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BCHL experiments with coach’s challenge, video review during preseason

The junior A league wants video review in place in time for its BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack

 

The Cowichan Valley Capitals are looking for a new goaltender after Will Gurski has joined the Vancouver Giants following a trade of his WHL rights from the Winnipeg Ice. (Submitted)

Cowichan Capitals looking for new goalie after Gurski heads to Giants

WHL trade caught Caps by surprise with training camp around the corner

 

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Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

 

Green forward Jareden Kurvers (18) is pursued by Red defenceman Nathan King (7) during the all-star game at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie camp on Sunday, Aug. 22. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

After successful rookie auditions, Caps look toward main camp

Big group invited to try out for remaining spots when camp opens Sept. 17

Green forward Jareden Kurvers (18) is pursued by Red defenceman Nathan King (7) during the all-star game at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie camp on Sunday, Aug. 22. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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BCHL’s 60th anniversary plans include outdoor games, retro nights

Teams will wear retro jerseys throughout the season, junior ‘A’ hockey league announces

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Primo Self celebrates after scoring his third goal of the night for the Capitals in a 2020 BCHL playoff game. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Capitals add experience in three-way trade

Schovanek and Campbell join Caps, with Self heading to Surrey

Primo Self celebrates after scoring his third goal of the night for the Capitals in a 2020 BCHL playoff game. (Citizen file)
The Caps have added Owen Simpson to their defence corps for 2021-22. (Submitted)

One in, one out for Cowichan Capitals

Caps add big defender, goalie heads to McGill University

The Caps have added Owen Simpson to their defence corps for 2021-22. (Submitted)
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Cowichan Valley Capitals release schedule for 2021-22 BCHL season

Caps will play 52 regular games and two showcase matches as part of their BCHL slate

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The Cowichan Valley Capitals have acquired Duncan-born goalie Will Gurski, who spent the last two years in Winnipeg, playing with the WHL’s Ice (pictured) and the MJHL’s Blues and Freeze. (Submitted)

Cowichan Capitals bring home Duncan-born goalie

Will Gurski spent the last two seasons with junior teams in Winnipeg

The Cowichan Valley Capitals have acquired Duncan-born goalie Will Gurski, who spent the last two years in Winnipeg, playing with the WHL’s Ice (pictured) and the MJHL’s Blues and Freeze. (Submitted)
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BCHL takes another step towards eliminating fighting

The BCHL claims it will have the stiffest anti-fighting measures of any North American league

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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Capitals forward Jackson Alexeev looks for a teammate to pass to during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, April 3. (ELENA RARDON/ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Capitals forward Jackson Alexeev looks for a teammate to pass to during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, April 3. (ELENA RARDON/ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Braden Blace — originally from the Cowichan Valley — fires a shot past Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sean Ramsay on April 17. The shot ended up becoming Blace’s first BCHL goal. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

Cowichan Valley products shine in shortened BCHL season

Duncan’s Wilson among league leaders with Penticton

Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Braden Blace — originally from the Cowichan Valley — fires a shot past Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sean Ramsay on April 17. The shot ended up becoming Blace’s first BCHL goal. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)
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Princeton commits among Cowichan Capitals’ additions

BCHL club’s newest recruits include future Tigers

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Twenty-two BCHL grads chasing Stanley Cup as NHL playoffs begin

The list includes Alex Newhook, getting his first taste of NHL playoffs with the Colorado Avalanche

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Capitals’ Kahlil Fontana blueliner evades Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Hersant during second-period B.C. Hockey League Island Division action at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Susan Quinn/Black Press Media)

Cowichan Capitals go out with a bang

Caps finish BCHL season strong with 6-1 thumping of Clippers

Capitals’ Kahlil Fontana blueliner evades Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Hersant during second-period B.C. Hockey League Island Division action at the Alberni Valley Multiplex on Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Susan Quinn/Black Press Media)
Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sean Ramsay comes away with the puck after a battle along the boards during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on May 1, 2021. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

Three wins in a row for Cowichan Capitals

BCHL team enjoying best stretch of the season

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Sean Ramsay comes away with the puck after a battle along the boards during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on May 1, 2021. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)
Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Kahlil Fontana tries to keep the puck away from Bulldogs’ forward Finn Brown during a game in the Port Alberni Pod earlier this season. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

Cowichan Capitals bounce back with overtime games

Win and loss in extra time get Caps going again

Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Kahlil Fontana tries to keep the puck away from Bulldogs’ forward Finn Brown during a game in the Port Alberni Pod earlier this season. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)
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BCHL pod season will end without playoffs

With COVID restrictions still hampering the league, the Fred Page Cup won’t be awarded in 2021

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Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Logan Rands pokes the puck away from Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Talon Duff. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)

Offence sags as Cowichan Capitals reach midway mark

Caps score one goal in three games as pod season continues

Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Logan Rands pokes the puck away from Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Talon Duff. (Elena Rardon/Black Press Media)