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Dennis Cholowski hopes to make an impact in his third National Hockey League season. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)

Chilliwack Chief alum Dennis Cholowski headlines list of BCHLers at NHL camps

The former first round draft pick heads into his third season with the Detroit Red Wings

Dennis Cholowski hopes to make an impact in his third National Hockey League season. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs add forward A.J. Lacroix from Delta Hockey Academy

Lacroix will be 16 years old next season, but is already a big-bodied forward at six-foot-four

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Chilliwack Chiefs add Nicholas Cristiano and Joshua Orrico to prospect pool

The BCHL junior A hockey club got commitments from two promising players over the Christmas break

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Relaxed viaSport restrictions let sidelined Chilliwack hockey players back on the ice

Older members of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Chilliwack Jets were prohibited from practicing

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New Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust.

Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust makes Team Switzerland roster

The Chiefs forward will compete in the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships in Edmonton/Red Deer

New Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust.
Nanaimo Clippers players Jordan Naylor, left, and Trevor LeDonne drop off letters at the office of Nanaimo MLA Sheila Malcolmson, asking for her support as the team asks for reconsideration of provincial health orders banning 19-20-year-olds from practising and playing sports. (Photo submitted)

Junior hockey team in B.C. pleads for an opportunity to play during pandemic

Nanaimo Clippers’ owner questions science behind public health orders

Nanaimo Clippers players Jordan Naylor, left, and Trevor LeDonne drop off letters at the office of Nanaimo MLA Sheila Malcolmson, asking for her support as the team asks for reconsideration of provincial health orders banning 19-20-year-olds from practising and playing sports. (Photo submitted)
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Provincial health orders cause BCHL to delay start of the season by one month

Nearly half the league’s players are unable to fully participate in team activities

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Will Calverley collected four points in two games for the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers last weekend. (RIT Tigers photo)

Former Chilliwack Chief wins NCAA Player of the Week award

Will Calverley scored three goals and added an assist in two games against Clarkson U

Will Calverley collected four points in two games for the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers last weekend. (RIT Tigers photo)
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Penticton Vees player tests positive for COVID-19

The BCHL said it is monitoring the situation and cooperating with the Interior Health Authority

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New Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust.

Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust in the mix for Swiss U20 roster spot

Fust is hoping to make the team that will compete in the World Junior Hockey Championships

New Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust.
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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

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Ben Sanderson of the Vernon Vipers chases down Kyle Penney of the Chilliwack Chiefs during a BCHL game last season at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs bring back Kyle Penney as NCAA Ivy League teams shut down

Penney was supposed to be a freshman with the Cornell Big Red, but the pandemic scuttled that plan

Ben Sanderson of the Vernon Vipers chases down Kyle Penney of the Chilliwack Chiefs during a BCHL game last season at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
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BCHL alums help current players through BCHL Player Assistance Fund

With teams losing revenue from paying fans, players will likely have to pay to play in 2020-21

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Chilliwack Chiefs clear roster spot trading Wyatt Schlaht to West Kelowna

One 20 year old departs so another can arrive, with the Chiefs announcing the mystery player soon

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Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain's C for the BCHL's Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA's North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)

Is Chilliwack Chiefs grad Jordan Kawaguchi NCAA hockey’s top free agent?

According to an article by SI/The Hockey News, Gooch will have NHL eyeballs on him this season

Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain's C for the BCHL's Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA's North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)
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)