCsfirstgoalfromCalebFantilloCoquitlamandCameronCoutreVictoria.FantillonettedthesecondforTeamBCfromJoshAndersonDuncan.BrodyWilmsCoquitlamstopped36of40shotsforTeamBC. Eight8BCplayerswereselectedtothe2013TeamCanadaWestrosterforthe2013WorldJuniorAChallengeinNovember2013inYarmouthNovaScotia.JesseJenksCroftonPrinceGeorgeSpruceKingsAdamPlantPentictonWestKelownaWarriorsDaneBirksWilliamsLakeMerrittCentennialsViktorDombrovskiyCoquitlamLangleyRivermenSteenCooperDuncanCowichanValleyCapitalsDemincoHannounNorthDeltaVernonVipersAlexGilliesVernonSalmonArmSilverbacksandJeffWrightCoquitlamMerrittCentennialswereselected.TeamCanadaWestcapturedthebronzemedalwitha53winoverTeamSwitzerland.2013-2014YearinReview15PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImages TheFemaleU18TeamBCcompetedatthe2013WomensU18NationalChampionshipinNovemberinCalgaryAlberta.TeamBCsufferedapairoflossesandtieduringthepreliminaryroundsfailingtoadvancetothemedalround.AlyssaEricksonMissionledtheteamwithfour4pointsinthree3games.2013-2014YearinReview16 BCHockeyofficialTrentKnorrPowellRivermadehisNHLofficiatingdebutattheXcelEnergyCentreinSt.PaulMinnesotaonNovember132013astheMinnesotaWildhostedtheTorontoMapleLeafs.Attheageof17KnorrwasworkingthelinesfortheECHLVictoriaSalmonKingsgameswhereheprogressedquicklyandwassoonworkingtheRoyalBankCup.Hefollowedthatupwithbeingselectedtolinethe2010MemorialCup.Afterreachingthismajormilestoneatage23KnorrdecidedtomaketheswitchtowearingthebandsandbecomeaRefereeattheMajorJuniorlevelwiththeWesternHockeyLeagueWHL.2013-2014YearinReview17 OnSundayDecember82013upwardsof300minorhockeycoachesthroughouttheLowerMainlanddescendedonRogersArenabrightandearlyforCoachingDayinBC.CoachingDayinBCisanannualeventthattheVancouverCanucksinpartnershipwithBCHockeyandHockeyCanadaofferforfreetominorhockeycoachesthroughouttheprovince.CoachesweretreatedtoanexclusiveviewingofafullCanuckspracticeaheadoftheirgameagainsttheColoradoAvalanche.2013-2014YearinReview18 2013-2014YearinReview19TheFemaleMidgetAAAFraserValleyPhantomwontheMandiSchwartzMemorialTournamentwitha2-0winovertheWinnipegAstrosatNotreDameinWilcoxSaskatchewanonDecember82013.ThePhantomdefeatedthehostNotreDameHounds1-0inthesemi-finalroundtoadvancetothefinalgame.ZoeToddVancouverandChelseaWilsonLangleyhadthegoalsforthePhantom. 2013-2014YearinReview20Four4BCplayerswerenamedtoCanadasNationalJuniorteamthatparticipatedatthe2014IIHFWorldJuniorChampionshipinSwedenafterparticipatingintheNationalJuniorTeamSelectionCamp.GriffinReinhartWestVancouverWHLEdmontonOilKingsCurtisLazarVernonWHLEdmontonOilKingsNicPetanDeltaWHLPortlandWinterhawksandSamReinhartWestVancouverWHLKootenayIce.TeamCanadalosttoFinlandinthesemi-finalsandsufferedadevastatinglosstoRussiainthebronzemedalgame.PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImages 2013-2014YearinReview21TheFemaleMidgetAAAFraserValleyPhantomfelltotheWestmanWildcats2-1intripleovertimeintheChampionshipGameattheMacsFemaleMidgetAAAHockeyTournament.ThisisthefurthestaBCfemalemidgetteamhasadvancedatthetournament.BriannaKeatsChilliwackscoredthePhantomsonlygoal.ValenciaYordanovPortCoquitlamandJodiGentileRichmondwerenamedtotheFirstAllStarTeamandShannonMorris-ReadePortCoquitlamnamedtotheSecondAll-StarTeam.YordanovalsowonBestGoaltenderandGentilehadtheBestPlusMinusofthetournament. 