BCEHL WEEKEND UPDATE - OCTOBER 28-29
For Immediate Release
October 25, 2023
Saanichton, B.C. - Another weekend of BCEHL hockey is upon us! We've got action in all four leagues, including packed schedules in the U18 and U17 leagues. Let's take a look at what's in store!
Female U18 AAA
Female U18 AAA Featured Series: The lone matchup in the Female U18 league takes place on Vancouver Island when the second-place Thompson-Okanagan Lakers (6-2-0-1) visit the fourth-place Vancouver Island Seals (3-4-0-1). Thompson-Okanagan enters the series on a four-game winning streak. Lakers' defender Kilah Hodder has registered six points (1g-5a) in her last four games, and ranks first among all blueliners in the league with 10 points (2g-8a) in nine games. Seals' defender Kate Steele has put up four points (2g-2a) during a three-game point streak.
Saturday's Female U18 Game
Thompson-Okanagan Lakers @ Vancouver Island Seals - 2:30 p.m. - Cowichan Community Centre
Sunday's Female U18 Game
Thompson Okanagan Lakers @ Vancouver Island Seals - 9:40 a.m. - Fuller Lake Arena
U18 AAA Featured Series: The second-place Fraser Valley Thunderbirds (7-1-0-0) and the fifth-place Okanagan Rockets (5-4-0-1) hit the ice for two games. Fraser Valley has rose to the occasion in close contests as they've won four games decided by one goal during an ongoing five-game winning streak. Rockets' forward Aiden Bruce has been all over the scoresheet so far this season, with 17 points (7g-10a) in 10 games played.
Saturday's U18 Games
Vancouver NW Hawks @ Cariboo Cougars - 6:30 p.m. - Kin Centre
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Vancouver Island Royals - 7:00 p.m. - Ian Stewart Complex
Okanagan Rockets @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds - 7:00 p.m. - Summit Centre
Thompson Blazers @ Valley West Giants - 8:00 p.m. - Langley Twin Rinks
Sunday's U18 Games
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Vancouver Island Royals - 8:30 a.m. - Juan de Fuca Arena
Vancouver NW Hawks @ Cariboo Cougars - 10:30 a.m. - Kin Centre
Okanagan Rockets @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds - 12:30 p.m. - Abbotsford Centre
Thompson Blazers @ Valley West Giants - 12:45 p.m. - Langley Twin Rinks
U17 AAA Featured Series: The seventh-place Thompson Blazers (3-5-0-0) host the ninth-place Valley West Giants (1-3-2-0). Both squads have received offense from their blueline this season as Thompson's Aaron Zulnick ranks second among U17 blueliners with eight points (2g-6a) in eight games, while Valley West's Joshua Lee sits fourth with six points (1g-5a) in six games.
Saturday's U17 Games
Valley West Giants @ Thompson Blazers - 3:00 p.m. - North Thompson Sportsplex
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds @ Okanagan Rockets - 3:00 p.m. - Capital News Centre
Vancouver Island Royals @ Vancouver NE Chiefs - 3:30 p.m. - Scotia Barn
Cariboo Cougars @ Vancouver NW Hawks - 6:10 p.m. - Hollyburn Country Club
Sunday's U17 Games
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds @ Okanagan Rockets - 10:00 a.m. - Capital News Centre
Vancouver Island Royals @ Vancouver NE Chiefs - 10:45 a.m. - Scotia Barn
Valley West Giants @ Thompson Blazers - 11:00 a.m. - Sandman Centre
Cariboo Cougars @ Vancouver NW Hawks - 12:15 p.m. - Harry Jerome Rec Centre
U15 AAA Featured Series: In the U15 league, the fifth-place Thompson Blazers (3-3-2-0) travel to the Island to take on the seventh-place Vancouver Island Royals (2-5-0-3). The Blazers are coming off a 4-3 victory against the Cariboo Cougars on October 22, led by a hat-trick from forward Mattias Holte. The Royals' also enter the weekend coming off a win, as a hat-trick from Kane Nicholas led them to a 7-4 victory over the Vancouver NW Hawks on October 15th.
Saturday's U15 Games
Greater Vancouver Canadians @ Cariboo Cougars - 3:45 p.m. - Kin Centre
Thompson Blazers @ Vancouver Island Royals - 6:30 p.m. - Oceanside Place Arena
Sunday's U15 Games
Greater Vancouver Canadians @ Cariboo Cougars - 7:45 a.m. - Kin Centre
Thompson Blazers @ Vancouver Island Royals - 8:00 a.m. - Frank Crane Arena
If you can’t make it out the games you can stream all BCEHL games live at: www.playfullscreen.com.
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