Victoria Grizzlies stymie Capitals again

Brian Drewry Apparently, a pair of games against the Cowichan Valley Capitals was just what the doctor ordered for the Victoria Grizzlies. For the second consecutive night, and fourth time this season, the Grizzlies defeated the Capitals on Saturday, this time by a 3-0 score in front of 2,015 fans on Buddy Check for Jesse […]

Goaltending heroics help Victoria Grizzlies edge Capitals

Oliver Auyeung-Ashton’s 32-save goaltending performance backstopped the Victoria Grizzlies (8-10-3) to a 2-1 B.C. Hockey League victory over the ­Cowichan Valley Capitals (6-12-2) on ­Friday night at the Cowichan Community Centre in Duncan. Capitals goaltender Lukas Renaud was also strong with 32 saves in being named third-star with Auyeung-Ashton first star and Grizzlies forward Jack […]

Victoria Grizzlies, Cowichan Capitals set for Battle of the Malahat

Cleve Dheensaw Two coaches trying to right ships is a fitting metaphor for teams on the West Coast. That’s what veteran B.C. Hockey League mentors Rylan Ferster and Mike Vandekamp will be attempting to do when the Victoria Grizzlies and Cowichan Valley Capitals meet in a home-and-home set over the Malahat tonight in ­Duncan and […]


LANGLEY, B.C. – Former professional hockey player and LGBTQ+ advocate Brock McGillis will host educational seminars for all BCHL teams, starting tonight. The sessions will focus on problematic language in sports, promoting inclusivity and how to become shift makers in hockey. McGillis, who is the first openly gay professional men’s hockey player, will host three separate […]


LANGLEY, B.C. – The BCHL has launched a fan vote to fill out the remaining roster spots for the Jan. 21 outdoor 3-on-3 All-Star Tournament in Penticton, as part of the league’s 60th Anniversary event. Last week, the initial 18 skaters were announced, but there are still four goalies and six more skaters needed to complete the rosters. In […]

Memorial Cup-champion Picard turning heads in BCHL with Victoria Grizzlies

Olivier Picard, right, seen with goaltender Ansel Holt, leads the Grizzlies in scoring with 17 points in 18 games. DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST Cleve Dheensaw Victoria visits Powell River on Friday. Olivier Picard achieved the dream of every major-junior hockey player by winning the Memorial Cup last season with the Saint John Sea Dogs. Now […]


LANGLEY, B.C. – The initial 18 skaters that will participate in the 3-on-3 outdoor All-Star Tournament on Jan. 21 in Penticton were unveiled today. After a poll was conducted with all 18 BCHL head coaches, one skater from each team was voted onto the roster as part of the league’s 60th Anniversary celebration. An additional six […]

Bucks fend off Victoria Grizzlies in Cranbrook

Brian Drewry CRANBROOK 6 – VICTORIA 4 Despite jumping out to a 2-0 lead before the game was 10 minutes old, the Victoria Grizzlies ultimately lost the BCHL game 6-4. The Victoria Grizzlies got their offence going again Saturday night in Cranbrook, but it wasn’t enough to earn a victory as the Bucks got a hat […]

Wenatchee Wild tame Grizzlies with early enslaught

Brian Drewry The Victoria Grizzlies started a lengthy weekend road trip on the wrong foot Friday night, losing 6-0 in Wenatchee, Washington to the previously last-place Wild. The Grizzlies were welcomed by a raucus near sell-out crowd of 2,557 at the Town Toyota Center and although Victoria escaped the first period down just 1-0, the […]

Victoria Grizzlies’ Bohn takes hot hand on the road

Cleve Dheensaw Grizzlies visit Wenatchee on Friday, Cranbrook on Saturday. If Owen Bohn can pull another four goals out the hat, or helmet as it were, it would no doubt be fine by him tonight in his former rink in Wenatchee, Washington. Bohn’s quartet of goals led the Victoria Grizzlies (7-8-3) to a 7-2 B.C. […]