2013-2014YearinReview22TeamPacificsettledforsilveratthe2014WorldU17HockeyChallengewitha4-0losstotheUnitedStatesinthechampionshipgameonJanuary42014.TheteamoverpoweredRussia7-3inthesemistoadvancetothefinal.ThirteenBCplayerswereapartofTeamPacificNickMcBrideMapleRidgeKevinDavisKamloopsJoeGatenbyKelownaChazReddekoppWestKelownaNoahJuulsenAbbotsfordParkerWotherspoonSurreyAdamMusilDeltaMatthewBarzalCoquitlamNickChyzowskiKamloopsGlennGawdinRichmondBradMorrisonPrinceGeorgeTylerSoySurreyandJansenHarkinsNorthVancouver.PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImages OnJanuary72014aBCHockeyminorhockeyplayerdressedinfullgearandjoinedtheVancouverCanucksstartinglineupfortheNationalanthemsastheytookonthePittsburghPenguinsaspartoftheEveryKidsDreamContest.2013-2014YearinReview23 AspartoftheEveryKidsDreamcontestaminorhockeyplayerfromtheBurnabyWinterClubjoinedtheVancouverCanucksonthebluelinefortheNationalanthemsastheteamtookonSt.LouisBluesonJanuary102014.2013-2014YearinReview24 2013-2014YearinReview25TeamBluescoredan8-6winoverTeamWhiteatthe2014MajorMidgetLeagueAll-StargamethatwasheldattheGeorgePrestonArenaonJanuary172014.TeamBluegoalswerescoredbyDexterRobinsonKamloopsJakeKryskiKelownaLiamFinlayKelownatwo2byTannerCampbellKelownaandthree3fromMattBradleySurrey.TeamWhitegoalswerescoredbyHunterFindlaterPowellRiverColtonKerfootWestKelownaandapairfromeachDanteFabbroWhistlerandDanteHannounDelta.GameStarswenttoFinlayBradleyandHannoun. LakeCowichanMinorHockeyplayerAlexRudzikjoinedtheVancouverCanucksonthebluelinebeforethegameagainsttheCalgaryFlamesonJanuary182014aspartofEveryKidsDreamcontest.2013-2014YearinReview26 KolbyHayjoinedVancouverCanucksgoalieEddieLackforthesingingoftheNationalanthemsduringtheCanucksvs.NashvillePredatorsgameonJanuary232014aspartofEveryKidsDreamcontest.2013-2014YearinReview27 OnJanuary262014aBCHockeyminorhockeyplayerjoinedtheVancouverCanucksonthebluelinefortheNationalanthemsaspartoftheEveryKidsDreamcontest.2013-2014YearinReview28 2013-2014YearinReview29BCMinorHockeyWeekranJanuary19-252014withseveralexcitingcontestsandeventsheldaroundtheprovince.OnehundredtwentynineteamsenteredthePenaltyFreeChallengeafterhavingapenaltyfreegameduringtheweek.WealsoaskedplayersviasocialmediatosubmitpicturesofthemBeingaTeammateforachancetowinaBCHockeyswagbag.MinorhockeyplayersandofficialswereselectedtoattendtheVancouverCanucksgameonJanuary232014tostandonthebluelineinfullhockeygearwiththeCanucksstartingline-upduringtheplayingoftheNationalanthem. 2013-2014YearinReview30ThefirstWHLOfficiatingNightwasheldattheCNCentreinPrinceGeorgeastheLethbridgeHurricanestookonthePrinceGeorgeCougarsonJanuary212014.MinorhockeyofficialsmetWHLofficialspriortothegameforaquestionandanswersessionandtolearnwhatittakestobecomeaofficialatthatlevel.KatyWendlingandDanikaKroekerfromPrinceGeorgeMHAColeRenniefromHoustonMHAandNicWarkentinfromVanderhoofMHAjoinedtheWHLofficialsontheicefortheNationalanthem. 