BCEHL WEEKEND UPDATE - OCTOBER 13-15
For Immediate Release
October 11, 2023
Saanichton, B.C. - We've got another busy weekend coming up in the BCEHL with the first U17 showcase of the season getting underway on Friday in Langley. Let's see what's in store around the BCEHL!
Female U18 AAA
Female U18 AAA Featured Series:
In Kelowna, the third-place Thompson-Okanagan Lakers (3-2-0-0) welcome the fifth-place Northern Capitals (1-3-0-0) for a three-game series. The Lakers' most recent league outing was on October 1st, where a two-point performance from Emma Kohl (1g-1a), Jocelyn Tew (1g-1a) and Makena Vercholuk (0g-2a) helped propel them to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Island Seals. Capitals' forward Abby Bryant recorded two points (1g-1a) in her squad's most recent game against the Fraser Valley Rush on October 1st.
Friday's Female U18 Game
Northern Capitals @ Thompson-Okanagan Lakers - 5:15 p.m. - Capital News Centre
Saturday's Female U18 Games
Fraser Valley Rush @ Vancouver Island Seals - 4:00 p.m. - Cowichan Community Centre
Northern Capitals @ Thompson-Okanagan Lakers - 7:15 p.m. - Kal Tire Place
Sunday's Female U18 Games
Northern Capitals @ Thompson-Okanagan Lakers - 10:45 a.m. - Capital News Centre
Fraser Valley Rush @ Vancouver Island Seals - 11:15 a.m. - Fuller Lake Arena
U18 AAA Featured Series:
In a matchup of the top two teams in the U18 league, the first-place Vancouver NE Chiefs (6-0-0-0) travel to Prince George to take on the second-place Cariboo Cougars (4-1-1-0). Cougars' forward Mason Loewen is currently riding a four-game point streak (2g-4a) and is one of six Cougars' players (Isaiah Bagri, Rylan Bissett, Josh Gendron, Grady Gustafson, Jack Tidsbury) who are scoring at a point-per-game pace or better this season. On the Chiefs' side, forward Lucas McDonald leads the U18 league in scoring with 13 points (7g-6a) in six games.
Saturday's U18 Games
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Cariboo Cougars - 2:15 p.m. - Kin Centre
Okanagan Rockets @ Greater Vancouver Canadians - 5:15 p.m. - Richmond Olympic Oval
Valley West Giants @ Vancouver Island Royals - 7:00 p.m. - Ian Stewart Complex
Thompson Blazers @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds - 7:15 p.m. - Matsqui Recreation Centre
Sunday's U18 Games
Valley West Giants @ Vancouver Island Royals - 8:30 a.m. - Juan de Fuca Arena
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Cariboo Cougars - 10:30 a.m. - Kin Centre
Thompson Blazers @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds - 11:00 a.m. - Abbotsford Centre
Okanagan Rockets @ Greater Vancouver Canadians - 11:15 a.m. - Richmond Olympic Oval
U17 AAA Featured Matchup:
The third-place Okanagan Rockets (4-2-0-0) take on the seventh-place Vancouver NW Hawks (2-4-0-0) on Saturday at the U17 Showcase in Langley. Okanagan forward Carson Callon has found the back of the net six times in his first six games, including a pair against the Hawks on October 8th. Hawks' forward Lukas Hoff has had success against the Rockets this season, scoring three goals in two games.
Friday's U17 Games
All games played at Langley Twin Rinks
Vancouver NW Hawks vs. Fraser Valley Thunderbirds - 6:00 p.m.
Thompson Blazers vs. Valley West Giants - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday's U17 Games
All games played at Langley Twins Rinks
Greater Vancouver Canadians vs. Thompson Blazers - 12:30 p.m.
Valley West Giants vs. Cariboo Cougars - 4:30 p.m.
Okanagan Rockets vs. Vancouver NW Hawks - 6:15 p.m.
Vancouver Island Royals vs. Vancouver NE Chiefs - 7:15 p.m.
Sunday's U17 Games
All games played at Langley Twins Rinks
Cariboo Cougars vs. Okanagan Rockets - 11:15 a.m.
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds vs. Vancouver Island Royals - 3:00 p.m.
Vancouver NE Chiefs vs. Greater Vancouver Canadians - 5:45 p.m.
U15 AAA Featured Matchup:
A battle of two undefeated teams goes down on Sunday as the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds (6-0-0-0) and the Valley West Giants (6-0-0-0) meet in Delta. The Fraser Valley goaltending duo of Davin Chyld and Bentley Edgar have been outstanding to start the year, having conceded just two goals so far throughout the team's opening six games. Valley West's offensive duo of Luke Vickers (7g-5a) and Jonathan Zhang (7g-2a) both sit in a tie for second in goals among U15 skaters with seven each.
Saturday's U15 Games
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Thompson Blazers - 2:30 p.m. - McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre
Cariboo Cougars @ Okanagan Rockets - 5:45 p.m. - Capital News Centre
Vancouver Island Royals @ Vancouver NW Hawks - 6:15 p.m. - Hollyburn Country Club
Sunday's U15 Games
Cariboo Cougars @ Okanagan Rockets - 8:00 a.m. - Capital News Centre
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Thompson Blazers - 10:45 a.m. - McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre
Vancouver Island Royals @ Vancouver NW Hawks - 12:15 p.m. - Harry Jerome Rec Centre
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds @ Valley West Giants - 3:15 p.m. - Planet Ice Delta
If you can’t make it out the games you can stream all BCEHL games live at: www.playfullscreen.com.
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