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Jordan Kawaguchi's uniform colour didn't change at all jumping from the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks to the Texas Stars. (Texas Stars twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Jordan Kawaguchi earns All-American status for second straight season

Kawaguchi ends his NCAA men’s hockey career with another honour

Jordan Kawaguchi's uniform colour didn't change at all jumping from the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks to the Texas Stars. (Texas Stars twitter photo)
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BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League

The BCHL retains affiliation with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, but isn’t saying what comes next

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Former Merritt Centennial and current Chilliwack Chief Jackson Munro (left) evades Merritt’s Chase Cook during a weekend BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)

Goalies lead Chilliwack Chiefs to pair of wins in weekend BCHL action

Mathieu Caron picked up a shutout Friday and Jakob Gullmes earned his first BCHL victory Sunday

Former Merritt Centennial and current Chilliwack Chief Jackson Munro (left) evades Merritt’s Chase Cook during a weekend BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs add prospect Cole Savage to goalie pipeline

The teenager spent this season with the U18 prep team at Abbotsford’s Yale Academy

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Mathieu Caron is the unquestioned starter for the Chilliwack Chiefs and had a strong opening weekend of BCHL action. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs goalie runner up for BCHL Player of the Week award

Mathieu Caron backstopped his junior A team to weekend wins over Merritt and Prince George

Mathieu Caron is the unquestioned starter for the Chilliwack Chiefs and had a strong opening weekend of BCHL action. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chief Connor Milburn (in white) fights off Prince George winger Carter Cochrane to get a backhand shot off against Spruce Kings stopper Aaron Trotter during Saturday’s BCHL pod game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs open BCHL pod season with back to back wins

The junior A club looked good, beating Merritt and Prince George by a combined score of 9-3

Chilliwack Chief Connor Milburn (in white) fights off Prince George winger Carter Cochrane to get a backhand shot off against Spruce Kings stopper Aaron Trotter during Saturday’s BCHL pod game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)
Abbotsford's Jordan Kawaguchi has signed with the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars. (File photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs grad Jordan Kawaguchi signs with NHL’s Dallas Stars

Days after playing his final game at the University of North Dakota, Gooch is turning pro

Abbotsford's Jordan Kawaguchi has signed with the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars. (File photo)
The Chilliwack Chiefs, Merritt Centennials and Prince George Spruce Kings form a three-team pod as the BCHL season finally gets underway. (BCHL graphic)

Chilliwack Chiefs ready for a lot of Merritt and Prince George as BCHL season starts

The Chiefs, Centennials and Spruce Kings may get sick of each other playing in a three team pod

The Chilliwack Chiefs, Merritt Centennials and Prince George Spruce Kings form a three-team pod as the BCHL season finally gets underway. (BCHL graphic)
In his final season of junior A eligibility in the BCHL, Nanaimo Clippers goalie Jordan Naylor is thrilled to be able to play a shortened season. (Garrett James photo)

BCHL veterans thrilled to finish their junior careers with game action

For the longest time, it looked like the league’s 20-year-olds had already played their final games

  • Mar 29, 2021
In his final season of junior A eligibility in the BCHL, Nanaimo Clippers goalie Jordan Naylor is thrilled to be able to play a shortened season. (Garrett James photo)
Chilliwack’s Ethan Bowen will be one of the offensive leaders for the Chilliwack Chiefs during the shortened 2020-21 BCHL season. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs roster rundown: Forward group still strong despite defections

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney feels his forward corps is the best in the BCHL

Chilliwack’s Ethan Bowen will be one of the offensive leaders for the Chilliwack Chiefs during the shortened 2020-21 BCHL season. (Darren Francis photo)
Xavier Henry is the one holdover from the 2019-20 Chilliwack Chiefs D. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs roster rundown: Veteran additions lead the D

The junior A club has a more experienced blueline crew heading into the shortened BCHL season