2013-2014YearinReview31AnotherWHLOfficiatingNighttookplaceatProsperaPlacewhentheKelownaRocketshostedtheSpokaneChiefsonJanuary292014.TenminorhockeyofficialsmetwithWHLofficialspriortothegametolearnaboutofficiatingattheWHLlevel.BrantonGrindefromPentictonMHAColbyMintramfromKelownaMHAKeeganChristensenfromLangleyMHAandMaximSprengerfromKelownaMHAgotthechancetojointheWHLofficialsontheicefortheNationalanthem. 2013-2014YearinReview32AttheWHLofficiatingnightattheInteriorSavingsCentreonJanuary312014minorhockeyofficialshadtheopportunitytolearnwhatofficiatingattheWHLlevelislikeandhowtogetthere.ThatnighttheKamloopsBlazershostedtheKelownaRockets.LuckyminorhockeyofficialsKateFelmarkfromNorthOkanaganMHASheldonMusselmanfromClearwaterandDistrictMHADeclanMcGarryfromLoganLakeMHAandEthanSmithfromKamloopsjoinedtheWHLofficialsontheicefortheNationalanthem. 2013-2014YearinReview33FromFebruary1113201440injuredsoldiersfromCanadaUSAAustraliaandGreatBritainexperiencedsledgehockeyinstructionfromsomeofBCHockeysfinestattheSoldier-OnAlliedWinterCamp.TheeventwasheldinpartnershipwiththeDepartmentofNationalDefenseandtheCanadianParalympicCommittee.Participantslookforwardtothisannualwintercampeachyearandisalwaysabigsuccess. 2013-2014YearinReview34Five5BCplayerswerenamedtoTeamCanadaforthe2014WinterOlympicsthatbroughthomethegoldmedalforthesecondtimeinarowinFebruary2014.CareyPriceAnahimLakeMontrealCanadiensDanHamhuisSmithersVancouverCanucksDuncanKeithPentictonChicagoBlackhawksSheaWeberSicamousNashvillePredatorsandJamieBennVictoriaDallasStars. OnFebruary282014aBCHockeyminorhockeyplayerjoinedtheVancouverCanucksstartinglineupfortheNationalanthemduringthegameagainsttheMinnesotaWild.HewasawinneroftheEveryKidsDreamcontest.2013-2014YearinReview35 2013-2014YearinReview36BCHockeyHallofFameannouncedthe2014inducteeswhichincluderetiredNHLplayersadevelopmentcoordinatorandaMemorialCupChampionshipteam.ThoseselectedwereBCHockeyAssociate-DirectorBillEnnosformerVancouverCanuckKirkMcLeanretiredNHLerPatPriceand2003-2004MemorialCupChampionsKelownaRockets.TheBCHockeyHallofFameinductionwillbeheldFridayJuly252014attheSouthOkanaganEventsCentreinPentictonBC. 2013-2014YearinReview37BCHockeylaunchedthefirstevermobileappofitskindforHockeyCanadabranchesinFebruary2014.Theappisdesignedforhockeyplayerscoachesparentsofficialsandfans.SomeofthekeyfeaturesthatuserscanaccessinthepalmoftheirhandincludepracticeplanstrainingvideostheofficiatinghandbookalivescoreboardarenamapsandaPhotoboothwhereuserscaninstantlycreatetheirownpersonalizedhockeycardsNearly4000peoplehavedownloadedthefreeappforAppleandAndroid. 2013-2014YearinReview38FraserValleydefeatedFraserRiverDelta3-2inthegoldmedalgameatthe2014BCWinterGamesonFebruary232014attheMissionLeisureCentreinMissionBC.ThebronzemedalgamefeaturedOkanaganandVancouver-SquamishsquaringoffwithOkanagancomingoutontop3-0.Theteamswerecomprisedfromunder16playersfromtheFemaleU16ZoneCampsthatwereheldinearlyJanuary2014. OnMarch102014aBCHockeyminorhockeyplayerjoinedtheVancouverCanucksstartinglineupforthesingingoftheNationalanthemsagainstNewYorkIslandersaspartoftheEveryKidsDreamcontest.2013-2014YearinReview39 2013-2014YearinReview40BCHockeychampionshipstookplaceatvariouslocationsacrosstheprovincefromMarch16212014. 