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BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders

The delay is minimal, just six days, for now. But the league is open to starting up after Christmas

 

Capitals won’t be facing off against against anyone this weekend. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Valley Capitals’ weekend games postponed

The BCHL has announced the cancellation of all weekend games, including the…

 

Caps defenceman Cullen Ferguson has committed to play at Union College. (Citizen file)

Ferguson commits, Cowichan Capitals add two from WHL

Between a two-week layoff to switch cohorts and the pandemic-related postponement of…

 

Defenceman Declan Fogarty (25) was traded to the Toronto Patriots in one of two deals the Cowichan Valley Capitals made last week. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Capitals upgrade forward lines with two trades

Caps get Bulawka from Vernon and Alexeev from Toronto Patriots

Defenceman Declan Fogarty (25) was traded to the Toronto Patriots in one of two deals the Cowichan Valley Capitals made last week. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A Sunday afternoon Cowichan Valley Capitals home game against the Powell River Kings was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions imposed by provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry on Saturday afternoon. (Citizen file)

Caps contest a casualty of COVID-19 concerns

Visiting Powell River part of a health region shut down by the provincial health officer

A Sunday afternoon Cowichan Valley Capitals home game against the Powell River Kings was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions imposed by provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry on Saturday afternoon. (Citizen file)
Defenceman Cullen Ferguson had a goal and an assist as the Caps took the Nanaimo Clippers into a shootout last Friday, one of three games in four days for the busy Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen file)

Busy Cowichan Capitals get a look at newcomers

Caps play three games in four nights before two-week break

Defenceman Cullen Ferguson had a goal and an assist as the Caps took the Nanaimo Clippers into a shootout last Friday, one of three games in four days for the busy Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen file)
Capitals centre Kahlil Fontana faces off against Connor Eddy of the Victoria Grizzlies during last Saturday’s game at the Cowichan Arena. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Capitals fall to Victoria Grizzlies

Caps continue to build chemistry in preseason

Capitals centre Kahlil Fontana faces off against Connor Eddy of the Victoria Grizzlies during last Saturday’s game at the Cowichan Arena. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Will Arquiett had 30 points in 53 games with the Caps last season. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Capitals continue making trades

Four players added in return for Arquiett and Morgan

Will Arquiett had 30 points in 53 games with the Caps last season. (Citizen file)
Jacob Brockman leads his teammates as they celebrate a goal against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Caps take two from Bulldogs

Brockman, Richter and Fontana combine for 12 points in two nights

Jacob Brockman leads his teammates as they celebrate a goal against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Capitals defenceman Daron Cyr carries the puck behind his own net during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, Oct. 3. (Elena Rardon/Black Press)

Cowichan Capitals ‘hesitant’ in exhibition openers

Shortstaffed and under new coach, Caps drop two

Capitals defenceman Daron Cyr carries the puck behind his own net during a game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Saturday, Oct. 3. (Elena Rardon/Black Press)
Dan McIntyre was traded to Grande Prairie just days after being named captain of the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen file)

McIntyre out, Fontana in as Cowichan Capitals wheel and deal

Caps add three players, ship out captain as exhibition gets underway

Dan McIntyre was traded to Grande Prairie just days after being named captain of the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Citizen file)
Dan McIntyre has been named the Cowichan Valley Capitals’ captain for the 2020-21 B.C. Hockey League season. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Caps name McIntyre captain on cusp of new season

Energetic forward entering third season in Cowichan

Dan McIntyre has been named the Cowichan Valley Capitals’ captain for the 2020-21 B.C. Hockey League season. (Citizen file)
Grimwood steps down as Cowichan Capitals head coach

Grimwood steps down as Cowichan Capitals head coach

Hired in May, Grimwood didn’t coach a game for the BCHL team

Grimwood steps down as Cowichan Capitals head coach
Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BCHL approves back-up plan for 2020-21 season

Without gate revenue, league will rely on player fees, government and business support

Cowichan Valley Capitals prospects clash during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Jackseen Hungle attacks the net during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Sunday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Young hopefuls shine at Cowichan Capitals rookie ID camp

A handful of standout players earned invitations to the Caps’ main camp next month

Jackseen Hungle attacks the net during a 3-on-3 scrimmage at the Cowichan Valley Capitals rookie ID camp on Sunday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Jacob Brockman is the newest member of the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Tami Quan photo)
Jacob Brockman is the newest member of the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Tami Quan photo)
Under the BCHL’s current plan, the Cowichan Valley Capitals will hit the ice for training camp in September, with the regular season starting in December. (Citizen file)

Capitals excited about BCHL’s return plans

Camp starts in September, regular season to kick off Dec. 1

Under the BCHL’s current plan, the Cowichan Valley Capitals will hit the ice for training camp in September, with the regular season starting in December. (Citizen file)
The B.C. Hockey League has announced it plans to start its 2020-21 regular season Dec. 1, though teams can start training camps in early September. (Black Press file photos)

BCHL teams can start training in September for first league games in December

B.C. Hockey League announces Dec. 1 start date for 2020-21 season

The B.C. Hockey League has announced it plans to start its 2020-21 regular season Dec. 1, though teams can start training camps in early September. (Black Press file photos)
Ladysmith’s own bruiser Cole Broadhurst has been traded to Grande Prairie of the AJHL after three seasons with the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Caps send Broadhurst to Grande Prairie, sign four

Ladysmith bruiser and defenceman Howie will join Vandekamp in Alberta

Ladysmith’s own bruiser Cole Broadhurst has been traded to Grande Prairie of the AJHL after three seasons with the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Cowichan Valley Capitals have acquired forward Tom Richter from the Prince George Spruce Kings. 
(Vicki Brown/Prince George Spruce Kings)

Cowichan Caps add veteran forward from Spruce Kings

Tom Richter from the Prince George Spruce Kings

The Cowichan Valley Capitals have acquired forward Tom Richter from the Prince George Spruce Kings. 
(Vicki Brown/Prince George Spruce Kings)