Xavier Henry is the one holdover from the 2019-20 Chilliwack Chiefs D. (Darren Francis photo)
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BCHL will have three teams playing in Burnaby during shortened season

The league announced five pod locations as the junior A league prepares to play in early April

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Chilliwack Chiefs goaltender Mathieu Caron stops a shot on goal by Connor Marritt of the Vernon Vipers during a 2019 BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. Caron will get the lion’s share of the work during a shortened 20 game season that starts in early April. (Jenna Hauck - Black Press)

Chilliwack Chiefs roster rundown: Mathieu Caron the main man in net for BCHL club

In a 20 game short-season sprint, Abbotsford’s Caron is sure to get plenty of work

Chilliwack Chiefs goaltender Mathieu Caron stops a shot on goal by Connor Marritt of the Vernon Vipers during a 2019 BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. Caron will get the lion’s share of the work during a shortened 20 game season that starts in early April. (Jenna Hauck - Black Press)
Brett Willits of the Chilliwack Chiefs flicks the puck backwards and away from Evan Orr of the Prince George Spruce Kings during a 2019 BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. The Spruce Kings were supposed to move into the Interior conference for the 2020-21 season, but instead they’re joining the Chiefs and Merritt in a three-team pod for the shortened campaign. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs hosting Prince George and Merritt in three-team BCHL pod

The BCHL team is preparing to sprint through a shortened season facing two foes

Brett Willits of the Chilliwack Chiefs flicks the puck backwards and away from Evan Orr of the Prince George Spruce Kings during a 2019 BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. The Spruce Kings were supposed to move into the Interior conference for the 2020-21 season, but instead they’re joining the Chiefs and Merritt in a three-team pod for the shortened campaign. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Ben Sanderson of the Vernon Vipers chases down Kyle Penney of the Chilliwack Chiefs during 2019 BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Kyle Penney leads Chilliwack Chiefs into a season unlike any other

Penney will captain the BCHL club through a shortened showcase-style season

Ben Sanderson of the Vernon Vipers chases down Kyle Penney of the Chilliwack Chiefs during 2019 BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Chilliwack Chiefs alum Kohen Olischefski with the University of Denver Pioneers. (U of Denver photo)

Chilliwack Chief grads earn all-academic status in NCAA men’s hockey

Kohen Olischefski and Harrison Blaisdell have been recognized for their work in the classroom

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Kohen Olischefski with the University of Denver Pioneers. (U of Denver photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs hoping to be hub city as BCHL announces return to action

Chiefs players will have a chance to showcase themselves over 5 weeks and approximately 20 games

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Boston College forward Nikita Nesterenko is one of the top freshmen in the Hockey East conference. (Hockey East Instagram photo)

Ex-Chief Nikita Nesterenko named to Hockey East All-Rookie team

The talented forward has enjoyed a great first season with the NCAA powerhouse Boston College Eagles

Boston College forward Nikita Nesterenko is one of the top freshmen in the Hockey East conference. (Hockey East Instagram photo)
Abbotsford’s Jordan Kawaguchi, shown here with North Dakota, has been named a first-team All-NCHC player for the second straight season. (File photo)

Jordan Kawaguchi named to All-Conference team in National Collegiate Hockey Conference

The former Chilliwack Chiefs captain is named All-NCHC for a second straight season

Abbotsford’s Jordan Kawaguchi, shown here with North Dakota, has been named a first-team All-NCHC player for the second straight season. (File photo)
Harrison Blaisdell (middle) will be in action in a nationally televised NCAA men’s hockey game between his University of North Dakota (UND) Fighting Hawks and the University of Omaha. (UND photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alums skate for North Dakota in nationally televised NCAA men’s hockey match

Jordan Kawaguchi, Harrison Blaisdell and Cooper Moore’s game can be seen live on TSN 3

Harrison Blaisdell (middle) will be in action in a nationally televised NCAA men’s hockey game between his University of North Dakota (UND) Fighting Hawks and the University of Omaha. (UND photo)