2013-2014YearinReview41Over100femaleplayersagedfive5toseven7fromacrosstheprovincetookoverBurnabyEightRinksforafunweekendofgameshockeyandnewfriendsattheCanucksFemaleJamboreefromMarch21232014.TheVancouverCanucksmascotFinjoinedthegirlsfortheopeningceremoniesandTeamCanadagoldmedalistMeghanAgostaspoketothegirlsontheimportanceofsettinggoalsandworkinghardtoachievethem. OnMarch82014TateVarelajoinedtheVancouverCanucksonthebluelineforthesingingoftheNationalanthemswhentheytookontheCalgaryFlamesaspartoftheEveryKidsDreamcontest.2013-2014YearinReview42 2013-2014YearinReview43ForthethirdstraightyearTeamCanadawongoldatthe2014IIHFU18WomensWorldChampionshipdefeatingtheUS5-1onMarch302014.Five5BCplayerswerepartoftheteamBrielleBelleriveNorthVancouverMicahHartSaanichtonHannahMillerVancouverSarahPotomakAldergroveandLaurenSpringKelowna.Potomakfinishedthetournamentontopoftheleaderboardwitheight8pointsfromfive5goalsandthree3assistsinfive5games.MillerfinishedwithagoalandanassistandHarthadanassist.PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHHOF-IIHFImages 2013-2014YearinReview44TheOkanaganRocketscapturedtheirsecondBCMajorMidgetLeagueChampionshipwitha43seriesclinchingwinovertheVancouverNorthWestGiantsonSaturdayMarch222014.TheRocketswonthebest-of-threeseries20attheBurnabyWinterClub.Ingameone1TannerBrowneKelownascoredthegamewinnerwithapowerplaygoalinthesecondforthe21victory.BrendanBarryKelownawasstellarinthefinalframetopreservethewin.Ingametwo2thegamewastiedatthree3headingintothefinalframe.JakeKryskiKelownascoredabreakawaygoalwithabeautifulshotandalthoughtheGiantspressedhardtheycouldnotbeatBarryinnet.ThelosssnappedtheGiantsfive5yearreignasBCMMLChampions. 2013-2014YearinReview45TheNorthShoreWinterClubcapturedthegoldmedalatthe2014WesternCanadianChampionshipwitha43winovertheLloydminsterHeatindoubleovertimeonSundayApril62014inKelownaBC.Thisisthethirdchampionshipinfour4yearsfortheBCrepresentative.TheNorthShoreWinterClubcappedoffanundefeatedroundrobinserieswithathrillingchampionshipgame.NolanKneenNorthVancouverwastheheroforNorthShorescoringthegamewinnerat1100ofthesecondovertime.HostteamKelownadefeatedtheWinnipegMonarchs21forthebronzemedal. 2013-2014YearinReview46ForthethirdconsecutiveyeartheFraserValleyPhantomaretheFemaleMidgetAAAChampions.ThePhantomdefeatedtheThompsonOkanaganRocketsintwo2gamesoftheirbest-of-threeseries.Gameone1wasaclosebattlewithanarrow2-0victoryforthePhantomandgametwo2provedbeanothertoughgamewitha10victory.PhantomgoalieValenciaYordanovPortCoquitlamandRocketsgoalieRachelFontinhaPentictonwerestellarinnet. 2013-2014YearinReview47TenFemaleMidgetAAALeagueplayerswerechosenasthe20132014FMAAAAllStarTeamfirstandsecondlines.FirstlinetoprowlefttorightMadisonFjellstromPrinceGeorgeShannonMorris-ReadePortCoquitlamMackenzieWongSurreyMikaylaOgrodniczukVancouverJessieOlfertPentictonandValenciaYordanovPortCoquitlam.SecondlinebottomrowlefttorightKristinMartinRosedaleDenomieVokerother-FisherRosslandChelseaWilsonLangleyChantelleBeadman-RolfeWilliamsLakeMckaylaYurisTrailandMorganFlynnCastlegar. 2013-2014YearinReview48ForthefirsttimeinfranchisehistorytheOkanaganRocketswonthe2014RegionalChampionshipwithanovertimewiningamethree3overthedefendingchampionstheRedDeerOptimistChiefs.TheRocketswongameone131droppedgametwo271andnettedanovertimegoalingamethree3forthevictory.LiamFinlayKelownawhoscoredtheovertimewinnerwasnamedtheOkanaganRocketsPlayeroftheGame. 