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Now former Chilliwack Chief Garrett Valk (No. 10) helps another ex-Chief, Carter Wilkie, foil Coquitlam’s Connor Gregga during a 2019 BCHL game. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs send Garrett Valk to Trail Smoke Eaters

Chilliwack hockey boss Brian Maloney said the trade was to provide opportunity for the blueliner

Now former Chilliwack Chief Garrett Valk (No. 10) helps another ex-Chief, Carter Wilkie, foil Coquitlam’s Connor Gregga during a 2019 BCHL game. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
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Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust commits to Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks

The 2002-born forward joins a long list of Chiefs players who have secured future NCAA homes

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Chilliwack Chief Connor Milburn nets NCAA commitment

The hard-working forward will eventually be heading off to Lake Superior State

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Massimo Rizzo (in white) hit the ice for the Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday night, facing his former Coquitlam Express teammates. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs struggling to find form in extended training camp action

The BCHL junior A club has lost three in a row, the last two against the Coquitlam Express

Massimo Rizzo (in white) hit the ice for the Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday night, facing his former Coquitlam Express teammates. (Darren Francis photo)
Ryan Bowen (in white) was a player who came to the Chilliwack Chiefs from junior A hockey and helped the team win an RBC Cup. But Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney said major junior imports don’t always work out, and his team won’t be scooping them up during a COVID-disrupted season. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack Chiefs decline to add WHL players looking for a place to play during pandemic

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney said he’s staying loyal to the kids who’ve committed to the program

Ryan Bowen (in white) was a player who came to the Chilliwack Chiefs from junior A hockey and helped the team win an RBC Cup. But Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney said major junior imports don’t always work out, and his team won’t be scooping them up during a COVID-disrupted season. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Now former Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Jackson Munro (in red) dishes a pass to one of his teammates during a BCHL battle against Powell River last season. (Elena Rardon/Alberni Valley News)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire Jackson Munro from Alberni Valley

The veteran defender comes to the Chiefs in exchange for future considerations

Now former Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Jackson Munro (in red) dishes a pass to one of his teammates during a BCHL battle against Powell River last season. (Elena Rardon/Alberni Valley News)
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Coquitlam Express stop Chilliwack Chiefs in exhibition action

The BCHL teams faced off in Coquitlam, with the defending champs skating to a 5-4 win

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Chilliwack Chiefs forwards on early-season Central Scouting watch list

Ayrton Martino and Sasha Teleguine are on the National Hockey League radar

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Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Ethan Pearson adapting to BCHL shooters

Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Ethan Pearson adapting to BCHL shooters

The 18-year-old rookie is using the 2020-21 junior A season to get ready for the jump to Princeton

Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Ethan Pearson adapting to BCHL shooters
Carter Wilkie, then with the Chilliwack Chiefs, battles Christian Felton of the Vernon Vipers for the puck during a BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum in October, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Former Chilliwack Chief Carter Wilkie nets NCAA scholarship

The hard-working forward will be heading to New York and the RIT Tigers

Carter Wilkie, then with the Chilliwack Chiefs, battles Christian Felton of the Vernon Vipers for the puck during a BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum in October, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Surrey Eagles logo.
The Surrey Eagles logo.
Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)

Chilliwack Chiefs land potential game changer in Massimo Rizzo deal

The BCHL junior A club has Fred Page Cup aspirations, and the new player has a championship pedigree

Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)
Massimo Rizzo (Penticton Vees, BCHL), middle, tries to out-maneuver two Team Canada East players during a preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the all-Canadian matchup 6-1.Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire Massimo Rizzo from Coquitlam Express

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney has high expectations this season, and this trade is a sign of that

Massimo Rizzo (Penticton Vees, BCHL), middle, tries to out-maneuver two Team Canada East players during a preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the all-Canadian matchup 6-1.Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images
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Tempers fray as Chilliwack Chiefs and Surrey Eagles face off for fifth time in October

The BCHL teams have seen a lot of each other this month, and Saturday’s game took on a nasty tone

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Chilliwack Chiefs fall in overtime to Surrey Eagles

Chilliwack Chiefs fall in overtime to Surrey Eagles

In their lone game of the weekend, the BCHL junior A club fell 3-2 at the Chilliwack Coliseum

Chilliwack Chiefs fall in overtime to Surrey Eagles
Fitting Frankie Carogioiello’s name on a piece of poster board is no small task, but Chiefs superfan Ian Sewell pulled it off. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs fan makes team feel at home in empty arena

Ian Sewell wore out his wrist and his markers making signs for every Chiefs player

Fitting Frankie Carogioiello’s name on a piece of poster board is no small task, but Chiefs superfan Ian Sewell pulled it off. (Twitter photo)
Ethan Bowen joins a short list of Chilliwack-born and raised players who’ve been drafted by National Hockey League teams, going in the seventh round of the 2020 draft to the Anaheim Ducks. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack’s Ethan Bowen realizes life-long dream being drafted by NHL’s Anaheim Ducks

The Chilliwack Chiefs forward said he’s dedicated his life to the NHL dream and couldn’t be happier

Ethan Bowen joins a short list of Chilliwack-born and raised players who’ve been drafted by National Hockey League teams, going in the seventh round of the 2020 draft to the Anaheim Ducks. (Twitter photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs forward Kienan Draper (left) has been drafted by the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs Kienan Draper and Ethan Bowen picked in National Hockey League draft

Draper and Bowen were two of the three BCHL players chosen by big-league clubs

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Kienan Draper (left) has been drafted by the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack forward Ethan Bowen, West Kelowna forward John Evans and Langley defenseman Ryan Helliwell have a chance to be drafted by a National Hockey League team this week. (BCHL graphic)

Big week for Chilliwack’s Ethan Bowen as National Hockey League holds draft

Bowen is the highest ranked BCHL skater and projects to be a mid-round pick by a big-league club

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Chilliwack forward Ethan Bowen, West Kelowna forward John Evans and Langley defenseman Ryan Helliwell have a chance to be drafted by a National Hockey League team this week. (BCHL graphic)
Tommy Lyons (right) looks forward to more celebrating with his teammates after successfully making it across the Canada/United States border to rejoin his BCHL club. (Darren Francis photo)

American forward Tommy Lyons makes it through quarantine to rejoin Chilliwack Chiefs

The Massachusetts kid had to spend 14 days in isolation before reuniting with his BCHL teammates

Tommy Lyons (right) looks forward to more celebrating with his teammates after successfully making it across the Canada/United States border to rejoin his BCHL club. (Darren Francis photo)