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The Chilliwack Chiefs have secured a commitment from defenceman Thomas Messineo. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)

Massachusetts blueliner Thomas Messineo commits to Chilliwack Chiefs

The Chilliwack Chiefs are bolstering the defensive unit as the BCHL team looks ahead to 2021-22

The Chilliwack Chiefs have secured a commitment from defenceman Thomas Messineo. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)
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Chilliwack Chiefs stretch BCHL win streak to three with weekend wins

The Chiefs beat Merritt and Prince George one time each as the pod season reaches the midpoint

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Mathieu Caron blanks Prince George for a second time in BCHL pod action

After two rough outings, the veteran goalie bounced back to shut out PG 2-0 Thursday

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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)
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)
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 collects two points in first pro hockey game

Kawaguchi had a goal and an assist for the Texas Stars in an American Hockey League match

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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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)
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)
Jordan Kawaguchi is one of the top NCAA free agents now eligible to sign with National Hockey League clubs. (University of North Dakota photo)

Jordan Kawaguchi’s NCAA career ends with five-overtime thriller

The all-time Chilliwack Chiefs great suffered hearbreak in a playoff loss to Minnesota-Duluth

Jordan Kawaguchi is one of the top NCAA free agents now eligible to sign with National Hockey League clubs. (University of North Dakota photo)
Chiefs staff set up cardboard cutouts in the Chilliwack Coliseum stands days before the shortened BCHL season is set to start. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs fans filling the Chilliwack Coliseum with cardboard cutouts

The Chiefs will see many familiar faces when they open the BCHL season April 2

Chiefs staff set up cardboard cutouts in the Chilliwack Coliseum stands days before the shortened BCHL season is set to start. (Twitter photo)
Boston College forward Nikita Nesterenko is one of the top freshmen in the Hockey East conference. (Hockey East Instagram photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alums in the hunt for NCAA men’s hockey title

Jordan Kawaguchi and Nikita Nesterenko headline the list of seven Chiefs grads on NCAA contenders

Boston College forward Nikita Nesterenko is one of the top freshmen in the Hockey East conference. (Hockey East Instagram 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)
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)
Will Calverley caps off a great junior season at the Rochester Institute of Technology. (RIT Tigers Twitter graphic)

Ex-Chilliwack Chief Will Calverley wins major awards in Atlantic Hockey Association

The former Chiefs captain was recognized for his defensive play with his NCAA Div 1 team

Will Calverley caps off a great junior season at the Rochester Institute of Technology. (RIT Tigers Twitter graphic)
Jordan Kawaguchi and his North Dakota Fighting Hawks won the National Collegiate Hockey Conference title Tuesday night. (University of North Dakota photo)

Chillliwack Chiefs grad Jordan Kawaguchi leads North Dakota to conference championship

Kawaguchi, Cooper Moore and Harrison Blaisdell are members of the UND Fighting Hawks

Jordan Kawaguchi and his North Dakota Fighting Hawks won the National Collegiate Hockey Conference title Tuesday night. (University of North Dakota photo)
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)