2013-2014YearinReview49TheCanucksCentreforBCHockeyintroducedanewminorhockeyawardtohonorformerCanucksgreatPavelBurewhohadhisnumberretiredthispastseason.Theawardisopentoplayersinpeeweebantamandmidgetwhoexemplifyleadershipqualitiesonandofftheiceintegritypassionteamworkandcouragewithhisherteam.LiamScottNorthVancouverStormPeeweeA2waspresentedwiththePavelBureawardbyBurehimselfattheVancouverCanucksgameonApril132014. 2013-2014YearinReview50TheKootenayInternationalJuniorHockeyLeagueChampionsBeaverValleyNitehawksdefeatedtheAldergroveKodiaks52inthegoldmedalgameatthe2014CycloneTaylorCuponApril132014inNelsonBC.Thegamewastiedatone1headingintothefinalperiodwheretheNitehawksoffenceexplodedandwereabletoskateawaywithathree3goalchampionshipvictory.TheVictoriaCougarsdefeatedtheNelsonLeafs30forthebronzemedal. 2013-2014YearinReview51TheKamloopsVibewonthe2014WesternShieldintheSeniorBcategoryonApril132014witha10winoverAssiniboineCommunityCollegeCougars.TheVibefinishedtheroundrobinwitha2-0-2recordtoadvancetothegoldmedalgame.SouthFraserTNTcapturedthebronzemedalintheSeniorAcategorywitha31winovertheGrandePrairiePanthers. 2013-2014YearinReview52TheCoquitlamExpresscapturedthefranchisessecondJuniorAFredPageCupwithafour4gamesweepoftheVernonVipersonApril152014.Coquitlamovercamedeficitsineachofthefirstthree3gamesandtrailedgoingintothethirdperiodofgamefour4.AdamRockwoodCoquitlamhadtheovertimewinnersingametwo2andtheseries-winninggoalashort-handedgoalingamefour4. 2013-2014YearinReview53BCplayerslefttorightaboveJoeHickettsKamloopsMathewBarzalCoquitlamRyanGroppKamloopsandJakeVirtanenAbbotsfordhelpedCanadasNationalMensU18Teambringhomebronzeattheatthe2014IIHFIceHockeyChampionshipwitha31winoverSweden.TheChampionshipwasheldApril17272014inLaeenrantaandImatraFinland.Virtanenfinishedthetournamentwithsix6pointsBarzalnettedthree3goalsandanassistandGroppandHickettseachhadtwo2points.PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHHOF-IIHFImages 2013-2014YearinReview54TheBeaverValleyNitehawkswonthe2014KeystoneCupwitha51winovertheAbbotsfordPilotsonApril192014.NitehawksgoalieBrettClarkGrandePrairieABwasnamedthetournamentsMostValuablePlayerwithonlyfour4goalsagainstinfour4games.Theteamfinishedthetournamentwithaperfect5-0-0record.Thismarkedthefourthtimeinfive5yearsthataBCteamhaswontheWesternCanadaJuniorBChampionship. 2013-2014YearinReview55TeamStarsdefeatedTeamAvalanche40intheChampionshipGameattheMaleU16BCCuponApril202014attheShawCentreinSalmonArmBC.TysonLinVancouverandTannerVerluisNorthVancouvereachnettedagoalfortheStarsandJordanBelleriveNorthVancouverscoredtwice.MatteoPalerChowVancouvershutthedoorinnetfortheStars. 2013-2014YearinReview56TheOkanaganRocketsbroughthomethebronzemedalfromthe2014TELUSCuponApril272014thatwasheldinMooseJawSK.TheRocketsweredowntwo2againsttheTorontoNationalsheadingintothefinalperiodbuttheyclimbedbackthankstogoalsfromLindenHoraKelownaandLiamFinlayKelowna.Withthegametiedattwo2overtimewasneededwhereHoranettedhissecondofthegametosecuretheRocketsvictory.PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImages 2013-2014YearinReview57Atthe2014TELUSCupawardsbanquettwo2OkanaganRocketscamehomewithprestigioushonors.LiamFinlayKelownawasnamedtheMostSportsmanlikePlayerandTannerWishnowskiKelownaclaimedTopScorerandTopForwardawardsfinishingthetournamentwith15points. 2013-2014YearinReview58Witha1-0winoverTeamThunderTeamInfernowonthe2014FemaleU18BCCuponApril272014attheShawCentreinSalmonArmBC.AvaKeisQuesnelscoredtheloneChampionshipgamegoal.TeamFuriescapturedthirdwitha40winoverTeamStars. 2013-2014YearinReview59TheBCHighSchoolHockeyLeagueBCHSHLwrappeduptheseasonwiththree3ChampionshipgamesonMay12014atPlanetIceinCoquitlamBC.IntheTier1ChampionshipTerryFoxdefeatedMcMath31BurnsviewbeatRockridge74intheTier2ChampionshipandElginParkovercameSirWinstonChurchill75intheTier3Championship. 2013-2014YearinReview62BCHockeyofficialJustinHullNorthVancouverwasselectedasalinesmanforthe2014IIHFMensWorldChampionshipMay9252014inMinskBelarus.HullaproductofCloverdaleMinorHockeyAssociationhasbeenofficiatingfor15yearsandisaveteranlinesmanintheWesternHockeyLeagueWHLandAmericanHockeyLeagueAHL.AsaHockeyCanadaLevelFour4linesmanhehasofficiatedotherIIHFeventsincludingtheWorldUniversityGamesWorldU17HockeyChallengeWorldU18ChampionshipsWorldJuniorAChallengeandthe2013WorldDivisionOne1Championships.InadditiontotheseaccomplishmentsHullhasalsoworkedtheRoyalBankCupCISNationalChampionshipmultipleWHLEdChynowethCupfinalsandthe2010MemorialCup. 2013-2014YearinReview63OnMay72014theMajorMidgetLeagueAll-Starteamwasannounced.PicturedaboveJakobHendersonVancouverNorthEastChiefsDanteFabbroVancouverNorthWestGiantsJordanHendersonVancouverNorthEastChiefsMattBradleyValleyWestHawksLiamFinlayOkanaganRocketsandTysonJostOkanaganRocketswerenamedtotheteam. 2013-2014YearinReview64OnMay72014ValleyWestHawksheadcoachTomSpencerLangleywasnamed2013-2014MajorMidgetLeagueCoachoftheYear.HejustfinishedhisthirdseasonasheadcoachoftheHawksleadingtheteamtoathirdplaceoverallfinishintheregularseasonwitha27-11-2record. 2013-2014YearinReview65Four4BCplayersattendedCanadasNationalWomensProgramStrengthandConditioningCampsinHamiltonONfromMay7112014.MicahHartSaanichtonandSarahPotomakAldergrovetoplefttorightattendedtheNationalWomensU18TeamStrengthandConditioningCampandKimberleyNewellBurnabyandHannahMillerVancouverbottomlefttorightattendedtheWomensDevelopmentTeamCamp.PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImages 2013-2014YearinReview66ForthesecondtimetheVernonVipershostedthe2014RBCCupfromMay10182014thehostthenLakerswonthetournamentonhomeicein1990.TheViperswerelookingtowinthenationaltitlefortheseventhtimeintheirtenthappearanceextendingtheirownall-timerecord.Vernonpreviouslywonthechampionshipin19901991199619992009and2010.Vernonwasdefeated63bytheYorktonTerrierstoadvancetothefinalgame.VipersforwardColtonSparrowKelownawasnamedTopScorerandTopForwardatthetournament.PhotocreditHockeyCanadaImagesPhotocreditHockeyCanadaImages ABIGthankyoutoourmembersWithoutyourhardworkdedicationandpassionforthegamenoneoftheseaccomplishmentswouldhavebeenpossible.Eachoneofyouhavecontributedtothesesuccessesandshouldbeproud.AlsothankyoutoallofourpartnerssupportersHockeyCanadaandmemberbranchesthathavehelpedBCHockeyreachthesemilestones.Withoutyourhelpthesehighlightsmayhaveneverbeenshared.Letscontinuethesesuccessesintothe2014-2015season.2013-2014YearinReview67